Paper wallet are the safest way to store Dogecoins outside of a computer or online wallet / exchange. A paper wallet is just a piece of paper with the private key printed on it. We recommend you to store majority of your stash in Paper Wallets aka Cold Storage. Always remember exchanges aren’t banks, they don’t give you any guarantee so you’ve to be your own bank. Never trust your hard earned coins with any kind of online storage, doesn’t matter how reputable or “big” they are. Paper Wallets are nearly impossible to hack. At this point in time there’s no better way to keep your money safe.
In this guide we’ll generate a Dogecoin Paper Wallet on offline computer (Linux Preferred) using DogecoinPaperWallet service. We also recommend you to generate paper wallet on a clean fresh installed OS, Linux live boot disk (Download Ubuntu Live Disk)or a newly installed Virtual Machine (VMware).
It will take some effort to figure out how to make paper wallets. If this is your fist time, then read this guide 3-4 times and then generate paper wallet on your own.
Instructions To Generate Dogecoin Paper Wallet :
Step 2. Boot your completely offline OS or Linux Live CD, whatever you find comfortable.
Step 3. Plugin your flash drive and extract the zip and navigate to the folder and open “index.html” with your web browser. You will be asked to move your mouse around in the box.
Step 4. You’ll be asked to calibrate your printer with a ruler, just print out the ruler in LANDSCAPE (wide) format and compare it with a physical ruler. If both ruler matches in size then it’s fine otherwise adjust the “zoom” and “horizontal shift” until your printed ruler approximates a real ruler, and leaves equal margins on the left and right sides of the page.
Step 5. Now go to option 2 “Print Front”, webpage automatically generates a public key and a private key. The public key is your deposit address, and the private key is used to redeem the entire balance to QT wallet.
Step 6. Similarly Print the back and secure them in a safe place. Don’t forget to make multiple copies and save them on multiple places.
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Remember : 1. Paper wallets should be generated on an completely offline computer.
2. It’s proven that antivirus software cannot completely rule out the possibility of malware. However, using bootable Linux CD prevents the vast majority of malware from being able to run.
3. The private keys of paper wallets should never be saved to a computer hard drive, online cloud service or e-mail etc.