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Does the used standard (BIP44, BIP49, BIP84) define the type of addresses used?

I have a few questions regarding wallets and BIP44/49/89 standards. In many places I found that BIP44 is used for traditional addresses (P2PKH) and that the path is m/44'/.... Also, if we want another ...
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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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faster way to get bip44 address from mnemonic?

Long story short my 12 word seed phrase has a passphrase and I forgot the order. So I did all the permutations of the 12 words to find the valid ones (29939407). So the script below is my way of ...
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Does BIP44 limit the maximum number of keys? (and some related questions)

My main question is actually the one in the title. However, for the sake of consistency, I asked some more questions along the way, in order to create a certain story and somehow put everything in one ...
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Procedure for Deriving Payment Addresses [duplicate]

I'm trying to understand the HD wallet payment derivation procedure, so assume: Ownership of a Bitcoin HD Wallet on an external smart device Exported account level extended public key (xpub....) from ...
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Is there such a bip32 function?

I have this code: const bip32 = utils.BIP32Factory(utils.ecc) const mnemonic = utils.bip39.generateMnemonic(256); const seed = utils.bip39.mnemonicToSeedSync(mnemonic); const masterNode = bip32....
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Why distinguish between receiving address and change address

I see receiving address and change address in wallet client and bip44. Why distinguish between receiving address and change address? What will be the problem if I use only change address chain for ...
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Retrieve extended private key from child keys or sibling keys

I've looked through the various questions and answers regarding this topic but I can't find the answers to mine. I lost access to my wallet since calling encryptwallet which crashed the bitcoin ...
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Bitcoin HD Wallet using C#

What packages do I need to use for creating Bitcoin HD Wallet in C# using BIP44? How can I connect to a remote Bitcoin Node to read all the deposit transactions received by various child addresses in ...
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where is index value or hexa value of bitcoin in source code?

Registered coin types These are the default registered coin types for usage in level 2 of BIP44 described in chapter "Coin type" above. All these constants are used as hardened derivation. ...
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According to BIP44 each HD wallet have a finite number of 2^32 addresses, Why is that the case?

According to BIP32 we can have a seed from which we derive all our private and public keys, so in theory we can have an "infinite" number of child and grandchild keys so why does BIP44 limit ...
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How do I get a vanity address from a hierarchal deterministic wallet?

I'm interested in finding different techniques that can be used to create vanity addresses with a BIP32 address. For example, can any of this computation be offloaded to a dedicated server, or a 3rd ...
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How does Ed25519 fit in with BIP32/44 HD wallet paths?

From my understanding, BIP39/32/44 all use the secp256k1 elliptic curve standard from Bitcoin. But I noticed that cryptos such as Polkadot and Cardano have their own registered coin type path for ...
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Using NBitcoin or C# to derive Litecoin and Ethereum Addresses from Master HD Key [closed]

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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Deriving payable address from mnemonic using BIP44

I'm trying to go from seed phrase/mnemonic to payable address using BIP 44. Here is a simplified version of the code I'm using. However, when I compare with https://iancoleman.io/bip39/ the private, ...
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BIP44 Account Discovery using Bitcoin Core

I have an address I suspect that I generated after I made a backup of wallet.dat, and I read about account discovery in BIP44. Does Bitcoin Core support this, and if so, how can I initiate it? I’d ...
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HD Wallet with BIP44 - workaround of deriving public keys knowing only a xpub

My goal: I don't want to require a private key to hierarchically derive new addresses. Sure, I can create a batch of addresses, given a private key, at first. But once I have surpassed that batch I'll ...
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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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When a BIP44 XPUB and one of its descendant keys get leaked, what's the worst that can happen?

I understand that BIP44 has one edge case vulnerability where if a hacker gets his hands on an Xpub and a private key from its descendants, he can compute the Xprv pair of the original Xpub and ...
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how to generate bech32/segwit address from pubkey in golang

I am trying to generate bech32/segwit address in golang with the following code: var pubkey *btcec.PubKey address, err := btcutil.NewAddressPubKey(pubkey.SerializeCompressed(), chainParams) if err != ...
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Why not hardened keys in addresses BIP44?

Being aware of the one weakness of BIP32: One weakness that may not be immediately obvious, is that knowledge of a parent extended public key plus any non-hardened private key descending from it ...
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Do invalid keys in BIP44 path matter?

I understand not all private keys are usable as they fall outside of Secp256k1, but do they really matter when the master node or path being derived in BIP44 generates a private key which isn't usable ...
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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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Testnet addresses fail in explorers

I've generated a testnet address like this: const btc = require('bitcoinjs-lib'); const bip32 = require('bip32'); const bip39 = require('bip39'); var root = bip32.fromSeed( bip39....
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Does bitcoin core 0.18 support bip44,bip39 (HD wallet)

I am new to bitcoin. Struggling to implement HD wallet. goggled for the same but did not get satisfied answer. Can we create multiple seed in single bitcoin core server? If yes, then how we can ...
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does bitcoin-core support bip44 HD wallet

If bitcoin-core does not support bip-44, is there any other node ?
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What are the consequences from the leak of xpub and child private key?

Let's say the following keys are leaked: Extended public key derived from path 44'/60'/4' Leaked child private key from path 44'/60'/4'/0 Does that imply all the child private keys of the root 44'/...
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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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Which BIP describes the structure and algorithm for creating a wallet file?

My app is able to create a public and private key from BIP39. The uncompressed private key is concatenated with a sha256 (private key) and then encrypted via AES and saved to a file. To decrypt, you ...
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undefined is not an object error when adding BIP39 to React Native

I have a React Native Project and it was worked correctly till I added bip39 package to the project. when i try to require bip39 in my component i get the below error. undefined is not an object (...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...