If you sent OMI to the wrong address, it's possible you may not be able to recover it. Read on for more.
The nature of the blockchain is such that it is decentralised, which means there is no central authority. This means that you are responsible for the management of your cryptocurrency assets.
How can I avoid losing my OMI if I'm unsure of where I'm sending it?
It's a good idea to make a very small initial transfer of OMI if you've never done it before, or you're unsure of the destination address.
I sent OMI to the wrong address - what can I do?
Whether or not OMI can be recovered depends on where you've sent it:
- If you sent it to the OMI contract address: In this case, your OMI is lost. We cannot recover OMI sent to the contract address (0x5347FDeA6AA4d7770B31734408Da6d34a8a07BdF)
- If you sent OMI to the wrong address: In order to receive OMI, you need to have access to the receiving wallet. This means you need the private keys or the account details. If you don't have these, or you don't know who does, it will not be possible to access your OMI
- If you sent OMI to the Trust Wallet under ERC20 Ethereum Chain instead of GoChain. If you sent OMI to the Trust Wallet under ERC20 Ethereum Chain instead of GoChain, then this guide may help you: https://community.trustwallet.com/t/how-to-recover-funds-sent-to-a-wrong-public-address/145 There is also a /r/ECOMI Reddit thread that discusses resolving this issue at https://www.reddit.com/r/ecomi/comments/m5sev5/accidentally_sent_ecomi_to_trust_wallet_under/