How To Recover Atomic Wallet with my 12-word Backup Phrase?. How to restore the wallet by 12-word backup phrase?. There are some situations when you may need to restore the wallet by using the 12-word backup phrase. For example, if you lost access to your funds. Or you want to install an existing wallet on a new device. In this video, we cover how to restore the wallet step by step. Important: Your 12-words is the only secure access to your funds. We recommend to store it offline on paper in two different places. Never share your 12-words with anyone (including us)!.