MetaMask seed phrase bug

Dear MM community, last week I wanted to load my
reddit Vault seed phrase in the Metamask iOS app. To my surprise, not my Reddit public address appeared here but another address? I created up to 40 accounts under this seed phrase but my Reddit public address did not show up.

I also tried it in the myetherwallet iOS app with the same result… the same other address, as in MEW, is shown and not my Reddit Vault address.

Now I read on Google that this is probably a bug…. (link: https://github.com/MetaMask/metamask-extension/issues/3127)

Is there anything else I can try? Or are my funds locked until the bug is fixed? The bug has been open since 2018, on Github.

3 thoughts on “MetaMask seed phrase bug”

  1. I see your entry in github.

    First things first, ignore all dms offering to verify your wallet with your seed phrase.

    >I also tried it in the myetherwallet iOS app with the same result… the same other address, as in MEW, is shown and not my Reddit Vault address.

    Given that you have tried the seed phrase with both mm wallet and mew wallet, with the same result, ie produces wallet address B instead of your reddit vault address A, it is more likely that both mm and mew wallet apps are recovering the wallet address correct.

    You may wish to check if you have the reddit recovery phrase copied down correctly and that it matches the one you entered in mm and mew wallet in the right order as well.

  2. You can send directly out of your Reddit vault to a fresh seed on metamask, use !getgas command in the r / cc sub, and they will send you enough Arbitrum Nova wETH for gas on Arb to send out of vault. Then add ArbNova to Metamask networks (not arbitrum one).

    It’d be good to know more info about this, if you find out more please update your post. I’ve seen people over the years have a different addy than their seed, at first it looked like user error, but it is slowly turning into a pattern.

  3. https://iancoleman.io/bip39/ / https://github.com/iancoleman/bip39 play around with this in offline mode, select Ethereum. it will show the key index for a seed. it is presumed safe but use at own risk and try not input a seed with big balance, just encase.

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