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A way of writing down a small set of dictionary words from which a seed-number can be recreated. This allows a wallet to be recreated from a saved phrase after the wallet has been lost or destroyed.

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Visual Memorable Seed Phrase

Can you please help improve my thinking on any of the below? A crypto (e.g. bitcoin) private key is a 256-bit number (a series of 256 digits that are all 0 or 1). Private keys are usually derived (...
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How to obtain private key from BIP-39 mnemonic

Trying to obtain a lost private key from 24 mnemonic phrases and a 25th word. Has anybody successfully managed to do this ? Have looked at BIP39 converter but not sure if this has that ability, and ...
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Xverse Wallet. Logs into an account with a different wallet

Such a disaster happened. I created an Xverse wallet on April 20, copied the address and sent Ordinals tokens to it (address - bc1p...). I logged in today, I was kicked out of my wallet and asked to ...
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What's the raw logic for converting a seed phrase to private key

I'm interested in how an actual seed phrase is converted into a private key. I think it's a long the lines of. Generate 11 word seed phrase Convert the numbers into binary Add up the binary numbers ...
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How to generate private key from 24-word mnemonic phrase? (Native Segwit)

When Googling, entire first page consists of people linking to online "calculators" (no thank you) or outdated bip39 code which no longer works. I have a 24 word seed phrase (from ledger ...
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Does the 25th password make the wallet harder to crack?

Lets say you have a 24 word seed bitcoin wallet. And then you add a password that's 96 characters long. Does that make it twice as hard to geuss? Is this new private/public key generated completely ...
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What is one word seed word exactly?

I have the following code import hashlib import binascii def word_to_private_key(word): sha256_hash = hashlib.sha256(word.encode()).digest() private_key = binascii.hexlify(sha256_hash).decode(...
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What is the probability of randomly getting a 12 word seed phrase with the same word repeated 12 times?

It appears that the 12 word seed phrase CAN be the same word repeated 12 times. Is it true that the probability of randomly generating that "stuttering seed phrase" would be: = 2048 * (1/...
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How to save the derivation path with my paper wallet seed phrase?

If I only save the seed phrase and public key after generating them, my understanding is I need to know the derivation path used in order to find the correct private key from the seed, in the future? ...
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I have a 24 word seed and a passphrase - I need master private key

there's a wallet initially created by trezor using a 24 word seed and 25th word passphrase. I need the master private key of this wallet (old P2PKH format) to get access to old fork coins. However, ...
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Is the "BIP39 words contain all the bitcoin in the world" meme correct?

A common bitcoin meme is to post an image of the BIP39 wordlist with a caption "Here is access to all of the bitcoin in the world, you’re welcome.". Is this strictly true? Does the set of ...
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Mnemonic from Node.js app not restoring in other wallets

I'm working on a Node.js app that makes RPC calls to my node, and I'm having trouble restoring a mnemonic created with bitcoinjs-lib, bip32, and bip39. First, I create a blank wallet that accepts ...
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Can I use 2 individual private keys to spend from my Bip32 HD 2 or 2 multisig?

Example keys are fake: If I build a 2 of 2 in Sparrow or any Bip32 Determ wallet, with P2WSH native segwit, and ONLY send funds to the very FIRST receiving address: m/48'/0'/0'/2'/0/0: ...
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How is an HD Wallet Key Generated?

Please help me understand how you generate a Private key + Chaincode from entropy. As I understand it, you generate entropy which should be random and can vary from 128 - 256 bits of data. You could ...
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I need to get BTC addresses from a 12 word phrase, but I don't understand what to do next

I need an algorithm for translating a 12-word phrase to BTC SegWit bech32 P2WPKH addresses. I wrote a function in Python that returns a seed, but I don't understand what to do next. Here when entering ...
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single mnemonic to create private key with different networks

I have both 12 and 24 words, but i can't remember which coin it has. so shall i try all wallets to find out which has a coin or is there anything i can do practical? with a 24 words can i create a ...
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12 word seed invalid

I tried to create wallet by mnemonic seed, this link explains how to do it. I've created this sample: use yellow direct rib grass uncle cinnamon country furnace endless book denial Rules I followed: ...
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Order 12 phrase for trust wallet

I have 12 phrases for trust wallet but he is not arranged in the right way. What is the solution? Code python with bip39!! How !?
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When storing ones seed electronically, why store the seed phrase rather than the integer?

It is reported that some people stored the seed phrase for wallets including bitcoin on lastpass. This appears to have allowed attackers to brute force the encryption and gain access to the keys. My ...
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why is BIP 39 unanimously discouraged for implementation and what should I do about that

Let's say I come new to the space and I find these three facts: Everybody advice against hot wallets unless loose change, telling to use cold storage instead. Every cold storage device seems to be ...
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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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Master Node(BIP32 Root Key) to xpriv and xpub

I struggle to make a python script that can make xpriv and xpub (extended public and private key) from the Master Node (BIP32 Root Key). I've derived the Master Node from the BIP39 seed with ...
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Dont remember the right sequence of words in my private key

A while ago, I purchased Bitcoin and stored the corresponding 24-word private key. However, I am unable to recall the precise order of the words. I intentionally wrote them down in an unconventional ...
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How do I move (sweep, export) my private keys from my Electrum standard wallet to a new HD wallet using Electrum?

My present wallet which I have been using to accumulate BTC (50+ utxos) is a Electrum Standard, script type is p2pkh, with seed available and the keystore type is bip32. I assume that I should now ...
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Is 24 words seed safer than 12 words in terms of bruteforcing the private key

Is a 24 words seed more secure than 12 words in terms of brute forcing the private key? From the following answer I read that a private key is always "just" 128bit even when derived from 24 ...
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Terminology on what do hardware wallets actually store?

Going by the BIP39 standard, it seems that what is stored is the seed (lets call it A). But what is confusing is that people elsewhere seem to be conflating the mnemonic (the 24 or 12 word list, lets ...
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Command line generated address can't recover with seed phrase, what am I missing?

I have generated a bitcoin address using the following commands along with a ruby script for compression. First I generate a key using echo "24 word seed phrase BIP 39" | openssl sha256 Then ...
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Is there a way to make a provably non-fake HW wallet?

With the current hardware wallets, there is AFAIK no way for a customer to verify if the HW wallet indeed generates secure, private addresses. All checks actually just use various methods to verify ...
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Derive taproot addresses from BIP39 mnemonic

I have two questions, but here's some general info to start: I wrote a little C program to generate addresses for BIP44, BIP49, and BIP84, and I wanted to (finally) update it to include BIP86. I've ...
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Import existing address to BIP-32

I would like to know if there is a way to import an existing address (not generated through the BIP-32 protocol and not derived to it) to my BIP-32 master node. I am using the bitcoinjs-lib library on ...
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Are satoshis private keys easier to find than modern ones (given proper security in both cases)?

I read that back then, you had entropies of 128 bit instead of 256. Like 12 vs 24 word mnemonic seed phrases. Are their wallets easier to brute force than other ones?
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Does the time that it takes to recover a wallet by its seed protect the blockchain from rainbow tables attack on its seeds?

How are bitcoin seeds protected from rainbow tables attacks in the long term? Can't them started to be generated now and have some valid ones in 10 or 20 years? If so, does the (what I think is) ...
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use mnemonic in bitcoin rpc using bitcoin cli with none legacy wallets

I have my 12 words (mnemonic) and I know that I can get zpriv, xpriv, private keys and anything from that. but when I try to import them to my bitcoin rpc, I can only import them into legacy wallets ...
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How to get the derivation path of a multi-wallet seed phrase?

I only have the seed phrase. When I enter the seed phrase into, for example, Exodus or Trust Wallet, I can fully recover my Bitcoin in seconds. But how to do this using Python or Node.js?
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How to get the private key & wallet address using a multi-wallet recovery seed phrase?

How can I „convert“ a 12-words-long multi wallet seed phrase (of the Blockchain.com wallet) to the wallets private key and the wallets address using any programming language? The given multi wallet ...
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How to send a Bitcoin transaction only using the seed phrase using NodeJS?

I am working on a NodeJS script that allows you to enter your 12-words-long Bitcoin secret recovery phrase and automatically withdraw all of your coins to a defined wallet address. The script is for ...
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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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Adding a legacy address to an existing Electrum wallet

Using ledger nano s I created several addresses - native segwit, taproot, legacy, etc. I sent to one of them a small amount and it shows up. I later re-created the wallet using the BIP39 phrase in ...
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I am trying to convert the 12 words into BTC addresses, but they do not match

I am trying to convert the 12 words into BTC addresses, but they do not match the ones shown to me by Safepal, Coinomi, and Trust Wallet. I have tried using several libraries and doing it manually. I ...
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I have Bitcoin core v 23.0 I have my 12 word seed how do I recover my wallet?

I have Bitcoin core version 23.0 I have my 12 word seed how do I recover my wallet?
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Invalid checksum when generating BIP-39 Mnemonic

I am trying to generate a mnemonic seed in Javascript, and while everything seems to be working, I am not getting a mnemonic with a correct checksum. Here is my implementation: export const ...
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Is it safe to reuse my seed to create a different wallet that supports Bitcoin?

I created a wallet for Ether using MyEtherWallet. I want to store Bitcoin now, but MyEtherWallet does not support it. Since I prefer not having two remember two different seed-phrases, I was thinking ...
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Cannot Access My Crypto Wallet ( It’s Not the Seed Phrase), maybe derivation path?

Requirement: Recover crypto What I possess: I have a 12 word seed phrase, (Though I am not exactly sure of the organization that generated it). I have the public address through which (blockchain.com ...
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12 or 24 words for mnemonic?

I do not have reference, but I have heard that there is no use in using more than 12 word for mnemonic, because ECDSA secp256k1 only has 128 bit strength. Is this correct? If it is, then does ...
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What files/code should I look for iOS Coinbase Wallet Seed Phrase?

I never wrote down my seed phrase for Coinbase wallet and used FaceId to Login for months. One day the app did an update which forced me off the app and prompted me for the seed phrase to login. I ...
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How (un)safe is it to use non-random seed words?

Suppose someone chooses to use a seed (mnemonic) that is easy to memorise, like true kid true kid true kid true kid true kid true kid - using a passphrase, of course. The benefit is clear: he'd only ...
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Sparrow Wallet only partially supports Taproot?

Sparrow 1.7.1 I decided to try out the Sparrow Wallet. Since Sparrow supports P2WPKH, P2WSH and P2TR I created one of each and verified that it was connecting to my Bitcoin Core node. However, I only ...
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Is spitting a BIP39 seed phrase in half meaningly less secure than splitting the entropy in half?

One way to create a distribution, 2-of-3 backup of your seed phrase ABC is to store the following in three separate places: AB BC CA Any two of these lists is sufficient to reconstructed the entire ...
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How do I generate master key from the root seed

I created a mnemonics and it is hashed using pbdkf2 function to get a root seed. So this root seed should be hashed again with HMAC-SHA512 to get the master key (Master private key and chain code). So ...
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Easier way of backing up/remembering a bitcoin private key

This is a bit of a general question, knowing already of HD wallets and the mnemonic system for creating, backing-up and using the bitcoin blockchain. However say you have for example a cold/paper ...
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