Why you should backup your 12-word recovery phrase

Create your 12-word recovery phrase so if you lose your device or switch to a new one, you can restore access to your bitcoin wallet.

Most important information about your 12-word-recovery phrase

  • Anyone with access to your 12-word recovery phrase can access your wallet.

  • Do not store your phrase digitally.

  • We cannot help you recover your 12-word recovery phrase if you lose it.

To backup your 12-word-recovery phrase, follow these steps:

  1. Click on ‘Profile’ in the navigation bar.

  2. Select ‘Your recovery phrase’ and confirm with your PIN or Touch ID / Face ID if enabled.

  3. Read the instructions carefully.

  4. Write the 12-word recovery phrase down on paper.

  5. Enter your 12-word recovery phrase to confirm.

Please note that for security reasons your 12-word recovery phrase will not be saved via a backup of your smartphone (e.g. iCloud Backup).

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