Tag: Addresses

Couldn't Everybody Type in Random Private Keys and Steal Funds?

Short Version Yes, but finding an account with a balance would take eons ... so ... no. Long Version Ethereum is based on Public Key…

Read More

Ethereum Address Has Uppercase and Lowercase Letters

What does it mean if my address has uppercase and lowercase letters? There are two versions of Ethereum addresses: one that contains…

Read More

Should I Keep My ETH and Tokens in a Single or Multiple Addresses?

MyCrypto is a front-end interface that enables you to interact directly with the Ethereum blockchain. Any Ethereum address can receive and…

Read More

What Is a Derivation Path?

If you use a mnemonic phrase or hardware wallet, you may come across the term "derivation path." In short, it specifies which private key…

Read More

Do I Need Multiple Addresses for Every Token Sale?

You do not need multiple wallets for every token sale. You can receive multiple ERC-20 tokens in a single address. If you wish to use…

Read More

How Does View Address Work?

MyCrypto is a client-side application, which means that we never store your funds. Every address you access and transaction you generate is…

Read More

Multiple Addresses Showing on Hardware Wallet

Multiple addresses show up when I access my hardware wallet ... which one should I use? The style of keys that Ledger, Trezor, Jaxx, and…

Read More

How to Interact with a Mist Multisig Contract

Since the deprecation of Mist in 2019, many people with funds in their Mist multisig contracts were seemingly left stranded, as Mist was…

Read More

Why Does My Private Key Open TWO Addresses?

Mismatched Private Key / Address Please be sure that you are carefully and accurately typing in your private key. A single wrong character…

Read More

Error: 'Not Checksummed' When Entering Address

What is a checksummed address? A checksummed address is an address that contains uppercase letters, as specified in EIP-55 . Checksummed…

Read More

What to Do if You Sent to the Wrong Address

MyCrypto is not a "web wallet." You do not create an account or give us your ETH or tokens to hold on to. We are simply an interface that…

Read More

How to Check the Balance of Your Account

You only need your public wallet address (the one starting with 0x ) in order to see your balance. It is not recommended that you access…

Read More

How To Access Your Ledger Live Address in MyCrypto

Ledger Live changed the way addresses are derived from the master seed. Unfortunately, MyCrypto is not fully compatible with this change…

Read More