How many Keys and How Many Passwords do I need to Change and Remember on SteemIt?

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How many Keys and How Many Passwords do I need to Change and Remember on SteemIt?

Anyone who has an answer. 10? 20? 5?

Do I need to change all the 4 default keys? before saving them?

Why is my Login Password Different than the 4 Keys?

When my Keys Show the Option - "Show Private Key" does that mean that each key has 2 keys, so Basically 8 keys?

Can I login using any Key? What ??

This is Head-Spinning.

I read so many articles, the more I read the more confused I got.

I cant recommend my friends to join here, unless I figure out the Keys and Password Mess

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Sorry if I was confusing in the other post. The password you have that was created when your Steem account was made is your "master password." Combined with your account name, this password is able to generate the different authentication keys for your account.

The authentication keys are what are called public-private key pairs. See this link for more info on the concept: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public-key_cryptography

The keys beginning with 5 are the private keys, which are what need to be kept secret to only you. The keys beginning with STM are the public keys.

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you confused me even more

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  1. do i need to reset the master password.?
  2. The 4 default keys need to be reset as well?
  3. what is public key? people accessing my account from them?
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  1. No you don't need to do anything with your password.
  2. no
  3. Nobody can do anything with the public key. The public key exists to verify you have access to the private key.
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How many keys and password do I need to reset/save in general.. tell me a number. be specific

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You need to save your master password. Back it up safely and securely.

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You mean the auto generated Master Password is what I need to Save?

Also Do I need to Save and Backup Owner Key?

So these two? Right Nothing else? Nor Do I need to reset anything. right?

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You are fine as long as you saved your mastery. Just post your beautiful photos ! Cant wait to see more of your work . good night to India

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So I just need to save my main first time generated password? and not to reset or save any keys? I cant figure out SteemitChat I am sorry, evrything is beyond my understanding here.

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first u replied to the wrong post and second u dint answer all the questions in that post. Good Night please !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I dint get a thing from that wikipedia link. I am not an IT Engineer.. is there not a Simple explanation

@mammasitta and @kevinwong
also @andrarchy and @mckenzie259

please clarify.

Here is what I did.

Step 1 - Reset the default Password and took backup.

Step 2 - I saved the default owner key and other private keys.

Is this enough to consider my account to be secure and safe from hacking?

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you need to google for all this info. many authors wrote about the topic

https://steemit.com/steemit-guides/@pfunk/a-user-s-guide-to-the-different-steem-keys-or-passwords

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I read this 4 times. Its the worst help article ever.

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you also have a Steemit account, dont you? cant u tell me what you did? or what I did is right? its very strange

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you can join also discord chat or steemit.chat and ask your questions I have no answers for all . really sorry. you find links in the drop down menu on your profilehttps://steemit.chat/home

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No one responds in SteemIt Chat. Thats Sad and demotivating. 😯

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@mckenzie259 read the steps above what I did and tell me is it sufficient? or anything else I need to do.. How many steps did you follow and what all did you do?

Join the chat groups and ask all your questions there . Doesn't make sense to make a million of posts like this.
There are many helpful members
https://steemit.chat/home

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just 149 posts so far. I guess a million is 10,00,000 Correct me If I am wrong @mammasitta By the way you do help, but you have your own unique style.

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hahaha I guess I do .....:)