To ensure you don’t lose any coins while making configuration changes to your NavPi, it’s essential to backup the wallet.dat file. This holds your private keys. With a backup of the wallet.dat you can always restore your wallet.
Using the WebUI
First, make sure your have encrypted your wallet. Then proceed with the following:
- Open the WebUI
- Go to
- Scroll down to
Backup Wallet. This will download the wallet.dat file to your preferred device (USB, HD)
- Save the wallet backup and rename it to
Using the console
sudo cp /home/stakebox/.navcoin4/wallet.dat /home/stakebox/.navcoin4/wallet.dat.bak
Transfer to external drive
Before proceeding with any upgrades or configuration changes to your Core Wallet or NavPi, you should additionally transfer your wallet backup to an external hard drive, or several hard drives and keep in a safe place.