BitBox02: Display mnemonic seed

Table of contents

  1. Show BIP39 mnemonic seed
  2. Write down your mnemonic seed
  3. Confirm your mnemonic seed

Your BitBox02 allows you to create a new wallet backup at any time (you will need your device password).

If you want to make a backup to a microSD card, follow this guide

If you want to display your BIP39 mnemonic seed on your BitBox02 in order to write it on paper or punch it into metal continue reading.

Note: It is not necessary to write down your BIP39 mnemonic seed as you have already created a wallet backup onto a microSD card when you initialised your BitBox02. This is an advanced feature.

Show BIP39 mnemonic seed

In “Device settings” click “Show BIP39 Mnemonic”. alt text

You will then see the following warning, which you need to confirm in order to display your mnemonic seed on your BitBox02. alt text

Next you will be asked to confirm that you want to display your mnemonic seed by typing in your device password on the BitBox02.

Write down your mnemonic seed

Once you have typed in your correct device password, your mnemonic seed will be displayed on your BitBox02. You can use the touch buttons to navigate through the seed.

Please write down each word carefully.

Confirm your mnemonic seed

Next you will be asked to confirm your seed by selecting the correct word for each position from a choice of five words.