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Sparrow is a Bitcoin wallet for those who value financial self sovereignty. Sparrow’s emphasis is on security, privacy and usability. (https://sparrowwallet.com/)

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How can I set the derivation path for a multisig across BlueWallet, Electrum and Sparrow wallet?

I just exported a PSBT from BlueWallet and now I'm trying to sign it with the final signature in a multisig setup in Electrum or Sparrow wallet however with both, I am unable to do so: From my ...
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Sparrow with Keystone Pro and Bitcoin Core

I originally set up Sparrow with a Keystone 3 Pro, and have been using public endpoints. Recently, I set up a Bitcoin Core node in my house. I can successfully connect Sparrow to the node, but all ...
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How to connect Sparrow with Bitcoin Core on Mac?

Trying to connect sparrow to core. Sparrow gives out this error Could not connect: Cannot find Bitcoin Core cookie file at [file path] Everything was working fine until I toggled with sparrow ...
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Cannot connect Sparrow wallet to node using username and password

I'm trying to connect my node to Sparrow wallet on two computers on the same network. As I understand it, I have to authenticate using username/password option on Sparrow. This is the same computer I ...
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Zpub vs xpub not matching between seedsigner and sparrow?

Generated a multisig xpub via Seedsigner. Loaded this to sparrow via camera-reading of seedsigner's QR code. Sparrow & Seedsigner fingerprints match, as do derivation paths, but Seedsigner ...
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Is Whirlpool safe to use?

Looking to potentially run a CoinJoin via Whirlpool in sparrow but am confused how the safety of my funds is guaranteed. While the documentation states that I 'retain full ownership of my funds at all ...
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Sparrow Wallet - PostMix Tab

How do you load the postmix tab in Sparrow wallet. The documentation makes little to no sense on how to load the postmix tab
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Why does each Bitcoin wallet application generate the same new receive address?

I use Sparrow, Ledger Live, BlueWallet and Nunchuk Bitcoin wallets. I was under the impression that new receive addresses are randomly generated. However, I have noticed that each wallet application ...
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Can brand new hardware wallet have seed phrase initiated via sparrow? Or do is it need to be through wallet OEMs site only?

Pretty straightforward. Can I initialize/generate seed phrase of blockstream jade via sparrow? Or do I need to go through blockstream's site to do this?
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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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Bitcoin Core balance incorrect after connecting Sparrow wallet

I have a Sparrow wallet with previous transactions that was connected to an Electrum server. I installed Bitcoin Core v25, downloaded entire blockchain (no pruning) and switched my Sparrow settings ...
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How can I generate a bitcoin.conf to synchronize with Sparrow?

Windows 10, external hard drive one TB, SSD I accidentally deleted the bitcoin.conf file. Does anyone know how I can generate one, please? I’m trying to sync with Sparrow Wallet. I have looked online ...
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Transferred coin from Ledger Live to Sparrow

I transferred my bitcoins from Ledger Live Wallet to Cold Card. When I launch Sparrow, it shows the spent amount from ledger live and the coins received to their respective addresses. Is it expected ...
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Bitcoin Core Node installation

How to verify & install Bitcoin Core node and Sparrow wallet in Windows 11 laptop? Please tell me step by step. My lap has 8 GB RAM & 500 GB storage (free space would b around 200 GB). And ...
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Does a set of private keys have a different XPUB and ZPUB for single signature and multisig?

I am experimenting with multisig wallets using Sparrow. I have two Nano Ledger hardware wallets each set up for single signature with different private keys. I used them to create a 2 of 2 multisig ...
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Bitcoin Core not loading transactions

I now have a full node on an external drive, no pruning. I connected sparrow to Bitcoin Core, but now the wallet in Sparrow and the same wallet on Bitcoin Core is missing 4 transactions, and then of ...
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Create a multisig wallet using Sparrow wallet with keys (A and (B or C))

Further to the following question: Can the same set of private keys be used multiple times in a multisig wallet? I tried to create a multisig wallet with keys (A and (B or C)) in Sparrow wallet using ...
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Is it possible to allow my bitcoin core node to connect remotely to sparrow but also locally?

I've changed the config file to connect my Sparrow wallet to the node, but when I do that, the ability to connect a different Sparrow wallet locally is gone. Is there a way to allow both?
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Connection issue between Sparrow and Bitcoin Core

I currently have my Bitcoin Core node set up to utilize an external hard drive for the data directory in order to conserve space on my laptop. Initially, when I connected Sparrow to the node for the ...
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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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Bitcoin core balance isn't working properly

while moving funds to my multi-sig, my balance on bitcoin core sometimes is subtracting. Even though my balance on sparrow is correct and is connected to my node. So it should be getting all of its ...
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bitcoin is not showing the correct balance after reusing an address

(i only reused because the first one was a test) Bitcoin core gui is showing a balance lower than the amount on sparrow. Sparrow is connected through my node and showing the correct amounts so I know ...
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A few of my addresses that have funds show empty through my node

I have recently connected sparrow wallet to my own node to get away from using a private electrum server. But some of the addresses I have bitcoin in are not being recognized. I know they have funds ...
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Bitcoin core wallet shows a wrong balance

after downloading and running bitcoin core v24.0.1 I connected to Sparrow wallet which in turn was connected to a Ledger hard wallet. Here is the problem: after bitcoin core did the rescanning the ...
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Sparrow Wallet only partially supports Taproot?

Sparrow 1.7.1 I decided to try out the Sparrow Wallet. Since Sparrow supports P2WPKH, P2WSH and P2TR I created one of each and verified that it was connecting to my Bitcoin Core node. However, I only ...
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Really strange issue when trying to connect Sparrow Wallet to Bitcoin Core

I am really loosing my mind on this. I am actually not a technical noob but also not the very best technican. But things like this should actually be very easy for me. What I want to do: I just want ...
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Sparrow wallet suddenly not connecting to Bitcoin Core

I setup a node running Bitcoin Core on a Windows PC and connected Sparrow Wallet to it from another Windows PC on the same local network. This worked fine for the last few weeks but now suddenly ...
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Solution for P2SH non-standard derivation paths

Creating P2SH (Nested Segwit) addresses from an imported BECH32 (Native Segwit) XPUB, when running Bitcoin Core (pre-2020 software) wallet (as watch-only, with private keys disabled) can lead to non-...
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Setting Up Multisig Correctly

I'm looking into setting up a multisig setup using Sparrow, and wanted to see if anyone can find any flaws in my set up, and potentially accessing my funds if I lose a key. set up = 2 of 3 Key store 1 ...
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How to connect Sparrow wallet to Bitcoin Core on a different machine but the same network

I have a Raspiblitz set up on a Pi 4 and am trying to connect Sparrow wallet to Bitcoin Core from another machine on the same network. I have read through the instructions at sparrow.com/docs but ...
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Connecting A Wallet To A Pruned Node

I’ve connected Sparrow Wallet to a pruned Bitcoin node but none of my UTXOs are showing. I would imagine that since I haven't spent them and since pruned nodes still keep the entire UTXO set, my ...
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