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Paper Wallet: can I use the import option in my case?

I have created a paper wallet and I generated the public/private keys with Ubuntu live + Electrum. Now I have 2 questions: In this case, can I IMPORT ( instead of SWEEP ) my keys in electrum and ...
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sweep 52 Character private key beginning with L

I'm trying to sweep an unencrypted private key, created with bitaddress.org 4 years ago into, Electrum. I also gave these to family with small amounts on, so need to figure this out before I go down ...
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Can i send bitcoin from one address in wallet with multiple addresses?

I have a btc backup wallet.dat file. I dumped the file with pywallet.py using python. I now have the wallet.txt showing all my addresses (Legacy) with their private keys in that wallet. So there are ...
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What should I do to move Electrum wallet from one computer to another (both are MacOS)

I have an old mac that I want to sell. There are about 0.0001 BTC in the Electrum wallet on the mac. Though it's not some big money I still want to move it to my new mac. I also have an Electrum on ...
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Will c-lightning's `withdraw destination all` take anything from the channel funds?

Will c-lightning's withdraw destination all take anything from the channel funds? Does the string all that can be used to specify withdrawal of all available funds refer only to onchain funds with &...
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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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After sweeping an address I've received a tiny amount on both the address I swept and the dest of the sweep

For some time now I've had a small amount sitting in a legacy address, and I finally decided to sweep it and send the amount less the fee to another address. I chose a small fee, to not spend more on ...
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Sweep command does not show in the wallet properties tab

I am using Armory 96.0. The sweep command does not show in the wallet properties tab. This is true for both my online WIndows 10 pro and offline windows 8.0
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How to sweep from armory wallet?

I recently tried to get started in Bitcoins, bought some online and received on an armory wallet. Little did i know i needed to download the full blockchain, that i have no space for. I tried to sweep ...
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How to move/sweep your Bitcoin Core bitcoins safely and air-gapped to your new fancy cold storage?

I have stored my bitcoins on Bitcoin Core in a few P2PKH addresses with many UTXOs. I would like to have a plan, how these bitcoins can be moved air-gapped to a more up-to-date setup (not discussed ...
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Sweep all functionality for a Bitcoin Lightning private key using mobile, desktop, or cli wallet?

Bitcoin wallets have a sweep all function to transfer all coins from one private key to another. Is there such a feature in a bitcoin lightning wallet where you can sweep all coins from a lightning ...
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Multi-destination transaction from paper wallet

As far as I know, I can make a transaction to a single destination by sweeping/importing private key. How can I make a transaction to multiple destinations?
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Having trouble transfering private keys from Bitcoin Core to Electrum, for want of not having to wait for sync

This morning, I purchased some bitcoin for the first time on CEX.IO, and soon withdrew it to the Bitcoin Core wallet I had set up. What I did not realise was that I would have to download the ...
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How to sweep a bc1... bitcoin segwit address using a mobile app?

I have a bitcoin private key with some money on the segwit bc1 address, but when I try to sweep this private key using mycellium android wallet, it shows up as a 3... address. What other mobile app ...
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I sent some USDT Tether to a Bitcoin Paper Wallet. Can I still claim it back?

I sent some USDT Tether to my bitcoin paper wallet. I have the private key, but how do I extract my USDT from this paper wallet? I also have some left over BTC too.
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Sweeping a bitcoin private key using PHP

Is there a PHP script where it validates a bitcoin private key and also gets the public address from the key? My goal was to: verify the private key Get the public address using that private key ...
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How to get Electrum 3.1.3 on bitcoin testnet?

I'm building an application on bitcoin and want to use testnet instead of using real bitcoins to do my test. I'm mainly using Electrum-3.1.3 to do sweeping of addresses. But how can I switch this to ...
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No inputs found when using Electrum to sweep private key from Bitcoin Core

I'm trying to move my bitcoins from Bitcoin Core to Electrum in order to not have to store the blockchain. My starting position is a fully synced Bitcoin Core and a newly created standard Electrum ...
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How do I sweep funds from my bc1 bech32 segwit address I generated from a paper wallet?

Is there a easy tutorial on how to sweep a bc1 segwit address? I know electrum can sweep private keys, but has anyone ever really tried it and wrote a tutorial on it? I'm afraid of sending some ...
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Claiming BTG from Electrum wallet issue

I had some BTC in my electrum wallet prior to the BTG fork - sent it there approx 7 days before it happened. I am trying on a MAC using Bluestacks emulator to run coinomi wallet - all works fine but ...
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Where does change go when making a transaction from funds imported from a paper wallet?

I'm new to bitcoin and have read numerous articles about it, but I still have questions about how it works. All the articles that I read say the same that, once I spend bitcoin from paper wallet its ...
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Electrum Wallet: zero mBTC balance after sweeping private address

Have the newest (3.+) ver. of Electrum Wallet. I performed the sweep of the private address to acquire BTC from paper wallet . Wallet menu->Private Keys-> Sweep. Performed the operation, the screen ...
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How do I move my bitcoin from mycelium to another wallet?

I'd like to do this in a fee-less way. This is the first step in claiming my BCH. I've tried using this link https://steemit.com/btc/@libert/step-by-step-guide-on-claiming-bitcoincash-from-...
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The amount of coins in the wallet is too small for sweeping

I want to make a present to my friend for his wedding - a bitcoin paper wallet. I managed to print it and send 100uBTC (0.0001BTC) to the paper wallet for a test. Then I chose "Sweep paper wallet" ...
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How to sweep private extended key from mycellium for bitcoin cash coins?

I have my coins stored in mycellium, but when I try to export my private key I get a private extended key. How can I import this into coinomi android wallet? I see there is a sweep option in conomi, ...
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Importing a bunch of btc private keys into bitcoin core, then monitoring and sweeping them all to another address?

I'm trying to build a service where I import a bunch of pirvate keys into bitcoin core or some other software if you recommend a better solution. Once the private keys are imported, I want to monitor ...
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I have more than 20 paper wallets with very little bitcoin in them. How can I combine all of them together?

I have a bunch of paper wallets with different small amounts of Bitcoin in them. How can I combine them all into one address without having to pay a fee for sending each paper wallet to my own account?...
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Service or application to auto sweep specified BTC private keys?

Is there a service or an application that will auto sweep a bitcoin private key to your own wallet? I want to monitor a few private keys and sweep them once they receive funds in it.
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