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Hoping someone can help me! I'm pretty new to all this.

I sent a payment about 12 hours ago, but it's still marked as 0 confirmed. I was fairly sure the address I sent it to was correct, but it won't send and I'm a bit lost as to what to do.

Is anyone able to shed some light on it? There's a transaction fee included so didn't think I'd be put on the bottom of the pile.

Transaction ID is: 12c3cfa1ecdfbed226c8d2f48767ff7e6845d31850eaae6ea8ad31977521ca1e-000

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    The fee is really low, so it is going to take a long time to confirm. What wallet did you use to send that? Fee calculation is off. – Fraggle Dec 14 '15 at 11:56
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Just wait, it will eventually confirm. When I process large transactions they usually take hours to confirm. Smaller transactions usually go through quicker. There is a lot of randomness involved in the confirmation process and it might also have to do with the wallet you are using.

So don't worry, your transaction will eventually be confirmed.

  • You cannot guarantee that all you need to do, in general, is wait. If a transaction doesn't pay enough fees, it might be that miners just won't ever process it. – morsecoder Dec 14 '15 at 13:10
  • You are correct. There is a fee included in the transaction but I see now that it is really small. – Cyril Rotheschilde Dec 14 '15 at 13:23
  • I'm using bitcoin-qt and just used the recommended fee. I'd have paid more if I knew! Guessing no way to add more on now. What happens if its never processed? Anyway to get it back? I found someone said about using bitcoind and running a command but I'm on os x and couldn't get it working just yet – jajbits Dec 14 '15 at 14:09
  • As Adriaan Said, just wait, it will be confirmed as soon as be included in a block – Bitcoin Dec 14 '15 at 15:47

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