Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

Guide: Encrypt your wallet

Recommended Posts

Making sure you encrypt your wallet so if you lose your pc or someone gets acces to it they can not do anything

To do this go to


Settings - encrypt wallet


Set your password and make sure you don't lose it.



You need to confirm that you will lose all your coins if you forget the password.



The wallet will need to close to complete the process. Also all backups you have made are now obsolete. You will need to make new ones.


When you restart the wallet on the right hand side you will see a lock that means your wallet is encrypted an locked.



To unlock your wallet.  Go to settings unlock wallet.



Fill in your password en you have a checkbox (only for stacking) if you unlock it only for stacking If you keep this box check you still cant send any coins away from your wallet.

If you uncheck that box you will be able to send coins.


Until this part most crypto's are following and do most of these things.


But what you also should do is dump your private key.


Go to help --> debugscreen




Go to console



If you type help you can find al commands you can use.

To get your private key type


Dumpprivkey and your wallet addres behind it.



If you get this error



This means your wallet is not unlocked yet or only for stacking like min was at this time


Go back lock your wallet if it is unlocked only for staking open wallet again and uncheck only for stacking




If you then run dumpprivkey again




Save that return also somewhere save. Even if you lose your password you will be able to unlock you wallet.



Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this