Backup / Restore
Ensure you can always recover your wallet
How do I always have access to my wallet with my 12-word secret recovery phrase?With Exodus, you will always have access to your crypto if you have your 12-word secret recovery phrase. So write it down and keep it safe!
How do I restore from my 12-word secret recovery phrase?Restore your wallet with your 12-word secret recovery phrase, and recover your funds on any device.
How do I restore from an email backup?If you had an Exodus wallet before February 2019, you might have received an email backup link. You can restore your wallet from this link.
What does my wallet's backup do?Your wallet's backup is your 12-word secret recovery phrase (and password). It's crucial to store it safely offline and keep it secret.
How do I access my wallet if I forget my password?If you lose or forget your password, you can reset it using your 12-word secret recovery phrase. Make sure your password is strong, and safe
Why doesn't my wallet have a password after restoring?If you restore Exodus from your secret recovery phrase, it overwrites the previous password. Set a new password to protect your wallet.
What happens if Exodus goes out of business?In the unlikely event Exodus were to go out of business, you could move your crypto to another wallet using your secret recovery phrase.
Derivation paths in ExodusDerivation paths determine how addresses are derived from your 12-word secret recovery phrase. Find your asset's derivation path in Exodus.