Importing/Exporting your private key(s)

This section is relevant if you have a private key for a FCT or EC address for instance from a previous wallet or third party that you wish to import, or if you wish to export your private keys.

Import private key(s)

  1. Go to the address book and select NEW ADDRESS. A new page will show.

  2. From the drop-down menu select “Import from Private Key”. Type it or paste it in the address bar.

  3. Add a nickname to the new address.

  4. Select ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK , the FA address should appear in the list of addresses. The balance should also show in the total wallet balance at the top.

Follow the same procedure to import a private key for an EC address.

Always take extra care when handling private keys to keep your Factoids (FCT) and Entry Credits (EC) safe. Anyone with access to your private keys can potentially redeem your tokens.

Export private key(s)

  1. Head over to settings and check "Enable ability to export private keys", remember to save the changes.

  2. Go to your address book and click the small pencil to the right of your addresses nickname.

  3. Click DISPLAY PRIVATE KEY, the private key will be shown in the box to the right.

  4. Click COPY TO CLIPBOARD and export it somewhere safe.

Always take extra care when handling private keys to keep your Factoids (FCT) and Entry Credits (EC) safe. Anyone with access to your private keys can potentially redeem your tokens.