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Electrum wallat.dat

I have an old electrum wallet.dat that is password protected. I know the password, but the seed is lost. Can this be recovered? When trying to open the wallet in electrum, there is an error
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I withdrawed a small amount of BTC from Coinbase Pro to Electrum and it was immediately sent to another address

Weird... I took out a small amount of BTC from Coinbase Pro, generated a new receiving address in Electrum, and as soon as the transaction came in, the BTC was transferred to an address which I do not ...
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How to import YetiCold.com MultiSig Wallet into Electrum (watch only)

I created a multisig wallet using the instructions at https://yeticold.com/ (Level 3). It's supposed to only use Bitcoin Core and a small shim of GUI (https://github.com/JWWeatherman/yeticold/blob/...
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How to use `blockchain.scripthash.subscribe` from a tcp socket in Electrum server

As a personal exercise I want to write a minimal copy of BTCPayServer. I decided to use Electrum server instead of a node to fetch information from the network. My final goal is to be able to track ...
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Is it safe to close a wallet and switch off the computer when there are only one or two confirmations?

This happens every time I have to send Bitcoin somewhere - a small clock symbol opens up in the electrum wallet, and the colour slowly changes from orange to friendlier shades of green as the number ...
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How do Electrum/Sparrow/Caravan generate multisig addresses?

I'm trying to "manually" confirm the Bitcoin addresses that Electrum, Sparrow, and Caravan generate from a deterministic multisig addresses. As an example, I have the following 2-of-2 wallet:...
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How do you sign an unsigned transaction using Electrum in a multisig setup?

I am experimenting with multisig in testNet between Electrum and Caravan by Unchained Capital. I created a 2-of-2 multisig in Electrum with BIP 39 seeds. I then created a watch-only wallet in Caravan ...
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Is multisig wallet simply a combination of many singlesig wallets?

I’m trying to create a multisig wallet for the first time. My pre-understanding is that multisig wallet is simply a combination of many singlesig address. So for example I have 3 existing singlesig ...
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Can't sign using Trezor T derived multisig wallet using Electrum | Invalid script_type

I created a P2WSH multisig wallet using Electrum 4.0.9 using a single Trezor T, to which I sent a large amount of BTC. Electrum allowed me to set up the wallet using the same device when I used two ...
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Payment addresses arent showing up on electrum

quick question. Using the electrum wallet for my website checkout. But the addresses generated arent showing up in my electrum wallet? was working fine last week and now its showing different wallet ...
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Can't Access funds due to derivation path

I created a seed phrase and public key via the following Node.js code: const mnemonic = bip39.generateMnemonic() const seed = await bip39.mnemonicToSeed(mnemonic) const node = bip32.fromSeed(seed) ...
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Does this server belong to Electrom Bitcoin Wallet?

Today, I noticed a new server in Electrum: server: E-X.not.fyi (I have never seen such a server in Electrum before) Does this server belong to Electrum bitcoin wallet?
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Does electrum wallet "sit on top of" bitcoin-cli?

Does electrum wallet "sit on top of" bitcoin-cli? Or is it an abstraction of some other software? I have already learned that Electrum's gui is not a wrap around their cli and there are some ...
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How can i import my wallet with old address

I had a bitcoin wallet and I have seed phrase but when I use it I can't access all my old wallet's addresses I read that I can use this site: https://iancoleman.io/bip39/ I actually used it and ...
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Sign psbt with software wallet. [electrum & others]

So I've been looking for days to sign a PSBT transaction but upon to all my research i failed or i just haven't searched in the right place. The PSBT content is generated from a payment gateway that I'...
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How safe it is to store keys in Electrum? I think Luke Dash JR didn't recommend it

I agree with Luke Dash Jr and in general this wiki with the fact that doing anything without a full node is a mistake: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Clearing_Up_Misconceptions_About_Full_Nodes But my ...
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How to use Bitcoin Core on a laptop as a hardware wallet [duplicate]

I would like to have the following setup: Bitcoin Core on an offline laptop. Here the private keys are stored. Full disk encryption. Bitcoin Core on an online laptop. Here watch-only addresses from ...
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Will electrum wallet increment the fee automatically or do I have to do it manually?

Although I've broadcasted many transactions via testnet with RBF opted-in ( --rbf true), yet, given different incentives present among the miners of the testnet and of the mainnet, my experience so ...
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Electrum Bitcoin Wallet from Google Play Store

I recently found out that although the version was exactly the same, the Electrum wallet downloaded from the Play Store is heavier than the app downloaded from the Electrum website. This raises the ...
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How to configure Electrum to open explorer in Tor Browser?

Is it possible to configure Electrum to open explorer in Tor Browser? I would like to use Blockstream’s http://explorerzydxu5ecjrkwceayqybizmpjjznk5izmitf2modhcusuqlid.onion/. Thanks!
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Creating multiple bitcoin receipt wallet

Suppose I want to send 10 000 sats to 10 different "receipt" address so that I own the 10 private keys associated with these addresses and can distribute them, the fact that the receiver ...
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Does Electrum receive BTC as well as mBTC? Or are they the same thing? [duplicate]

I notice that electrum works with mBTC, but I wanted to set up a BTC wallet. Are they the same thing, or interchangeable? I'm fairly new to wallets, so I apologize if this is a very easy or stupid ...
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What command to generate BTC legacy address in electrum?

What command generates BTC legacy address in electrum? here is a sample command: createnewaddress()
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Adding wallet descriptor in Electrum

Is it possible to add a wallet descriptor in Electrum? I'm trying to make a watch only wallet that can sign transactions from a hardware device. Thanks.
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Transferring bitcoin from old bitcoin core wallet to electrum

I have a 7 year old wallet.dat file that was created by the bitcoin-qt program (https://bitcoin.org/en/bitcoin-core/). Downloading the blockchain takes too long and I experienced that the downloaded ...
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What is the difference between signrawtransactionwithwallet vs signrawtransactionwithkey in signing unsigned raw transaction?

I have a bitcoin address generated in bitcoin-core (offline computer) I imported that one address into electrum as a watch-only wallet (online computer) From electrum I created an unsigned transaction ...
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How does Electrum get transaction input values?

https://electrumx.readthedocs.io/en/latest/protocol-methods.html#blockchain-transaction-get defines the api for getting txs. Vin values are not included, however. Is it possible to find these without ...
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How to transfer BTC from desktop wallet to mobile wallet (without fees), say using Electrum or Bitcoin Core

I have both Bitcoin Core & Electrum wallets installed on both my desktop & mobile. How do I transfer BTCs from respective desktop to mobile wallets (& vice-versa) directly (i.e., not thru ...
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Issue with broadcasting the transaction

Hi I got an issue as I can't get my refund back on coinb.in . I don't really understand the whole thing as I have never used that before. It's a multisg 2 of 3 (if that means anything to you). I did ...
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How to open lightning network channel to a selected node in Electrum?

Electrum (version 4.1.2) Open Channel dialog only contains a dropdown "Trampoline" with predefined entries. How a new channel can be opened to a specific node?
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Why are Paxful transaction fees so low?

Recently I used Paxful for the first time I had bought 0.00022665 BTC and then had sent them to my Electrum wallet. The whole amount have arrived to my private wallet successfully, so that means that ...
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How do I double spend using electrum for fix unconfirmed transaction

I have two Blockchain.com wallets.(Both of them are mine) Some days ago i did a big mistake. I sent 1100$ From wallet #1 to wallet #2. (10.0 sat/vB > As you see this is very very low) (TX LINK) And ...
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Is it ok and safe to import master public key from electrum wallet into bluewallet to be a watch-only wallet?

I want to use my iPhone (Blue wallet) to be the watch-only wallet for my offline wallet generated on electrum. So that I can generate unsigned transaction on the bluewallet and send it back to my ...
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Can I spend from multiple wallets in Electrum (or somehow import/merge them)?

Is it possible, in Electrum, to merge wallets, and or do a transfer using multiple wallet keys? I have some dust in a wallet and would like to get it out. I'm hoping I can easily incorporate it into ...
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How to confirm integrity of Electrum wallet created using BIP39 mnemonic?

Given paper backup of 24-word BIP39 mnemonic and passphrase, how can one confirm integrity of Electrum wallet given "Wallet" / "Seed" is greyed out?
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Why does Electrum include seemingly unnecessary inputs in a transaction?

I want to make a payment of x BTC. My Electrum wallet shows two "output points" in the Coins tab (with the same address). Both of these show an amount much larger than x BTC. If go to the ...
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How to accept Bitcoin payments using Bitpay and Electrum for a business

Our company uses a standard invoicing model where we bill our clients the service charge and require payment within X days. We'd like to be able to add a "Pay with Bitcoin" option on the ...
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What Means the Final Option in Bump Fee / Increase Fee Electrum Wallet Option

Hello I want to know what will happen if i put my transaction as Final can saves fee or no?
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Retrieving a WIF bits private key

Suppose I have a Wif private key from Electrum 4.0.9: L2pt3eVopnxfBBvMwrJV2saZeAyQfF77UQSH5WGj5q9LBS6WWBmN ( this one or the other generated from the seed is non used of course ) with a corresponding ...
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Sent money from Bitcoin Core to mobile Electrum and for 3 days can`t recieve it

3 days ago I made transaction from my Bitcoin Core to my mobile Electrum but I didn't receive any money yet. I can't see this transaction in Electrum and on Blockain,Tradeblock either, however, ...
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Not sure where some of my transaction went

I just made a transaction of 61.80 Euros, but it charged me 88.01, And I'm not sure why. Some background: I'm using a service called HodlHodl to turn my mined bitcoin into money. I use Electrum as my ...
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How does Electrum compute seed byte just before BIP-32?

As a newbie in Bitcoin and programming it, I am trying to generate BTC addresses from mnemonic. So I read about the BIPs, and found codes in Github that implement those. I found out that Electrum ...
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How to move wallet.dat from Bitcoin Core into Electrum?

I've got a wallet.dat file from Bitcoin Core and I'd like to move that into electrum because I can't open Bitcoin Core as the syncing process takes forever and eventually fails. I also read that ...
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How are Electrum addresses connected to my private key?

I've started using Electrum and created my first wallet. I saved the private key seed on a piece of paper. I also created a new address by going to the Receive tab and clicking "New Address"....
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Understand how wallet genereates keys

I'm trying to understand how keys are generated by wallets in details and what different approaches that are used. More specifically I'm interested in how Electrum does this and how the deterministic ...
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Is the 12-word phrase app-specific?

I'm new to Bitcoin and trying to understand it, step by step. I tried to make a wallet using Electrum. This gave me 12 words which seem to allow me to regenerate my wallet's private key. When trying ...
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Electrum on Android - where is wallet.dat hidden?

Does anyone knows where Electrum android app saves its wallet.dat on phone/sd memory? If such files exists is it possible to transfer it between phones? I have forgotten my seed words (and do not want ...
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How can I recover a electrum wallet with passphrase and keystore file?

Is there a way to recover a electrum wallet without the seed? I have the adress, passphrase and the wallet file. I tried restoring it but it asks for seed/ master key. I don't have those? Is there ...
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How to create a signed transaction offline using electrum?

I remember that on Electrum, it used to have a Preview button inside the Send tab. By clicking the Preview button I could export the unsigned transaction, and then sign it. I cannot find this button ...
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Is receiving address description public domain?

Exploring Electrum and see that I can add a description when generating a receiving address. The description cannot be edited later... would you happen to know why? And is that description public ...

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