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I made a pretty big mistake of sending my Bitcoin that I had on Coinbase to a Bitcoin Cash wallet that I own on my Exodus wallet instead of the Bitcoin wallet. I can see on Coinbase that the address it went to is the Coinbase Cash wallet that I have on Exodus and the transaction has now been completed, but nothing appears in Exodus.

I understand that sometimes this can be ok depending on the address format and I'm not entirely sure how long it is supposed to take until you see it. Do I take it that I've just lost all those coins since they haven't appeared at all? Also if so where do those coins go?

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Keys are interchangeable on both chains. If you export the private key of the address you sent it to on the bitcoin cash wallet , and import it back into another wallet (Exodus for Bitcoin?) , you should see your bitcoins.

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  • I would upvote your answer if you would elaborate a bit on the "import it back" part of your answer. Dec 13 '17 at 21:13
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Bobo is correct

The private key on Bitcoin Cash is identical to the private key on Bitcoin.

So, just import the seed phrase from your Bitcoin Cash wallet into a Bitcoin wallet. Your funds will be there

If there is a address compatibility issue, just use a different wallet, such as Coinomi, it has good compatibility

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  • I must not be understanding this, because it sounds like a way to get infinitely rich. I have some Bitcoin Cash with private key "A". I send it to a different Bitcoin Cash address with private key "B". I import the key "B" into a Bitcoin wallet and claim the BItcoins. Then I send my Bitcoin Cash to a new Bitcoin Cash address with private key "C". Then I import the key "C" into a Bitcoin wallet and claim the Bitcoins. Repeat forever. What have I thoroughly misunderstood here?
    – WillO
    Aug 5 at 10:54

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