Backing up & Restoring

How to Restore Access to Your Accounts if You Lose or Destroy Your Device with Google Authenticator (2FA)

This is part of a series where Taylor pulls sweet comments she's made in the hope that they can be useful, searchable, remembered, referenced, and / or aid in the creation of future Knowledge Base posts. My phone got stuck in boot-loop a ways back so I am intimately familiar with this situation. The easiest way is: Save your backup codes! When you created your 2FA sign in with most sites, including Google, they provided you with backup codes . These are typically 10 codes made up of random…

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How to Properly Save & Back up Your Wallet

Preface The following assumes you are not using a hardware wallet. Due to their ease of use and security, we recommend a hardware wallet for cold storage . To save / backup your Ledger or Trezor device, simply write down the 24-word phrase on the card they provide and keep it very, very safe. Never put this key on an online device or type it into MyCrypto.com. How to back up your account Unlock your new wallet from the Keystore / UTC file on your USB drive via the Mnemonic Phrase or…

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