What is a SEED phrase of your account

The SEED phrase is a set of words that allows you get access to funds of your Waves address.


When registering your account, you will be asked to save your secret phrase (Seed) which contains 15 English words with spaces between each word.


On the screenshot below shows an example of a standard SEED phrase which generating one Waves address:


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This phrase will always generate only one Waves address:


The seed phrase: uncle push human bus echo drastic garden joke sand warfare sentence fossil title color combine 

Generated Waves address: 3P9KR33QyXwfTXv8kKtNGZYtgKk3RXSUk36


Example of importing the seed phrase in Beta application (https://beta.wavesplatform.com):




If you are importing the SEED passphrase and you are getting a completely different Waves address, in this case, there are changes in the imported phrase. In other words, one SEED phrase will always generate only one Waves address. If the address is different, it means that the phrase has differences in at least one character. Read more - I'm trying to restore my account, but I'm getting a different waves address.


To get more information about Waves account restoring, please read the following articles:


How to restore access to my account

How to restore access to my account (Beta wallet)