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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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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How to reset bitcoin testnet / signet / regtest in newest bitcoin core

The testnet data directory is not ~/.bitcoin but rather ~/.bitcoin/testnet3. ~/.bitcoin holds the data for the main Bitcoin blockchain. the files are still there but deleting them wont work anymore. ...
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Query regarding Central Wallets and Sub Wallets

Is it possible to develop a wallet system with a central wallet and sub wallet system for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Is there any wallet system available with such features. Any guidance or ...
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getwalletinfo.hdseedid security

Command help getwalletinfo tells: "hdseedid": "hex", (string, optional) the Hash160 of the HD seed (only present when HD is enabled) I understand that sharing this number will ...
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bitcoin file function folder location testnet setgenerate true

can somebody help me to point out where and in wich file the setgenerate true testnet function is located and controlled is it in chainparams.ccp or somewhere else ? and where to change the bitcoin ...
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Can I integrate a decentralised wallet in a website in PHP?

Can I integrate a decentralised wallet in a website in PHP? A decentralised wallet will act as service but I won't have access to the funds of users however users should be able to access their wallet ...
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What is the difference between wallet versions 159900 and 169900

The wallet from 2018 version,159900 to the one i have now which is version 169900,what is the difference in the two diff versions?
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Is it safe to close a wallet and switch off the computer when there are only one or two confirmations?

This happens every time I have to send Bitcoin somewhere - a small clock symbol opens up in the electrum wallet, and the colour slowly changes from orange to friendlier shades of green as the number ...
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What wallet formats are supported by Bitcoin Core?

When issuing the getwalletinfo RPC in Bitcoin Core, what are the possible results for the "format" field, and what do they mean?
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How to use SPV to validate transactions NOT (yet) on the blockchain?

The SPV system (as described in the Bitcoin whitepaper) allows: "It is possible to verify payments without running a full network node." You only need the headers for the entire valid ...
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Best security practices accessing/trading crypto on computer/mobile

I’ve read online with regards to crypto that, as hardware wallet users, we should treat all devices, computer, mobile phone, software, exchanges/wallets, etc. as compromised. That being said, I have ...
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why --user used constantly in curl examples?

curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id":"curltest", "method": "encryptwallet", "params": ["my pass ...
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What’s the safest long-term hardware wallet solution?

Looking for safest hardware wallet solution, for long time storage. Thanks!
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"pure" P2WSH invoice address in legacy wallets?

If I got it right, my legacy wallet seems to be able to get me: 2000s-era P2PKH invoice addresses (appearing as base58). P2SH-wrapped P2WSH invoice addresses (appearing as base58). P2WPKH invoice ...
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According to BIP44 each HD wallet have a finite number of 2^32 addresses, Why is that the case?

According to BIP32 we can have a seed from which we derive all our private and public keys, so in theory we can have an "infinite" number of child and grandchild keys so why does BIP44 limit ...
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What is difference between Lightning Wallet and Lightning Node?

I am confused with the terminology of lightning node vs and wallet, as I see that each individual can run its own wallet like eclair so does that mean the person running a wallet is also running a ...
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Signing a Transaction with Master Node for Derived Account

I am trying to learn HD Wallets. For that purpose, I build something on Solana. I've created derived accounts and can sign transactions with their private/public keys. Here is my code: const ...
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Can everyone see "message signatures" I create & verify?

I need to sign and verify messages on a couple of addresses, and I need to write my full name and address as message. Is there any concern that anyone can read the message(name and address) other than ...
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Do Wallets need to be verified or activated? Crypto Support asking me to do that [duplicate]

1.5Bitcoins were stolen form me in 2019, and a company Merawing contacted me a few weeks again, saying that they work with Crypto Regulation of Cyprus and that they would help me getting my bitcoins ...
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How to verify that the seed generated by wallet software/hardware is not BIP85 seed?

I just learned about BIP85 today. It will generate a new seed that I don't need to back up. I think it is pretty cool to only have to backup my one BIP39 seed and the index of BIP85. However I started ...
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Fund umbrel lighting wallet with Blue Wallet?

Just set up umbrel node. How does one fund the lightning wallet? Besides funding the Bitcoin Core wallet and sending to the lightning wallet. I added Blue Wallet and tried to send from there to my own ...
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How does a Wallet Create a Transaction when a Public Address Is Provided?

Given a public Bitcoin wallet address 1BdYVvwoxTWMGqJS2Pg6NkVD7RnENVjSac; is pasted into a wallet to send Bitcoins to. How does the wallet create an output to send coins to the public key associated ...
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Trying to find my bitcoins from 2011 [duplicate]

In 2011 I mine some bitcoins on my desktop in some random aplication. Now I got access to my old computer and I'm trying to search for my bitcoins.. But I have no clue what I need to find. Is it a ...
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Can't sign using Trezor T derived multisig wallet using Electrum | Invalid script_type

I created a P2WSH multisig wallet using Electrum 4.0.9 using a single Trezor T, to which I sent a large amount of BTC. Electrum allowed me to set up the wallet using the same device when I used two ...
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Schnorr signature key storage

So everyone talks about Schnorr signatures and Taproot when talking about Bitcoin. I would like to know if there is any standard that they will use to store the keys used in this algorithm. And also I ...
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Bitcoin Core v.0.14. doesn't recognise recipient address starting bc1

I have some problem with sending Bitcoin from Bitcoin Core v.0.14. When entering the address in recipient field it becomes red. And I noticed that the address to which the translation needs to be made ...
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How to protect my private key from an unexpected new owner of the address that already belongs to me?

I understand that the situation I am describing is unlikely (because we have 1.46 Quindecillion possible Bitcoin addresses), but let's imagine that someone generated the same address as mine. Is there ...
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How do I retrieve my bitcoin balance?

I have a bitcoin balance. What's the process I need to follow to spend my balance in my bitcoin address?
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Static Wallet Address

How do I make my account static so the address stays the same. The bitcoin wallet address keeps changing and I need to figure out how to make it stay the same
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how to decode cryptocurrency wallet with mnemonic phrases

I want to create multi-coin wallet on Golang language and I faced with issue about how decode wallet with mnemonic phrases.
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How to Back-up and Withdraw Bitcoins to My Mastercard

Please help me. I am new to bitcoin wallet and I would like to know how to back up my wallet and how to withdraw bitcoins to my mastercard or debit card.
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How does a wallet (Trezor/Ledger/hot wallet) know how many coins are in an address?

Let me make sure I've got this correct. In order to find out how much "value"(sats) an address holds the wallet needs to go through each block in the blockchain and check if it ever received ...
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My bitcoin was approved but not spent [duplicate]

So i found out that my transaction was deemed suspicions for money laundering I guess. lol... of course it wasn't. I opened an account with bitcoin exchange and when i went to blockchain.com to send ...
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Average/Median Bitcoin Holdings for US [closed]

They said 17% of US Residents own bitcoin, or 46 million americans. Just curious if anyone knows the median/average amount for these people. $100? $500? $10,000? I am trying to find statistics on this....
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Unable to resolve module crypto

Not sure if this is the right sub to ask. I'm using expo managed react native app with yarn and my package manager. I added bitcoin-lib-cash package to my dependencies however, when starting up my ...
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Saving privateKey client side to local storage

I'm working on an SPV wallet using bitpay's bitcore lib package. Am I able to save to local storage the privateKey object generated with 'new bitcore.PrivateKey()' Or should I be converting it to WIF ...
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Where should I start to trade Cryptos? [duplicate]

I am completely new in Cryptocurrency world and want to trade them. I have a knowledge in stock market and futures contracts but don't know where should I buy and sell Cryptos? Is there any brokerage ...
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Salvaging an old, incompatible wallet with bitcoind

I have an old wallet, created with a very old version of bitcoind, which I'm trying to access once again. I'm trying to understand the various issues that might be preventing me from seeing any ...
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Why do wallets have more than one key pair?

I was looking into wallets and the information that they contain. I found this post: What information does a wallet contain? I thought that wallets have only one key pair. Why is there more than one ...
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How to create a Crypto wallet for a start up(Bitcoin and Ethereum)?

I have beginner skills as Full stack Developer and am looking to help developing a crypto wallet with a small start up. The idea is to create a wallet that will store our users cryptocurrencies (with ...
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Send bitcoins directly from exchange to vendor

I want to buy something at a vendor that accepts btc only. Can I buy btc from a website like switchere (I'd use SEPA transfer for payment) and send it to the Vendor's wallet directly instead of my own?...
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Sign psbt with software wallet. [electrum & others]

So I've been looking for days to sign a PSBT transaction but upon to all my research i failed or i just haven't searched in the right place. The PSBT content is generated from a payment gateway that I'...
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Can a non multisig wallet be a cosigner of a multisig wallet?

Let's say I have an existing BTC wallet, which is not multisig. Can that wallet be the cosigner of a multisig wallet?

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