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Hey I think I know the answer already and I kinda screwed up I think I just want to verify. so I send BTC to my electrum wallet and I forgot the seed. I could not find it. but I have the private key and redeem script. is there any chance to restore or gain access to the funds or do I have to say goodbye for ever? thanks in advance if anyone has an idea otherwise I will have to accept my faith and add a learning experience to my repertoire. thanks in advance.

  • what type of wallet was it? electrum doesn't let you input the redeem script when importing or sweeping private keys. however it may be able to generate the redeem script itself depending on the wallet type. – Abdussamad Aug 27 '18 at 15:58
  • well thats the thing its a two factor auth. but i never remebered to actually set two fact. up so it confused my right away and now i cant acces my funds because it needs the 2fa when sending which i dont have so thats it right? its just a watch adress now for me and i cant do anything if im correct. if there is another possibility please let me know :) – Avian Weinberger Aug 27 '18 at 20:44
  • 2fa means it's a multisig 2 of 3 wallet with 3 private keys behind each address and you need any 2 of those to spend. one private key will not be enough. if you have the wallet installed on your device you can try number 3 here. – Abdussamad Aug 27 '18 at 21:57
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I have the private key

See the Electrum FAQ - Can I import private keys from other Bitcoin clients?

screenshot of import option

Note where it says

or a list of private keys

and also note what it says about the need for backups. I would practice recovery from backups.

  • not working i tried that yesterday aswell its a 2fa wallet but i never have gotten the 2fa or i never set it up. so im stuck when i want to send it since its asking me for the code and of course i dont have it since i never set it up. – Avian Weinberger Aug 27 '18 at 21:01

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