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When I write them into Electrum during the restore from seed box, the Next button is disabled.

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Breadwallet uses BIP 39, but Electrum no longer does. However, Electrum does have a compatibility option for BIP 39 seeds. Just click the "Options" button and check the box labeled "BIP 39 Seed".

  • Also specify m/0' in derivation path on the next screen – DeepSpace101 Nov 26 '17 at 1:03
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Breadwallet uses BIP39, which Electrum's seeds are is not compatible with.

(There are some people online saying it's possible to make it work, but I can't figure it out.)

As an alternative, MultiBit is compatible with BIP39.

Here's a spreadsheet, written by Christopher Gurnee, showing a list of wallets, and whether those wallets are compatible with BIP39.

  • Your sheet line 11 says Electrum is BIP39. I have v2.8.2. Actually I'm trying to get away from MultibitHD and wanted to verify that I could access my Breadwallet before I wipe it and try to import MultibitHD. Electrum won't import MultibitHD seeds either. I see a lot of red/incompatibles so I guess it's normal that nothing works. Was worried I picked the wrong wallet. – Chloe May 18 '17 at 3:40
  • It does say that, but I can't get it working, so I didn't want to assert it worked. – Nick ODell May 18 '17 at 5:04
  • same question here: reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comments/6btevz/… – pebwindkraft May 18 '17 at 7:25

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