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 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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Are mnemonic seeds or hierarchical deterministic wallets standardized?

Some wallets for Bitcoin and Ethereum will give you a list of about 15 words to write down instead of giving you a private key. From what I understand, the list of words is derived from the key, and ...
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Is possible to continue the BIP32/BIP39 algorithm from a Pk and Sk pair and “climb” to the mnemonic seed?

A few days reading about the BIP algorithm and the generation of the key pairs. Found that on the BIP 32 Paper: Child key derivation (CKD) functions Given a parent extended key and an index i, ...
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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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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 ...
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Can someone explain the meaning of derivation path in wallet in plain English (such as m/44'/60'/0'/0)?

Like m / purpose' / coin_type' / account' / change / address_index which gives say a value of m/44'/60'/0'/0 What is the meaning of "m", purpose, coin type, etc.
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How to set truffle-hdwallet-provider as the Web3 currentProvider inside a web page

https://github.com/trufflesuite/truffle-hdwallet-provider/blob/master/README.md provides sample usage for the deployment configuration inside tuffle.js. I need a sample that update the Web3 ...
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Web3 create account from mnemonic + passphrase

I'm trying to create an ethereum account using web3-js by providing a mnemonic + passphrase (created with BIP39-js) but can't seem to find an implementation of web3.eth.accounts.create() that accepts ...
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How can I get a mnemonic phrase from a private key?

I have a private key for my wallet and also a keystore for it. I want to use it in MEWConnect. Is there a way to get a mnemonic phrase from a private key?
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Ethereum HD Wallet implementation in Golang, is there any library in go?

I need a library in golang to implement HD Wallet.
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How to connect truffle using HDWallet provider to Websocket-powered node?

I am using truffle-hdwallet-provider to connect to the node that operates over https and it works perfectly. Now I want to connect to websocket-powered node but keep my HD Wallet provider. I cannot ...
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Hierarchial deterministic wallets on Android

Is there some implementation which lets me create Hierarchical Deterministic Wallets for Ethereum on Android ? I am looking for some library which lets me create the same.
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Getting Addresses using a Path causes the error: Could not derive hardened child key

I am using ethereumjs-wallet npm package to generate a unique wallet address for each user. However instead of using the mnemonic/seed, a public extended key xpub will be used instead to keep the ...
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How to use key derivation and 'coin selection' to increase privacy, like in Bitcoin?

In Bitcoin, you can have increased privacy by never re-using addresses. A single private key can generate many addresses if you are using a key derivation scheme. In Ethereum, instead of UTXOs you ...
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Does ethereum wallets have HD addresses like Bitcoin? How do I generate my own seed? [duplicate]

Bitcoin has HD wallet addresses where you can generate a 12 word seed which generates all the addresses moving forward. Does Ethereum have something like this in the mist wallet? How can someone get ...
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Is it possible to spend from multiple addresses and broadcast just one tx? [duplicate]

In bitcoin I can combine UTXO from multiple addresses into a single transaction. In Ethereum it seems that if I want to spend from multiple addresses I need to do N transactions. This makes HD wallets ...
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Ethereum HD address generator

I'm writing a library for Ethereum BIP44 address trees and comparing it against https://iancoleman.io/bip39/ using the same mnemonic phrase. Given this mnemonic (just a test) report dash combine ...
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generate unique mnemonic with password(only)

I am trying to create an exodus like wallet, where for the first time user just need to enter the password to register on wallet. The method I thought, running PBKDF2 on the password with empty salt ...
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Different address with single mnemonic phrase

I'm trying to implement ethereumjs-wallet library to my code. But when I decided to compare generated accounts with accounts generated with the same mnemonic here, I got absolutely different accounts, ...
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Get Private and Public Key from BIP44 Master Private Key

I am confused about getting the private key corresponding to the address for derivation path m/44'/60'/0'/0'/0' Question 1: Is the following code correct in getting the address and private key? Why ...
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Convert BIP-39 mnemonic to Ethereum private key in Python

How do I convert a BIP-39 mnemonic to an Ethereum private key in Python (via BIP-44 key derivation)? All the libraries I found that gave me the intended result depend on the two1 package, which ...
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HD wallet public to public key derivation and non-hardened keys

This question is about hierarchical deterministic wallets and the bip32 standard which, as I understand it, allows you to deterministically derive child private/public key pairs from a master seed ...
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Extended private key vs private key

I am trying to make an hd wallet based on nodejs. So to have a secure wallet I have created wallet in my offline machine const hdkey = require('ethereumjs-wallet/hdkey'); const bip39 = require('...
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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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Can hd wallets have different withdrawal permission levels?

Specifically, is it possible for a wallet to have a key which can spend an ERC721 collectible, but its child keys not?
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Ethereum HD wallet library for Java

Is there any Ethereum HD wallet java library? I find a popular java library on Github, web3j, which doesn't support HD wallet yet.
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Unable to send large transactions on ethereum private chain

I have a small contract pragma solidity ^0.4.17; contract A10test{ mapping(uint=>string) public data; uint public revisionNo=0; function setdata(string _data) public { data[revisionNo] = ...
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Mnemonic and HD Path in Ganache and ethereumjs-tx gives different private key and address

I am having difficulty reproducing the private key and address using the mnemonic and HD path provided by Ganache. Mnemonic weird farm vast surge upper truth answer end radar impact mind jeans HD ...
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How to export extended (master) public key from MetaMask

I want to export extended public key for watch-only access to all ethereum addresses in the MetaMask HD wallet at once. It's very usefull for tracking of all portfolio/wallets in one place, especially ...
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What exactly is an extended public/private key?

How do they differ per derivation level? For example is the extended public key of the master node equivalent for all intents and purposes as a depth 3 node's extended public key? Therefor can I ...
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Can I use a Bitcoin client to sign a message with an Ethereum address?

If an Ethereum address is a point on the Bitcoin EC, then one can use the private key that matches that address to sign a message using bitcoin software. I'd like someone to prove they have the ...
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How to initiate ethereum transaction in HD wallets using python?

I've managed to generate HD wallet for ethereum where I have Master Key, xpriv, xpub (156 in lengh) keys but for signing a transaction I need private key of address(64 Characters). How could we ...
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How to programmatically generate sub addresses using the root address in hd wallet?

And without using the private key. I've been digging into the ConsenSys's eth-lightwallet, although it uses a derived private key to generate the address which would expose the root private in danger. ...
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How to push new wallet into Ethereum blockchain?

Imagine that I generated normally encrypted(by Ethereum standards) wallet keys(private, public). How to push this generated wallet into Ethereum node? Is it possible to push new wallet into node, ...
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Load an HD (Hierarchical Deterministic) Wallet

I'm trying to find a way to programmatically generate Ethereum addresses based on an initial seed and then extract any funds that land in those addresses. Here's what I've tried: Generated a 24 word ...
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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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Is there any way to fund a new account privately via a randomising pool?

It isn't currently possible to create a new HD wallet account and privately fund it, is it? I'm aware of this thread, but I'm not asking about SNARKs. Instead, I'm curious if there's any way to send ...
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What kind of HD Wallet is used in test rpc?

EthereumJS TestRPC starts with a HD Wallet: HD Wallet ================== Mnemonic: behave differ train script wedding grant carbon buyer tape make wise soup Base HD Path: m/44'/60'/0'/0/{...
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How to generate multiple ethereum addresses using HDWallet?

const mnemonic= 'clown shiver beach wheel this mixture emotion illness fatigue amateur talent bitter' console.log(`0x${hdwallet.derive(`m/44'/60'/0'/0/0`).getAddress().toString('hex')}`) ...
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Cannot send transactions

I have a online shop where users can recieve ETH and do shopping. So to have a secure wallet, I have created an offline service which generates xpub and xpriv which I use to generate addresses in my ...
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How to combine a MultiSigWallet with the advantages of a HD Wallet?

For a token sale we want to use the MultiSigWallet from ConsenSys where all team members will registered as signer while every transaction needs to be signed by at least 2 team members. Otherwise we ...
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Ethereum Derivation path(m'/44'/60'/0/'0/n)

when we create ethereum HD wallet through a mnemonic phrase, we always need derivation path. is it fix for a particular currency or we can put whatever we like (ex- m/0/n, m/4/3/n or anything else)?
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How to use hardened key derivation properly?

I am implementing a wallet for customers' deposits account. I am using ethereumjs-wallet/hdkey. I need to decide which derivation path to use: standard for ethereum would be m/44'/60'/0'/0 but maybe ...
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How can I write a script to move ETH from many wallets associated with a mnemonic to a single wallet? [closed]

Would be grateful to be pointed to any resources that would allow me to do this. Thanks!
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Lost coin during hard drive upgrade

I purchase one ether coin and sent it to my wallet stored on my apple computer. I bought a new computer and had them clone my hard drive and bring everything over to my new mac. My wallet is on the ...
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Generate Ethereum address using Bitwasp/BIP32 library

I am new in cryptocurrencies. I am using PHP library Bitwasp/Bitcoin-lib (https://github.com/Bit-Wasp/bitcoin-lib-php) to generate addresses for bitcoin. I am validating my outputs here. I was ...
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Is there a way to figure out if 2 (or more) address is belong to same HD Wallet account or not?

I'm a new to Wallet concept, I know that a HD Wallet structure is created from a root seed as Mnemonic Code, from that HD Wallet help to generate child keys as the meaning of multiple difference ...
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Signing a message with HDWalletProvider?

This works fine: const provider = new Web3.providers.HttpProvider('http://localhost:8545'); const web3 = new Web3(provider); await web3.eth.sign(message, address); But when I switch to this ...
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Need help to figure out HD paths , append byte and the network params for these coins: [closed]

I am making an HD wallet on Android. I plan to support all major tokens/coins out there. I have setup the base of HD wallets and am getting pub/priv xpub/xpriv keys at HD path. Imagine a function ...