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A wallet manages a user's private keys. Wallet software is used to send and receive Bitcoin. It also keeps track of the user's transactions, addresses, and balance.

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Bitcoin wallet generation with P2TR

I am a newbie in bitcoin development and I just started it with bitcoinj library for Java. I can get the code snippet to generate bitcoin wallet and legacy address. Timestamp createdAt = Timestamp....
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Xpub used to create vendor addresses, btc not seen in wallet. How choose which derivation path is needed?

2020 I used xpub to generate btc addresses. Little did I know these would not be picked up by my wallet. I still have all the keys for my wallet, but any wallet program does not seem to be able to see ...
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How to create a litecoin testnet segwit wallet offline [closed]

Hi So I am using the bitcoinjs-lib pacakge to generate wallet address and private keys locally but it seems like it's creating the litecoin address of legacy type, my goal is here to create of segwit ...
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Is there a way to create a BTC wallet with an unusually nice Bech-32 address?

For example, let's say I want a wallet address that contains only numerical digits, or that contains only letters from the first half of the alphabet. How can I ensure I get such an address?
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Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() only return legacy addresses?

Why does Electrum's createnewaddress() (or "Create Request") only return legacy addresses? How do I make it create bech32 addresses?
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What is the "extended private masterkey" line of a dumpwallet file?

What is the "extended private masterkey" in a dumpwallet file? It begins with xprv.
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Signet mobile phone wallet

I have been using Testnet with bitcoin core and mobile wallets from Bitpay and copay using a testnet wallet. Testnet is currently broken, and I need an alternative. I have discovered Signet, and ...
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How to turn a just watch electrum wallet to HD

Hello everyone I have an electrum wallet and it's in just watch mode and I'd like to change it to an HD wallet in electrum. How to go about it if it's possible?
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So I have managed to send a total of 800$ to a BTC address I used back in 2021

Don't ask how... Nevertheless I didn't know if it was possible to recover the keys from this said address? I still have the address and can tell all the transactions to and from it... I have tried ...
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Long wait time processing withdraw [duplicate]

I requested a withdraw for some funds to my wallet but customer service keep telling me that its going to take awhile for it to be processed because I'm not top tier members. It's been three days now ...
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Bitcoin RPC method getnewaddress not allowed

I was trying to create a wallet address and secret from the Bitcoin public RPC endpoint ( getBlock io ). and using this method :getnewaddress, but it seems now this method is not allowed. So, Is there ...
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Crypto trading/exchange platform charging me a annual tax [duplicate]

I'm still new to crypto but I'm trading with this site called trust-bit.net, I wanted to withdraw 100K to my Trust Wallet and eventually to my bank account. They told me that they have to collect a ...
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Is there a way to make a BTC wallet address public but hide how many BTC it contains?

So for example if you want to publicise a BTC wallet address so as to accept donations for a project, is there a way to hide the amount that has been received in donations so far?
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need help finding my private key? [duplicate]

I have a question I received some BTC on bitcoin core but the synchronization is not finished I tried to find the private key but it doesn't work I need help thank you very much??
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There is something wrong with my wallet

I currently have 1,557,166BTC=27.841,23 dollars. And I have a transfer right now at Blockchain. And this is like the sixth time, in the last two months, that I've had a transfer, and was unable to ...
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Accessing my bitcoin

When I first invested $10;into Bitcoin it hadn't taken off yet,I forgot about it and then recently started receiving emails saying I needed to do something with my Bitcoin money but I have no idea ...
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What do I do if I bought Bitcoin in 2009 or 2008 [duplicate]

I want to find the Bitcoin I purchased in the past by paying 100,000 won. I remember back then that I made the purchase by bank transfer or phone small payment. Is this the right way to purchase it? I ...
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Why doesn't my bitcoin testnet address work on testnet faucets?

I have created a bitcoin testnet address but it shows invalid address. I have created it using this way passphrase = b'blah' secret = little_endian_to_int(hash256(passphrase)) print(PrivateKey(secret)....
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Old encrypted wallet + bitcoin core

I got desperate, I tried all the instructions I could find on the Internet - nothing helps. What I have: wallet.dat from bitcoin-core encrypted from 2015 (in four different places) the password I ...
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Bitcoin Core stores public keys and balance unencrypted, a few questions

I came across this statement in the Sparrow Wallet documentation; Unfortunately, Bitcoin Core stores your public keys and balance unencrypted on the computer it is running on. If this computer is ...
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Bitcoin that I didn't start [duplicate]

-bitcoins my email address --how do I block a scam when somehow they're still going through Google form and getting into my email even when I mute them they're still in my Google Gmail account
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I have x number of BTC in Coinomi transferred to an account under my name. I was told that I need liquidity funds What do I need to withdraw BTC [duplicate]

I have x number of BTC in Coinomi transferred to an account under my name. I was told that I need liquidity funds to withdraw them to my bank. Do I need a different wallet other than Coinomi.What do ...
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Is there a way to block 100s of emails monthly asking $67-120. "Transfer" fee; & is it poss.. 2collect mining frm all apps/sites prior usd w/ my email [duplicate]

Question one; I get literally hundreds of emails about I need to pull my crypto in 24 hours then they take u to the same green dominated site with kaylee in comments stating new then add up a bunch ...
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How to recover wallet from Master Private Key?

I've tried this approach to recover litecoin wallet, but it seem to print wrongly generated hashes (as I actually have wallet public and private keys for comparison), what can be wrong here? my wallet ...
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Offline wallet.dat storage for large amounts

I would like to store my bitcoin wallet offline and need a few pointers. Since this will be my long-term savings storage (decent amount, rarely accessed), I will use one PC (online) with only ubuntu ...
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Is it possible to prompt another wallet to add to a PSBT and finalize it?

Is there anyway to request a wallet to complete a PSBT? Let's assume I want my client to send a transaction with follow structure: output[0]: OP_RETURN with bytes 636363636363 output[1]: SEGWIT ...
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Bitcoin wallet in Rust

Could not find any resources on how to build a simple bitcoin wallet in Rust? Please share some relevant resources or repositories.
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Enabling Bitcoin Core Wallet during configuration? Getting "method not found"

The problem: I'm getting "Method not found" when running bitcoin-cli getwalletinfo on a new install. I've compiled and installed Bitcoin Core 26.0 from source on a Ubuntu system, following ...
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List of Bitcoin exchanges available in 2009

hope you can help. I am helping a friend to find their Bitcoin wallet. The wallet is believed to have been created in 2009 and the coins were transferred to a Bitcoin exchange. My question is what ...
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How to recover bitcoin from Coinbase?

My Bitcoin wallet has generated 1st key and, later, the 2nd one. I have used the first address for a transaction from my coinbase exchange to my coinbase wallet, but the funds did not arrive, perhaps ...
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Which index in Bitcoin Core is useful for self-custody wallets?

I am setting a new full node for self custody. But I don't know which index I should enable in Bitcoin Core. If I want to make wallet re-scan faster, and don't want unnecessary storage/operational ...
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Do I have to backup ~/.cashu/wallet/wallet.sqlite3 of my nutshell wallet in order to backup my ecash tokens?

Upon inspection with sqlite, wallet.sqlite3 has following tables: balance dbversions keysets proofs seed balance_used invoices nostr proofs_used. As a wallet holder, do I need to back up the file ...
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getbalances rpc call timeout

I have a Bitcoin node having over 800K addresses. Recently I have been facing an issue with getbalances RPC call as it times out. I am using timeout as 100 seconds. I can see that if I increase the ...
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Dump wallet with only watch-only addresses

I have two wallets on a bitcoind node that consist entirely of watch-only addresses I have added with importaddress over time. I now want to merge these two wallets into one. My initial thought was to ...
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What version of the bitcoin wallet was in 2010 and is there an official resource with software for this?

please describe detail how safely open and Bitcoin wallet files for desktop from 2010?
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will bitcoind accept, hold, and rebroadcast a 1 sat/vbyte raw transaction via the RPC for a local wallet that won't fit in the mempool when submitted?

The questions What if the mempool exceeds 300 MB? , Does my node rebroadcast its mempool transactions on startup? , Why rebroadcasting transactions in the Bitcoin Core? , and rebroadcast unconfirmed ...
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why i can't get the xprv descriptor from the bitcoin-cli listdescriptors true

If I use the listdescriptors true command, I only receive values like (pkh, sh, tr, wpkh). Did I do something wrong?
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how to get the private key in Bitcoin Core 26.0.0 and how to create a legacy wallet

i had tried many methods but nothing help me , by using bitcoind -deprecatedrpc=create_bdb i think i had installed the Berkeley DB please help me to solve the problem
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Loading wallet produces "last wallet synchronisation goes beyond pruned data" after a few days on a pruned bitcoin core node

How do I run a pruned Bitcoin Core node on linux indefinitely without running into this wallet error? I know it's possible from the Bitcoin Core app on Windows but I'm not sure how to achieve it on ...
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Can I still use old wallets after pruning?

I want to move my node to a laptop with less than 70gb free space. Would pruning make wallets older than pruned blocks unusable? If that is not an issue, what files should I copy to my new node in ...
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I Get "Non-canonical DER signature" Error

it was asked few times in BSE and they were pointing the problem to the sighash which was not appended to the transaction but i did it and still have problem. i had a problem with amount of fee and ...
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Bit coin core Settings/Receiving addresses

Under these settings in bitcoin core. does imported addresses (watch-only) appear under the settings as an official receiving address or it appears there because imported a wallet to watch.
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Which Lightning wallets support splicing?

Which Lightning wallets support splicing (the ability to add funds to payment channels)?
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I have a wallet setup and bought Bitcoin from 2010, I remember the password.... What would I need to recover the wallet today? [duplicate]

What info do I need to recover my Bitcoin wallet from 2010?
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Import WIF key for P2PKH into Bitcoin Core descriptor wallet

Can someone create a step by step, how to import a legacy P2PKH WIF key on testnet (let's say cSTHGbKgKLCGDRRn5AgtS7L4KHkqmdBau4nsEw8ckAzXV784bgeR) into Bitcoin Core 25.1 descriptor wallet using the ...
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How do Bitcoin Wallets Maintain Address Balances?

Does a Bitcoin software wallet (not the Bitcoin core wallet) read the entire blockchain to gather balance information? Or does it read the UTXO set? Or some other data source? Does it need to read it ...
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What data does the Bitcoin Core wallet search for during a blockchain rescan?

When the wallet examines a transaction for relevance what does it do exactly with that transaction's output scripts and what is that data compared to? Does the wallet database store a table of all the ...
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How to backup a descriptor wallet in bitcoin core?

I know we can do this by menu "File - Backup", but how can we get the private key of the address(or something else we can restore wallet) then write it down or print it out?
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Is there a transaction book in which to look for the mined bitcoins?

In March 2008, I joined a bitcoin mining program for a day I remember that they were not confirmed, then the inclusion in mining was authorized with enamel (not the one I'm writing from at the moment) ...
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listreceivedbyaddress - wallet file not specified error

So to start I have very little experience and this may be a simple answer but I can't find it easily. I suspect that I am using the wrong thing to achieve what I am trying to do. I'm parsing out the ...
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