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Questions about extracting a private key from a wallet, e.g. for the purpose of creating a backup or importing them to another wallet.

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VASP beneficiary exchange. What to indicate

The exchange requests the beneficiary's VASP. What to indicate?
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why i can't get the xprv descriptor from the bitcoin-cli listdescriptors true

If I use the listdescriptors true command, I only receive values like (pkh, sh, tr, wpkh). Did I do something wrong?
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What is the default private key type for legacy and segwit addresses?

In a library I'm reading, I can export a private key to a WIF, which takes a compressed boolean parameter. It reads: "...False if you want a standard WIF export (the most standard option). True ...
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Export a taproot multisig wallet

I have created a wallet, added a descriptors to make it multisig with tr(KI, multi_a(2,pub1,pub2,pub3) command. Now, I want to import this to some UI but since the wallet doesn't have a private key I ...
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Bitcoin Core for Mac not syncing, can't access private key

Wondering if you can help me guys, I'm new to using bitcoins and recently downloaded Bitcoin Core to my MacBook. I stupidly sent bitcoins to my wallet without realising i had to sync first, but it's ...
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cannot export my private key from bitcoin core wallet [duplicate]

attempting to export private key from bitcoin core wallet with no pass phrase, when i enter the command "dumpprivkey" with my bitcoin address, it says, Only legacy wallets are supported by ...
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Bitcoin node : importprivkey does not import all getnewaddress previously created

I have a problem with my bitcoin wallet recovery process. I have a wallet with thousand of address attached created with RPC method 'getnewaddress'. I would like to have a recovery process for this ...
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Private key on Bitcoin Core

I can't create the private key of a legacy address on bitcoin core. When I do the command it writes me that it can only be done to legacy addresses. And my address is legacy. What should I do. Thank ...
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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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Export private keys from a wallet.dat file using BTCrecover

Is there a way to export private keys from a wallet.dat file using BTCrecover? I've been unsuccessful in achieving this using Bitcoin-qt or pywallet with an older wallet.dat file from 2018.
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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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Private key raw format

Hello everyone I'm new here and i have a question, i've send btc to my wallet on an app (lunu) and it didn't arrive so this is the message they send me: Dear Customer, The problem is that you have ...
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Which hardware wallets are technically capable of exporting the private key?

In light of recent events with Ledger, are all other hardware wallets susceptible to being able to export the private key as well, possibly with a firmware update? If the former answer is true for ...
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Why listdescriptors yields different xpub keys for a brand new wallet in bitcoin core

I noticed that if I listdescriptors true immediately after creating a brand new wallet, it would list 8 descriptors that all use the same xprv key. However, listdescriptors false would list 8 xpub ...
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Does bitcoin core save the seed in a brand new descriptor wallet when it gets created?

When I create a brand new descriptor wallet in Bitoin Core 24.x, does it save the seed anywhere, and if so, can I export/import it? I understand that exporting descriptors only is not the same as ...
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Import a legacy Mycelium wallet from my old phone but see no transactions

I am moving a Mycelium wallet from my old to my new phone, Android to Android. I have an HD wallet and I have several legacy wallets. Unfortunately, Mycelium doesn't have an easy way to copy all ...
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Why can I not dump private keys from a descriptor wallet?

I created a new wallet in Bitcoin Core v23.x, as expected it created an empty wallet version 169900 descriptors true format sqlite. It seems it created 4 streams of 1000 keys each. Anyway I told it ...
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What is the correct way to extract all the private keys and transaction data from many wallet.dat files?

I have a ton of old backed up wallet.dat files. More than 150 ones. It's a big mess. I don't think that any of them have any coins sent to them, but there is a non-zero chance that one of them does ...
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Private key of 44 chars? (old Blockchain.info wallet)

I'm trying to sweep some coins from an old (blockchain.info) wallet. I decoded the wallet I have and it gave a private key as a 44 char alphanumeric string starting with 9. This doesn't seem to be a ...
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Migrate old Bitcoin Core wallet to Trezor

I have an old Bitcoin Core wallet, and recently bought a trezor. I wanted to use it, but I am unsure how to migrate it. While I can access it with my password, I do not know how to find its 12-word ...
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Exodus exported private key

I'm trying to understand why I'm having a hard time at importing exodus private keys in other wallets like jaxx o scatter. I can't understand why I don't get the public address from the private key ...
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Migrate Wasabi Wallet to BlueWallet

I am looking to use an transfer an existing Wasabi Wallet to BlueWallet. I tried using the extended private key but no luck. Is this even possible?
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Does mnemonic phrase contain everything in my wallet including future keys?

I am confused about something important ... Most wallets allow wallet recovery using "Mnemonic phrase", but (in general) with this phrase, do I get access to all my data ? E.g future ...
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How to get the private keys out of old wallet.dat without syncing blockchain

I have old wallet.dat files of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Omnicore. My Bitcoin Cash wallet.dat has unbroadcasted transactions inside, so I am afraid that others might also have unbroadcasted ...
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Exporting private key from expired bitcoin address (now showing as watch-only)

Is there a way, in theory, to export private key from the bitcoin address (watch-only) that is now expired, but used once before? (even to get a different format of that key, numeric one instead of QR ...
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HELP: recover my btc funds though all odds against me. someone with Xtra knowledge?

5 months research and a lot of findings indicating it might be possible. I try askin here, like an last effort and Im not expecting fully fix or so but maybe some tips or information that might help ...
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What should I do if I change my BitCoin wallet?

At present, I use Electrum as my wallet, and I create private key and transfer some bitcoin to the Electrum wallet. If I choose a new wallet such as BitGo wallet listed on https://bitcoin.org/en/...
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How would one extract the list of public keys from Electrum wallet?

I am looking for a way to extract all of the public keys associated with my electrum wallet. I am aware that listaddresses() does this for public addresses, such as 1CWX7o1Ppe4JpEpSLmuovU4HFY3D6Ay24C ...
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Bitcoin core dump private key gives a wrong key which corresponds to a different bitcoin address [duplicate]

According to this and this stackexchange answer and so many other resources, I can get my wallet's private key by using the dumpprivkey command on the debug console of Bitcoin Core (Qt) and import it ...
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How do I get my private key?

Background I saw this on the internet I didn't think signing / verifying was possible with P2SH addresses, so I guess this wallet must be using something like signmessagewithprivkey ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ ...
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How To Transfer Coins From Bitcoin Core to Electrum to avoid Sync Process?

I am super new to bitcoin and to be honest am not sure what I'm doing. I needed to buy something via bitcoin, and its recommendation was to download Bitcoin Core Wallet, so I did that and bought ...
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How to find my private key! Please help!

Trying to send some BTC payments and don’t know my private key. Can anyone help me and tell me it or tell me how to get it.
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Derive LTC Segwit (M-Address) private key from Trezor

So I'm trying to get my head around this! I've got my 24 seed for my Trezor. I got my Segwit account for LTC (Address starts with M). I also have the P2H equivalent for my address (Starts with 3). ...
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My private key has compressed public keys; how do I know how much coin I have?

I exported my private key to my desktop, then I tried to copy/paste to another wallet, it is multibit, or bitcoin, from mining back in 2013, 2014, 2015. I'm stuck and don't know how much coin I have. ...
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How to consolidate a large amount of unspent outputs?

I have tried different solutions to consolidate a large amount of unspent outputs, but I am stuck: 1st option: Create transaction using "coinb.in/#newTransaction". But I need private key to create ...
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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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how to get the private key for an used address ?

I have used an address generated by Exodus wallet. whats happened is that my bitcoin confirmed but didn't receive any thing on Exodus wallet. I want now to import private key in another wallet. but ...
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Importing private keys into wallet - does the bitcoin disappear from the original wallet?

If I import a bunch of private keys into a new wallet, will the funds be removed from the original wallet? Or do they both somehow point to the same money? In my case, I wish to move funds from ...
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Which precautions should a newbie like me do when exporting keys from an Bitcoin Core wallet to an Electrum wallet

I have an Bitcoin QT v0.8.5-beta wallet (downloaded in 2013) which it seems that I now have sucsessfully upgraded to the latest Bitcoin Core wallet. The Bitcoin QT wallet did not disappear with the ...
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P2SH-P2WPKH private key or revert to P2WPKH

Is there a way to get the private key out of an P2SH-P2WPKH address, using Bitcoin Core 0.15.1? If not, is there a way to get the origin P2WPKH address to get the private key out of this address?
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Transfer incoming funds from Bitcoin Core to another wallet before blockchain sync is completed

This is my situation: I have a Bitcoin-QT wallet on my Mac (Qt version 4.7.4.- yes I know its very old). only recently I've been working out how to operate and exchange bitcoins. well to cut a long ...
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Verify Mycelium still has private key for spent address

I just realized that when I sent BTC from Mycelium, it split the value from a source address into two target addresses, but the BCH of course stayed at the original address. I'm concerned that I can't ...
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How to properly backup a address with private key after 'addwitnessaddress' command

I've received my balance to my addresss that starts with 3 which is after 'addwitnessaddress' command. I'd like to know that how do I properly backup my balance to keep safety. Bitcoin Core has a ...
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How to recover Bitcoin Cash from Multibit Wallet?

I have been reading through posts and cannot figure out if this is possible or not. But I had bitcoin on an old Multibit wallet. I do not have the seed phrase from when I opened the wallet, just the ...
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Which address do I use to dump private keys from Bitcoin Core wallet?

Trying to get my private keys from bitcoin core wallet Have got to the part where i put in dumpprivkey then it wants my address Which address do i give?
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How to find the private key of blockchain wallet? [closed]

How to find the private key of blockchain wallet of this address 1DkyBEKt5S2GDtv7aQw6rQepAvnsRyHoYM
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Recovering LTC coin sent to a BTC address

I have mistakenly sent LTC coin(Using bittrex) to my BTC wallet(Zebpay). I have not received the coins yet. The transaction is showing 6+ confirmations on blockcypher and not showing anything in ...
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export Bitcoin Cash private key from Bitcoin QT after send out BTC to exchange

After Bitcoin Cash folked, I have sent BTC to exchanges from wallet Bitcoin QT. Before sending, I have export out a file with format as below in .CSV file: Confirmed,Date,Type,Label,Address,N,ID TRUE,...
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Encypted Private Key -> QR Code

I have a paper wallet with a public address and an encrypted private key ( with a passphrase ), but no QR code. So I need a way to generate a QR image, or manually input the key. Sadly QR generators ...
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To get the master private key of HD wallet

How can I get the master private key of HD wallet bitcoin core satoshi client 0.14.2? Any command for that on bitcoin core console? Currently I am on Testnet3.
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