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Electrum is a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python

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Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() only return legacy addresses?

Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() (or "Create Request") only return legacy addresses? How do I make it create bech32 addresses?
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How to turn a just watch electrum wallet to HD

Hello everyone I have an electrum wallet and it's in just watch mode and I'd like to change it to an HD wallet in electrum. How to go about it if it's possible?
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BTC to LND Node Transfer Not Showing yet on node's wallet after almost two weeks?

I realize that this may or may not be a question to ask of the Umbrel developers but I have to sadly report to you all that they rarely answer any posts on their forum. Please help us with this ...
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How to estimate how long a transaction will take? [duplicate]

I have this transaction that's been pending for 2 days. mempool says estimate in several hours or more. For context, I am using blue wallet on ios and electrum on android. I imported the electrum ...
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How to generate private key from 24-word mnemonic phrase? (Native Segwit)

When Googling, entire first page consists of people linking to online "calculators" (no thank you) or outdated bip39 code which no longer works. I have a 24 word seed phrase (from ledger ...
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Can I read blockchain's information from Electrum's python console?

I wanted to use Electrum's python console, but the documentation just gives a few examples. Is there a more complete documentation about python commands inside Electrum ? Main tasks I currently want ...
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Bitcoin, is this for real or not?

My sister in law believes she has bitcoin, I think she may have something also but do not know for sure,
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Electrum Wallet Backup and Restore process

I guess I have misunderstood something somewhere, because this process isn't working quite as I expected. I had electrum on one laptop which I am about to reset, but before doing so, I wanted to be ...
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How does Electrum's "send change to lightning" work?

In Electrum, when sending to a non-Lightning ₿ address, I can choose the "send change to lightning" option. How does this work?
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deriving the master public key and the btc address from seed phrase of electrum wallet

I am searching for an exact python code that can take a standard wallet seed as input and output the the root key or xpub master public key. I had tried several codes but none of them gave me the '...
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Decrypting wallet

I'm seeking assistance with understanding the technical aspects of how Electrum wallets handle parsing errors and potential solutions for resolving them. My friend has encountered a recurring issue ...
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Bitcoin "stolen"

Im a bit of a noob when it comes too bitcoin but i still know some basics. I Ordered 0.00145603 bitcoin ($100AU) from Paybis and the crypto went into my account and then was taken out. If anyone ...
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Why can't I import a Bitcoin Core private key into an Electrum wallet that supports Lightning?

Why can't I import a Bitcoin Core private key into an Electrum wallet that supports Lightning? Running importprivkey in the Electrum console, I get: Error: This type of wallet cannot import private ...
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How to get transaction fee info using Python from an Electrum server?

I can get a raw transaction and parse it using electrum and bitcoinlib fairly easily: import bitcoinlib from electrum.daemon import Daemon from electrum.simple_config import SimpleConfig class ...
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How to determine broadcast timestamp and confirmation timestamp for a given transaction id?

Given a transaction ID, how can I get: The timestamp that the transaction was first broadcast The timestamp that the transaction was first confirmed In this case, I sent the transaction -- so I have ...
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Can it happen that, after a bitcoin transaction, the change is sent to a receiving (not change) address?

I have an Electrum wallet and I can see there are 2 types of addresses: receiving and change. Change addresses are supposed to receive the change bitcoins after a transaction, but can it happen that ...
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Paper Wallet: can I use the import option in my case?

I have created a paper wallet and I generated the public/private keys with Ubuntu live + Electrum. Now I have 2 questions: In this case, can I IMPORT ( instead of SWEEP ) my keys in electrum and ...
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Cannot Withdraw BTCpay Balance...Assistance Needed

I have tried to be as detailed as possible. I setup a BTCpay store. When setting up the wallet I used a xPub key, that I own the private keys to. These private keys are attached to my blockchain.com ...
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More detailed historical trx info (fee, sat per byte, transferred value in trx, from, to) from electrumx server?

I run bitcoin full node and Electrumx server over it for getting historical data. The methods that I frequently used were "blockchain.scripthash.get_history" and "blockchain.transaction....
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Receiving Money on Electrum

I just started using Electrum noticing there are quite a few Public-Private key combinations(addresses) in the wallet. Every time I do a 'receive' transaction, Electrum uses a new Public key. This has ...
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listaddressgroupings or dumpwallet? I need to dump private keys from Bitcoin-QT

I have a Bitcoin-QT wallet and the client is more than a year out of sycn. It would take years and massive amount of data to get it synced so, this is out of the question. My plan was to move my coins ...
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Coldcard sparrow

I experienced what the user on Reddit here experienced. Any idea why this happens ? https://www.reddit.com/r/coldcard/comments/17epqk8/040_bitcoin_taken_instantly_from_my_coldcard/ Doesn’t look like ...
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Script evaluated without error but finished with a false/empty top stack element (Electrum gives error)

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Full explanation of what Electrum Server / Electrs does for data availability?

I am working on an on-chain data model in a corporate data warehouse setting. All data must live on an internal system where it can be easily joined to other datasources, and support a variety of ...
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Issues Installing Electrum Personal Server with Sparrow and Bitcoin Core

I'm trying to set up Electrum Personal Server (EPS) to work with Sparrow Wallet and Bitcoin Core. I've followed the standard procedures for the setup, but I've run into some issues. Setup Details: ...
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Is it possible to import a `wallet.dat` in Electrum?

I ran into an error when trying to import a wallet.dat into Electrum. I run Kali Linux. Here is a screenshot of the error i get.
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How do I move (sweep, export) my private keys from my Electrum standard wallet to a new HD wallet using Electrum?

My present wallet which I have been using to accumulate BTC (50+ utxos) is a Electrum Standard, script type is p2pkh, with seed available and the keystore type is bip32. I assume that I should now ...
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Does electrum gives wallet.bin file or if it didn’t then how can I access wallet.bin file?

I have one electrum file which extension is .bin and I know the passphrase too but when I open that to electrum it don’t accept my passphrase but passphrase is correct 100% how I can excess that .bin ...
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Is there any HW wallet that works with Electrum without the need for installing anything?

Ledger Nano S Plus needs to you download Ledger Live and install the Bitcoin application in order to be able to open it with Electrum. Is there any HW wallet that can be opened with Electrum directly, ...
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What is the Electrum seed "hash"?

When creating a new wallet, Electrum generates a seed which is a bunch of human-readable words. However, in the wallet file, the seed is like a 129-length string, it looks like a hash. Is that a hash? ...
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Why emitter and receptor see different information about the same transaction in Electrum?

I have made a transfer from one Electrum wallet to another one. When I inspect this transaction from the emitter wallet and from the receiver wallet, I see different that. In particular, the input ...
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In which format (format, not cypher algo.) does Electrum encrypt its files?

Electrum wallet encrypts its files using the AES-256-CBC algorithm, but in which format does it encrypt files? (I mean, what headers, vectors, checksums etc. it adds and where?) By format I mean ...
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Adding a legacy address to an existing Electrum wallet

Using ledger nano s I created several addresses - native segwit, taproot, legacy, etc. I sent to one of them a small amount and it shows up. I later re-created the wallet using the BIP39 phrase in ...
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What wallet size difference to expect between Bitcoin Core (binary) and Electrum (json) wallet files?

Imagine a relatively big wallet with tens of thousands of addresses and 3x transactions. Now, let's say I restore such a wallet and do full re-scan in two applications - in Bitcoin Core and in ...
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How can one query the mempool of an Electrum server?

How does one go about querying a public Electrum server’s mempool? Not just for a address, but the entire mempool.
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Electrum load_wallet through json-rpcs does not accept "wallet" parameter

When calling load_wallet through json-rpc, using "wallet" param with a path to the wallet throws an error: Commands.load_wallet() got an unexpected keyword argument 'wallet' In the same ...
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In electrum, how do I set --testnet by default via setconfig?

As part of a Docker container, I am pre-configuring the Electrum daemon with using setconfig in offline mode. How do I set --testnet by default as a configuration?
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How do I get back into my bitcoin core wallet JSON format no data file

I had 2 wallets long time ago mined on bitcoin core can’t remember JSON that well or what my wallet descriptors was. I did use bip 39 but not giving me my addresses back on electrum wallet please help ...
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Electrum Addresses for Customer Rewards Program

We are a tour company, I want to create a simple BTC rewards program for our travellers. Buy a tour from us and receive $20 BTC. Customer unlikely to have a wallet to begin with thus we need to hold ...
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Can any row of Electrum be my Bitcoin Wallet address

I just installed Electrum 4.3.4 Can any row of there, e.g. the one pointed out by the red rectangle be my Bitcoin Wallet address?
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How to resolve error when trying to sign and broadcast PSBT transaction via electrum - (Witness program hash mismatch code -26)?

I'm trying to generate a 2-of-2 multisig transaction as a PSBT so that both parties can easily sign their transaction. I'm doing this all on btc testnet as a p2sh p2wsh transaction When initially ...
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How install electrum for other users on Windows?

I installes electrum on admin usage. For security reasons I do not want to use admin account to use the wallet (the computer has no other use). I want to use normal account. So I created another ...
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Electrum private key sweep

I'm trying to sweep private keys in Electrum but it asks to input: p2pkh:, p2wpkh: or p2wpkh-p2sh before the keys based on the address. I only have the keys but no address, how can I proceed with this ...
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What does the electrum wallet file contains?

I have been using electrum wallet and I heard that there exist a wallet file... but what does exactly contains? the private keys?
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Mempool docker unable to connect to electrum server

I'm having a problem with "connecting" my mempool.space to electrumX server. My bitcoin core is working fine, electrumX server is fine as well and up to chaintip. I've installed docker and ...
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Bitcoin Core shows addresses that Electrum says don't belong to my wallet (imported MPK via EPS). What is going on?

I got a full node (pruned) up and running with Bitcoin Core via Tor. I installed Electrum Personal Server (EPS) and connected my hardware wallet with Electrum via Tor. I generated a watch-only wallet ...
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Why do we need electrs or electrumx alongside bitcoin-core?

I'm running a full bitcoin node. No pruning. Two primary use cases: Parse the most recent block and all the transactions in it Fetch any given address balance Both these can be achieved by just the ...
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Configuring electrum wallet with command line only

I successfully installed electrum on an ubuntu server using the first ref from google search. But how I can configure it without GUI I didn't find.
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Import the seed phrases generated in Electrum

To which wallets can I import the seed phrases generated in Electrum?
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How to get information from electrum wallet?

I have my wallet file and it is encrypted with a password. How to decrypt wallet file using code? Encryption seems similar to Fernet.
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