6

I just learned about bip38 as it has to do with bitcoin private key encryption by putting a password to the key on the QR code. My question is which wallet apps support this decryption feature?

3

The paper wallet generator from Bitaddress lets you encrypt with BIP38.

  • 1
    but how do you decrypt it? – Patoshi パトシ Dec 30 '13 at 4:28
  • That's on the same page: click the tab "wallet details", enter the encrypted private key, press view details, enter the BIP38 passphrase, and finally click decrypt BIP38. – Steven Dec 30 '13 at 22:14
  • i guess we'll have to wait until someone implements it into an application as no way is anyone going to type out a case sensitive private key! =) – Patoshi パトシ Dec 31 '13 at 0:44
  • There are ways of copy-pasting it. On bitaddress, use "hide art" to copy the private key. – Steven Jan 5 '14 at 0:40
1

Bip38 QR password protection can be read by block chain.info wallets and on android it can be read by the mycellium wallet app. It will pop up a enter your password dialog box once you scan it.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.