Questions tagged [bitcoin-cash]

DO NOT USE: OFF-TOPIC. Bitcoin Cash is an altcoin which forked from Bitcoin to increase the maximum block size to 8 MB.

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What would happen if you send Bitcoin (BTC) to a Bitcoin Cash (BCH, aka BCC) address?

Could someone please explain what happens if someone sends bitcoin to a Bitcoin Cash address after the August 1st fork? Would there be a way to recover them?
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Bitcoin Cash accidentally sent to Bitcoin address. Can I get them back? [duplicate]

I managed my Bitcoins Cash in a Electrum Cash wallet on my PC. From there, I accidentally sent them to another internet based wallet, but didn't notice that this wallet is for Bitcoin and not Bitcoin ...
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I have Bitcoins in a local wallet, how do I get my Bitcoin Cash without using an exchange?

I have a few Bitcoins in a local wallet and I own my private key. I know that on 1st August 2017, Bitcoin is splitting into BTC and BCC. How do I get Bitcoin Cash without transferring my Bitcoins ...
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How to sweep private extended key from mycellium for bitcoin cash coins?

I have my coins stored in mycellium, but when I try to export my private key I get a private extended key. How can I import this into coinomi android wallet? I see there is a sweep option in conomi, ...
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Accidentally sent Bitcoin Cash to Bitcoin address held by a third party

I made an exchange on Changelly to exchange my Bitcoins to Bitcoin Cash. These Bitcoin Cash would later be sent to my address. Unfortunately, I did not check twice and had the Bitcoin Cash sent to my ...
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Get BCH from blockchain.info after fork

I had a fraction of BTC on blockchain.info before the 1st of August and I didn't touch them at all afterwards. I never got my private keys (nor the 12 words) from my blockchain.info wallet (or if I ...
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How to claim Bitcoin Cash & Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet

Before the first Bitcoin fork (August 1st) I put all my Bitcoin into a paper wallet. I kind of forgot about it. Now I think I can claim Bitcoin cash as well. Now there has been another fork resulting ...
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How does Bitcoin Cash implement replay protection?

Bitcoin Cash says that they are providing replay protection for their fork. How does this replay protection work?
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What happens to my bitcoins if a hard fork occurs?

It seems that on August 1st, there will be a hard fork on Bitcoin. This will mean that instead of 1 coin we will end up with 2. Without going into the discussion about whether it will or not occur. ...
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Can I sell my BTC and still claim my BCH?

I held a small amount of BTC back in August (had them since 2014) but now wish to sell them. Do I need to claim my BCH before selling my BTC or am I correct in thinking that the two completely ...
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Is there a fixed total amount of Bitcoin cash?

As I understood from Nakamoto's original bitcoin proposal, the bitcoin algorithm was designed in such a way that there would be a fixed total number of bitcoins and that bitcoin is designed for ...
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Bitcoin Cash “Cash Address” format

What is "Cash Address" or "CashAddr"? Is that a new Bitcoin Cash address format?
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How would one get Bitcoin cash from their existing Bitcoin private keys?

I have my bitcoin private key, how would I get bitcoin cash and where would I dump it for real bitcoin?
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How can I recover BCH sent to a Trezor BTC address?

I accidentally sent my BCH from Breadwallet to a BTC address from my Trezor wallet. Is there any way to retrieve that back to my BCH wallet? The BTC wallet I sent the money to is mine, so I own the ...
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Where to split BTC

I have my BTC in a paper wallet. What exchange or wallet can I deposit into that will split it into BTC and BCH? And then allow me to withdraw both? The exchange I have used and withdrew my BTC from ...
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Bitcoin ABC, When Fed Bitcoin Core Chain Syncs to Aug 1 6:23AM 2017, Then Freezes

I've installed Bitcoin ABC, set bitcoin.conf to point at a copy of my directory from Bitcoin Core, and let it sync with the network. All was well until it froze at the fork (Aug 1, 2017, 6:23AM). ...
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Looking for a Bitcoin Cash (bch, bcc) testnet faucet

As the title states I am looking for a Bitcoin Cash faucet. I know about the very nice one: https://testnet.manu.backend.hamburg/bitcoin-cash-faucet but it seems to be down at the moment. A google ...
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How can a third party spend BCH accidentally sent to a BTC address?

I transferred BCH to an Electrum wallet address and haven't ever received it because Electrum uses only BTC. As I have been trying to recover it, I looked up the transaction on explorer.bitcoin.com ...
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how to install Bitcoin and bitcoin cash on the same ubuntu server?

I've installed bitcoin core as the documentation in bitcoin.org and its working great. then, I tried to install bitcoin-ABC manually as following: wget bitcoin-cash-gnu.tar.gz tar xzf bitcoin-cash-...
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Bitcoin Cash Multibit HD/Electrum

If I had my BTC in a multibit HD wallet prior to the fork, and I exported my wallet to Electrum after the fork, will the BCH still be tied to the multibit HD wallet? And if so, how can I access the ...
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How to import BCH address into Exodus wallet?

How do I link my Bitcoin private key to my new Exodus BCH wallet so that I can claim my BCH?! Can't find anything on here. Can't find anything on the Exodus website. Can't find anything on Google or ...
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How do I transfer money from a bank account to a bitcoin address [closed]

I need to pay money into a bitcoin wallet address from a South African bank account, please assist
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Bitcoin Cash: how to check address balance / transactions?

BlockExplorer (https://blockexplorer.com) provides a way to check bitcoin balances. What is the alternative to check for transactions in Bitcoin Cash addresses?
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Is there an active testnet for Bitcoin Cash?

To learn more about Bitcoin Cash, I would like to try some things on the testnet. I installed bitcoin-abc, made a copy of an existing datadir from a Bitcoin Core testnet install, and ran bitcoin-abc -...
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What is the exact difference between a Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash raw transaction to address sighash_forkid?

Bitcoin Cash apparently uses sighash_forkid, such that if you don't implement that into your raw transactions, the bitcoin cash network won't accept it. How would one need to alter (what to add and ...
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Bitcoin Cash testnet wallet

Hey guys I've been searching for quite some time... Is there any good, except mycelium, wallet which supports testnet Bitcoin Cash? Thanks for answers in advance! Cheers!
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How to create a blockchain snapshot for a hardfork?

I've done source forks (altcoins) and I understand how those work. But I'm a little stuck on how forks are activated? I need to know how blockchain snapshots are created and how the wallets know to ...
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How to transfer Bitcoin Cash from a multi-sig vault?

I have two private keys for a multi-sig vault. I have a tool that will sign transactions to move BTC out of this address. Where can I find a tool that will use my two private keys to move BCC (...
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Why did my BCC disappear from my Electron Cash wallet?

I use electron cash to manage my BCC, I followed the instructions of electrum.org and sent my BTC from my electrum wallet to a new BTC electrum wallet. I waited for the transaction be completed, then ...
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why have my 8 BCH (bitcoin cash) disappeard [closed]

I received 8 BCH after the fork and have had them in my Blockchain.com wallet in Settings-General, up to the 14th December, when I checked on the 15th December the BCH had gone with absolutely no ...
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Sent BTC to BCH wallet

I have seen this question pop over a few times but I did not find an answer I could understand. This is the scenario: I created a BCH wallet, mistakenly thinking it was a BTC one. I bought BTC and ...
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Install Bitcoin and Bitcoin cash

How can I install on the same Ubuntu server together Bitcoin Core and Bitcoin Cash?
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What is the dust limit on Bitcoin Cash transactions?

I understand from another question here on Stack Exchange that the dust limit for Bitcoin transactions is 546 satoshi, meaning that no transaction output may be on an amount less than that. What is ...
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In overview, what is “Bitcoin Cash” and the hard fork on August 1st 2017?

In overview, what is Bitcoin Cash? How is it different from legacy bitcoin? What is the blockchain hard fork which was supposed to happen on August 1st, 2017? Who benefits from the fork? Who is ...
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What is the difference between on-chain scaling and off-chain scaling?

What is on-chain scaling and off-chain scaling? What is the core difference between on-chain scaling and off-chain scaling?
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Cashaddr (bech32) to legacy address format convertor for Bitcoin Cash

Several days ago our bitcoin cash core wallet started to generate addresses using the new format: bitcoincash:q...... . That's nice and differs from the bitcoin blockchain generated addresses, but ...
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How do i get my Bitcoin Cash from Mycelium wallet?

I kept my BTC in a mycelium wallet and am looking for a way to get BCH out of it. I need instructions on how it's possible, please.
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Bitcoin Cash full node

Whats bitcoin cash is it a description on how BCH/BCC should run ? I need a full node BCH/BCC If I run bitcoin ABC or UNLIMITED will I get the bitcoin cash blocks ? or are there difference in blocks ...
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Retrieve BCC/BCH but now have 0. Was i Hacked?

hey guys i followed an instruction from reddit and exodus chat and both had similar instructions to retieve Bitcoin Cash. I followed the instructions and it seemed like i received the coins though it ...
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Bitcoin Cash sendrawtransaction error?

I am trying to send a raw transaction from my Bitcoin ABC node. It is not fully synced, but I have at least passed the point where I can see some of my transactions. In trying to send a tx after ...
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BitPay / Copay's Weird Bitcoin Cash Address Format

My CoPay wallet shows my Bitcoin Cash address as CTGUTUgVAwHugpf4CyyjAvj8DCFkE4tpEq. What's going on? I thought both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash addresses start with 1 or 3?
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Bitcoin SPV not able to fetch transactions

I am developing a Bitcoin wallet SPV and using 3rd party SDK for the same. However, I tried to create wallet and it gets successfully created and I can also restore those wallets but amount and ...
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How to trade BCC with Blockchain app and private key

There is something I do not understand. I have handled a few bitcoin transactions using Android Blockchain app and imported private key. That worked and could buy/sell with btcdirect.eu (start ...
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What's the difference between BTC and BCH transaction capacity?

If Bitcoin can process x transactions per second, how many transactions per second can Bitcoin Cash process?
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Recover BTC sent to a BCC address [duplicate]

I accidentally sent my BTC to a BCC address. Is there a way to recover them? Is there somebody that can help me with this matter? If there is a charge to recover my coins, I will pay for it.
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Problems recovering BCH accidentally sent to BTC address [duplicate]

I am one of those people who transferred BCH from bitcoinpurser.com into my electrum wallet that only takes BTC. I have read several articles and have installed and created an elctroncash wallet. I ...
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Adding new files to Makefile.am

I need some help with adding files to the code base by adding them to the autotools build system. Other posts that try to answer the same question haven't helped me. I am experimenting with Bitcoin's ...
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BCH - estimatefee return -1

When I call estimatefee 1 in testnet it returns: -1 According to docs: If the node doesn’t have enough information to make an estimate, the value -1 will be returned But on my bitcoin-cli ...