Mnemonic phrases, also known as seed phrases, play a vital role in cryptocurrency wallets as they serve as a backup and recovery method. However, it can be disconcerting when you attempt to import an old wallet mnemonic/seed phrase into a new XDC Web Wallet, only to find a different set of addresses. In this article, we will guide you through the simple steps to address this issue and regain access to your desired address.
XDC Network and the Enhanced XDC Web Wallet:
The XDC Network, a blockchain platform built for enterprise use cases, has introduced several enhancements to the XDC Web Wallet. This latest beta version offers improved functionalities and a seamless user experience. One notable feature is the ability to import your existing mnemonic/seed phrase into the wallet, ensuring that you can easily access your previous addresses.
Explore the Beta Version of XDC Web Wallet: https://betawallet.xinfin.network/
Let access the XDC Web Wallet:
To access a Web wallet with Mnemonic Phrase, Click on the “Software” option. Here you will have the “Mnemonic phrase” option.
Step 1: Access the Web Wallet with Mnemonic/Seed Phrase, Enter the 12 or 24 words provided when you initially set up your wallet.
Step 2: Once you have entered the mnemonic/seed phrase, you may encounter a situation where the web wallet asks for an additional password associated with your mnemonic/seed phrase.
Look for the option that says, “Do you have an extra word?” and click on it and enter your Mnemonic/Seed Phrase — Password.
Step 3: After entering the correct password, click on the “Next” button. The web wallet will then present you with a selection of addresses associated with your mnemonic/seed phrase. Carefully review the options and choose the desired address that matches the one you used in the past.
Note: Without entering Password for your Mnemonic/Seed phrase, you will not be able to access the same address. The password acts as an additional layer of security, ensuring that only authorized individuals can recover the wallet and its corresponding addresses.
This way you can Import/Recover your old Mnemonic/Seed Phrase.
Importing an old wallet mnemonic/seed phrase into a new XDC Web Wallet and encountering a different set of addresses can be a cause for concern. However, by following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily resolve the address mismatch and regain access to your desired address.
Remember to enter the correct password associated with your mnemonic/seed phrase to ensure a successful import. Safeguard your mnemonic/seed phrase and its password, as they are essential for wallet recovery and address consistency.
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