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Guide to Backup Keys

Overview

Think of your backup keys like spare keys to a house. You'll need them to log in if you lose your phone or your authentication app isn’t working. When they’re not in use, store them in a safe place.


How to safely store backup keys

Save to a password manager - Most Secure

A password manager is the safest place to store your Backup Keys. To learn how to do so, read our article on password managers.

For an example of how to save notes to a password manager, check out this article from LastPass.

Print backup keys - Pretty Secure

Print or write down your Backup Keys, and keep them in a safe place (like with a passport).

Save on your laptop - Pretty Secure

Save your Backup Keys locally on a computer only you have access to.


How to generate new backup keys

If you've used up or misplaced your Backup Keys, you can generate new ones through your Security Page. You can get to this page by clicking the profile icon in the bottom left corner of your dashboard, selecting "Settings", then navigating to "Security" in the left sidebar.

Make sure you store your backup keys in a safe place.

 

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