Questions tagged [bip39]

A list of words that store all the information needed for the recovery of a cryptocurrency wallet.

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is it possible to use (bip39) 12 words passphrase in yoroi?

Currently I have a 12 words passphrase that I use over some wallets like exodus and metamask, I want to use the same 12 words on yoroi but yoroi only allows me to use 15 or 24 words. I was under the ...
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How much entropy does BIP39 have?

How much entropy does BIP39 have? How long would brute forcing take? Can a 2nd factor be included on a wallet, to lock, unlock it?
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What are the security risks of storing an encrypted wallet seed in a password manager?

We've all seen the recommendation against storing our wallet seed phrases digitally. And while I understand the sentiment and reasoning, in reality, for many it could be even less secure to store a ...
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Where can I get the BIP39 file?

I would like to leave a copy of the BIP39 words with a person of my trust. Where is the safest place I can download the BIP39 file?
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How to restore a wallet with 24 words and passphrase?

The BIP39 standard supports an optional passphrase. Cold wallets such as Ledger wallet support this feature, so you can have your private key additionally to 24 words secured with passphrase. At this ...
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