0

I sent funds to a derived address, but I didn't know about the gap limit and how the addresses should be used incrementally. I've used a huge value for the index but wallets only check the first few values - is there a way I can retrieve them?

  • Can you explain a bit on „derived“ address? HD wallet? xpub keys? From which wallet did you send? – pebwindkraft Feb 5 '18 at 8:49
1

Yes, just use something that lets you generate addresses with a high index. For example, you could use https://iancoleman.io/bip39/ and enter into the starting from index box the index you would like to begin deriving addresses at. Then you can get the private keys and import them into your wallet.

IIRC there is not a wallet software that will let you specify where to start deriving addresses.

  • @gorod Note the above site does not support Electrum seeds. Answer pebwindkraft's question about wallet software above. If it's electrum mention my name and I'll provide suitable instructions. – Abdussamad Feb 6 '18 at 8:12

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.