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Questions tagged [address]

This tag should be used for Bitcoin addresses. A Bitcoin address is an encoding of the hash of an ECDSA public key or a script. Knowledge of this value allows a user to send Bitcoins to another person over the network. Bitcoin addresses begin with a '1', '3', or 'bc1'. Not to be confused with mailing addresses or IP addresses.

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Elecrtrum Change Address Problem [duplicate]

While I sending BTC to specific adress, it went to it but also it went to another address. How can i refund it?
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How would Bitcoins crypto change?

Let's say, that 20 years ahead, Bitcoins crypto is not considered secure anymore. More precisely the key length is to short for it to be safe. Be it the HASH or private/public key. What would our ...
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What is the easiest way (user experience wise) to get xpub?

I'v got monitoring app going for my hardware wallet and am planning to release it to public. Biggest pain point right now is asking users to enter their xpub key. It can be done, but there is no ...
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How to generate Electrum address with pybitcointools

I want to create a payment service where I want to be able to charge each client according to its invoice. I picked Electrum as my underlying wallet and pybitcontools as my Python interface. I would ...
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To get Public key from Private key

How can I get the corresponding public key of a particular private key using bitcoin core console commands? , just as we can have private key of particular address using dumpprivkey and public key ...
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Bitcoin library - how to check number of confirmations

when I use bx fetch-balance I get this output: $ bx fetch-balance 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa balance { address 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa confirmed 1538241483 ...
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How do i find bitcoinadress? [duplicate]

I am wondering where do I find the bitcoin address? I want to buy some bitcoins but I don't know what to put in for bitcoin adress.
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Bitcoin address with money need help getting it? [duplicate]

I have money in a bitcoin address how do I get the money out of it? I am new to bitcoin any help is helpful.
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Transforming private key into address [duplicate]

How do I get to the value in the 'scriptPubKey' part of the transaction ? shows a great example of going from address to scriptPubKey. I'd like to do something similar: go from private key (...
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Generate Unique address for each users?

I have PHP Based Web Bitcoin Wallet on localhost. I use simple Login system and basic bitcoin Json-RPC. In fact, everything is runing clearly, but my Bitcoin daemon giving same Bitcoin address to all ...
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Bitcoin adresses seem not to be collision resistant. Please tell me I am wrong [duplicate]

I am trying to understand Bitcoin addresses, but it does not seem to be easy at all. As far as I know, a Transaction uses one or more addresses as input and one or more addresses as output. Is this ...
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Find all webpages with bitcoin addresses posted on them

I'd like to search the web for all webpages with bitcoin addresses posted on them. Thoughts on best way to do this?
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Deterministic Key Generation: prove that address is in a sequence of your original seed

Lets say that someone wanted to prove they owned some metadata without revealing who they were. For instance, lets say they needed to prove they had owned a contract but that contract was in an ...
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How to monitor large number of public addresses [duplicate]

I have created 10K addresses with vanitygen to deal out for transactions, Now how do I watch all those addresses for transactions and balance?
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listreceivedbyaddress returns empty list

I tried bitcoind getnewaddress, but bitcoind listreceivedbyaddress still returned empty list How to create a new address for receiving payments?
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Help with Coinbase? Confused BCC address with BTC one

As a newbie a friend who owed me some money suggested I get Coinbase and let him pay me in bitcoin. I got the address but didn’t realize I got the address to my BCC wallet instead of bitcoin wallet. ...
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can I create addresses based on what I want to look like?

Hi I am completely new to bitcoin. I was wondering if it is possible to create addresses based on how the final outcome you would like to be. For example, I dont like something like that ...
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Bitcoin API(s) - how to pair (or obtain) BOTH sender and receiver addresses with a transaction ID (hash)

Various block explorers exist, which offer REST APIs. So far been using blockchain.info and btc.com Here is what we have: - List of bitcoin addresses Here is what can easily be got with that info: -...
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Where can I create a bitcoin address?

I wish to start mining but I could not since I do not have a bitcoin address. Where can I create this address?
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Public and private keys [closed]

How to generate public and private keys? And how to use that keys to send and receive bitcoins without using any wallet?
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Can't I create milions of Bitcoin addresses and wait if someone will have same one? [duplicate]

If Bitcoin addresses can be generated offline, then the Bitcoin network doesn't check for duplicate addresses while generating a new one. Can't I just make a script and generate milions of Bitcoin ...
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How to send small amount of BTC to thousands of addresses? [closed]

I'd like to create a pool of addresses using Blockchain.com API. But because of the gap limit on unused addresses I want to transfer minimal amount (ideally 1 Satoshi) and without any fees. What's the ...
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permanent address [closed]

How can I set a permanent address wallets to send and receive? How can I find out in advance which address the coins will be sent? We have a community in MLM that pays membership of the coins. Upon ...
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Bitcoin 101, need some knowledge [closed]

I am new to bitcoin. How do I check if my blockchain is working? I have tested some free bitcoin sites but neither of them have worked.
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CoinPunk questions with private base58 encoded private keys?

I am extemely sorry if this not the right place... but thought I could maybe get some pointers? Well, basically, if you look at this: https://github.com/kyledrake/coinpunk/blob/master/lib/bitcoinjs/...
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How to encode a string into a bitcoin address? (Not a brain-wallet, an address, like a vanity-address)

I would like to know if a bitcoin burn address can be tied to a string. This question is not about OP_RETURN or other ways of embedding into a blockchain. Here's the processes that I went through: ...
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How to get balance history of a bitcoin address using BCOIN node

Is there any way to get history balance of an address. Balance is unspent transaction outputs (UTXOs). I am using BCOIN node. Bcoin has given a API for /coin/address/:address but it is giving ...
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I have bitcoin address but not private key

I am new on bitcoin concept. Few days ago I started working on it. I got my bitcoin address from https://freebitco.in while starting working through this. After few days I imported my bitcoin address ...
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what things may I need to start withdrawal of bitcoins [duplicate]

I'm new on bitcoins business the problem now is to withdraw my bitcoins to my account or exchange it to normal cash.
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Why is the phrase “Received with” used instead of “Received to”? [closed]

Even though I'm not a native English speaker, I feel that "received to" (some address) is more understandable or more naturally sounding to an average user than "received with". Is there any specific ...
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Can you specify a recipient bitcoin address or an IP address when issuing a transaction

when issuing a transaction a bitcoin client could either specify a recipient bitcoin address or an IP address This statement was in "two bit coins at the price of one" paper, and I am really confused,...
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Multiple sources

Hi can someone help me I have multiple wallets and transactions that I'm not sure how to confirm them so I get the Bitcoin ,dogecoin. Please help
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Why do I need IP addresses in bitcoins, isn't I working with public address?

Sorry for that question, but please I would like to understand why should I have IP addresses as I can only communicate using the public address Sorry again but really I am confused
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How do I find who sent the transaction

The address: 1A5PsNLUs6BNWvNSzooGSFVKdkaJ4e2TG2 TXID: Amount: 0.0127
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Out of all the crypto-currencies, which address format is the shortest?

Bitcoin addresses ranges from 24-28 characters and so is litecoin. Monero is 90+ characters. Which crypto currency address format is the shortest that is in the top 50 of coinmarketcap?