Keys

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Your Lightning node or wallet will have keys. Look at Backup for instructions.

Bitcoin key (on-chain)[edit]

A wallet and lightning node usually hold bitcoins to open channels. If you backup this key you can get your on-chain balance back.

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Alert! Be careful!
The mnemonic seed is NOT enough to recover funds from channels if something goes horribly wrong, you’ll need the latest chan state.

Seed[edit]

The seed is the basis for your key. Using the seed you can recover your key.

Backup[edit]

Backup