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Restore wallet with Brainkey
« on: November 14, 2015, 02:43:57 pm »
I'm helping someone who messed up very badly, he only got the brain key as last hope to restore his wallet.

what do I have to do in the console to restore the private keys and add them to the gui?

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Re: Restore wallet with Brainkey
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2015, 02:48:57 pm »

It can be done from the GUI. When creating a new wallet there is a link at the bottom, "Existing Accounts". From there select "Create Wallet" and then "Custom Brain Key (Advanced)".

Reusing his known brain key will restore accounts created in that wallet.

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Re: Restore wallet with Brainkey
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2015, 03:01:19 pm »

It can be done from the GUI. When creating a new wallet there is a link at the bottom, "Existing Accounts". From there select "Create Wallet" and then "Custom Brain Key (Advanced)".

Reusing his known brain key will restore accounts created in that wallet.

worked! thanks!!

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Re: Restore wallet with Brainkey
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2015, 10:11:11 pm »
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Re: Restore wallet with Brainkey
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2015, 05:25:25 am »

It can be done from the GUI. When creating a new wallet there is a link at the bottom, "Existing Accounts". From there select "Create Wallet" and then "Custom Brain Key (Advanced)".

Reusing his known brain key will restore accounts created in that wallet.

worked! thanks!!

It needs to be in the user manual - http://docs.bitshares.eu/bitshares/index.html

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Re: Restore wallet with Brainkey
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2015, 07:22:27 am »
Yes .. there are alot of things that need to be added to the manual :)
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