7 votes
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Why am I prompted to recover Yoroi Wallet every time on startup?

Not sure which platform (iOS/Android) you're using or which version of Yoroi wallet. And, I'm a bit confused about the two options. In my Yoroi application (Android, Yoroi v4.0.2, Commit ea5c1120) I ...
5 votes
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15- or 24-word recovery seeds for ADA wallets

Following the BIP39 standard, 15 word seeds are proving about 160 bits (20 bytes) of entropy, where 24 word seeds are providing around 254 bits (32 bytes) of entropy. As long as you do everything to ...
3 votes
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Can I use a custom word list for my wallet recovery phrase?

According to CIP3: Wallet key generation, Cardano is using seed words from BIP39, therefore you can use words included in BIP39 only.
2 votes

15- or 24-word recovery seeds for ADA wallets

BIP39 wordlist contains 2048 words. If you use a 24-word phrase, you'll get 2048²⁴ possible combinations, or 2^264. This is an insultingly huge number. For hackers, trying to brute force to determine ...
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1 vote
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Daedalus wallet recovery phrase to Cardano Wallet Backend mnemonic sentence + mnemonic second factor

The mnemonic_sentence can be between 15 and 24 words. The mnemonic_second_factor is optional. So you can simply pass all your 24 words in as mnemonic_sentence and don't set the mnemonic_second_factor ...
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1 vote

Can I use a custom word list for my wallet recovery phrase?

As an architect/developer of your own crypto-wallet for personal use, you can declare your own list of 2048 words (although it's highly undesirable). However, if we talk about it in the sense of ...
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