Backup Seeds

Remember that anyone who gets access to a quorum of your seeds (m in m-of-n) as well as your much less secure public key information can steal all of your bitcoin, so do not store store a quorum of your seeds in one place!


You want to backup each of your 24-word bip39 seed phrases on a piece of paper, so that you can recover if your hardware wallet is lost, defective, or destroyed. That means at a minimum you’ll have 3 pieces of paper, each with 1 seed phrase. Then, m of your seeds along with all n of your extended public key info (see Backup Public Keys) will allow you to recover your funds.


Some good places to store a seed:

Advanced Considerations

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Read the advanced considerations that can potentially improve your security here.

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