Questions tagged [hd-wallets]

Hierarchical deterministic wallets (or "HD Wallets") are wallets which can be shared partially or entirely with different systems, each with or without the ability to spend coins.

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What Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallets are available for Ethereum?

A Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallet has some nice features such as easier backup (instead of needing to backup multiple keystore files and the passwords for each of them). Are there any ...
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What is a HD wallet for Ether and how to create one using nodejs?

I know the basics of blockchain and how to use geth. However, I'm curious to know how to build a wallet using nodejs. What I basically is that you can create a account using geth console (private ...
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What is the difference between m/44'/60'/0'/0 and m/44'/60'/0'?

When linking MyEtherWallet with a hardware wallet, there is a dropdown to select the HD derivation path. I understand that m/44'/60'/0'/0 is the default. For some reason Ledger uses m/44'/60'/0'. I'm ...
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Unable to Generate Same Account from MetaMask Mnemonic in EthereumJSWallet

I've been unable to generate the Account I see in MetaMask in EthereumJSWallet even if I use the same mnemonic. Due to the lack of documentation, I may be misunderstanding how to do so. I have run ...
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Generate / recover HD wallet with username/password only

Is there any way to generate HD wallet based on username/password combination only? I understand that I can easily generate and recreate the wallet in a deterministic way based on a mnemonic phrase (...
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How compatible are ICAP addresses with HD wallets?

A Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallet has some nice features such as easier backup (instead of needing to backup multiple keystore files and the passwords for each of them). Since ICAP addresses ...