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Restore BIP44 HD wallet

I'm newbie in bitcoin development, I'm working on a wallet and I generated addresses using BIP44. Now for restoring my wallet, I followed the example RestoreFromSeed.java it uses Wallet.fromSeed(...
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BIP 44 is scanning external chain really enough?

When reading the BIP 44 proposal I stumbled upon this paragraph about address discovery: We scan just the external chains, because internal chains receive only coins that come from the associated ...
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Wallets with BIP44 support

I'm writing my own implementation of BIP44 wallet. Can someone please point me to a BIP44 compatible wallet that could import seeds from other wallets. I've looked at several and it seems that, at ...
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Whether I have to scan all types of addresses to discover BIP44 wallet from mnemonic?

Let's assume that I am going to create a new address in bitcoin HD wallet knowing only mnemonic words and that previously addresses were generated according to BIP44. BIP44 gives an algorithm how to ...
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How to Create Bitcoin Cash HD Walllet in Javascript

I am trying to create a Bitcoin Cash HD wallet through mnemonic phrase, but I don't know any npm package that is compatible with HD wallets and Bitcoin Cash. Could someone help me build the BCH HD ...
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BIP 32 child key derivation “stops working” after a certain index (i)

Here's my code to get a child public key from a parent HD key. I adapted it from freedomnode: public function address_from_master_pub($path = '0/0') { if ($this->xpub === NULL && $...
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How to generate public and private key pairs from the 12 seed words in python

I basically followed the instructions here How to generate mycelium addresses from the 12 words in python So my code is similar: from bip32utils import BIP32Key from bip32utils import BIP32_HARDEN ...
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How are bip44 coin identifiers assigned?

There is a list of bip44 identifiers for altcoins here. It uses the term registered coin types. My question is, is there anything in code for each coin that the bip44 number is derived from, or this ...
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In HD Wallet recovery how does the wallets know which addresses to recover

I have been reading the BIP32 proposal explaining how HD works but it didn't mention on any point how one wallet in one phone can recover from a simple mnemonic seed. Does it just try all possible ...
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Custom derivation path

Instead of using bip32 or bip44 paths what if I use a custom derivation path, For example: m/0/0/55/1/1/0 I am thinking even if the private key is exposed then can someone guess the derivation path ?...
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bitcoinjs-lib seems to skip a step in deriving addresses from a BIP 44 wallet

According to this wiki page to create a bitcoin address, 1) you have your public key of the properly derived path 2) Then SHA256 it 3) Then RIPEMD-160 it, Add version byte at the front and boom ...
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How to get private key from 12-word backup and public key? [duplicate]

It turned out, to one 12-word backup, billion address could belong. It is not always sure app like Copay found all the address contains money. Is it a way to infer the private key from 12-word ...
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If Two Cryptocurrencies use different curves, Can They be in the same HD Wallet?

I was looking through some code for HD Wallets and I saw that they used curve param.N which is specific for whichever curve is used. Does this mean that when using HD Wallets to derive Private keys, ...
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BIP44 external and internal accounts

Below I may be a bit verbose, so that if my understanding is wrong, it will be glaringly obvious. Consider two external accounts: The external accounts are used to receive bitcoin. When we search ...
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What does 44' mean in BIP44?

After reading BIP44, I saw Purpose is a constant set to 44' (or 0x8000002C) following the BIP43 recommendation. I believe 0x8000002C is 128 as an integer, how does this equate to 44' however? ...
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Blockchain.info how to request BIP44 receive address with arbitrary index

I have been generating BIP44 addresses with blockchain.info's V2 API. Unfortunately, my database got corrupted and many addresses got lost. I landed with a gap far exceeding 20 and a high address ...
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What options do I have to avoid API gap limit? I am using xpub keys

I am building a app, and the design is, the "welcome page" has a qr code allowing the user to purchase a single-use of the app. Blockchain.info conveniently allows you to use xpub to generate ...
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How can i switch from BIP32 to BIP44 using bitcoinj

i am working on a wallet that is using BIP32 for creating Accounts, addresses, xpub, public keys, transaction and etc. but now i want to switch from BIP32 to BIP 44. how can i do this using bitcoinj i ...
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One private key generate many public keys?

I created wallet in BitPay. I have public and private keys. Then I created wallet in Electrum using existing private key. Now wallet in electrum has other public key than in BitPay but the same ...
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What is the meaning and application of the apostrophes in derivation paths of BIP32 / BIP44?

Can we please clarify if there is any difference (because apparently some technical documentation explicitly requests to include apostrophes) between a derivation from extended private key (xprv) or ...
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how to get change address using derived BIP44 publicKey?

I have generated a private key using my master seed private key. PHP Code: $bip44 = HierarchicalKeyFactory::fromExtended($result['masterPrivKey']); $publicKey = $bip44->derivePath("m/44'/0'/0'")...
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generate HD addresses using publicKey Bip44

I'm just wondering if it's possible to generate HD address using xPub? I tried to create HD address using BitWASP-PHP with the following path: m / purpose' / coin_type' / account' / change / ...
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bip44 address generation

I am writing hd wallet following bip44. After each transaction, should I create a brand new change address each time? Or can I use the same change address multiple times? What is the recommended ...
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bip44 account discovery

In Bip44 "Account Discovery" section, there is following sentence: We scan just the external chains, because internal chains receive only coins that come from the associated external chains. (...
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How to generate mycelium addresses from the 12 words in python

I am trying to re-generate the receiving addresses (and change addresses, for that matter) my mycelium wallet has generated. So far I've used trezor's implementation of BIP39 to generate the entropy ...
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Is there a comprehensive list of registered BIP43 purposes?

Where can I find a comprehensive list of all proposed and/or used "purposes" as defined in BIP43? So far I could only find these: 44: BIP-0044: Multi-Account Hierarchy for Deterministic Wallets 45: ...
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Using NBitcoin or C# to derive Litecoin and Ethereum Addresses from Master HD Key

I am using NBitcoin, C# and the Bip44 standard to create an hdroot to derive child keys from. I then create keys that I want to use for Litecoin and Ethereum addresses by setting the proper 'coin_type'...
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BIP44 generation tool has Account xpubkey & bip32 xpubkey, what's the difference?

recently i played with the tool generation of HD address on https://iancoleman.github.io/bip39/. after input mnemonic code and check the derivation path, why is there Account Extended Public Key & ...
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Recovering a HD wallet from a partial seed phrase

I am attempting to help recover a wallet where the owner only wrote down 11 of the 12 words in the seed phrase. Initially, I thought the task would be a quick and well-defined, but it appears to be a ...
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Is there any service/api for deriving HD wallet addresses from a master public key?

I need this for a tool i'm writing that generates a transaction history report. think: accounting, auditing, etc. The tool does not and should not have access to the private keys. Ideally, the ...
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Why does BIP44 use non-hardened paths at all?

BIP44 uses hardening/private derivation on most levels: m / purpose' / coin_type' / account' / change / address_index but not on the change and address_index level. First of all, what does hardening ...