Questions tagged [mnemonic]

Mostly BIP39, an open standard for encoding a seed as a series of common words, but also collects other methodologies.

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import a nth account from mnemonic

Few years ago I generated several wallets from a mnemonic phrase using BIP-32 derivation path m/44'/60'/0'/0/${n} This is the wallet I mainly use. The thing is, if I want to import it into Trust ...
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What is the relationship between the seed phrase and the private key?

Using ethers, I can easily generate a public key (wallet address), private key, and seed phrase: function makeWallet(params) { const wallet = ethers.Wallet.createRandom(); return [wallet....
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How to generate and remember, or to be able to deduce, the private keys of a few millions of addresses?

Goal: generate a few millions addresses and remember or store the private keys of each of them in an easy manner. Using the most straighforward approach, that is, storing all of the addresses as &...
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How to create using Mnemonic in Web3.js? [duplicate]

I want to create an account with mnemonic in WEB3.JS I tried using web3.eth.accounts.create() but the only argument is entropy and it returns only { address: "", privateKey: "&...
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Maximum length of each word in BIP39

I wanted to render list of mnemonic phrases but in case of overflowing the text I wonder what is actually the character with longest length in BIP39?
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TypeError: mnemonic.includes is not a function for kovan test net

I am executing the following code on my terminal " truffle migrate --reset --network kovan " to migrate my contracts to the test network. But I keep getting this eerror "TypeError: ...
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Private key from 13/25 seed phrase

It's quite clear for me how to generate a 12-24 seed phrase: straightforward with ethers.js import { entropyToMnemonic } from "@ethersproject/hdnode" // 16 bytes / 128 bits => 12 ...
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web3.js, how to get list of accounts with one MNEMONIC(seed phrase)

pls someone save me from getting list of accounts(private keys) with MNEMONIC in web3.js, just like how it perfromed with metamask, just enter your MNEMONIC, then you could just add your way up to ...
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How to import Brave Wallet into Metamask?

I'm trying to write to an Etherscan contract, but Etherscan only supports Metamask and WalletConnect. The contract depends on my Brave address, so I downloaded Metamask and imported my Brave seed. ...
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Trust Wallet mnemonic gives binascii.Error: Non-hexadecimal digit found

It's impossible to extract the private key from Trust Wallet. Trying to use their mnemonic in python gives me this error. There isn't a fully working solution on stack for this particular problem. ...
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Metamask setup on Iphone creating different accounts to SAME seed phrase through PC

I have a conundrum... So I created my initial Metamask account on my iphone I'll call this SEED_1. Using 4 'accounts' over the past year on this phone. I then decide to start using metamask on my ...
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How to derive private key with wallet's mnemonic knowing address?

In 2016 while creating wallet (as far as I remember) via ethereum.org I was given the mnemonic phrase, also I typed passphrase. I saved the address, mnemonic and passphrase. But didn't export the ...
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Import 24-words Ledger mnemonic into Metamask

Given a 24-word mnemonic from Ledger HW wallet, is it possible to generate the corresponding 12-word mnemonic for Metamask? In other words, if I have a wallet on Ledger, can I import it to Metamask (...
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bip39 tool created a private key that cannot be imported

I have a mnemonic phrase generated by the bip39 tool. (The prior use case was that program uses the public keys in an array and people send to the one they randomly get. Occassionally when an address ...
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What's the strategy for generating a wallet address for a ERC20 token that does not have a BIP44 coin type?

I am creating a wallet (just for the ethereum ecosystem) that allows the user to create multiple accounts from a single 24 word mnemonic. I was thinking BIP44 is a good fit until I realize some token ...
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Why can't I reach my account, after I imported my metamask account using my mnemonic seed phrases?

I have used metamask on my old computer, where I had multiple accounts in it. When I moved to my new computer, I used the mnemonic phrase to import my existing wallet. The accounts that are now ...
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Best practice for storing a user's private key or mnemonic locally on their computer

So, I'll immediately preface this question with a statement: You should never share your private key or mnemonic phrase with anyone for any reason. This gives that person full access to your wallet, ...
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Why is it considered a good practice to generate private key from mnemonic words?

If I understand things correctly - we can use 12 mnemonic words to generate a private key. Having 2048 possible mnemonic words it means that there will be 2048^12 possible states. Private key is 256 ...
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What is best to use - Private Key or Mnemonic?

Is there a best practice for which one to use? Many tutorials online take various approaches - the older ones seems to use mnemonic whereas the newer ones tends to utilize private key. I understand ...
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Create Mnemonic using react-native and BIP39 is not working

I tried to generate mnemonic for my react native application using Both BIP39 and react-native-Bip39 and it is working fine in the simulator but as soon as I try to generate a mnemonic on a physical ...
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Bruteforce BIP39 seed phrase?

I have a couple words unclear/missing from my 24-word BIP39 seed phrase, which unlocks my Ethereum address. I want to bruteforce through all possible seed phrases and find the one. It shouldn't take ...
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Guessing mnemonic phrase based on the first 2 public addresses [duplicate]

Last hopeless attempt. I know that infinite amount of private keys can be generated from a mnemonic phrase and usually MetaMask, etc picks the first one from the list to use as the public address. ...
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Generating a private key from a single mnemonic

I want to generate an Ethereum private key from a single word mnemonic. For example, (1) I could use keccack256 online tool to transform a word to a private key. Would this be a valid key? Are there ...
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How to create mnemonic with 13th/25th

How can I create the wallet that has a mnemonic with an extra word that I choose? I tried doing that with MyEtherWallet however when I create it with MEW I don't get the private key. I'd like to get ...
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Generate private keys from seed phrase [duplicate]

I am working with @truffle/hdwallet-provider library. This library works with a mnemonic. Is is basically a seedphrase. Is there a way to work with this library outside truffle ? (I mean in a ...
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Restore Brave Browser Crypto Wallets with seed from MEW

I've created a MEW wallet and noted the seed (Mnemonic phrase). After playing around with the Brave Browser and its Crypto Wallets plugin, I tried to restore the account from the seed I received from ...
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how come i can generate keys using bip39 with only one words as seedphrase/mnemonic without any error?

Seed phrase/mnemonic is supposed to be 12 words or 24 words but I am able to generate keys with single word seed phrase using bip39 library without any error? what is happening here? how is this ...
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Recover all the account under Mnemonic using ethers.js

I am new using ethers.js const { Wallet } = require('ethers'); const wallet = Wallet.fromMnemonic('one two three four ...'); I want to use that code to recover all the accounts from that Mnemonic. ...
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Fundamental question! (HD Wallet private key hacked) [closed]

What is the probability of the mnemonic or privatekey of the HD wallet being hacked? It is being used as a wallet created by metamask. The user is using a wallet with a private key backed up by ...
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What are the odds of getting same address or private-key or 12/24 set of mnemonic to 2 different people

Questions!! What are the chances that 2 people get the same set of those 12 or 24-word mnemonic?? In web3.js, there is a function ' web3.eth.accounts.wallet '... It spits out a set of accounts and ...
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How to create private key from mnemonic and extra-word using web3

In web3js, I can use below code to get private key and wallet address from mnemonic. But how can I get private key if user has mnemonic and extra-word from MEW const ethers = require('ethers'); let ...
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i have wallet's keystore file and private key. how can i find mnemonic words [duplicate]

I have keystore file and private key of my wallet. i need this wallet's mnemonic words. How can i find mnemonic phrase from this json file and private key? I tried mycrypto and mew but i couldnt find ...
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What function/method does MetaMask use to generate the entropy for mnemonic keys?

I am trying to understand how exactly MetaMask is generating the initial entropy to create its mnemonic key. There are questions like this, MetaMask's documentation, or their GitHub but I can't find ...
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Limit of address creation using single mnemonic

How many Ethereum address can be created using a single mnemonic for Ethereum using derivation path?
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If Wallet and address generated using EthHDWallet, can we get its recovery using ethereumjs-utils/hdkey getWallet() method by provideing seed?

Generated wallet address using: let mnemonic = request.body.seed; const wallet = EthHdWallet.fromMnemonic(mnemonic); let address = wallet.generateAddresses(1); console.log(wallet, address); How can ...
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Which mnemonic generators exist or existed?

I am unable to open a wallet I created roughly 2 years ago. In that time I have been using MEW, MetaMask and something that I installed locally on Window, which I forgot the name of. Not sure which ...
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is it possible to get address and private key from mnemonic code?

I have question Is it possible to get address and private key from mnemonic code?? For example) I created address (0x12345) and I receive mnemonic code such as apple bed bad rice If i know mnemonic ...
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How to make password with mnemonic words?

i'm new on blockchain development and i'm trying to make a login like metamask in vuejs. Can someone teach me how to make 13 mnemonics word, where the last mnemonic is the password value get from an ...
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How to export mnemonics for a specific account in MetaMask

How can I get the mnemonics from a specific account in Metamask? I found the reveal seed words in the settings-dialog, but this seems to be something global. Instead of this I want to export the 12 ...
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Can I pass my mnemonic to ganache/ ganache-cli when it is starting up?

I am wondering if I can pass the mnemonic that I created using metamask to boot up my local ganache network so that I do not have to log out and login metamask with different mnemonic everytime for a ...
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