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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BITCOINJ: how to make my wallet aware again about change of my transaction status after my server restart?

Using bitcoinj, my server created a transaction and it was broadcasted on the blockchain. I can get its history using: walletAppKit.wallet().getTransaction(txHash) It is in Pending state. Then I ...
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Ledger 8 pin number how hard in terms of entropy is it to guess?

ledger has a max. 8 number pin for unlocking it as far I know. I am very interested, can someone say if (given any method/resources) it is in any scenario (except luck) possible to guess this 8 ...
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Bitcoin full node - how to run a pruned node, explaining pruning?

can you explain please how I can run a "pruned" node instead of storing all 300GB of data? Is there a difference how you turn your btc client into "pruning" mode among the different clients, bitcoin ...
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Bitcoin Core full node wallet - questions about security & recovery

can you tell me pls, 1) Which secure full node wallet implementations exist? Currently I just know of bitcoin core. Is there not any other one with a GUI? 2) Can you use a Ledger device with those ...
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How to run bitcoin core in the cloud with virtual server?

can you please explain to me, or link me to other understandable sources, how you can use bitcoin core with a cloud provider? My intent is to not physically have an own server but to use a cloud ...
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Do you need to run own server when using a full node wallet?

Hi can you help out pls: 1) There are some full node wallets like Bitcoin Core or Wasabi. What other full node wallet apps are available to select from for bitcoin? 2) I have read about people using ...
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Question about running full node electrum wallet

can you please help: 1) How can you run a full node wallet with electrum? what do you need? Or please link me to an understandable guide for that 2) Do you have to be online always or can you set ...
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How to use bitcoin from the command line in Windows?

Do there exist any stable and audited bitcoin wallets that can be used from the cli on Windows? I have looked but have been unable to find any that I can use for automated tasks.
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How to restore my Bitcoin Core wallet from seed phrase

I have my Bitcoin Core wallet protected with passphrase for a long time ago. Now I'm trying to move out the coin from there but unfortunately I forgot the passphrase. When finding for recovery info I ...
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how to generate new address wallet ? i want to use it per customer

i want to create exchange site use api how can i found that my customer had deposit without using transaction ? i want to create new address wallet per customer how can i do I'm looking for a wallet ...
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dump btc qt wallet and sweep into electrum

Can someone post a link or explain how to dump a btc qt wallet, while syncing. Than sweep it into an electric wallet. Have been trying to dump wallet in debug console but get a "cannot open dump ...
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Why is 'p2pkh:' prepended at the beginning of private key addresses in electrum?

I recently started a Blockchain course and came across the electrum software. While going through the list of wallet addresses and associated private keys I found that 'p2pkh' is placed at the start ...
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Security trade-offs between centralized wallet system and a SPV wallet?

there are many wallets on the market. And I would appreciate if someone can clarify the key technical security advantages or disadvantages when using a SPV wallet vs a centralized wallet. I am ...
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Centralized wallet systems - which methods exist to circumvent a malicious wallet provider?

I have a question about centralized wallet providers. Before I ask, I provide you my definition of "centralized": In this context, I mean by "centralized" that a wallet is broadcasting your ...
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How to get the private keys out of old wallet.dat without syncing blockchain

I have old wallet.dat files of Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Omnicore. My Bitcoin Cash wallet.dat has unbroadcasted transactions inside, so I am afraid that others might also have unbroadcasted ...
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Bcoiner wallet - balance is showing as zero?

please help! I sent to my wallet 450 dolars of bitcoin, and transactions are confirmed strongly 62 times, but my wallet says that I have 0 bitcoins to spent and I cant sell it!!! What to do? Whats ...
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Auto load all wallets when start up

Every time I restart my bitcoind, all the wallets will need to be reloaded: $ bitcoin-cli listwallets [ "" ] $ bitcoin-cli loadwallet test01 $ bitcoin-cli listwallets [ "", "test01" ] So I was ...
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transfer btc core wallet to electrum

I am running a btc node and it is taking too long to sync. Is there any way to transfer the wallet to an electrum wallet? If so how? 1)Upgraded my btc node 2)Syncing 3)Transfer receiving addresses ...
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what are the dangers of transfering bitcoins between addresses?

So I heard stories about people losing bitcoins because their wallet didn't support a cerain feature.. or bitcoins getting sent to wrong address etc.. how does that happen? As a software developer I'...
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How to communicate with Bitcoin core 0.17 using bitcoinj for hd wallet creation?

Hi am building one hobby project and i want to perform some operations in my own bitcoin core 0.17 by using bitcoinj lib. so is there any way by which we can use bitcoin-core 0.17,bitcoinj for hd ...
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Bitcoin sent, recipient claiming not received

I sent bitcoins to the address I was given (double checked). The recipient is claiming they did not receive it. I sent them a different payment yesterday at 8:30p and they didn't get it until 4:00am ...
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What is the max allowed depth for bip32 derivation paths?

Generally I see that bip32 derivation paths are something like m/1/2/3/4, etc How deep is allowed? Is there a limit on how deep the tree can go?
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Is the Blockchain.com online wallet listed on Bitcoin.org website?

I can not found the Blockchain.com online web wallet on the Bitcoin.org website, e.g. following this: https://bitcoin.org/en/choose-your-wallet?step=5&platform=web&user=experienced
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Use hdseedid to give all addresses in bitcoin

I'm using bitcoin core version 0.18.1 and I'm studying Hd Wallet. I can see the value hdseedid, and I understand that it's HASH160 of my hd seed. Can I use this seed to retrieve all my keys? I tried ...
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Words to seed translation

In bitcoin wallet that support bip39 mnemonic code, is there a way to get the 12/24 words from the seed generated by them? Or the translation is one-way only (from words to seed)?
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Bitcoin wallet to be integrated into a Webapp

Does anyone know if exist a Bitcoin wallet that allows to be integrated into a Webapp? I mean a kind of Metamask for Bitcoin. What I should do is develop a Dapp that allows the user to send txs from ...
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How can I export a single wallet from bitcoind?

On my full node bitcoin wallet, I have a lot of wallets, I can see them with the command dumpwallet "filename" but if I try to export one of those priv keys to another wallet, (blockchain) this New ...
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Wallet validation methods (centralized, SPV, etc.) - please clarify for Ledger and in general

1) ledger: https://bitcoin.org/en/wallets/hardware/ledgernanos/ Variable validation - Payment validation features are provided by the software wallet you use with this device. 2) wasabi: https://...
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I have my 12 word seed

I put my Bitcoin into a wallet some time ago, kept the 12 words but do not remember which wallet I used. Now I understand that all that matters is that I have my 12 words but I am having difficulty (...
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What is the state of the Wasabi wallet - when will it be ready for mainstream mass usage? [closed]

The wasabi wallet https://twitter.com/wasabiwallet Is still under development. Anyone here who can tell about the roadmap? Whats the status currently and when is expected to be ready for mass ...
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Finding my Bitcoin and my wallet

How do I recover my lost Bitcoin wallet I have had in the past that I know have collected Bitcoin but I don't know how to access them
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Bitcoin wallets- question about control and centralization

Community, Just a quick simple question very important for me to understand about the security of wallet types. Are there bitcoin wallets which can shut down and block/freeze/control your bitcoin ...
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Is Wallet softwares safe? then how verify?

Some day, I thought that there are may fraud wallet to steal bitcoin. It is really very achieved as following: User should make a keypair at first time. at this time, wallet software can send ...
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I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date [duplicate]

As the title says I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date. Basically I'd like to hodl some of my Bitcoin to be paid to my Children far into the ...
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getbalance says 0 for incoming TX even though 0-conf is allowed

> $bitcoin_rpc.getnewaddress("myaddress", "bech32") => "bc1q9kvfyjxtk9tvkzgpkf4x8zs42sddwlyanz3z6z" > $bitcoin_rpc.getbalance => 0.0 > $bitcoin_rpc.getbalance("*", 0) => 0.0 &...
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Forgotten password for Bitcoin core wallet [duplicate]

My old computer was trash my new computer btc core wallet with my private keys and password I made my backup wallet locked I forgot my password how can I find my password please help
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Get Seed from wallet on regtest mode

I am doing some tests for an application that signs Bitcoin transactions. I already downloaded the binary files bitcoin-cli,bitcoind and bitcoin-wallet from bitcoin.org. I need to know that the seed ...
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I need to know about wallets in cryptocurrency, how do exchanges generate deposite address per user?

In exchanges like Binance when a user wants to deposit coins in bitcoin or in other coins, per user receives a unique public key? Do they have to generate pair key private/public key for each user in ...
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Taking out bitcoin from offline wallet

Ok, let's say I have an offline wallet for storing my bitcoin, now I have got a good amount of bitcoin, but i don't want to take out everything from the wallet, I only want to take out a small amount, ...
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Wondering about the viability of a Hardware Wallet

I want to roll my own hardware wallet using a USB stick. I have some concerns: Do I need to download the entire blockchain in order to create a new wallet? Do I need to download and store the entire ...
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Errors with `walletcreatefundedpsbt` & non-solvable UTXOs

I'm attempting to use walletcreatefundedpsbt with a watch-only wallet. With 2.0 BTC in the watch-only wallet, I attempt to create a psbt sending 0.2 BTC without specifying inputs and receive an "...
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Address Reuse issue

I dont understand how security works with multiple address using. I am trying to guess how security works here but need some feedback, so here are a few questions, and my own guesses. If I have total ...
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When generate WIF private key , base58check('80'.decode('hex')) not prefix as '5'

i try to generate WIF private key with python. import base58 import hashlib def b58(hex): return base58.b58encode(hex) def sha256(hex): return hashlib.sha256(hex).digest() def main(): ...
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How to generate a Child Public Key in HD wallets?

is the first param of CKD must be parent private key ? if i want to extended public key. can i do it like ChildPublicKey = CKD(parent_public_key,parent_chain_num,child_index_num)[0:256] or must ...
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Getting Error “Unable to sign input, invalid stack size (possibly missing key)”

I have created a key from using coinstring, and then imported it into my wallet. Then I ran: bitcoin-cli signrawtransactionwithkey "$rawtxhex" "[\"$mykey$\"]" But it results in: Unable to sign ...
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I sent myself a test BitCoin, now what? I don't see it, how long do I wait?

I just created this, sending myself 0.01 BitCoin: https://tbtc.bitaps.com/b3e8e7dbe13c9939fc3157bef7725282d12594a0e8d14fa73493624ae394f314/mqRkjQjSCCVmsmBzsEQYhwCHEdz9dXRUwW I've waited for 5 ...
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Wrong Address when Transfering BTC to Paper Wallet

I think I fucked up when transfering my BTC from exchange to paper wallet. I used the private Bitcoin address you get when u make a paper wallet instead of receive address generated in blockchain....
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What are the difference between a segwit and legacy wallet

I am installing a mobile wallet and it ask me what type of address I want to use, I want to try and use a segwit address but is there a risk that my coins will be lost if I try to transfer fund from ...
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Electrum-personal-server isn't seeing any historical transactions; using a Trezor

I followed the instructions in the Electrum Personal Server guide. I know that the transactions are there because I checked wallet.trezor.io. But none are showing up in Electrum. I have run --rescan. ...
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How do miners determine if a wallet has sufficient funds

I have ready about 10 posts that are similar and none of them seem to answer my question so any help is appreciated. My question is how to miners technically determine if a "wallets" has the "...