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Hi
This subject of storing keys correctly happened to my dad a week a ago when his computer broke and he could not use it he had saved his keys on a usb stick which meaned he could still use his steemit account. When i got my account a few days back i saved my keys ion a stick as well plus i emailed them to my gmail account. Dad took them to work and printed them out

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If Dads steemit keys were not saved he would have lost access to his account so that was a good understanding of why i need to save my keys in a safe place.

For this we have to answer some questions about keys

Q1
Have you retrieve all your keys on steemit?
A : - retrieve keys when account is created and save them like i did

Q2
Do i know each of these key functions and restrictions?
A : - some are used for different levels of account security

Q3
How do you plan to keep your master password?
A : - this is an important master password. i saved my master password in 3 other places not on steemit

Q4
Do you know how to send my steem token to another steem user account?
A :- Yes I know that how to transfer my steem token to another steem user account there is a transfer button

Q5
Do you know how to power up your STEEM?
A :- i have been shown how to power up steem, when i got my account dad sent me some steem and showed me how to power itup

Posting Key:
The first and most used key type, used for posting placing votes and making comments.

Active Key:
This key is used for transferring $ which is steem power

Memo Key:
This key used to read/create memos, used for Private messages.

Owner Key :
This is the most important Permission key apart my my Master Password. this can change everything relasted to your steemit account

Master Password:
With that Password you have the most control over my account

at least if my computer breaks i will still have my keys

bye from jacobgo

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HI @kiwijacobgo, This information is important and should be disseminated throughout the community, I already did a Resteem. Well done..!

Good story and a valuable lesson about protecting your keys.
Thanks
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