Coldcard Hardware Wallet

DO's & DONT's

✅ DO's

  • Write down your 24 words clearly and in the correct order.
  • Try to use a mix of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters in your passphrase.
    • You can use a password manager to do this.
  • Triple check that all of the information is correct.
  • Be in a private, safe location with no one else around.
  • Take your time to go through the steps.


  • Use publicly known information for your password.
  • Use a password that you’ve used before.
  • Use a public network or computer for the generation of your wallet.
  • Store your backup and passphrase and PIN together.
  • Keep your backup or passphrase out in the open.