There are several ways to access your crypto wallet and among them, one such way is the Secret Recovery Phrase. One can go for MetaMask Sign in by choosing an import wallet option, and this way of signing in requires a valid recovery phrase of the wallet.
So, in this read, we will understand the meaning of the recovery phrase and then will learn the process of where to find your wallet’s seed phrase.
What is a Secret Recovery Phrase?
A Secret Recovery Phrase is a unique 12-word phrase that is randomly generated when you set up the crypto wallet for the first time. A user’s crypto funds are directly related to this unique phrase. If you ever lose your wallet password, in that case, you can recover your wallet data and funds with the help of this recovery phrase. The fair functioning of the crypto transactions depends on how safe the recovery phrase is kept. If someone gets to know of your wallet’s recovery phrase then he can access your account within a snap and might also perform unauthorized transactions.
It is always advised to wallet holders to keep a note of their recovery phrase somewhere safe and never share the same with anyone.
Hold on!! You don’t have your recovery phrase with you??
No worries. If you haven’t paid heed to your wallet’s recovery phrase then it’s never too late to do it. If you haven’t noted it till now, then you can find the recovery phrase now and then keep it somewhere safe.
Let’s track the path of how can we get to know the recovery phrase of the wallet. Shall we??
Great!! Let’s begin then.
Finding out the Secret Recovery Phrase
Having a recovery phrase with you will help you to access and control all your cryptocurrency funds, private keys, and wallet activities. If you ever lose your recovery phrase then you will lose your access to the crypto funds and wallets.
The steps to find out the recovery phrase are as follows:
- Open the MetaMask mobile app
- Click on the three horizontal bars on the left side of the panel
- Click on “Settings” “Security Privacy”
- Tap on “Reveal Secret Recovery Phrase”
- Enter your wallet password correctly
- Now, click on “Next”
Your wallet’s recovery phrase will then be displayed on the screen. Manually, note it down somewhere safe, or you can also keep a note of it on your computer/laptop. But yes, make a note of it at a location where no one can check it out. If done, then you will end up losing all your valuable funds in just a blink of an eye.
If you are performing the MetaMask Sign in process, and the wallet password slips away from your mind, then the recovery phrase act as a savior. So, find it out today with the above-covered steps and make a note of it.