I got tired of using a spreadsheet for calculating DCA, so i made an android app

Ursprünglich erschienen auf: https://www.reddit.com/r/CryptoCurrency/comments/fdk4e6/i_got_tired_of_using_a_spreadsheet_for/

I'm a hodler, and i made this for my own personal use, but half way through i realized it could be useful to others that do DCA, and with just a little more work i could make it store worthy, so i went ahead and did it.
It's free, with no limits on time or the number of things it can store, but i did add some extra features for purchase so i could maybe make a few bucks from it. More about that in a minute.

Here's a play store link: DC Averagizer
Sorry no iphone or windows version right now.

It's not that i hate using excel or anything, it's just that my DCA buys have become less exciting and more of a standard procedure when i see a dip. I don't spend all day looking at charts anymore, and i don't need to over complicate things. I just wanted the quick convenience of a dedicated app.

I did look for other apps in the store, are there are a bunch, but none of the ones i tried were very suited to crypto. They were cluttered with other investing features, and only showed 2 decimal places, among other issues. So i figured the only way to get exactly what i want is to make it myself.

So this app does one thing and one thing only, it calculates my DCA and stores the info for all my crypto buys and sells. And it always shows all values to the eighth decimal place.
I made two sections. One for doing quick calculations with just the price and quantity. And another "portfolio" section that stores all the relevant info, like coin name, ticker, currency, buy/sell dates, and a note section in case i want to enter what exchange it's on or what wallet it's stored in.

I know most of the free world loves dark themes, so i made the default theme be dark. But i'm no artist, so if you think it looks god awful, i added other theme options as a "pro unlock". I made bitcoin and ethereum themes using some of their official colors, and i also made a theme customizer so you can make it look however you want.
And the pro unlock also includes backup and restore, because i don't want to loose all the data if i get a new phone or have to reset my phone.

As far as security, there really isn't much to worry about, because it's not meant to store passwords, private keys, credit card numbers, or anything else like that. But just to be perfectly clear, DON'T STORE YOUR PRIVATE KEYS IN THE NOTES. Always be safe and smart with your keys, passwords, etc. There's no reason to store that stuff in an app like this, it's just a calculator.

And while i've got your attention, i just want to say that you should never store private keys or seed words digitally, and never take a picture of them. Especially if you use a ledger/trezor. The point of a hardware wallet is that the keys are never exposed to your computer and it's viruses, the keys only exist on the internal circuitry of the device and on paper as a backup. Typing those words into a computer/phone defeats the whole purpose of using a hardware wallet in the first place. (i'm very security conscious, so feel free to chat me up about that if you want. i won't consider it thread hijacking or anything)

Okay back to the app. If you use the backup feature, then obviously it will need storage permission, but you can revoke that permission right after you save your backup and it will not affect the app in any other way. And it will only ask for that permission if you actually try to use backup/restore.

Again, i started this project for my own personal use, and it does everything i need it to do, but if any of you decide to check it out and find an important feature missing, just let me know and i'll consider updating it. And of course if you find any bugs, i'll try to fix them asap.

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