Questions tagged [payment]

Regarding money transfers for different goods and services paid in Bitcoins.

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In the future, if I pay a coffee with a very low fee, will it ever be paid?

So this is the thing, I am just learning about feedrates and how the miners pick their transactions with higher fees, so they can get more money. But, what will happen in the future when people pay ...
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Should I use Electrum Wallet OR Bitcoin Core as my website's payment gateway?

I'm a developer who is building a website that need to process Bitcoin payment requests. So I need a payment gateway. In my last project, I used Electrum wallet as payment gateway but my last ...
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I sent bitcoin address to user and he sent payment, I haven't recieved payment after 24hours?

I sent bitcoin address to the user and he sent payment, I haven't received payment after 24hours ? My transactions have been confirmed 120+ times. Here is a link to my transaction: https://...
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Sending Bitcoin to a wallet but user has not received [duplicate]

Good Afternoon, I sent bitcoins to a user's wallet 2 days ago. Below is the transaction id: 9031b7d71ac55d2982b4451d3a0ec9ec1f80575a07afb5fe0d1a29eed5aa7841 And the wallet address: ...
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Receiving funds for the first time

Disclaimer new to bitcoin: Do I need to make a transaction with an existing account before receiving first time payments to legitimate verify my account ?
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In LN, how could a payer prove to 3rd party that he indeedly made a payment to the payee?

For regular on-chain payments, a txid can prove at least a transferring of value indeedly happened, at a specific time, despite that it may be totally irrelevant. For example, a malicious user can ...
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I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date [duplicate]

As the title says I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date. Basically I'd like to hodl some of my Bitcoin to be paid to my Children far into the ...
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Throughput of Lightning Network

Is there any reliable source of information regarding the estimation of the number of payments that occur in Lightning Network every day? If the total number is impossible to estimate are there any ...
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Race attack with transaction fees

let's say I run a simple race attack (say in a restaurant). I transfer BTC to the restaurant but seconds before (or after) I send the very same coins to myself. To make this deal more likely for ...
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Blockchain.com API and needed amount

I have installed Blockchain.com platform on our server and ran some codes successfully based on its Wallet APIs. Regarding to what is said here, as we are testing this platform, we charged the created ...
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bitcoin core problem payment

I downloading bitcoin core on my computer. But my computer is full, and downloading is not complete. I made transfer my bitcoin to URI on bitcoin core, which downloading. But nothing came and I didn't ...
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Pay with Bitcoin?

I want to add Bitcoin payments on my website. I've found some PHP library, but as far as I understand it's using only one wallet for incoming payments, and possibly just tracking for confirmations. Is ...
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Is signature/private-key required to accept payment over Lightning Network?

To (1) create an invoice and (2) accept payment in LN, the node has to be online. But does the node need to sign the creating invoice or the accepting payment? We don't have to have private key ...
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bitcoin full nodes vs simplified payment verification

Why do individual nodes run "full nodes" that keep track of the entire blockchain whereas mechants can get away with "lite node" that implements "simplified payment verification" needing to examine ...
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How to accept bitcoin and giving each user a unique address amd automatic withdrawal

I want to create a website when users on singing up will get a unique address and after getting my websites service,they can withdrawal the money also automatically. Is that bitcoin integration free ? ...
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Is it possible to connect to BTCPay server remote c-lightning node?

I have BTCPay server and would like to use external c-lightning node which i have funded and prefer more over BTCPay server local docker container (DC). In store configuration i see that there is ...
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Why doesn't “Bitcoin Wallet” app for Android transmit payment?

Why doesn't Bitcoin Wallet app transmit payment? Bitcoin Wallet app no delivery transaction. From the 18th of March to the date Bitcoin Wallet app retains my satoshis with the message "this ...
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Please explain how to configure a satellite for btc payments with blockstream via space

Blockstream has its own satellites in the space orbit, right. So , as I understand, there must be very special requirements met for your satellite to be able to do transactions through space. Not ...
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off-chain payment channels: Do we need to trust “Payment Service Providers”?

A paper entitled: "Privacy in Bitcoin Transactions: New Challenges from Blockchain Scalability Solutions" has tried to investigate privacy issues of the Bitcoin influenced by the solutions for ...
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How to “cash out” of the Lightning Network without closing channels?

I am working on an ecommerce site that accepts lightning payments and was curious about how to "cash out" to pay vendors without closing channels to customers. I was planning to run two LN LND nodes ...
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How do I catch the unconfirmed transactions?

I'm catching all the deposit transactions with walletnotify and insert them into my database. Then on every blocknotify call I fetch all the transactions under 6 confirmations from the db and update ...
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Can a Lightning channel's initial BTC value be updated?

When an LN channel is created, it is funded with an initial BTC amount by at least one one peer. But given that most of the whole idea of LN is the existence of long running channels, I wonder if this ...
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Why would apps use Lightning over an on-chain TX?

I'm trying to understand software orientated payment use-cases for Lightning payments. Given a web app that accepted BTC payments charged in Satoshi for a service - watching videos for example; why ...
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What is the behavior of the try catch statement in lines 1707-1729 in the ui.cpp in the release 0.1?

In the first public release, ui.cpp has this code on the lines in the subject: void CSendingDialog::OnReply3(CDataStream& vRecv) { int nRet; try { vRecv >> nRet; ...
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blockchain.com saying I do have enough funds [closed]

I have had 0.3097 of a BTC in a wallet for a couple of years. Needing to pay for something, I went into blockchain.com and entered the login link and password and the system showed me the balance ...
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Track transactions for a list of addreses not in a wallet

I am developing a payment gateway for BTC and have the following problem. I have bitcoind wallet and awaiting of some income for some some list of generated addresses. If i have received something on ...
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Lightning Payment failed (Could not find a route)

I tried to move funds between my two nodes. From A to B. 'A' node is 035ac00f3bfe7fd991ec7cd9b5fcad0bdaa338c343895e56f4ada7df181bc43622@46.101.114.3:9735 'B' node is ...
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Custom bitcoin confirmation process

I am implementing a payment module for bitcoins. I have the following case. I need customers to be able to pay in bitcoins. But for some reasons I cannot use existing solutions like Bitpay. ...
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How to read a transaction from a block? Who paid whom?

I'd like to know how to read a 'transaction', so if we take an example of this transaction (which comes from block #520156) it's easy to spot that 'th' paid 'U8' 0.005BTC and '9E' paid 'Y5' 0.013BTC. ...
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what will be the best approach to accept Bitcoin payment instantly? [closed]

How could I receive Bitcoin instant payment?
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Is there any way to receive Bitcoin Testnet payments?

I'm currently working on the implementation of an ERC_20 Token on the Ethereum blockchain. However, I want to allow users to pay with BTC as well. I've already found several services which give me ...
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Create a non-changeable bitcoin address?

How to get a non-changeable bitcoin address. I tried to register on few bitcoin wallets websites but on each website btc address is changed after one payment is received and I didn't find the option ...
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What's the advantage of using bitcoin to buy coffee?

Why would an average consumer prefer bitcoin over fiat options like credit card and ApplePay to buy coffee? Even assuming bitcoin transaction fee is minimal and instantaneous (say, after implementing ...
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How do I accept Bitcoin Cash without using a third-party?

I'm looking for a way to accept Bitcoin Cash on my e-commerce site without using a third-party payment processor such as Rocketr. Third party services would not be ideal for me because: I would not ...
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Batching transactions - calculating batch transaction fee

I want to use transaction batching to make BTC payments to multiple recipients. In order to optimize transaction amount \ size, lets I'm making equal transfers of x BTC to N recipients, and that F(x, ...
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Bitoin payment sent and confirmed, but not received

I have sent and received a number of payments via the request function without problem. However, when I sent two payments directly from one bitcoin wallet address to another (from a business account ...
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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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Payments without private key/address in wallet [OWN COIN]

currently I am creating/sharing an own crypto currency. Details about it are that it is a Scrypt Coin with Proof-Of-Work. But that's not really the question. I will build a website around the coin ...
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Where to get a `BIP32 test pubkey`

I would like to create a gateway on MyCelium.com. This is for my testing, so I want to test it out first. But I struggle in getting a BIP32 test pubkey. There is no documentation on MyCelium.com, ...
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Where does the money i am receiving come from?

Say i was to have 100,000 dollars worth of bitcoin in my wallet and i want to cash out, where does the money i am receiving come from? Is it taken out of the volume amount of dollars currently in ...
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Receiving payments in Bitcoin for RESTful API calls

I'm familiar with different options to receive payments in Bitcoin (Blockchain.info, BitPay, Coinbase, Stripe). But how would one devise a solution to have users pay whenever they call some RESTful ...
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Is possible specify who can send bitcoins to me?

I have an idea to store data in OP_RETURN, but… The main problem is it need to easy to review all the transactions. I mean, every user need to have access to the OP_RETURN, giving the public key ...
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Double spend problem on a delay tolerant network

I recently read about the Digitally project, an overlay payment scheme for use on mobile phones, whose goals are to extend mobile phone payments to areas with poor connectivity and reduce transaction ...
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What info do I need in a form where people can pay/donate with Bitcoin?

I'm a developer and looking to create a form where people can pay/donate money in Bitcoin. Many have suggested to just post the recipient wallet address and let folks take that and go off and pay on ...
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Bitcoin vs Banking [closed]

In my experience, it is not all that difficult to transfer money, which I have in a banking institution, to another institution, business or individual. Purchases can be made by credit or debit card, ...
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How do payment processors like bitpay work?

How do payment processors like bitpay work? As far as i understood you can only have one address per key pair, so do they generate a whole new pair for every payment? Or can this be done using ...
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Properties of Bitcoin as an Electronic Cash System

I am studying the concept of Electronic Cash, and in several reference I found that the criteria describing the ideal electronic cash system are as follows: Independence: The security of electronic ...
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What is the best way to facilitate bitcoin transfers between users of mobile and web applications?

Curious how an application would exchange bitcoin between users. Can an application send funds directly from sender to receiver or sender to app-owner to receiver?
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How do I pay Utility Bills anonymously with Bitcoin?

I can get my salary with Bitcoin: https://bitwage.com/ I can get loans with Bitcoin: https://bitbond.com/ Can I pay my utility bills with Bitcoin? If the naming pattern follows, there's a https://...
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How does a merchant ensure sufficient value in light of the price volatility?

When a merchant accepts bitcoin payment (for example 10 btc for the purchase), the buyer send the payment of 10 btc and it is settled. However, the 10 btc value will fluctuate every minute (up to 20% ...