Questions tagged [seed-phrase]

The seed phrase is a long binary number in human-readable form (BIP39 wordlist) that allows you to easily recover the private key, i.e. access to funds in your wallet.

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pycardano library seed phrase

found nice examples generating verification keys and payment keys but I don't get to same time generate the seed phrase. Without the seed phrase I cannot open the wallet in a hot wallet to view it and ...
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Recover a Cardano wallet offline

Is there a way to recover or generate the addresses of my wallet (24 seed) without using external servers (JavaScript)? Just like we do with other blockchains? Example:
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Ledger 24-word seed vs Daedalus/Yoroi 24-word seed recovery process does not generate the same ADAs addresses

Using a Daedalus/Yoroi wallet with the 24-word seed and a new Ledger Nano S Plus. I tried to use the 24-word seed to "recover" the (daedalus) wallet in a new Ledger Nano S Plus, (using ...
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Generating and storing Seed Phrase offline

I would like to be able to generate a new seed phrase using: cardano-wallet recovery-phrase generate ...and use that for a new wallet, but do it offline. So the seed phrase is never onscreen on a ...
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What is the best (and most secure) way to store private keys in an Express server?

I'm working on a server that will have access to a specific wallet that hold funds and NFTs to submit transactions. Therefore, it will have to manage private keys. I'm thinking of storing them ...
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Question about Yoroi and Ledger (restore security)

I'm writing today because I have read some issues about Yoroi in the reddit of Cardano. It seems that many people have problems when they want to restore their account. Some of them have lost their ...
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Yoroi and Ledger nano S seed phrase

I'm writting you today because I've a question about seed phrase. I'm a big fan of the cardano project (especially the vision) but sometimes I can be lost with the tech! To make it simple, I have a ...
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Cannot recover Daedalus wallet after deleting on account of wallet not syncing

I sent ADA to Daedalus wallet. When opening the wallet, it took from 6:30 pm yesterday until around 4 am this morning to sync. I then deleted the wallet (since I have my recovery seed) and downloaded ...
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What tools are currently available or in development, to watch an address, and expose a bad actor that without authorization took ADA from a wallet?

Despite that the legitimate owner of a given amount of ADA in a wallet went loose on keeping hxs account secure, and the saying "No your keys no your ADA", when a bad actor takes ADA not ...
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How are you going to stop scammers?

I was the victim of a scammer today, they were asking for ADA and I lose all my savings. If a scammer gets 500k ADA that in the future for sure will become billions. Is there any chance it will ...
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cardano-wallet generated seed phrase -> List with quotes and commas

I have been following the Exploring cardano-wallet doc and have run into a bit of a snag when creating a wallet. The cardano-wallet recovery-phrase generate command returns a newly created seed phrase....
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15- or 24-word recovery seeds for ADA wallets

In security terms, what is the difference between 15- and 24-word seed? Therefore, which option is recommended (from a security point of view)?
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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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