Restore and Recovery

Make A Paper Backup Today!

Taking full custody of your bitcoin requires diligence on your part. Be proactive and make a paper backup of your Samourai Wallet in a few easy steps.

Print the PDF onto a single piece of paper.


With a pen, write in your mnemonic and passphrase

Using scissors cut on the dotted line

Keep it secret. Anyone who has both pieces can recover your Bitcoin.

Auto Backup

Your Samourai Wallet automatically creates an encrypted backup of itself on your mobile device. If you still have access to your mobile device and/or the encrypted backup this is the preferred way to restore your wallet.

Restore With Paper Backup

If you do not have access to your encrypted wallet backup, you can still restore your wallet with your 12 mnemonic words and passphrase, also known as a paper backup.

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