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If you want to import a wallet, you should import a BIP32 extended private key. It is often derived from mnemonics. What is the difference if I import the BIP32 Root Key or if I import the BIP32 Extended Private Key ? The terminology is a bit confusing. The BIP32 derivation is done using a number, called the chaincode, over a private key (called the master ...


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If you already have the seed phrase (aka mnemonic) then all you have to do is import that into Electrum. Click File > New/Restore (ctrl+N) Set a name Select Standard wallet Select I already have a seed Enter seed phrase then click option and select BIP39 seed and the other checkbox only if you had used a passphrase to extend this seed Choose the address ...


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Disclaimer: there may exist software that does all of this automatically for you, but I'm going to provide a quick walk-through of the steps, which will allow you to compute this manually. If you only need to recover the last word, then you're in luck, as there are only a small number of possibilities for what that last word could be. The Bip-39 word list ...


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