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Blockplate PASSPHRASE is the newest addition to our metal storage devices. It is one of the only metal storage devices available that was created specifically for BIP39 passphrases.

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What is a Bitcoin Seed Phrase?

Your bitcoin seed (also known as recovery phrase, seed phrase, recovery seed, mnemonic seed, wallet backup, etc.) is an ordered set of 12-24 words that is randomly generated by your wallet. It stores the information that can be used to recover your wallet and bitcoin when your wallet fails unexpectedly (such as damage, unable to access, misplaced, theft, etc). Ensure it is hidden in a secure location and stored/written on something that will last your lifetime.

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What To Write Down to Recover Your Bitcoin Wallet In The Future

Sometimes your wallet recovery seed phrase is not enough. Wallet recovery can be a complicated endeavor. All wallets do not follow the same rules. The reason for this is that wallet developers don't implement the same standards, have their own specific standards, or implement standards differently when designing their wallets. It's best to make a note of some specific characteristics of your wallet for the best chance to recover your wallet in the future.

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