MultiBit was designed to be as easy to use as possible, but Bitcoin itself may require some getting used to. These articles are intended to provide useful explanations of the common problems that people face.
MultiBit HD Designed to be easy to use. It is intended for home users (or small merchants) who want to use a desktop computer for their daily bitcoin operations.
Step 1 – Download and install MultiBit
After downloading the installer, simply double-click the icon and follow the on-screen instructions. In most cases, just accepting the defaults is enough.
Step 2 – Create a Wallet
The first screen you will see is the Welcome Wizard, which will guide you through the creation of the wallet step by step.
Step 3 – Request Bitcoins
Once you have created your wallet, you can unlock it using your password. This will remove the wizard screens to show the main wallet. Selecting the Send / Request link in the sidebar will show two buttons. Click the Request Bitcoins button to open the Bitcoin Request Wizard.
Step 4 – Send Bitcoins
On the “Send / Request” screen, click the “Send Bitcoin” button to open the Bitcoin Sending Wizard.