Learn how to easily backup your Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, or Ethereum wallets. Remember to always backup your wallets in case of lost of damaged phone.
As we have no control over users wallets or their private keys, it is very important that you create a secure backup of your Bitcoin.com wallet.
If you were to lose or break your device, the only way to recover your Bitcoin.com wallet and the funds is with your 12-word backup phrase.
As long as you have written down your 12-word recovery phrase, you will always be able to restore your wallet and any BCH/BTC funds stored within. If you did not yet write down your backup phrase or have lost it, please do so now while you still have access to your wallet.
If you do not have your recovery phrase written down, there is nothing Bitcoin.com can do to help recover the wallet or funds for you.
It is up to the user to make sure they have their wallet backed up, and the recovery phrase kept safe.
Make sure to store your backup phrase in a very secure location, such as with passports, birth certificates, real estate titles, and other precious documents.
To find your 12-word recovery phrase please follow the steps below:
1.Open your Bitcoin.com wallet application.
2. Select the wallet you wish to back up, BTC or BCH
3. Tap on "Show my recovery phrase" text to proceed directly to the backup stage.
(If you do not see this text, please tap the settings option (three dots) in the top right of the screen)
4. Write down the 12 words on a sturdy piece of paper. Your 12-word recovery phrase will be displayed reading from left to right, top to bottom.
Your Bitcoin.com Wallet is now backed up!
Please see an instructional video here:
Please note that if you create any new sub-wallets within your Bitcoin.com wallet application, you will have to back these up separately.
Since Bitcoin.com has no access to users' wallet, we cannot help recover wallets or funds if the user has failed to back up their wallet.
IMPORTANT: Make sure to store your backup phrase(s) someplace you know for certain it will be safe. Treat it as a very valuable possession, and store it with other such documents as birth certificates, passports, real estate titles, etc.
Please read our Getting Started section to learn more about Bitcoin, how it works and how to use it.