The Brain Key

The Brain Key

The brain key is used as source for all cryptographic keys generated in the wallet. If you have it secured, you will be able to regain access to your accounts and funds (unless the access keys have been changed)

Backing Up the Brain Key

The brain key can be backed up as a string using the Wallet Management Console* in your settings.

Backup Brain Key

Restoring from Brain Key

Your wallet can be restored with the brain key from the GUI. When creating a new wallet there is a link at the bottom, Existing Accounts. From there select Create Wallet and then Custom Brain Key (Advanced) from the bottom.