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Questions tagged [wallet-recovery]

The process of recovering lost bitcoins or private keys from a wallet/backup

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Imported Multibit HD wallet into electrum - Bitcoins are gone!

I got locked out of my multibit HD wallet and couldn't restore it with the seed phrase (even though it said they're valid) so I installed electrum and used the seed words to import the wallet. It ...
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Can't get into my MultibitHD wallet. I have the 18 recovery words but can't recover the wallet

I'm trying to login to my MultibitHD wallet and its saying the password won't unlock the wallet. I might have forgot the password, but I have a feeling I'm using the right password. I have the 18 ...
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I have my 12 word Phrass bit39 but not in the right order

I have my 12 word phrase, but when i enter it in a wallet, it brings up an empty wallet, so i think i probably wrote it down in the wrong order. What can i do to recover my wallet?
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what is type of wallet with 18 words seed?

1) I have 18 words seed spray inject... (18 worlds total) 2) And i have some password/secret key or private key GVzPYhu....... (35 letters total) What type of wallet and what crypto ...
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Lost my Bitcoin wallet and have only 11 out of 12 mnemonic seed phrase words. How can I get my Bitcoins?

I am new to the whole Bitcoin thing, and I am having my first attempt almost going sour. I lost where I created my wallet. I have my Bitcoin address and only 11 of my mnemonic seed phrase words (of 12)...
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Balance zero after recovering wallet from seed-phrase

I recently got help my some experts on how i can recover my wallet using my private key, so i went ahead and downloaded brd wallet and block chain, then proceeded to recover wallet in the first and ...
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Restore lightning network node/channels

If one wanted to restore a lightning network node, what files have to be saved? I read that saving hsm_secret is enough to restore private key(s), but I also read about a problem with channels. How ...
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(Bitcoin Core, recovering my wallet) problem finding the address I sent coins to in Bitcoin Core 0.11.2

Im trying to find my Address I sent my Bitcoins to but I do not know how to get into my wallet and since it is quite some time ago, I do not remember from where I sent it. While trying to open ...
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My phones died and can't restore wallet on Copay [closed]

My phone recently died and I had to reset it all the apps. I tool the 16 character reference I was given in Copay to reinstate my wallet, but there is NOWHERE to put the 16 characters code. Have I ...
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Wallet.dat brute-forcing [duplicate]

I have a friend who discovered that they had a wallet.dat from 2012 and remembered that they bought some bitcoins. It turns out they encrypted the wallet file and have forgot exactly what the password ...
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Bitcoins recently sent from localbitcoins.com wallet not showing in recipient wallet [closed]

I recently sent bitcoin from local bitcoin .com and it's not registering in my wallet that I sent it. It's 1000$ what do I do?
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Login Problems with Greenaddress

I need help desperately! I am trying to get to BTC that is locked in a greenaddress wallet. I can log into the view only. When I put in the mneumonic & password, the system runs through ...
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How to Decry-pt encrypted BTC private key

I have public key and Encrypted Private key. I need to decrypt the private key or find the password. I need your help to do this. Thanks all
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“Bit Coin Investigators” or Consultants for hire - to help locate a Bit Coin account after a person has died?

Do you know where I can obtain a List of "Bit Coin Investigators" or - Consultants for hire - to help locate a Bit Coin account after a person has died?
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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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Address is not imported while restoring 12-word backup [duplicate]

I tried to restore my 12-word backup with Copay and Electrum but non of them listed the addresses my money is stored in. What to do in this case?
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How to reach my coins? Know my 12 words but Copay does not restore it [duplicate]

I know the mnemonic. But can not restore it in Copay. I backed up in Copay earlier. Now does the 'trick' they recommend me here, but it did not work. ("Settings" > "Wallet" > "More Options" >...
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Moving wallet without the funds

I've been trying to recover an old ninki wallet to mycelium by using the 12 words. The new walled is being created successfully but I see no funds. I tried to run the ninki-recover script with no ...
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Impossible to restore Copay wallet on new phone

I just changed my phone and reinstalled Copay. I'm trying to restore my BTC Wallet from the 12 words key phrase i saved, but copay keeps telling me "impossible to import.Wallet Recovery sentence is ...
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How can I recover privet key with a Root Key

I have on old version of ARMORY 92.3 and my mac and for some reason my mac will not upgrade to the lates version of of Armory I want to recover my bitcoin and the pass phrase is not working the only ...
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Recovery BTC…recovery seed…trezor

my English is not very good and I apologize for any possible mistakes :). Question1 I have a Trezor. He disappeared. I buy a new Trezor and insert 24 words (recovery seed). What then? Do I change ...
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Wallet locked out despite correct password

I am facing a strange problem with my altcoin wallet based on litecoin. I am 100% sure my password is correct but wallet says "password is incorrect". My MacOSX Sierra system crashed few times due to ...
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Wallet Host Error

I have a little bit of a bitcoin in Rushwallet. Rushwallet is closing on April 15, 2018, but last night there is a Host Error and it's still not connecting today with the same Host Error. If I have ...
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Locked balance in my wallet

I have transferred bitcoin form copay to my friend wallet 4 months ago and I just realized that my coin never sent to my friend's wallet and status in Copay wallet is "Locked Balance". My question is ...
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PYWallet Help? Trying To Recover 17 LiteCoin. Getting An Error. Spent WEEKS on this b4 asking :-)

So I made a mistake when I was new to Crypto. I used a Desktop Core wallet to store litecoin (17 of them). I somehow removed the program and deleted the wallet.dat file. The second I noticed I took ...
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Manually extracting ledger nano s wallet public / private keys using “Mnemonic Code Converter” from ledger

I have the following example seed: morning twist board pelican denial retire middle inherit evil ritual omit fade general toddler grace evoke recipe sad minor destroy public dawn scissors cube ...
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Cloning a HW wallet's contents to one or more other HW wallets

Is it possible/feasible to clone the contents of a HW wallet to one ot more other HW wallets ( for example to have identical copies in different locations for backup )? It appears that this should ...
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What patterns to search for bitcoin or litecoin wallet/keys in recovered disk image?

I'm one of those who years back had obtained some coins and then forgot about them and have since gone through new systems over the time. I just recently remembered receiving coin in a trade, and ...
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How to retrieve unclaimed BTC for wallets whose private key is lost

How to retrieve unclaimed BTC for wallets whose private key is lost Kindly share details
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How do wallets (like jaxx) pair with each other using the mnemonic seed phrase?

I'm a bit puzzled on how a wallet pairing process works. I know you can restore you parent private key from a mnemonic seed phrase. This will give you a parent private key. Using this private key how ...
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Recover keys from legacy blockchain wallet's mnemonic?

I have an old blockchain wallet that is worth trying to salvage It seems the old password that the 18 word mnemonic originally had isn't working and another password I had listed also doesn't work. ...
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blockchain.info says password is incorrect, and wont allow me to access my BTC

I had a wallet ID through blockchain.info. I signed in, received my BTC from where I bought it, all was good. I wrote down my 12 words for recovery and have them. I changed my password to something ...
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How can I recover BTC sent to BCC wallet from Bitcoin Core Wallet? [duplicate]

I sent BTC from my Core Wallet to my BCC Wallet on my phone. The BCC wallet still shows a 0 balance. How can I recover it?
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Can I retrieve funds in a derived address with a high index?

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 ...
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What will happen to my bitcoin if my Ledger or any bitcoin hardware wallet will damaged?

I want to buy a hardware wallet for storing bitcoin because it is safe than an online wallet but at the same time, I am thinking that what will happen to my stored bitcoin if my hardware wallet ...
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can someone please help me I am lost i transfered coins from paxfull to bitcoin core

I bought bitcoins to pay a bill. which never happened because of something called protcal? IDK. then i read online that bitcoincore was a good wallett to transfer and pay bills. now I have no idea how ...
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How to recover my Copay wallet using the 12 word seed phrase

I'm new to Bitcoin/Copay. I decided to signup at coinbase deposited $80. I read you needed a wallet. I decided on copay. Transferred the funds to my wallet. Everything processed smoothly and my copay ...
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Lost Private Keys

I have this old wallet which has funds in it. I was a bit out of business and went out of town. I recently try to create get back but poor me I miss place my credentials lucky I was able to fine my ...
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Procedure to restore Bitcoin Core backup

I am looking for the procedure necessary to restore a backup of Bitcoin Core v0.15.1 official release version. Assuming I safely exit Bitcoin Core, take a backup of the ~/.bitcoin folder and put it ...
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missing bitcoin from ageis wallet

I transferred bitcoin from coinbank to AEGIS wallet and it showed in my aegis wallet as waiting for confirmation...not spendable for days. I accidentally hit the reset block chain option and now its ...
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Recovering a Ripple wallet on Ledger Nano

I have 20 XRP in a Ledger Nano and before I load everything onto it I want to test the recovery procedure so I am prepared in case something goes wrong down the track I have read the material here on ...
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trouble recovering BCH coinomi wallet

Cannot recover coinomi wallet on android. erased data cache on android. android has back up but I don't know how to access back up. recovery phrase not working.
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16 word recovery phrase for blockchain wallet not working

I downloaded my blockchain wallet but now i forget the password and my recovery phrase is 16 word, so I tried them but they are not working. Can somebody please help me?
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I must have written my 24 seed words incorrectly, options?

I have 24 seed words for a wallet (greenaddress), and also had access to that wallet with a simple passphrase on my machine. I wrote down two backups of the seed words which are identical, yet I must ...
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jaxx wallett problem and jaxx customer service is terrible

so my friend sent me bit coin to my Jaxx wallet it shows in the spendable section but it does not show in the bitcoin wallett. I have contacted Jaxx and did what they said was to reset the catche and ...
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I used the wallet out of sync and cannot find my adress

This is the first time I am buying BTC, I used my bitcoin core wallet out of sync to generate and address and then I shut down the PC after the full sync has been made. Now I cannot find the address ...
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“wallet corrupt salvage failed” Error. Help with pywallet

I have an old wallet from 2013 with some BTC in it possibly. I have guesses for what the passphrase could be but not 100% sure on it. Everything I find online is to use pywallet but I unfortunately am ...
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Copying an old private key (from 2011) into Electrum: any risks?

I have an old phone, with a version of the Bitcoin wallet from 2011. It has a few satoshis in it, which are now worth enough to be worth recovering. However, the phone can't connect to the Internet. ...
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Wallet Recovery

In 2013 I started downloading BitcoinQT and the blockchain thinking I was going to mine. I never even finished the download and eventually deleted it from the computer. I still have my wallet ID and ...
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Reindexing Custom Directory

I assume it's possible to reindex when your chain is in a custom directory, however when I attempt to run the -reindex it begins the process in the default roaming directory, needless to say this ...