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Questions tagged [wallet-recovery]

The process of recovering a wallet from cold storage using its mnemonic seed or private key

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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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The exception unknown software exception (0x40000015) occurred in Monero Wallet

I have ~6.5 Monero coins stuck in this wallet ... I get this error plus and error that says the Daemon isn't working. I have no clue what's going on or how to fix this problem. I'm on v12.2(not 12....
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X-Wallet IOS restore wallet

I have a X=Wallet on IOS,my phone screen got ruined so after a week my phone was fixed but my wallet just sat froze unable to send or receive.i uninstalled the app then tried on other iphones to ...
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Restoring Wallet from Keys file

I have had to rebuild from source to apply the bug fix for a monero-wallet-cli error here: Error: refresh failed: internal error: Index out of bounds of hashchain Before I did, I copied the monero/...
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Monerujo Send Pword Reset?

I can log into Monerujo just fine. I have no idea what my "Give" password is. I can access this wallet because i have fingerprint auth turned on. Is there anyway i can transfer funds from this wallet ...
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How to restore access to wallet in Monerujo with restore password

I forgot my passphrase but have written down Wallet Files Restore Password (CrAzYpass): XXXX YYYY ZZZZ ... How to use it? I don't see any restore button.
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Funds transferred before daemon sync/connection lost? [duplicate]

Dear Monero Community, I transferred bitcoin to my monero wallet with godex. The transaction was done before my local node was synchronised. The height of the wallet creation is higher than the ...
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Recover XMO. ltc-xmo through changelly but in XMR wallet

So I Brought XMO thnking it was XMR on changelly and sent it to my XMR gui wallet i've contacted them they've said there's nothing they can do. INPUT TRANSACTION HASH ...
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How do I back up my funds?

I plan to use Monero to receive donations. In case of whatever reason something goes wrong with my laptop, I wan't to be able to keep back ups of my funds. Is this possible? I have an Android phone ...
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Clarification about old generated addresses?

I often create a batch of wallets (on an air gapped RaspberryPi) for later use. But would like clarification on a few things: 1) With these recent forks, are wallets I created with the 0.11.1.0 cli (...
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Recovering monero wallet files on drive that was previously dualbooting Windows and linux. Now I only run linux

I need to do what is explained in the title. I forgot writing down mnemonic key and account address, so I have no clue how else to recover my wallet.. Can anyone help?
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Restore old account 39c

I would like to restore an old account. Not sure how old, but I labeled it as 39c. I think this is a version I downloaded a long time ago, probably around the v0.8.8.6 time - maybe before or after, ...
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How to transfer from paper wallet [duplicate]

Can someone help me. I jut don't know how to transfer Monero from a paper wallet. I tried to down load the 64 bit wallet for windows but it will not sync. What can I do? The wallet just won't sync. ...
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It's been month for my transaction still not credited.? [duplicate]

Here is my Tx hash details could you please tell me what is wrong with this transaction.? Tx hash: 56e5b0b467e55e137059de0278e2798153123b378d8c628bb5be47fce374f531 Block: 1475966 Timestamp [UTC]: ...
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Restored wallet from seed, but balance still coming up 0 [duplicate]

A while ago my computer crashed resulting in me needing to restore my Monero CLI wallet (which is now running on Helium Hydra 0.11.1, Mac OS Sierra) from my recovery seed. I re-synced the entire ...
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Money was not come to my monero wallet. I sent it from bitfinex to my wallet. The wallet shows zero balance. I did not enter and did not generate id [duplicate]

Money was not come to my monero wallet. I sent it from bitfinex to my wallet. The wallet shows zero balance. I did not enter and did not generate id. link TXID: ...
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I have lost my private passkey mneumonic

I have lost my private pass key sign in mneumonic, and have tried to log in using my private view key and private spend keys but have been unsuccessful.
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Monero wallet stuck synchronising at 39680 using windows

One time for less than an hour, the "Blocks Remaining" were actively counting-down. I have restarted both the daemon and the GUI Wallet several times. I have also left them both up and running for ...
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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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How to access Monero GUI desktop wallet in MyMonero web wallet?

I have Monero GUI and some XMR in this wallet, but suppose I want to access this wallet in MyMonero (without creating a new mymonero wallet and sending xmr to it), how do I do it? MyMonero requires a ...
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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 to restore a Monero wallet from Private Keys

How can one import a Monero wallet via Private Keys (from mymonero.com / moneroaddress.org for example) into the GUI wallet? Is there a possible way via Private Spend- and View-Key?
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Trying to migrate monero's from MyMonero to Cli wallet. MyMonero Offline because hardfork

Before I realized the difference between the 13 word mneumonic seed used by MyMonero.com, and a 25 word seed of a monero-wallet-cli, it was for me too late to obtain my address from MyMonero because ...
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How do I use my MyMonero wallet via the Monero Core GUI?

I have been using a MyMonero wallet for quite a while. Can I start using that wallet from within the Monero Core GUI? How do I do that?
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How can I recover XMR sent to my Reddit account with Tippero?

Reddit it currently down. On #Monero IRC they said that it was possible to contact operator of tippero to claim XMR tips even if Reddit was down. How would I go about doing that? I am not in hurry ...
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How to create a 12 word brain wallet seed that is compatible with monero-wallet-cli?

I know there is https://xmr.llcoins.net/addresstests.html and https://moneroaddress.org/ but are these good enough rng for creating seed? I hear you could do roll a 6 sided dice 100 times for good ...
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If I have to reformat a disk where I'm storing a wallet, if the OS is Ubuntu, which files should be be saved prior to the reformat?

I have a wallet on an Ubuntu installation, and I need to wipe the disk. I have sent transactions from the wallet, so I want to preserve that history. In any wallet show_transfers will provide the ...
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What data do the wallet files contain?

I see 3 files with the name of my wallet: wallet-name, wallet-name.keys, wallet-name.address.txt What is stored inside them? Does the wallet store the public and private keys and nothing else? Or ...
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How to get an external wallet to work on monero-wallet-cli?

I generated a wallet using https://moneroaddress.org/, and want to get that wallet to work using monero-wallet-cli (or anything else that I can actually spend monero on). What's the best way to do ...
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How do I restore a wallet with seed?

I am running monero.win.x64.v0-10-0-0 on windows 10. I am trying to restore a wallet with a seed but do not know how to do it. When I open monero-wallet-cli after monerorod synchronizes it asks for a ...
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Is it safe to make backup of wallet? If so, is there a reference procedure somewhere?

For example, to prevent problems if my dog eat my usb stick with my wallet, is it safe to make backup of wallet ? If so, what would be a correct procedure to make (i.e, what are the important part ...
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Can I restore my wallet with the mnemonic seed even if the seed words are changed in the future?

I am thinking that even if the seed words change or the mnemonic seed option is removed all together I can still recover my wallet with the old mnemonic seed by using an old version of the wallet. Is ...
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My dog ate the USB key with 10000 monero wallet. Are they lost forever?

I don't have a dog, nor 10,000 Monero for that matter, so everything is OK :)! But what happen if I lose the medium on which the wallet with my Monero is stored, or if it is destroyed? Hard disks ...
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btcrecover for monero?

Recently I forgot my password to dogecoin wallet and brute force it with btcrecover (github.com/gurnec/btcrecover), which support bitcoin and many altcoins. Although only around 20 words give me ...
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If I use the trezor beta and something goes wrong, can I recover my coins with the seed?

If I knew that I could always recover my money with my seed, then I wouldn't be afraid to try out the trezor.
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How to send monero from my cold storage?

I have a Monero paper wallet and want to send money from it to another address. What's the easiest way to go about this?
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converting view-only wallet to spend wallet

I created an offline paper wallet, then use the view key to create a view-only wallet with "monero-wallet-cli --generate-from-view-key" command. My test send from an exchange to this wallet works, ...
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Does publishing view key and key images give the auditor the information on where I sent the funds?

I see here that it's possible to provide information to an auditor to prove the balance at a certain point in time (block height). Would this tell the auditor to where were the funds were sent? Based ...
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Harmonizing Monero with HD Wallet BIP 39 Technology?

Monero currently uses Electrum Word List for recovery purposes. This causes conflicts with wallet developers that want to support both Bitcoin-based BIP 39 technology that has a separate Word Lists. ...
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Harmonizing Monero with HD Wallet BIP32 Technology?

Bitcoin and many of its altcoin forks have defined the following two variables that specify the first four characters of BIP32 extended private and public keys that are frequently base58check encoded: ...
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Simplewallet shows zero balance after recovering XMR paper wallet (using Mac)

I have made two paper wallets and can recover neither. I use the Monero Test app to check balance once I have sent the Monero to the paper wallet (made with offline generator). Then I launch ...
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Recovery from seed not working on monero.mac.x64.v0-9-4-0

Whenever I proceed according to these instructions: https://getmonero.org/knowledge-base/user-guides/restore_account And type: simplewallet –restore-deterministic-wallet It just returns: -bash: ...
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Is there a risk that cold storage wallets containing non RingCT outputs will be unspendable in the future?

If I fund a wallet today and don't touch it for 5 years, is there a risk that I won't be able to spend my funds? Is it advisable to move funds around to a new wallet with each hard fork?
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What are some ways I can disguise my mnemonic seed?

I'm thinking of storing my mnemonic seed on a few pieces of paper in secure locations, but I'm worried other people might find one of them and steal my funds. What are assume ways I can disguise this ...
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Moneroaddress.org balance verification, wallet restoration, and usage precautions

I have used the moneroaddress.org website to generate a wallet, sent some funds using shapeshift.io I kept my spend and view key, my wallet address and mnemonic. All this was done offline except for ...
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Why does md5sum of .keys file change with each restore from mnemonic seed?

When using --restore-deterministic-wallet the same Monero address is restored but the md5sum for my wallet.keysis different. Are Monero wallets truly deterministic? Is the change in md5sum cause for ...
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Does my mnemonic seed ever need to be updated?

I seems like it was only 24 words in the past, and now it's 25. Will it change again and how can I prepare for this, specifically if I have a cold wallet that isn't connected to Simplewallet?
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Is the entropy for the mnemonic seed and the private spend key exactly the same?

Since one is just another representation of the other, is the entropy for the mnemonic seed and the private spend key exactly the same? Are there any security benefits of using one over the other for ...
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How are monero wallets generated?

I understand that the mnemonic is enough to recover the wallet. How are the keys and address generated from there? Does one need to have the dictionary of the mnemonic to be able to recover the wallet?...
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Error restoring from .keys file

I lost my mnemonic seed and therefore would like to restore from my .keys file I created with Monero version v0.8.8.6. Being certain that I am using the correct password, I received the following ...