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Export my recovery phrase or private key on Solflare Mobile
Export my recovery phrase or private key on Solflare Mobile
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Written by Jakov
Updated over a week ago

Exporting Your Recovery Phrase for Secure Backup

A Recovery Phrase is a set of words that grants complete access to your cryptocurrency holdings and accounts. It's vital to keep this phrase confidential and secure, as anyone with access to it can steal your digital assets. This article will guide you through the process of exporting your Recovery Phrase on our wallet and offer safe storage tips.

Understanding Recovery Phrases

Imagine your Recovery Phrase as a master key to your digital vault. It holds the essential information to recover your account and access your cryptocurrency even if you lose your device, forget your password, or encounter other unforeseen circumstances. Treat your Recovery Phrase with the same caution you would exercise with real-world valuables.

Exporting Your Recovery Phrase (Step-by-Step)

Here's a detailed breakdown of how to export your Recovery Phrase:

Step 1:

Click on your wallets profile picture (the round color icon at the top)

Step 2:

Select Edit top right of the screen

Step 3:

Click the '3 dots' icon to the right of the address you want to export the phrase from

Step 4:

Select Export recovery phrase

And that's it! You've now successfully exported your Recovery Phrase!

Here's the most crucial step! Make sure to write down your Recovery Phrase accurately and store it securely. Here are some recommended storage practices:

  • Offline Storage: Never store your Recovery Phrase on any internet-connected device. Opt for a physical copy written on a piece of paper. Consider using fireproof and waterproof materials for added protection.

  • Multiple Copies: Create multiple backups of your Recovery Phrase and store them in separate secure locations. This ensures redundancy in case one copy gets misplaced.

  • Memorize (Optional): For advanced users, memorizing your Recovery Phrase can be an additional layer of security. However, ensure you don't share this memorized phrase with anyone.

Never Share Your Recovery Phrase!

Remember, your Recovery Phrase grants complete control over your account. Sharing it with anyone, including supposed customer support agents or friends, compromises your account's security and risks the loss of your cryptocurrency. Our platform will never ask for your Recovery Phrase under any circumstances.

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