Migrating

[Jaxx ➡ MyCrypto] Access Your Jaxx Account on MyCrypto

You can use both MyCrypto and Jaxx at the same time; both are client side wallets that simply allow you to access your ETH on the blockchain. There is no need to "import" or "sweep" your ETH from your Jaxx to a new wallet on MyCrypto. Instead, use your Jaxx Mnemonic phrase (12 word phrase) with the MyCrypto desktop app to unlock your wallet, access the different addresses, and access any tokens or ETH or ETC that were sent to any of your Jaxx addresses. In order to see your ETC and interact…

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[MyCrypto ➡ Geth] Access Your MyCrypto Account in Geth

Geth files are typically found in the file locations below. Mac: ~/Library/Ethereum/keystore Linux: ~/.ethereum/keystore Windows: %APPDATA%/Ethereum/keystore Optionally, you can specify the path through a command line option: Simply copy your file to this folder in order to access it in Geth. Presale This file is stored wherever you saved it. It was also emailed to you, so check your email inbox and any older email addresses you may have had. If you are unable to find the file, search for a file…

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[MyCrypto ➡ Parity] Access Your MyCrypto Account in Parity

Starting from Parity v1.10, the Parity Ethereum client (the node) has been separated from the Parity User Interface (UI). The user interface, accessible from the browser in previous versions up to and including 1.9, is now available as a standalone app. Parity UI isn’t actively maintained anymore. Place your Keystore file in the following locations: Windows: C:\Users\You\AppData\Roaming\Parity\Ethereum Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/io.parity.ethereum Linux: ~/.local/share/io.parity…

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How Do I Encrypt My Private Key or Wallet Password?

Can I turn my unencrypted private key into an encrypted private key? Yes, you can encrypt your private key using MyCrypto by accessing your address using the MyCrypto desktop app . After accessing your private key, select "Wallet Info" in the dropdown. Then, click the "Generate a Keystore File" button. After clicking the button, there will be a password field where you can enter a new password to encrypt your private key. Click the "Generate Keystore File" button. After a few seconds, a…

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[Coinbase ➡ MyCrypto] Moving From Coinbase to MyCrypto

How do I move from Coinbase to MyCrypto? Exchange/Hosted Wallet -> MyCrypto So you want to hold your own funds? Are you sure? Please understand  the difference between an exchange and MyCrypto . MyCrypto is not a "web wallet". You do not create an account or give us your ETH or tokens to hold onto. We are simply an interface that allows you to easily interact with the Ethereum blockchain. In order to ensure your security & privacy, no sensitive data is ever saved, stored, or transmitted when…

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[Mist ➡ MyCrypto] Access Your Mist Wallet With MyCrypto

Recently, it was announced that the Mist Browser and Ethereum Wallet will not be developed/supported further . MyCrypto is one of the recommended Mist alternatives , and thankfully, it’s an easy transition. How do I find my Mist wallet? When you originally used Mist, your wallet was generated with a keystore file, encrypted by a password that you set. Any keystore files that you used with Mist are, by default, stored on your computer. To access them via Mist, open Mist and select File…

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[MyCrypto ➡ Ledger] Moving From MyCrypto to Ledger

The Ledger Nano S is one of the best and easiest-to-use cryptocurrency hardware wallets out there, and is available for purchase here . While the Ledger Nano S supports a wide range of cryptocurrencies, this guide was specifically written for using Ether and ERC-20 tokens with MyCrypto. Initial setup Navigating on the Ledger Nano S works by pressing either of the two buttons at the top of the device. Press both buttons at the same time to begin the configuration. The first thing your Nano S…

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[MyCrypto ➡ MetaMask] Moving From MyCrypto to MetaMask

Using MetaMask + MyCrypto has 3 key benefits: If you use MetaMask, it is far less likely you will be phished or affected by a phishing site, as your key remains in MetaMask and the scam website will not be able to steal it. It is by far the fastest, easiest way to unlock your wallet via MyCrypto.com and is completely free. You just click a button. No more searching for keys or Keystore files! MetaMask will block you with a big, red warning if you go to a malicious site found on our blacklists…

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[MyCrypto ➡ Trezor] Moving From MyCrypto to Trezor

The Trezor is one of the best and easiest-to-use cryptocurrency hardware wallets out there, and is available for purchase here . While the Trezor supports a wide range of cryptocurrencies, this guide was specifically written for using Ether and ERC-20 tokens with MyCrypto. When connecting to your Trezor, you do not generate a new wallet on MyCrypto . Your Trezor is your wallet and you use your Trezor device now to store and send Ether and tokens. Initial setup Plug your device into your…

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