Cryptocurrency wallet passphrase 10 word?

by DarkGuld   Last Updated August 01, 2020 13:27 PM

I have a pass phrase with 10 words but can't remember what wallet I used, an every one I have tried is 12. Does anyone know ?



Answers 2


It is possible to have a nine word mnemonic + 1 passphrase word, although it is unusual - you'd probably remember if you specifically chose that combination.

Electrum in BIP39 mode should be able to work with it.

It could also be some random wallet's passphrase system which does not conform to BIP39, in which case electrum will give you a checksum error when you try. If this is the case, you're out of luck unless you can locate the original wallet software.

Raghav Sood
Raghav Sood
February 03, 2020 06:16 AM

In the past Electrum seeds could be smaller than 12 words. So try restoring using electrum.

Abdussamad
Abdussamad
March 04, 2020 08:17 AM

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