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Questions tagged [receiving]

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Bitcoinj wallet can't receive coins in Testnet3

I have a problem with bitcoinj. I have created a wallet and than trying to send coins to it in Testnet3 using this faucet: https://coinfaucet.eu/en/btc-testnet/ Coins sended, transaction confirmed, ...
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Can't see balance after some time

I'm trying to use bitcoinj library to receive bitcoin payments and monitor the balance on the address. My implementation is based on DeterministicKey watching public key. The code below is working ...
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How to link a bitcoin address to a wallet address?

BitGo has a feature where you can have multiple addresses under a wallet. The wallet also has its own address. Now suppose I have two addresses under my wallet. This means for any user to send me BTC, ...
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Is the transaction within Genesis block spendable? [duplicate]

Are the transactions added to the genesis block spendable, just like any other transactions from other blocks, or is that an unspendable coinbase transaction. In other words.. Is the transaction ...
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How to dynamically generate bitcoin receive address with a Nano Ledger S?

Is there a way for me to create an app for only my personal use, on my iPhone, that would create a valid receive address for my Nano Ledger S? I know that all of the address are derived from a master ...
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How to generate a new receive address for each transaction on the Nano Ledger S?

I am wondering if it is possible it have a new receive address each time I receive a crypto. Some exchanges do this for you automatically, but I noticed each time I hit 'display' it was the same ...
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Is it secure to put a wallet address on one's business cards as a QR code?

As a company, we're making business cards, and would like to put our bitcoin addresses on our business cards as QR codes. Yet, I know that it is a best practice for wallets to cycle addresses - I mean,...
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Sending bitcoins to a “Sending address” in Bitcoin Core

I'm trying to understand some basic concepts in the Bitcoin Core (v.0.15.1) and in the bitcoin "world". I'm using a testnet, and used https://testnet.coinfaucet.eu/en/ to send some bitcoins to a "...
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my transaction is confirmed but not receive

my transaction is confirmed but not receive and there isn't any bitcoin in my wallet (i used generate before address in blockchain wallet to receive) amount: 0.05169731 BTC txd: ...
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When you receive a BitCoin what do you actually get?

Say someone sends me 0.5 of a BTC to my desktop wallet, is it a digital file or lines of code that they send me which has monetary value? I'm very confused on what you actually RECEIVE with ...
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How to create Payment Request with callback in Bitcoin Core using RPC and C#?

I want to make bitcoin wallet with Deposit functionality. I need generate address where users need to pay. How do I know when is paid? I can know this only with callback but I don't know how to ...
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How does bitcoin core generate a receiving address without using my private key?

I downloaded bitcoin core from github. Now I have imported the complete blockchain and am examining the bitcoin core interface. If I click on >File >>Receiving addresses I see that bitcoin core has ...
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Electrum I requested wrong amount QR code but paid larger amount from luno?

I requested "Receive" bitcoin on Electrum and mistakenly entered my amount in "mBTC" instead of "BTC". (My first time) I then scanned the QR code with LUNO under Send bitcoin. It gave me the incorrect ...
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How to create a receiving address using the Bitcoin Core client?

Im new on bitcoin 1-2 years ago I used bitpay and coinbase but now Im trying to get the wallet directly on my macbook.Downloaded the bitcoin core from bitcoin.com So, Im registered on https://gourl....
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What is the most efficient way to check if an address received bitcoins?

At this moment I have a website where users can add funds using bitcoin and I also have a script in the server to automatically check if any of the user's address received a new deposit. To make that, ...
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Do Receive addresses generated by blockchain.info's wallet expire with time?

Sender sent me BTC yesterday. I am expecting a deposit to my blockchain.info wallet but that has not happened in the past 20 hours. I didn't give the sender my public address, but the receive address ...
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How to make a “Donate” function with bitcoins?

I understand my bitcoin wallet generates a new receiving adress everytime i received a transaction. I would like to add an adress to my website for donations. How can i get an adress that doesnt ...
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What if I receive bitcoins when my device is powered off?

What happens if I receive bitcoins when my computer or smartphone is not online or powered off?
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Understanding the receive tab in electrum

I've downloaded Electrum and have successfully transferred my first small amount of bitcoin to my wallet (after purchasing some through an exchange). I used the receiving address (by copy pasting it ...
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WRONG ''send to/receiving'' address always displayed on trezor??

when using myetherwallet the wrong and completely unknown receiving address is always displayed on the trezor screen when im asked to confirm the addresses match, BUT, i sent a very tiny amount and it ...
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What happens when the sent amount doesn't match the payment request exactly?

If I opened an address with a request for 1 BTC, what is the limit that can be sent to me? For instance, if someone sends 0.9/0.89+ to this address then it will consider as accepted, but if any less ...
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Multiple wallets on Bitcoin Core

Is this possible? I've noticed that while viewing my 'Receiving Addresses' there is a button in the bottom left hand corner of the pop-up box which reads '+New'. If I click on this will it delete or ...
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blockchain.info receiving address changes - is it OK to put BTC address on the website?

Wallet from blockchain.info change the receiving address from time to time. I guess the rationale is to protect my privacy or something. In reality I'd be more secure in my head if I had the same BTC ...
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How to set exact bitcoins to receive in blockchain api?

Is there a way that I can set up the exact amount the user should pay? When the user input is higher/lower on the amount that I have provided the transaction should fail. I'm using the "receive ...
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Send payment from one user to another via API?

I am looking to have users on my website submit their bitcoin id and be able to accept bitcoin from other bitcoin user as donations. I am brand new to this. I'm using PHP. So basically this is what ...
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About changed address

I am using electrum. First, I had a bitcoin address and I used it once to receive BTCs and then it changed. Will I be able to receive Bitcoins now, even if someone sends them to the old address?
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Created receiving address in Bitcoin Core but deleted it before receiving bitcoins

I created a receiving address in Bitcoin Core, sent myself some coins from localbitcoins.com and - silly me - deleted the receiving address from Bitcoin Core. tradeblock.com shows the transaction ...
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Custom receive payments method?

So it's a known problem that blockchain.info's api only allows a gap of 20 unpaid addresses, which sucks and makes their api almost completely worthless. But I was thinking how could I make my own ...
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Can one receiving address from my Wallet be linked to another from the same Wallet?

I have created a wallet using Electrum. Electrum creates 20 receiving addresses. My question is can these be linked or traced back to each other? I want to understand if I have create another wallet ...
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Can I import a Receiving Address [duplicate]

I installed Bitcoin Core and a friend sent me 0.2 bitcoins using an address generated in Bitcoin Core. However, Bitcoin Core fails to retrieve the Block Chain and keeps trying to reload; which takes ...
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How do I build bitcoin transactions graph?

I'm using blockchain dumps from http://dumps.webbtc.com/ in database schema in mentioned that result of script in pk_script should specify recipient of transaction. But how do I get amount of bitcoin ...
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How can I manually add a receiving address in MultiBit Classic Wallet - disconnected during confirmation

Open to any suggestions... (Original Question is below and am trying advice from the first answer) I am in the process of looking at all the deleted files on the USB disk where MultiBit resides using ...
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Bitcoinj: How to get notified when coins are received

I need to know when my local wallet receives coins... but onCoinsReceived is invoked as soon as a transaction on my wallet is visible. How do I get notified when coins have been received and are ...
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Is there a payment processing system allowing the client to pay in cash/fiat money?

I am total newbie and only need an advice on the existing payment processing services available. So far I have checked only Bitpay, and noticed that on its t&c it is said that the system ...
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Accept payments on someone else's behalf without being able to spend them

TL;DR I wish to store some sort of key in my application for each vendor account that allows for my application to generate a receiving address for clients to make payments to. I am writing some ...
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Can I generate payment adresses while offline?

So I'm using the original bitcoin client. What if on a computer without internet (A) I generate a bitcoin address and then use this address to receive a payment (by using an other computer with ...
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Obtain the information about a bitcoin address

I have a bitcoin address. How do I get it's balance and the amount of BTC (preferably in Satoshi) it's ever sent and received? I don't want to use any third-party bitcoin services, I want to do it as ...
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Logical flow to check for receipt of a bitcoin payment [duplicate]

I'm experimenting with writing some Bitcoin software in Node.JS using the node-bitcoin lib to talk directly to my own bitcoind via JSON-RPC, and I am trying to work out the best-practice way to ...
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Do receiving addresses expire on Multibit?

Okay so I have tried Resetting Blockchain and Transactions plenty of times. The only thing is I used an old receiving address that I used about 2 months ago. Do these addresses expire? Can they only ...
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What is the maximum of receive addresses the default wallet can handle?

I guess there is no limit. But on tests, what is the maximum before the bitcoind start to slow down in a specific machine?
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How do I receive my first bitcoin?

My first experiences with bitcoin: I downloaded Multibit and then went to the CoinbitGet website. I copied and pasted my address at the site as they instructed and after verifying that it was the ...
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How is the wallet balance split across keys?

I suppose it's advisable to use a new key frequently for bitcoin receive address for anonymity. If each received amount goes to a new key, will my wallet size become unmanageable if I receive a number ...
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Problem with receiving bitcoins on my VPS

I installed bitcoind v.0.8 on my VPS (with Debian 6 (Squeeze)). Then I generated a wallet for it: 12VWVmNEM1q6N9zMjX9aH3wSfRUbjVkZ21. Here is my transaction to this wallet, but when I'm looking for ...
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Where/How does Bitcoin-qt check for receives to it's addresses?

How does Bitcoin-qt technically check for receives to it's own addresses. I know it has a list of addresses loaded in from the wallet.dat, but when a new block or new transaction arrives, what logic ...
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How to handle a ridiculous amount of receiving addresses?

By ridiculous I mean something absolutely absurd. 1 million+ addresses. Like say if Amazon had started to accept payments, how could they possibly keep up? Bitcoind probably can't keep up? How would I ...
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What is the safest method managing a large number of receiving Bitcoin addresses?

Say I want to run a big project, where users can continually request new addresses to deposit Bitcoins in their online account. I suppose I will have to pre-generate thousands of Bitcoin key-pairs and ...
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Sending and receiving address

What's the difference between sending and receiving address? I mean, if for mistake I asked to send a payment to my sending address, have I lost my bitcoin? TX
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Need help! Initial sync not progressing, BTC sent already, + warning message

Please help! I look forward to your intelligent caring responses. Here is the situation: I'm trying to do the initial synchronizing of Bitcoin-QT, which hasn't progressed in 14 hours, and: - ...
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Sending bitcoins to myself

If I send bitcoins from my wallet to an address I created in my wallet, will I get more than 1 confirmation eventually? And do I have to wait for all the block to be downloaded to my wallet so I can ...
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How do I spend these coins?

I installed my Bitcoin client after I bought my coins, and a received a confirmation email saying that they will immediately show up in my wallet. My client shows 0.00 balance! I did not specify any ...