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I got the testnet Bitcoin address with this command:

bitcoin-cli -testnet getnewaddress

And here is the Bitcoin address: 2NDtNjDbEiNiKDuAnwyKBmRPQ49NNpesdhE

As you can see in blockchain there was a confirmed transaction.

I checked my balance with this command:

bitcoin-cli -testnet getbalance

but the balance is 0.00000000

What is wrong here and how to fix this problem?

  • Is your node synced? – Raghav Sood Nov 5 at 9:52
  • @RaghavSood I just checked that with bitcoin-cli -testnet getblockchaininfo and verificationprogress field shows it is 0.232278556934958. – user8481790 Nov 5 at 10:13
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    So no, it is not synced. Wait until it is, and then your balance should reflect this transaction. – Nate Eldredge Nov 5 at 15:30

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