Ethereum wallet mist backup
Back this file and any other existing files in the same directory in a secure location. See Network Ports, Files And Directories for the location of the directories and files on your computer.
Enter a password in the following screen. You will have to remember this password, so save it in a secure location. Click on Generate Wallet:. Your new wallet has been generated. Click on Download and download the file onto your computer. Back this file up in a secure location. Click on I understand. In the following screen, you will see the sample private key 85e3d0b2bbd00ae5cdc4aed6afbf2bdae. Save this private key in a secure location.
You can print a paper wallet from the following screen:. In the following screen, you upload the JSON file you just created, to test the new new account:. You will see your account sample 0xdd4eccddf50c27aebb14d99bfdb6 in the following screen.
You can provide this address publicly to receive funds into your newly created account. See How are ethereum addresses generated?
See Account uniqueness guaranteed? See Public key vulnerable to brute force in the future? You store your ERC20 tokens in the same account you use for storing ethers. I store my backups in three places: This way if my house burns down, I still have my accounts.
If my HDD crashes, I still have my accounts. Follow those instructions and use the View Wallet Info tab in order to access your Mist wallet and then print a paper version. On some versions, 0. For old versions 0.
Wallet Contracts The above will only back up your normal accounts. Wallet Contracts can be manually re-added, or you can back up the data folder. As far as I can tell:. The folders I see online tend to be all over the place. I can confirm that the above certainly hold true to my Mac.
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