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Easy Crypto Wallet - Guide to Cloud Backups
Easy Crypto Wallet - Guide to Cloud Backups

A quick-start guide to setting up & utilising Cloud Backups for your Easy Crypto Wallet

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Written by Easy Crypto
Updated over a week ago

🚨Important Note: Easy Crypto’s wallet is self-custodial, which means that creating a backup is crucial for safeguarding your digital assets.

If you lose access to your wallet (due to device loss or malfunction for example), a backup will be the only way to retrieve your cryptocurrencies.

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Advantages of Cloud Backups

In the realm of cryptocurrencies, ensuring the security of your digital assets is paramount. Cloud backups offer a convenient and secure way to safeguard your crypto wallet data, minimizing the risk of losing access to your funds.

Cloud backups provide several advantages for crypto wallet security:

  1. Convenience: Cloud backups automate the backup process, ensuring your data is regularly updated and protected.

  2. Accessibility: You can access your backed-up data from any device with an internet connection, providing flexibility and convenience.

  3. Disaster Recovery: Cloud backups safeguard your data from device loss, damage, or natural disasters.

  4. Centralized Storage: Cloud storage simplifies managing multiple backups, eliminating the need for physical storage devices.

What are my Cloud Backup Options?

  1. iCloud Backup (for Apple devices)
    An iCloud backup involves storing your crypto wallet data on Apple's iCloud cloud storage service. This allows you to access your wallet information from any Apple device or web browser. iCloud backups are particularly beneficial for non-custodial wallets, where you maintain complete control over your private keys.

  2. Google Drive Backup (for Android devices)

How to Back Up your Easy Crypto Wallet using iCloud (for Apple devices) or Google Drive (for Android devices)

  1. Head to the main page of the app and find the Easy Crypto wallet you want to back up

  2. Hit the settings cog in the top right corner

  3. In the settings menu, select "Backup"

  4. From the wallet backup options, select "Cloud Backup"

  5. Enter your app's 6-digit pin to confirm

  6. Choose a secure backup password

  7. Confirm the secure password

  8. Store your backup password somewhere safe!

Methods for Storing your Cloud Backup Password

Several secure methods can be employed to securely store your backup password. Here are some of the most common and reliable options:

  1. Pen and Paper: This is the simplest and most widely used method. Write down your seed phrase legibly and accurately on a piece of paper. Store the paper in a secure location, preferably fireproof and waterproof.

  2. Metal Backup Plate: For enhanced durability, consider using a metal backup plate specifically designed for storing seed phrases. These plates are made of stainless steel or titanium, ensuring the information remains intact even in harsh environments.

  3. Password Manager: You can also store your seed phrase in a reputable password manager. Choose a password manager with robust security features and multi-factor authentication.

  4. Offline Storage Device: An offline storage device, such as an encrypted USB drive, can provide a secure and portable option for storing your seed phrase.

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