Backup your desktop wallets

This will show how to backup and restore your keystore files from the windows desktop wallet

Backing up your wallets is a fairly easy process. By pressing the Export Accounts button, it will ask you where you want to save it.

Choose a safe location to save it, and your done!

Save your backup

Some users have reported some issues backing the wallets up. Follow the instructions below to manually back up your wallets

Locate the Keystore folder and copy the files to a secure location. By default this will be located in C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Roaming\Ether1\keystore

Default location

*alternatively

C:\Users\[username]\AppData\Local\Ether1\keystore

Alternative location

Importing your desktop wallets

Importing up your wallets is just as easy. By pressing the Import Accounts button, it will ask you where your backup is.

Navigate to your backup file, select it, and press open.

And thats it. Your backup is now imported!