There is no greater fear for cryptocurrency investors than to one day forget the password to their blockchain wallets, to see how their own money is in their hands but still locked away forever. If this has happened to you, however, don’t give up hope. There are ways to recover a lost blockchain wallet password, as a leading wallet recovery expert with years of KeychainX experience explains.
Step by Step Guide to Recover Lost Blockchain Wallet Password
Blockchain has over 76 million wallets created since its inception in 2011, and many users may have lost their passwords over the past decade. But if Blockchain.com support won’t help you recover your password, what other options do you have? Fortunately, Robert Rhodin, CEO of Key ringX and an expert in the field of wallet recovery, wrote a full walkthrough to guide to help you with the recovery process yourself.
First of all, if you forget your password but remember the email address you used to create your wallet, you can ask them to send you all wallets ever created with that address. The link for this service as well as any future software tools and services that you will need to download can all be found in the guide.
If you are unable to remember the email, there are several other options to recover the crypto wallet. It is possible to use btc recover, an open source Bitcoin wallet password and seed recovery tool, to download the encrypted backup. To do this, you will need to install a number of python libraries and be a bit familiar with the command prompt since it does not have a graphical user interface. If you have a wallet.aes.json backup and you can’t remember the wallet ID, it is possible to import the wallet into a new Blockchain.com wallet.
Finally, if you have created a second password on your wallet, you will be able to use a “brute force” method to crack the password. For this you will need a GPU platform (with one or more NVIDIA or AMD video cards) capable of trying thousands of different passwords per second. Besides owning GPU cards, you need to use a software tool like hashcat to perform password cracking for you.
If you still can’t find a password, you can use a bunch of different wordlist repositories. Make sure you have enough memory space and bandwidth, as many of these wordlists are 10 to 30 GB in size. As you can see, it will take programming skills and the appropriate hardware to do this. attempt a wallet recovery. Remember that if all of this seems too much to you, there are professional services like Key ringX this will help you, for a fee, to recover your lost Blockchain.com or Blockchain.info wallet.
KeychainX can even retrieve Blockchain wallets with 15, 17, 19 or 21 mnemonic words
If you are not yet familiar with KeychainX, it is a bitcoin wallet recovery service that has been running since 2017. The company has collected wallet keys from many customers around the world and you can see some of their reviews. rave about Trustpilot where KeychainX has an almost perfect “Excellent” score of 4.9. Read it recent article on how it unlocks different types of wallets and here on the specific recovery of Multibit Classic or Multibit HD keys.
The service covers all kinds of situations like recovering lost Bitcoin wallets from wallet.dat files, Dogecoin wallet passwords, second or first blockchain passwords, Android wallet or spending PIN, Ethereum from JSON files and Ethereum presale wallets. KeychainX can even decipher your blockchain.info 15, 17, 19 or 21 word mnemonic seed which is no longer supported by blockchain.com itself.
KeychainX shared a customer success story that shows how they recovered an old blockchain.info wallet with more than a 12 word story mnemonic seed – something that many people mistakenly think is impossible. The client only remembered 17 words of his mnemonic seed which was used to save the wallet, and the team had to use a combination of brute force and a lot of “source code archeology” to retrieve the funds. of the wallet that is no longer supported. History also shows how far KeychainX is willing to go for its customers and the incredible ingenuity that is sometimes required in the process.
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