...with a Family Seed

How to import your existing XRP Ledger account with a Family Seed

You should see this screen:

Press the Import an existing account button. You will see:

You can import an XRP Ledger account in either of these two modes:

Full access - Choose this option if you would like to be able to interact with your XRPL account. ie. if you would like to create a Trust Line or send XRP to another account.

Read only access - Choose this option if you would like to simply follow the activity of an XRPL account. This option does not allow you to sign transactions on your account.

If you decide to import your account in Read only access mode, stop, and refer to this article:

Otherwise, choose Full access and press the Next button. You should see this screen:

Xaman is compatible with all industry standard account secrets but in this case we will choose Family Seed then press Next.

A Family seed is a string of numbers and letters that is 29 characters long that starts with the letter "s".

For example: s4rj7hy5vdth65f4fy89hg4ffh77hg

Enter your Family seed then press Next.

You should see the following screen:

The following table should help you decide which option is best for you.


Standard security is a great option your daily spending account. You can sign with your 6 digit passcode or enable biometrics and sign with your face/finger print.

Extra security allows you to enter a separate signing password. This is the best option for your long term storage account.

Once you decide, select it and press Next then enter the account label and press Next to complete the import process.

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