Wallet from blockchain.info change the receiving address from time to time. I guess the rationale is to protect my privacy or something.

In reality I'd be more secure in my head if I had the same BTC address...

Solution to that would be to create own vanity address, but in the meanwhile - is it OK if I publish the address on the website and will it work in 6 months?

EDIT / UPDATE: Wish the changing addresses were better explained - https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Deterministic_wallet - I was quite seriously worried why my address is changing.

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I'm not sure from blockchain.info because its a wallet.

You should use an address that you have to download to your computer and use a keystore file with password. No one has the keystore file or password so it'll be safe.

Try: https://bitcoin.org/en/download and there are many others.

You're using another company and if they go out of business (I doubt blockchain.info would ever) then you may lose your coin.

  • I know that address is safe, I'm worried that it constantly changes and I don't even know to see the history of all receiving addresses... Apr 12, 2017 at 21:24
  • Theorically speaking, Bitcoin was designed to use 1 address per transaction and not to reuse them. Be it as it may, users always do the opposite to what developers create (trust me, I know). In your case, you may have received a transaction and the system gave you a new address - they don't change randomly.
    – Alex
    Apr 12, 2017 at 21:28

You can view addresses by going to Settings -> Addresses, & scroll down to click on Used Addresses.


Source: https://twitter.com/AskBlockchain/status/857605907915657217

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