Backup

How do I backup my data?
Backups on BC Vault are done via either the integrated MicroSD card slot and/or encrypted QR codes printed onto paper. Either option offers identical se...
Tue, 20 Apr, 2021 at 2:50 PM
How do I restore my data?
WARNING: Both types of backup restoration will wipe ALL EXISTING DATA (Wallets) from your BC Vault! Make sure you backup before you restore! You can...
Thu, 20 Aug, 2020 at 3:26 PM
Do I have to create a backup after every transaction?
The only case where backup has to be created with BC Vault is when you create new wallets. You will be notified in such case as stated here - Not Backed Up ...
Mon, 17 Feb, 2020 at 11:01 AM
Can I use my own MicroSD card for backup?
You certainly can! Go for a normal microSD card (SDHC will also work). Insert it into the BC Vault and use the Settings/"Format SD Card" optio...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 3:50 PM
Not Backed Up notification - Wallet backup flag
With introduction of v1.3.0 of the BC Vault Desktop Application you get a warning if you have wallets that were not backed up. Image: Status notificat...
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019 at 11:36 AM
What is stored on microSD backup card? Can I copy card content?
Your microSD card that is used as a backup card in BC Vault is formatted in standard FAT16/FAT32 filesystem. Each backup is written as a file and you can de...
Mon, 6 Jan, 2020 at 1:22 PM
Can I create a "last resort" backup without passwords/pins?
BC Vault features a flexible security model (See: How is BC Vault secured?), you can choose the appropriate protection for your individual use. While we do ...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 10:00 AM
I have trouble with microSD card when trying to create a backup
It might happen, that the card you are trying to use needs to be formated first. Use the Settings/"Format SD Card" option to format the card f...
Fri, 20 Nov, 2020 at 3:53 PM