Each crypto wallet has its own 12 or 24-word recovery phrase/ seed phrase.
A recovery phrase or seed phrase is a string of words that has been assigned to you while creating an account in any decentralized crypto wallet.
It is essential to store the recovery phrase safe and secure as it is the only thing that gives you full control over your wallet account.
You will need the recovery phrase in case you have forgotten your wallet password, to switch wallets, or lost your device.
Brave Wallet will provide all of its users a 12-word recovery phrase at the time of creating Brave Wallet account.
In this article, you will learn to find your Brave Wallet recovery phrase in less than 1 minutes.
To find Brave Wallet recovery phrase, you need to open the Brave Browser and click on the “Wallet icon”.
Then, click the “Back up now” option to view the 12-word recovery phrase.
- Steps to Find Brave Wallet Recovery Phrase
- Steps to Find Brave Wallet Recovery Phrase (on Mobile Application)
Steps to Find Brave Wallet Recovery Phrase
1. Launch the Brave Browser
To use Brave Wallet, you need to be on the Brave browser.
Hence, launching the Brave browser is the first step.
You can click the Brave browser icon pinned on your taskbar or find the Brave browser using the search box and launch it.
2. Click the “Wallet Icon”
Once you are on the Brave browser, you need to click on the “Wallet icon” located at the top right corner of the browser window.
Then, type your wallet password to unlock it.
3. Click “Back up now”
Now, you will be able to see your wallet account balance, address, Buy, Send, and Swap options.
At the top left corner, you can see an “expansion icon”, click on it.
By doing so, you can see your wallet in a new browser window with a few additional options.
Now, click on the “three horizontal dots” at the immediate top right of the account balance.
Upon clicking on it, you can see a few options: Lock Wallet, Back up now, Connected sites, and Settings.
Click “Back up now”.
4. Back-Up Recovery Phrase
After clicking on Back up now, Brave Wallet will display the importance of the recovery phrase.
Give it a read and select the checkbox given.
Then, click “Continue”.
That’s it. You have found your Brave Wallet recovery phrase.
Make sure that nobody is looking at your screen apart from yourself.
Always never share the recovery phrase with anyone.
Take the backup of your 12-word recovery phrase on two pieces of paper and store it somewhere safe.
Once you have taken back up your 12-word recovery phrase, click the “Wallet” tab to get back to your dashboard.
Steps to Find Brave Wallet Recovery Phrase (on Mobile Application)
1. Tap on “Wallet”
Open the Brave Browser mobile application.
In case you have not downloaded it yet, you can download it now: Android and iOS.
Now, you will be able to see a few icons at the bottom of your device screen.
Tap on the “three vertical dots”.
Then, click “Wallet”.
2. Tap on “Accounts”
Upon tapping three vertical dots, you will land on the “Portfolio” tab, where you can see the wallet balance and the assets you own.
But, to find the recovery phrase, you need to be on the Accounts tab.
Tap on the “Accounts” tab next to the Portfolio tab.
3. Tap on “Backup”
At the top of the Accounts page, you could see “Backup”.
Tap on it.
4. Back-Up Recovery Phrase
After tapping on Backup, the Brave Wallet will show the importance of the recovery phrase.
Once you have read it, select the checkbox given and tap “Continue”.
By tapping Continue, you will be able to see your Brave Wallet recovery phrase.
Once you have backed up the recovery phrase, tap on “Skip” to revert back to your dashboard.
This is how you can find your Brave Wallet secret recovery phrase.
While viewing the recovery phrase, make sure no one is looking at your screen.
After finding your secret phrase, store it somewhere safe.
It is always better to keep your recovery phrases in a physical location than on a digital one.
Brave Wallet customer support or any other member associated with the Brave Wallet organization will not ask the recovery phrase. If you encounter someone asking the recovery/ seed phrase, that is most likely a scam.
1. Can I change my Brave Wallet Secret Recovery Phrase?
No, you cannot change your Brave Wallet recovery phrase. Upon creating a Brave Wallet account, the secret recovery phrase will be generated automatically.
Hence, you cannot change or edit it.
2. What is the Brave Wallet secret recovery phrase?
The Brave Wallet Secret Recovery Phrase is a 12-word phrase that is used to recover your wallet. The Recovery Phrase is also known as a seed phrase or mnemonic.
Even if you have forgotten or lost your device, you can access all of your cryptocurrencies and NFTs associated with your Brave Wallet with the Recovery Phrase.
Anyone who has access to your Brave Wallet recovery phrase can steal your funds.