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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Lost my bitcoin four years ago, trying to trace the wallet

four years ago I purchased 0.43 Bitcoin from localbitcoin.com. I received the Bitcoin and sent it through a bitmixer to one of my wallets. I checked all wallets and nothing was ever received. I have ...
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I have two different crypto wallets with all of the same “receive” addresses. How can I fix this?

I use Trust Wallet and Crypto.com DeFi Wallet. I wanted a particular coin in my DeFi Wallet. I copy the Receive address from DeFi Wallet, paste it in my transfer, and the coin goes to Trust Wallet ...
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I used edge wallet to send my bitcoin from my wallet to my cash app but i used a low fee soo its been unconfirmed for 10 days what can i do? [duplicate]

My transaction 5c8552a6744b3428d3ec4b5c0dd8b378ffeb4efd703b76a2b9d106250234d766 Has been unconfirmed for 10 days is there anything I can do to get it confirmed or do I just have to wait?
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Asking the Bitcoin node whether a specific wallet is being rescanned

Is there a way to ask the Bitcoin node whether a specific wallet is currently being rescanned (by specifying its name/ID)? Thanks in advance!
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Are JBOK wallets used at all?

JBOK (just a bunch of keys) wallets generate the keys independently from each other. In contrast, HD wallets are hierarchical and deterministic: They need a seed (e.g. a couple of words) and can ...
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How Create Bitcoin wallet from a private key works?

I'm trying to understand how i can create a pair of bitcoin private key and public key with : https://github.com/Destiner/blocksmith for example : import blocksmith kg = blocksmith.KeyGenerator() ...
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Bitcoin creating wallet without seeing private key

I would like to create a Bitcoin paper wallet for a friend. However, I know that I should not have the private key as well. Is it possible to create a wallet but where I only have the public key and ...
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BTC send transaction “stuck”

It seems I have a stuck "send" transaction. I transferred the entirety of my BitCoin Core wallet to Newton. (purely so I could offload the blockchain off my PC) I am sure the fee was too ...
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Bitcoin Core Wallet doesn't accept my passphrase

I am using Bitcoin Core Wallet .21 and have encrypted my wallet. When I try to send some coins it asks for the passphrase, which it says is incorrect. I have only ever used one of two passphrases and ...
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Found Bitcoin Core Wallet with unconfirmed Transactions, anything to salvage?

I am currently looking through old .dat files and found a wallet with two "Received with" transactions that are unconfirmed. When I enter the address from the Label on blockchain.info the ...
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I can not find a clear mathematical proof method with details and example for “near to zero chance of generating the same pair key wallet”

A mathematical proof method with details for "near to zero chance of generating the same pair key wallet" I can not find a clear mathematical proof for the top sentence with example
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Migration of wallet accounts to labels

I have multiple accounts on older bitcoin core version (0.16.3) but in order to move to newer releases I must migrate accounts to new label format with additional database which hold each account ...
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How to create alcoin wallet [closed]

How to create a mobile / web application for MY alcoin i have the coin working and i want users to create wallet from mobile application /or website how do i go about were to find API to create a ...
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Btc sent is yet to be received for over three weeks it was sent from a coinme wallet to a binace wallet [duplicate]

It’s been really hard understanding what happened Here’s the transaction HASH https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/b4a8e885988b8694dcccdaab83456d23544604b19be1f2bef376884f3e5bcd34
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How is wallet balance from unspent transactions in cryptography terms?

There is already a good almost complete answer here (but missing the cryptography explanation): How is a wallet's balance computed? Is a bitcoin wallets balance calculated on the client computer ...
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If the computer that stores the bitcoin is destroyed, how does someone access their bitcoin?

I have seen people say that you just need the private key and "some software" to recover your bitcoin. What does this actually mean in the real world? Can someone give an example? Also, if ...
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Error compile bitcoin mac OS

I have straggle to compile bitcoin core on mac OS machine. it has an error as the following: /usr/local/include/QtCore/qglobal.h:667:65: error: expected '>' typename = std::enable_if_t<...
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Create wallets on website PHP

I am trying to create a website that allows the deposit of cryptocurrencies (BTC / ETH / LTC) in the account, consequently I need to create a wallet at the personal registration for each of these 3 ...
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BTC on blockchain

I see my Wallet address on the Blockchain but it says spent and what does that mean? It did not arrive to the wallet i sent it too! I need it to be located and returned or sent to the wallet i gave.
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Is it actually possible to secure your coins while also allowing access to “near and dear” when you die?

I have my wallet.dat files encrypted, stored on a computer which in turn is encrypted. All storage devices where the files are backed up to are also encrypted. I strongly doubt that any human could ...
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Tracking transactions on different wallets. Coinbase

How to track each transaction to each wallet that creating for users in website? when i am trying to get data from all transactions i am getting information that includes only global coinbase account ...
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Is it possible to send Bitcoin without the passphrase to the wallet?

I’ve been getting back into cryptocurrency lately, and I’ve found one of my old wallet.dat files with a very small amount of BTC. Unfortunately, I created a random password of characters and put it ...
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Coinbase out going wallet transfer is stuck pending foour days now [duplicate]

My Brother Sent me Bitcoin on Coinbase he sent it to my mobile number and not my Couibase wallet its now stuck saying transaction is Pending been four days checked Blockchain no record of transaction....
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Address reuse, cold storage and private keys [duplicate]

I was going through some old posts regarding address reuse and came across a few remarks I wasn't aware of, and want to make sure I understood correctly. I knew address reuse wasn't the best for ...
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How to 'buy the dip' without constantly incurring network fees?

I'm a newby to the crypto world and one thing that I have seen a lot of is people saying to 'buy the dip!'. Fair enough, I like that idea. However, I have limited funds, and so thought that the best ...
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How do I open a Cold Wallet

I have 2 Cold Bitcoin Wallets. They are not on a Harddrive. They are the Wallet Numbers only. Is it possible to locate them in Cyberspace and deposit them to a Bitcoin Account.
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Is it possible to retrieve lost wallets from 9 years ago by downloading a full node? [duplicate]

Purchased bitcoin in A few years ago. Forgot/lost wallet addresses,and email . Is it possible to retrieve my wallets from then by downloading the bitcoin node ?
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Can i still use the old address to recieve Bitcoin with Bitcoin.com Wallet

I tried Cloud Minning recently And I use Bitcoin.com Wallet to register bitcoinonlinepool.com, today I accidentally press the change address button, will my account still able to recieve Bitcoin? Btw, ...
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Sent money from Bitcoin Core to mobile Electrum and for 3 days can`t recieve it

3 days ago I made transaction from my Bitcoin Core to my mobile Electrum but I didn't receive any money yet. I can't see this transaction in Electrum and on Blockain,Tradeblock either, however, ...
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I had a BTC wallet and had done some mining on my laptop a few years ago, now i can't find it

So, this is the situation.... I had a BTC wallet and had done some mining on my laptop a few years ago (my now EX wife thought it was a waste of time....lol), now I can't find it and can't open ...
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My bitcoin is in a platform where their website is down [duplicate]

I have a question and looking for advice on what to do. My bitcoin is stored in an account called Aptimarket. The website for this company is in a redemption list. Their domain is now under ...
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Best Practice for Using Btc

I have recently learned about best practice for storing private keys with hardware wallets. I understand the necessary information including backups from seed phrases, the concept of cold storage, ...
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I used to mine Bitcoin back in 2015/2016 but can't find my wallet now [duplicate]

It was on an old laptop that I got fixed. The laptop works but I don't remember my the app names of the wallet I used or the mining software. I tried searching for 'wallet.dat' and it didn't find ...
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How to “create new receiving address” from recently installed full node, (0.21.0) with new encrypted wallet?

On March 11th, 2021, I completed my downloaded of the full node from Bitcoin Core, (Bitcoin-0.21.0-win64-setup), on my Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10700 CPU @ 2.90GHz - 16.0GB, Windows 10Pro. I created a ...
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What happened to my wallet?

I bought some bitcoin on coinmarketcap some years ago and send it to another wallet. I believe the second wallet was on binance where I used the bitcoin to buy other crypto’s. I can see the original ...
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Is the 12-word phrase app-specific?

I'm new to Bitcoin and trying to understand it, step by step. I tried to make a wallet using Electrum. This gave me 12 words which seem to allow me to regenerate my wallet's private key. When trying ...
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Need help opening my bitcoins that was save to my computer

About 5 or so years I received some bitcoins, they were kept in a bitcoin wallet, well the wallet became unresponsive so I backed the wallet onto my computer, but now I have no knowledge of how to ...
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On the Bitcoin wallet app for Android

I can't switch between addresses so any coin I have in other wallets isn't accessible. Does anyone know how to solve this? It's the app with the bitcoin symbol on a yellow circle background for ...
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How can I trade cryptocurrency the way it meant to be fees-free, unidentified, and secure?

My first post here and my first time to look for cryptocurrencies My understanding of cryptocurrency that it is uncontrolled and no mediators and no fees for exchange Today I registered at coinbase ...
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What Bitcoin Wallet Can I Transfer BTC.com Private Keys To?

I have $43 of Bitcoin in a BTC.com wallet,: What wallet(s) can I transfer private keys too? (I can not send from BTC from wallet). What wallets are compatable? Gary shopansave52332gmail.com
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To be blunt bought bitcoin in 2009 at 25 cents have not touched it

I am hoping you can help I read through a few of you answers to other inquiries and as per my research you are very well versersed. I acquired Bitcoin back when it first came out of trading at 0.0008 ...
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Can you replicate a wallet somewhere else [duplicate]

If I used my 12 seed words in another wallet provider that used the 12 word backup protocal, whether hard hot or mobile, would that then replicate my wallet?
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Changing bitcoin core password

Let's say I have 5 copies of my .dat file on individual flash drives. I download the blockchain and run a full node and have the core wallet. I copy my .dat file into bitcoin core. I type in the old ...
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I found a folder called: bitcoin-0.3.22 How do I open it?

I would really appreciate if you could explain how do I open a folder called: bitcoin-0.3.22 I am no dev so please be gentle with the instructions :) I used to buy BTC back in 2011 and I believe I ...
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What happens if everyone disconnected from the blockchain

What would happen if for some reason, every computer connected to the blockchain was disconnected, and no peer-to-peer connection was established with the blockchain protocol between 2 users. Would ...
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Why does Electrum keep creating receiving addresses?

Everytime I open Electrum up, a new address for receiving is generated. Why is this happening? Is it supposed to generate so many addresses? I have over 20 receiving address at the moment. This seems ...
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Blockchain.info wallet json created device name

I have a blockchain info wallet. From this I got a json file. Looking at the unencrypted file there are all my addresses and private keys. However there is one strange address with the following ...
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Can I transfer Bitcoin from Binance to an Electrum Wallet?

I wanna be sure that it's possible. I want to transfer Bitcoin I bought on Binance for trading purposes, to an Electrum wallet. Is this possible? If yes, can you explain me how to do it? Thank you ...
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Old wallet.dat from 2016 with some btc not confirmed or in mempool

So I backed up a my bitcoin core wallet on an external drive back in 2016 and installed a new OS. I didn't really check on the wallet until recently and am having a bit of trouble getting the coins ...
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BitcoinCore cant load wallet

I have retrieved an old wallet.dat file from my harddrive that crashed about 5 years ago. I have downloaded the new version of bitcoincore and downloaded the blockchain. I have then copied the wallet....

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