I've forgotten my Electrum 12 word passphrase, but I have full access to the wallet. Can I recover or generate a new one?

I can't find anything online about this.

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The passphrase can be viewed from Wallet > Seed option

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  • Thanks - when I type that into a new wallet on another machine, the next button is still greyed out?!
    – niico
    Commented Oct 26, 2017 at 12:29
  • @nico please check this thread bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1898620.0 Commented Oct 26, 2017 at 13:22
  • Thanks - it has now let me click through - but it's showing a balance of 0?!
    – niico
    Commented Oct 26, 2017 at 15:29
  • @niico Do the addresses for the new wallet match the addresses in the old wallet?
    – ADH
    Commented Oct 26, 2017 at 20:40
  • I must have typed it wrong - working now thx.
    – niico
    Commented Oct 26, 2017 at 22:02

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