I am trying to import a contract wallet after having deleted all the data from my laptop.

I have the keystore file so I am able to recover my main account (in theory this should give me access to the contract wallet) but when I try to import the contract wallet I get something like: "You do not own the contract...you can add it as watch only".

However, when I add the contract as watch-only and try to interact with it (execute) nothing happens.

Complete novice here. Can anyone point me in the right direction?

Thank you all



First you need to run mist on computer B and import your wallet keystore file. Second, To import a contract you need to go into the mist and click contracts-->watch contract, Then you need to give your contract address, contract Name and paste the json code in the json interface and click ok. See below:Import contract

Will update on how to interact with the contract soon. Thank you

  • Hi @Kishore, thank you for your reply. I can do it up to the point where I have the following options: "write to contract: remove owner, is owner, etc". My main doubt is how to go from here to having the funds of this wallet back in my main account. many thanks in advance. R – rukyhh Nov 30 '17 at 21:36
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    Hi again @Kishore . Don't know if you are able to help me further. As a sign of appreciation, I can sendo you some ether if you help me resolve this issue. – rukyhh Dec 6 '17 at 18:43
  • hi @rukyhh If you have access to the contract, Does the contract shows the Ether balance and is there a send option in that contract wallet?. Basically, to send ether from contracts is similar to sending ether from accounts only thing is that the transaction fee is higher. Thanks. – Kishore Dec 7 '17 at 3:50
  • Hi @Kishore. I can indeed watch the contract and see it's balance. Then I have "write to contract" option as following: i.imgur.com/tRJrmIV.png – rukyhh Dec 8 '17 at 13:34

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