Questions tagged [mnemonic-seed]

A 13 or 25 word phrase used to backup a monero account, available in a number of languages. This 25-word phrase (13 words in the case of MyMonero) has all the information needed to view and spend funds from a Monero account.

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Lost Monero Coins but have seed words

Back early 2018 I installed monero full node with intention to learn to mine, then actually purchased 7 coins. I wrote down the 25 words, but was too smart for my own good with the other passkey info. ...
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What is a quick and easy way to convert a Monero private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed?

Is there a easy javascript way to convert a private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed? I understand that Monero private keys are generated using Base58, but where in code does it show me how to convert ...
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Restored monerujo wallet key file and password is not working. What could it be?

I have a monerujo wallet I have used frequently to send and receive. I tried restoring this wallet and key file to another monerujo wallet but the password is not working. The original monerujo wallet ...
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seed generates a different wallet

I was restoring my wallet from seed and my 25 word seed is generating a different primary address from the original wallet I created (and funded). Seed's words are in Italian. 25th word is the same of ...
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No mnemonic-seed was used with initial installation of Monero GUI wallet

No mnemonic-seed was used with initial installation and synchronization of Monero GUI wallet. Is there anyway to use a 25 word mnemonic-seed after the wallet finishes the synchronizing process to aid ...
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I upgraded to a new My Monero App now I lost my coins?

I download the update 0.17.0.1-afc2e84(QT 5.9.9) and now it's taken me back to the original options (language, mode selection, open a wallet etc. Where do I find my old wallet key on my PC? I don't ...
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Generating private keys

So I've been playing around with a Rust Monero library and I wrote this piece of code. fn main() { let msg = "inwardly jester boss puzzled medicate iris terminal problems epoxy atrium newt ...
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Monero GUI wallet and Trezor T recovery [duplicate]

Amazing information in this answer. I have a further question though. I put Monero on my Trezor T using the Monero GUI wallet, so basically the Monero are in my Trezor T, if I lose the Trezor can they ...
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How function bytes_to_words() works?

Here are codes in function bytes_to_words(): w[0] = SWAP32LE(*(const uint32_t*)(src + (i * 4))); w[1] = w[0] % word_list_length; ... words += word_list[w[1]]; Then I try a case whose mnemonics are: ...
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Is there a command line tool like bx to bitcoin that I can use with cryptographs

I would like to generate key pairs from seeds manually. However, Monero uses several special methods like Keccak hash function or CRC32 etc., which bx does not provide... Is there a command line ...
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How to convert Ledger seed to Monero compatible seed on Windows?

My Ledger HW is broken and I can’t access my funds. I have my Ledger seed but I can’t enter it in Monero wallets. How do I convert the seed?
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How to generate mnemonics from a random number?

How do I generate 25/13 mnemonics from a random number? I know how to generate Bitcoin style mnemonics with BIP39 (https://github.com/bitcoin/bips/blob/master/bip-0039.mediawiki). However, Monero ...
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Multisig seed recovery wallet

Okay, so I recovered a multi-sig wallet from seed using the monero-wallet-cli. The multi-sig was already created (scheme 2/3), I used my original wallet seed and then completed the recovery with the ...
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How does the seed offset passphrase affect entropy?

I figure that a portion of the random space has to be sacrificed for including an additional passphrase chosen by the user. How much lower is the random space and does the length of the passphrase ...
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How can I use the SpendProofV1 to prove I sent Monero to an exchange?

I've recovered an old wallet, where I previously Monero to an exchange from. How can I use the SpendProofV1, recovered from the History tab of the GUI, to prove I deposited Monero into their exchange?
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Is it possible to change the mnemonic seed of a monero wallet?

I was just wondering it was possible to change the mnemonic seed of a monero wallet?
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Why does imported wallet not show correct balance?

I have imported my seed from CakeWallet to MyMonero on iPhone, but MyMonero wallet balance shows 0 XMR. What is the problem?
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How to convert Bitcoin mnemonic to Monero mnemonic?

I am working on a crypto wallet which supports both Bitcoin and Monero. Wallet first generates a BIP-39 mnemonic and after that mnemonic is used to generate a public and a secret key for Bitcoin. I ...
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How to restore Monero RPC Wallet from seed

I would like to use the seed to restore wallet from RPC. However, I couldn't find it in this RPC command list below. https://www.getmonero.org/resources/developer-guides/wallet-rpc.html#...
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Is a mnemonic for view only wallet possible?

It occurred to me that one may wish to restore a wallet on a compromised computer. Perhaps they need to prove that a payment was received. Regardless of whether this is a good idea, is it possible ...
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What do these two lines in electrum-words.cpp do?

Analyzing the seed logic here; Can someone please explain this expression: w[0]= w[1] + word_list_length * (((word_list_length - w[1]) + w[2]) % word_list_length) + word_list_length * ...
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Use bip39 mnemonic to generate monero keys [duplicate]

Is it possible to use bip39 mnemonic used in btc/eth etc and generate monero keys ? If not possible is it possible to generate a monero compatible mnemonic deterministically from bip39 mnemonics ?
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Help please wallet seed restoration

I accidentally deleted my monero wallet. I was having trouble restoring the wallet via the GUI 12.3 using the mnemonic seed. My seed is recognised when I attempt to restore the wallet. I previously ...
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Are mnemonic seeds possible in right-to-left languages?

For Electrum-style mnemonic seeds, words start with a unique prefix, usually the first 3 or 4 letters, so that users can change the rest of the word. But what would happen with languages that are ...
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How to use the electrum seed password in monero-wallet-cli?

I am using more and more commands from the cli wallet and am curious about the following when restoring a wallet: ./monero-wallet-cli --generate-new-wallet mytestwallet --password="blahblah" --...
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Balance not showing [duplicate]

I wanted to have 2 xmr address's so I went to open my wallet w pw and pushed cancel and created new wallet. I read that there was a switch wallet button under settings. I don't see that so I said ok ...
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Can you use the same 24 word seed from other wallets like ledger nano s to generate a monero address?

Is the generated 24 word seed from a ledger nano s compatible with monero core wallet?
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MyMonero is down again, how do I get my money out?

MyMonero.com is once again down for maintenance. Is there any way to get my funds out of my wallet, or are they permanently stuck there?
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C++ program to generate mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and wallet address?

Is there a simple C++ program to generate a mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and a wallet address? The reason I am asking this is because I am working on an iPhone product and I require this to ...
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How do I change the language of the 25 word mnemonic seed in the GUI or CLI?

How can I change the wallet variant (language) of the monero GUI wallet? The real question behind this is that I have a seed in a different language than English. I will have a problem if I want to ...
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How to determine number of used subaddresses after restoring from seed?

Suppose I created and published i=10 subaddresses from which 5 already received a payment. After restoring my wallet from the 25-word seed, how would I know how many subaddresses were already ...
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Why limit the CRC by a modulo of 24 rather than 1626?

When looking through Monero's source code I was intrigued by the choice of the Mnemonic's 25th word which is defined as follow: words += (' ' + words_store[create_checksum_index(words_store, ...
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Why is sc_reduce32 needed?

I recently read a question about sc_reduce32 I stumbled on while investigating on Monero's Mnemonic Seed working. A great tool has been llcoins which states the following when talking about ...
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How to use my 13 word MyMonero mnemonic seed with the GUI/CLI without accessing MyMonero?

It seems that MyMonero.com has been hacked and a lot of XMRs are gone. Mine probably included. I want to check my wallet and send out everything as soon as possible. I setup full node, synced ...
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Upgrading APK version of Monerujo with Google Play Beta version

When I install the new updated v8 Silver Colobus Monerujo Beta version from the Google Play store can I use my existing password and wallet files created by v7 Gray Grilse or will I need to recover ...
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mnemonic seed recovery tool - missing word location unknown

I used this tool on an offline machine to recover just one word (not two) successfully without knowing the position of the missing word by manually moving the word missing until I found a match. ...
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Does using seed to restore a wallet change its address?

I have been using a wallet generated using monero-wallet-cli on Ubuntu. I have not yet received funds on this address, but have been mining in a pool using this address. I had a harddisk problem so I ...
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Do multisig addresses share the same space as regular addresses and produce the same types of keys?

Let me word it another way. Can a normal Monero seed produce the same address as a multisig wallet? And, if so, would that mean that the private spend key generated by that wallet would be able to ...
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Mnemonic seed creation in “pseudo code”

I would like to know exactly what is going on behind the process of creating the mnemonic seed from the string of bits. For example I don't understand why in the vocabulary is only around 1624 words, ...
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Number of possible Monero wallets and seeds

How many possible unique Monero wallets and seeds exist? If the number of possible seeds is greater than the number of possible wallets, does that mean that more than one seed could control the spend ...
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do i need to remember the password for wallet recovery?

trying to clarify something. To recover a wallet I just need my 25 mnemonic seed correct? I don't need the password right? thanks
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Warning when restoring from seed

When I restore a wallet from a standard 25 word English seed: ./monero-wallet-cli --restore-deterministic-wallet I get the following warning: You had been using a deprecated version of the wallet....
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When did Monero convert from a 24 to a 25 mnemonic seed standard?

Which release (name and date) of the official monero-wallet-cli wallet changed the Monero mnemonic seed standard from 24 to 25 words? Without recovering my wallet from cold storage, is there any way ...
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How to create a wallet from my own seed?

I have my own diceware-based mnemonic seed which does not follow 25 word electrum-style rule. For other coins I have used services like walletgenerator.net to generate wallet keys. Is it possible ...
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Is a mnemonic seed wallet just as secure (random)

I understand you can use a 24+1 word mnemonic seed to generate your 256 bit private key. Is the number of possibilties of the 24 words the same as the 256 bits? So: are there 2^255 possible 24 word ...
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Importing a paper wallet to GUI

I have a paper wallet that I made from moneroaddress and wanted to import it to the GUI. Can I import it by starting up the GUI and clicking, "restore wallet from 25 word mnemonic seed," and entering ...
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Can you choose the mnemonic seed to create a wallet?

To recover a wallet, all it requires is your 25 word recovery seed. I was wondering if you can create a wallet by selecting these 25 words yourself and going from there. This would be cool because ...
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Missing one word from 25 word mnemonic seed

I wrote down a mnemonic seed that is missing one word, the position of which is unknown. I was able to locate this recovery tool which is very helpful. However it assumes a 13 word mnemonic seed ...
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How do I check balance on my offline wallet while I did not assign any transaction ID?

I generated adresses at moneroaddress.org and sent to them my funds from Poloniex. I have installed Monero Gui Beta 1 and when I import wallets with seed frases I see no funds at all. How do I solve ...
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electrum seed word list for monero != official electrum wordlist (english): why?

even if only the first three characters are significant/considered, the english wordlists differ quite a bit, in terms of population(2048 words vs 1626) as well as content(other language versions ...