Why Do I Need To Backup My Seed Phrase?
With any crypto wallet, it is utterly important that you have your recovery sentence (12 word secret phrase) backed up. Saving your recovery sentence (offline) is a safeguard to ensuring you will always have access to your wallet and funds that are stored inside.
What If I Do Not Save My Seed Phrase?
Failing to save your seed phrase before the native wallet migration is complete will result in loss of access to your wallet/funds.
Where Can I Find My Recovery Sentence?
This article explains where you can view your recovery sentence.
What Will Happen To My Account?
As ShapeShift moves to fully decentralize its organization and products, we will be migrating away from email and password login. Your wallet will still exist, but the “account” it is tied to will be gone.