Restoring Wasabi Wallet to Electrum

Bad for your privacy!

If you do this, you send all your Wasabi addresses to 3rd party Electrum servers, losing the anonymity against those entities, so you must make a judgement call by being aware of this.

To gain some privacy by using Electrum you should setup Tor on Network preferences or by installing your own Electrum server via Electrum Personal Server or Electrs.

You can follow two different tutorials to get this done:


Restoring Wasabi Wallet via Electrum GUI

Steps:

  1. Launch Electrum If you don't have a wallet created on Electrum it should automatically display an Install Wizard. If it opens your default wallet then go to File -> New/Restore.

  2. Name your wallet Choose a name for your new Electrum wallet.

  3. Choose Standard Wallet

  4. Choose I already have a seed or Use a master key

You are at risk!

By typing/pasting the seed or the master private key on a hot or compromised device, you risk losing your funds.

Here you can type your seed or paste your master private key.

Steps to find your master private inside Wasabi:

  • Go to Advanced tab -> Wallet Info.
  • Copy your Extended Master zprv
  1. On Script type and Derivation path tab, choose native segwit (p2wpkh) or manually insert m/84'/0'/0' and proceed to the next steps

  2. Open Electrum's console and digit wallet.gap_limit_for_change = 100 to change your gap limit to 100

Restoring Wasabi Wallet manually by creating a new wallet file

Steps:

  1. Create a new text file

This will be your Electrum Wallet file.

  1. Paste the following code:
{
    "keystore": {
        "type": "bip32",
        "xprv": "vprv9DMUxX4ShgxMLku9TWoPTTt3ZKYhAHCuhULnR9Qmkv1naNQ4g1HfdURhfq65aJKk7zsmnoXbVryeLwtkj9LhuQoKFD5Fyus9kkiwA1S2pEU",
        "xpub": "vpub5ZPNxAuehdRrMpX7vQSQzAshpziQUZHnDkzPBZJ4GFbhn8mVxoyxJzCGq482a2BDHvfnMfX1u4hdX1XfS7ZdHJXffydLPHjCXBY86sG6tE1"
    },
    "seed_type": "bip39",
    "seed_version": 16,
    "use_encryption": false,
    "wallet_type": "standard"
}
  1. Replace xprv and xpub sections with Wasabi's

Steps to find your master private inside Wasabi:

  • Go to Advanced tab -> Wallet Info.
  • Copy your Extended Master zprv

You are at risk!

By copypasting the master private key on a hot or compromised device, you risk losing your funds.

  1. Load the wallet you created in Electrum

  2. Open Electrum's console and digit wallet.gap_limit_for_change = 100 to change your gap limit to 100