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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What's your recommendation regarding a Bitcoin wallet? [closed]

I'm a novice so go easy on me!!! thanx I'm writing a freeware open-source program with a donation scheme. in the end, it will look like this Github page first is PayPal and then multiple ...
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I found a typo in the Portuguese translation of Bitcoin Core

I'm using the Bitcoin Core wallet version 22.0.0 and there is an error, a typo, in the Portuguese. Will this translation be corrected in the next version?
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These two websites are currently scamming people in investing bitcoins. Is there anyway to report it somewhere?

The following two websites are scamming people by asking them to invest in Medical blockchain: https://bithorse.net/ https://pharmablockchain.org/ The scam looks very similar to the one reported on ...
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managing wallet from ubuntu/linux

the whole point of cryptocurrency is to be decentralized, so I would like to manage a wallet from my computer (ubuntu 20.04) without relying on a provider (e.g. binance). I would like to use my wallet ...
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Connecting A Wallet To A Pruned Node

I've connected sparrow wallet to a pruned bitcoin node but all my utxos are not showing. I would imagine that since I haven't spent them and since pruned nodes still keep the entire bitcoin UTXO set, ...
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Amount of btc you'll receive as change when sending btc

Can you know in advance how much change (in btc) you'll get back when you send a certain amount of btc? E.g. Let's say your wallet.dat has been active before and now has 0.125 in a few addresses and ...
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Trust Wallet Watch Only Wallet

I have been doing bitcoin trading using a trader and they have sent me my profits to my Trust Wallet. But when I try to send the cryptocurrencies that I have received from my wallet it says it is ...
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Check your wallet.dat passphrase

Is there a way of using bitcoin core gui in order to check if you know/correct about your wallet.dat passphrase by typing it only once? I know you can change the passphrase, but I want to keep it and ...
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Can a single wallet have multiple addresses, that can be used to distinguish payments?

If I have a single Dogecoin wallet, can I create multiple addresses for that wallet such that I can identify which payments were sent to which address? For example: 1 Dogecoin Wallet with balance 0 3 ...
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How to run Bitcoin-Qt over RPC to another machine

I have a full node running bitcoind on computer A. On computer B I have bitcoin-cli setup to connect to computer A over RPC. Computer A is a headless machine. I don't want to re-download the chain ...
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Can we consider all these satoshi-era wallet being re-activated a good or bad thing for Bitcoin? [closed]

More and more I am seeing news about addresses that was dormant for around 10 years being (re)activated. Is it positive or negative for bitcoin in the long run ? Also, how many of those dormant ...
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Binance Bitcoin Address shows 0 balance on blockchain explorer

I was checking my Binance Bitcoin address (where i have been holding some amount for last one year) on blockchain explorers, but it shows that the btc from that address was immediately spent within a ...
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coin holdings were zero and there was no history left

When I turned on my smartphone for the first time in four years and started the app, my coin holdings were zero and there was no history left. What could it be? Also, are there any measures I can take?...
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Why does Electrum never complete synchronization with a server?

How do I diagnose why electrum never finishes synchronizing? I've tried selecting networks individually without success. Can I ping a server to confirm connectivity?
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Have I been scammed - Blockchain Liquidity front runner bot?

I hope you are well. I followed the instructions in this video https://youtu.be/Iv0kqEJXdfE EXACTLY as shown, and my created contract address is now showing "0" in value, after I previously ...
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Is there any hope for Bitcoins mined in early 2009? [duplicate]

Back in 2009, on the advice of a friend, I started mining Bitcoin. I also remember the exact period. It was in the period from the end of March 2009. until May 31, 2009. That year, on May 31, I moved ...
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How to create and share a QR code for an Electrum wallet Bitcoin address? [duplicate]

To confirm, this address: is converted to a QR code with: qrencode -o wallet.png '1F63UTxXHi7Cff4aDFdMGzgLt1CKuHpRot' so that the wallet.png can be shared as address where Bitcoin can be sent to?
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WBTC to bitcoin transaction how-to? From MetaMask to Electrum

I'm not using MetaMask nor WBTC myself but am looking to receive Bitcoin from that source and want to understand how this is accomplished. From what I gather, the WBTC must be unwrapped (or converted) ...
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I used support bitcoin wallet address by mistake! How do I get that back to put into my wallet

New to bitcoin and I use their support Bitcoin wallet address instead of using my wallet. How do I get those funds back?
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If you lose your Bitcoin wallet Password, can you simply transfer private key to another bitcoin wallet provider?

If you lose your Bitcoin wallet password, can you simply transfer private key to another bitcoin wallet provider? I mean if I lost the password to the website where the wallet is stored, can I simply ...
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How does "hierarchical deterministic wallet" work?

I'm reading Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies. This book talks about how "hierarchical deterministic wallet" works like this: Here it says private key generation need "k, x, y&...
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Why bitcoin change addresses are not just the own address?

Why every wallet generates a new change address instead of sending back to itself?
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When using a hardware wallet, how do I know that the change address is one that I own?

When signing a transaction on my coldcard, I see a change address that is not listed (at least on the first 30 addresses) on my coldcard. I believe coldcard would only allow me to sign a transaction ...
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Wallet not detected upon syn

I hadn't used my wallet for a long time. I ran bitcoin-qt to syn my wallet (for some reason it loaded the complete blockchain and not just for the last year), everything was stored on an external sdd. ...
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Can you recover a wallet with only BIP39 seed or BIP32 root key?

Can we access and withdraw BTC if we have bip32 seed and bip32 root key? But we don't have the bip39 passphrase
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How long does it take for Multibit to synchronize an old wallet?

I'm trying to restore my old wallet which I had created on Multibit around 2016 and held a fraction of a bitcoin, as far as I can remember. I have not touched the wallet for years until today when I ...
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Replicate bitcoin core for backup

I want to know if possible to have the same bitcoin core and his same wallet running at the same time in two different machines, can I use the same RPC user/pass, I have o machine running but I want ...
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Is there a lightweight bitcoin wallet that has API support?

I was wondering if there was a Bitcoin wallet like electrum with features like getting balances, and sending/receiving transactions, but not have to store the full blockchain (a lightweight wallet). I ...
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Binance platform trustability

What is the current state of major trading platforms (to be more precise, Binance)? I have read numerous bad things about both Binance and Coinbase (such as Binance being banned by MasterCard and ...
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"unloadwallet" and "notifywallet", work together?

I couldn't understand it very well in the places I looked and in the documentation I read, and it would take about 1 month for me to have bitcoins to test, I thought it was better to ask here. I will ...
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How to request for refund [duplicate]

I send funds (bitcoin) to Bitcoin Core Wallet by mistake, how can I request a refund? https://bitcoincore.org/
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Can a descriptors wallet be encrypted?

Bitcoin Core provides a builtin feature by which Berkeley DB Bitcoin Core legacy wallet files can be encrypted with a passphrase. Can the same or similar be done to Bitcoin Core descriptors wallet ...
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Where do I find a private key in litewallet.io? [closed]

I have created this public key LUv2h4kHH21bJSmab2UAvBarLmSckWFASS in a mobile app called litewallet.io which can be found here https://litewallet.io/ but I do not see an option in litewallet to ...
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Is it possible to transfer fund from a bitcoin wallet to paypal?

If I have a bitcoin wallet and a paypal account, I want to transfer my money from the wallet to paypal ; is it possible ? If so how to do ?
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Can I get any info of the owner of the bitcoin wallet?

I transferred an amount by the Moonpay site to the person who didn't do what I paid him for. Moonpay.com page advises me to go to the police and share with them all the information I have about the ...
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Getting "Unknown wallet records: 1" on loading wallet

I noticed that loading this wallet: loadwallet ...wallet name... The wallet is a 169900 legacy wallet. 2021-..-..T..:..:..Z [...wallet name...] Keys: 0 plaintext, 4355 encrypted, 4355 w/ metadata, ...
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How can I create P2TR addresses with Bitcoin Core 22.0?

I'm trying to test P2TR with Bitcoin Core, and I don't know how to get taproot addresses. How should I create them using 22.0?
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Transfer Bitcoin Core data into a database

I've downloaded Bitcoin data locally via the Bitcoin Core app install and sync. I'm looking to build a system though which users can query their account balance. I'm thinking of building a simple web ...
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What is a safe amount of characters in a passphare?

The coldcard and trezor both has support for a passphrase. What amount of characters in this passphrase that would be considered unbreakable with current technology and within some years of ...
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I sent bitcoin from coinbase to my wallet, but it never got to my wallet. It says the transaction was completed. Can I get it back?

When I logged into my wallet, the bitcoin never showed up. Is there a way I can get the money back from Coinbase?
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Why isn't it safe to run bitcoin core on a laptop?

I have read on some twitter posts that it was not safe to run bitcoin core on a laptop. That it was better to run it on a rasberry pie for example. What are the main reasons this is not safe? How ...
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Can a wallet start with 20 and how can it be generated?

Someone claims a wallet can start with 2 on btc mainnet. How possible is dat. I knw 2 is the testnet pay 2 script wallet type. If its possible. How can it be generated?attached is an example of the ...
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Question about Multibit Core wallet - not sync

I hope you are alright. I asked you for help. I had the Multibit Core software wallet installed on my system and after a few years I now wanted to run and transfer my bitcoin balance. From the time ...
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I’m trying to realise funds but being asked to pay in commissions to a wallet address before my funds are released, is this normal? [duplicate]

I have made investment and am trying to realise my funds. My account closure process seems complicated and I’m being asked to pay in more funds in the form of BTC to a wallet to cover commissions ...
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Which country is the Bitcoin core wallet in?

can you tell me which country the Bitcoin core wallet belongs to. I want to return the tax paid, and for this I need to withdraw all funds from the United States.
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Blockchain refund [duplicate]

I recently lost funds to a Bitcoin trader CryptoASX based in the UK (London) which turned out to be a fraudulent trader. Just today (Tuesday 19 October 2021) I received a phone call from an ...
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Generating 1000s of addresses

Ok so I am a business trying to accept crypto as a form of payment, but can't seem to figure out how I can generate 1000s of addresses (for each customer) to pay crypto to me? Or would there be some ...
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bitcoin-qt -testnet wallet dumped error EXCEPTION: NSt8ios_base7failureB5cxx11E

I got an error message but don't understand what to do now, to fix this. ************************ EXCEPTION: NSt8ios_base7failureB5cxx11E CDataStream::read(): end of data: iostream error ...
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Internals of bitcoin block replication workflow from wallet, and conflict resolution

If I initiate a transaction from my wallet, does my transaction go to only one node? Does wallet client send to multiple nodes? What happens if no miner decides to include my transaction? Would my ...
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Best way to store private key from address

I make my own hot-wallet and wanted to know best way to store private key from address, because I need it for signing transactions. I tried store private key in my bitcoin core node, but I realized ...

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