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Written by Jakov
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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 top left)

Step 2:

Click on the '3 dots' icon to the right of the address you want to export the phrase for.

Step 3:

Select Export Recovery Phrase

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using the Solana snap through MetaMask your private key and recovery phrase are safeguarded within your MetaMask wallet. The Solana Snap doesn't have access to them. It operates like a dapp, merely requesting signatures from MetaMask. This means it extends your wallet's capabilities without compromising the security of your private details.
So the only way to export them is through the Metamask settings: Settings - Security & privacy - Reveal secret recovery phrase

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