BitBox02: Restore from backup

Table of contents

  1. Plug in the microSD card containing your backup and plug in the BitBox02
  2. Choose that you want to restore from a backup file
  3. Choose backup file
  4. Choose device password
  5. Done! Start using your BitBox02

In order to reset from a backup, your BitBox02 needs to be reset.

Plug in the microSD card containing your backup and plug in the BitBox02

In order to be able to restore from a backup, the microSD card containing the backup needs to be inserted. Once done, plug in your BitBox02 with the BitBoxApp open.

As your device is reset, you will first need to pair it again.

Please compare the code on your BitBox02 and in the BitBoxApp and confirm on your BitBox02 if they match. Then click “Confirm & Continue” in the BitBoxApp. alt text

Choose that you want to restore from a backup file

Please select that you want to restore from a backup file on your microSD card by clicking “Restore from microSD card”. alt text

Choose backup file

The BitBoxApp will now remind you that your microSD card with your backup needs to be inserted if not already done.

Next you will see a list of all backup files that were found on your microSD card.

In most cases that would just be one file.

Select the wallet you want to restore and click “Restore”.

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Choose device password

Next you will need to input a device password on your BitBox02. You will need this password every time you want to use your BitBox02.

Please input and confirm the device password on your BitBox02 and afterwards confirm today’s date. alt text

Done! Start using your BitBox02

You have successfully restored your wallet and can continue using your BitBox02 as usual.

Please make sure you store your backup microSD card in a secure location. Anyone that finds it can steal your coins unless you use an additional passphrase alt text