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Importing a Keystore File into Your Solflare Wallet
Importing a Keystore File into Your Solflare Wallet
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Written by Jakov
Updated over a week ago

This guide details the process of importing a Keystore file into your Solflare browser extension. A Keystore file acts like a digital vault containing your private keys for accessing your cryptocurrency holdings.

Importing Your Keystore File:

  1. Access Solflare Wallet:

    • Open your preferred web browser and launch the installed Solflare browser extension.

  2. Open Account Menu:

    • Locate your profile picture within the Solflare extension interface. It's typically a circular colored icon displayed at the top right corner.

    • Click on your profile picture to open the account menu.

  3. Initiate Import Process:

    • Within the account menu options, look for an icon representing "Add account" or a plus sign (+). This button is usually positioned near the top right corner of the menu.

    • Clicking on this icon will reveal a dropdown menu.

  4. Select Keystore Import:

    • From the dropdown menu, select the option labeled "Import keystore." This action initiates the Keystore file import process.

  5. Follow On-Screen Prompts:

    • Solflare will guide you through the remaining steps. You'll likely be prompted to:

      • Browse and select your Keystore file from your device's storage.

      • Enter the password associated with your Keystore file (if it's password-protected).

      • Choose a recognizable name for this imported account within your Solflare wallet.

  6. Confirmation and Access:

    • Once you've completed the prompts and confirmed the import, your Solflare wallet will successfully import the account details from your Keystore file. You should now be able to access your cryptocurrency holdings associated with that Keystore file.

Congratulations! You've imported your Keystore file into your Solflare browser extension. Remember to prioritize the security of your Keystore file and never share it with anyone.

By following these steps and understanding the importance of Keystore security, you can effectively import your Keystore file and manage your crypto assets within your Solflare wallet.

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