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tutorial:backup-restore-wallet [2019/06/03 16:17]
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tutorial:backup-restore-wallet [2020/07/24 12:53] (current)
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 # Backup & Restore wallet # Backup & Restore wallet
  
-<​lead>​Your funds are backed up by Recovery Phrase (~ mnemonic seed) during wallet creation.</​lead>​+<​lead>​Your funds are backed up by Recovery Phrase (~ mnemonic seed) during wallet creation</​lead>​
  
 ..and that is enough to keep your coins safe. ..and that is enough to keep your coins safe.
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 <callout type="​warning"​ icon="​true">​ <callout type="​warning"​ icon="​true">​
-Always backup your `wallet.dat` to a secure place (USB, external drive etc.) – if anyone would get access to it and knew your wallet password, they could steal your coins! That is the main reason to encrypt your wallet right after you created one.+**Always backup your `wallet.dat` to a secure place** (USB, external drive etc.) – if anyone would get access to it and knew your wallet password, they could steal your coins! That is the main reason to encrypt your wallet right after you created one.
 </​callout>​ </​callout>​
  
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   3. rename the file to its original name (e.g. if you renamed `wallet.dat` to `personal-wallet_2019-06-03.dat`,​ rename it back to `wallet.dat`,​ otherwise it won't be recognized)   3. rename the file to its original name (e.g. if you renamed `wallet.dat` to `personal-wallet_2019-06-03.dat`,​ rename it back to `wallet.dat`,​ otherwise it won't be recognized)
   4. launch your wallet again and unlock it with your wallet password   4. launch your wallet again and unlock it with your wallet password
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 +{{tag>​security}}
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 +<well size="​sm">​
 +=== Related pages ===
 +{{topic>​security}}
 +</​well>​
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