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Questions tagged [wallet]

This tag should be used for questions that pertain to wallet software. A wallet software is a piece of software which manages users' keypairs, addresses, and transactions. Wallet software also allow a user to send and receive Bitcoin.

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Trying to access an old wallet.dat

So I found my old mining wallet from 2012 that I earned some 0.5BTC on, but I'm having trouble accessing the file. I've tried following the instructions here (opening an old wallet.dat), but I'm ...
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How to communicate with encrypted bitcoin wallet using bitcoin-core in NodeJS

I have a full node running in my local system and I am using this library named bitcoin-core to communicate with the bitcoind server. Now I have encrypted my wallet with a passphrase so I understand ...
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Why does binance send a small amount into another utxo while sending to cold wallet?

I believe the address 1NDyJtNTjmwk5xPNhjgAMu4HDHigtobu1s belongs to Binance. If you look at this transaction for example https://blockchair.com/bitcoin/transaction/...
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incorrect passphrase

Here's goes the steps that lead me to a wallet passphrase error: OS: Mac Mojave (64bits) Started bitcoin-qt app to sync (long outdated) While managing to solve disk size errors (external drive), I ...
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How to create valid P2SH-address with Bitwasp-Library that can be used with Electrum?

There is something I didn't understand regarding different Address formats. In short: I create a Master key, import it via xprv-Key into Electrum, generate P2SH and P2WSH-Adresses, send Coins to it ...
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Access Bitcoin Wallet with private key

3 years ago i bought a little bit of Bitcoin. Today i found the private key of my wallet. But I cant access it, I need these 12 words (backup) I dont have. Why cant I access my Bitcoin Wallet with ...
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HTC Exodus - New phone Capable To Run Full BTC Nodes - is this possible?

https://mashable.com/article/htc-exodus-1s-blockchain-phone/?europe=true Hello people. I read about the above linked article on a new HTC blockchain-capable smartphone. Now my 2 questions are: 1)...
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Multibit key file

I have a Multibit wallet file, key file and a backup but can't open these with the password that I have. I can open the key file and backup in a plain text editor like notepad and ++. I keep reading ...
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What to do when a website says that my bc1… address is invalid?

I used local Bitcoins wallet to send bitcoin to my bitcoin wallet. But it said wrong address
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Address change confusion

I registered to a client with a Bitcoin address on Blockchain.info and after some time that address I registered with was changed. I need to pay a fee to the client. Will it reflect to them that even ...
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Recover BTC sent to unrecoverable wallet

Disclaimer: I know I'm not likely to get an answer that will result in my getting the coins back, I'm just sing my due diligence in trying. I sent coins from my Paxful wallet to an Electrum wallet to ...
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What's the magic key version bytes for BIP49

I'm implementing BIP49-compatible key derivation for bitcoin-s, but I'm having a hard time finding the magic version bytes to use for the extended keys. I've been looking at BIP49, but can't find ...
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I mined in early 2010 with a cpu miner and just found my keys after forgetting all thease years, no joke need info please

who is the best most reputable bitcoin recovery company? I have added details and questions about our situation below Thank you And God Bless what was the mining program from the devs back then? I ...
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Need help understanding whats happening as i am very new at this [duplicate]

I need to know what is happening with my bitcoins wich will not deposit in my account after 24 hours of release from site already. I have invested satoshis in this new investment platform at httpx://...
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Could Neutrino technically as side-effect, incentivize centralization of the bitcoin network?

TWO questions on Neutrino:: 1) Could Neutrino technically as side-effect, incentivize centralization of the bitcoin network? Or other formulation: ...hinder higher degree of decentralization? Why ...
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iOS wallet with Bech32 and Xpub keys

Is there a iOS bitcoin HD wallet with Bech32 support and access to your extended public and private keys out there?
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Question about nondeterministic wallet

I was reading https://github.com/bitcoinbook/bitcoinbook/blob/develop/ch05.asciidoc#user-stories and ran into this statement. In the first bitcoin wallet (now called Bitcoin Core), wallets were ...
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Create multisignature wallet from xpub keys in bitcoin core

I can create Multisignature wallet electrum with 2 xpub keys. How can I create bitcoin core to do that? Standart use; Add a multisig address from 2 addresses bitcoin-cli addmultisigaddress 2 "[\"...
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How to dump full data in leto/wack script for wallet.dat?

Recently I downloaded perl script from https://github.com/leto/wack And it successfully print default stats only.Showing that defaultkey 1,ckeys 201 and other. But I surely know that it may dump full ...
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Bitcoin core wallet replication

I have a bitcoin core full node with a wallet on VPS. I use my own script to connect to the RPC. The script works on another VPS. Sometimes bitcoin VPS goes offline. Once the recovery took a long ...
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Can Large Bitcoin Collider break into the wallet which is created by new version of Electrum?

I have heard that Large Bitcoin Collider can only break into wallets that are created by broken software. My other question is that it seems the last private key that they found was on 2017-11-15 01:...
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should i can use my coinbase 12 backup phrase into blockchain wallet?

i have one question in my mind i can able to recover my wallet of coinbase using 12 backup phrase into blockchain wallet it will be accept it? and restore my all crypto of coinbase into blockchain ...
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How many non-web wallets discard private-keys? or How common are non-deterministic wallets?

I'm concerned about non-web wallets that discard private keys after use. Web wallets - share addresses between users, so the user can consider all private keys to be immediately discarded. ...
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Create a multi user web wallet using bitcoind RPC call

I just a beginner in bitcoin technology.I planning to create a multi user bitcoin web wallet using a VPS full node setup(Not use minig). I read the RPC documentation and found something for archiving ...
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Address not valid when withdrawing money from Binance

I want to withdraw the Vibrate crypto from binance. When I enter the BTC wallet address which I took from my account from coinbase, binance says invalid address. Am I missing something here?
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Can the blockchain be imported into wallets of different brands?

Can I import the block chain that bitcoin core downloads to use in any of the other full node PC wallets? Are the formats the same or inter-convertible?
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How to find the persons name with a bitcoin wallet address [closed]

I want to know who I sent money to. I need to know because I believe I was scammed
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funds in hd wallet

I have a doubt on HD wallets, I have generated a sequence of address. how to check the balance of each address or how we can look for balance. Did the amount move to the base address as like monero ...
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problem in imported address

I have $10 at my address. I only imported that address in my other wallet, but it shows the balance of $0 and no past transactions. I tried my balance address of $18 and the same zero balance is shown ...
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Can I safely delete database.bak from wallet folder?

In order to save space. I cleaned it up and now my bitcind in freezing, but this might not be the cause.
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have 12 word phrase need to find wallet

I have my 12 word passphrase and would like to see the contents of my wallet how do I see this wallet on a new app or site?
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Bitcoind live wallet backup (by copying wallet.dat)

Is it safe to copy wallet.dat while the daemon is running, or should the daemon be stopped before doing so? I'd imagine it would be safe unless addresses are being generated exactly at the same time.
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How does a wallet rebuild itself from its seed?

How does it identify the addresses and transactions on the blockchain in order to rebuild the history of that wallet?
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Are all addresses in a wallet derived from a single private key? [duplicate]

Also, is there any way from and address that one could derive any other addresses that came from that wallet? Or do I have the relationship of addresses to wallets wrong?
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How to get amount in RPC

I am developing a bitcoin wallet for education purposes, and i'm working on a getbalance method that given an address i return the balance of the address. Problem is, when communicating via the RPC ...
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What is the best way to differentiate users' balances in a shared wallet?

first time posting around here. I have been thinking about an application that would highly depend on the use of bitcoin for the best user experience. A shared wallet for all users currently seems ...
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Can someone please explain the meaning of “neutrino” within the lightning network?

Rene Pickhardt wrote the below quoted comment in another thread about whether a mobile wallet can be both a full lightning node and wallet at the same time. I have many lightning nodes running but ...
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question about wallet address conversion

i just recently added a new wallet that can accept bitcoin SV but its address starts with a "q". is there any tools on the internet that can convert that q prefix address to a 1 prefix address much ...
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How to remove password from encrypted wallet with password? [duplicate]

Without using dumpwallet nor dumpprivkey, is there a way to take an encrypted wallet and making it decrypted so it can be used without entering a password?
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electrum wallet listaddress without change addresses

i use the command electrum listaddresses -w .electrum/testnet/wallets.... On a bash console to get all addresses of the wallet. This however also return the "change" addresses which i cannot ...
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Current simple ways to participate with a Lightning Node?

Lightning is kicking it!! I just read this article about worldwide nodes distribution https://cryptonomist.ch/en/2019/03/02/top-10-countries-bitcoin-nodes/ So, my questions are basically: 1)) what ...
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If a bitcoin wallet service provider terminates a users account, what happens to the funds?

A friend of mine has/had a bitcoin wallet service provided by an online marketplace. Sounds like he had some kind of disagreement with the site administrators and they terminated his account. At that ...
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Catching wallet notifications through stdout?

I'm running bitcoin server behind nodejs (child_process). I was wondering if it's reliable to catch wallet notifications from the stdout stream (the ones that are marked AddToWallet)? This way I ...
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Bitcoin-qt -testnet 0.17.1 Send and Receive buttons do nothing

Fully synced on testnet blockchain after building Bitcoin with UI and wallet enabled on Ubuntu 18.10. Pressing Send and Receive buttons results in no UI displayed. Receiving addresses dialog doesn't ...
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bit coin wallet full node storage management [duplicate]

How do you cut down the space of the full nodes downloaded by the bit coin wallet app.what is purning and how does it effect the storage space
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Setup a full node on server for frond end Wallet

I am a new in bitcoin technologies. I want to setup a full node on cloud server. Also I need to use RPC of this server for front end app.That is creating bitcoin wallet and its further operations(such ...
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How to reduce disk-space requirements of Bitcoin Core wallet?

I want to install Bitcoin Core wallet on my computer, but his blockchain is too big (more 230 Gb). How to reduce Bitcoin Core wallet?
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How do I connect my `bcoin` wallet to `bitcoind`?

I have bitcoind running in regtest mode. I want to connect my bcoin wallet to it and retrieve all UTXOs relevant to the sender's address. How can I do that?
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Can't Run Bitcoin Wallet After It was Downloaded on Windows 8.1 Desktop

Please help. After downloading the Bitcoin wallet, I don't have the option to 'run' it on my windows 8.1. It was a compressed file, and even though I extracted everything, there is nothing that ...
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Generator Point G multiple

if in a curve y2 mod p = x3+ 7 mod p ( ecdsa-secp256k1) p=115792089237316195423570985008687907853269984665640564039457584007908834671663 G=...