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 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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How to restore a ripple wallet, having not the security key? [closed]

I have a problem. First of all, I forgot to save the security key when I registered for Ripple in 2013. I only have the Ripple account number, password and email address, but I cannot recover the ...
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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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is bitcoin qt wallet api key viewer from 2009 legacy account system still in blockchain.com wallet and support? [closed]

in 2009 bitcoin mining program had an access point, system to view the keys on the web it was bitcoin.com and now has become blockchain.com and bitcoin.com is a different wallet with no web page just ...
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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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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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Could I get in trouble for deposits in my account that I didn't make? [closed]

Why or how would cryptocurrency in LARGE amounts, worth a LOT, be showing in my trust wallet and metamask wallet? Not dust. What would be the purpose of someone doing this and how would they do it? ...
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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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how to have our own crypto wallet in blockchain system to send and receive crypto among it? [closed]

I want to create a cryptocurrency wallet in the blockchain system. also I don't want to use other wallet APIs. for this purpose which knowledge do I need to know? which programming languages do we ...
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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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How many python bitcoin wallets are there? [closed]

Is there a list of legit Python Bitcoin wallets or even other cryptocurrencies? I did a Google search and got no clear results.
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Which wallets support French seed-phrases? [duplicate]

I found an old backup seedphrase but it is has French words in it, and I've been struggling to find wallet to restore it as it seems most wallets support only English. There has to be a wallet that ...
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How to use Bitcoin Core as a wallet without leaving no traces that used the wallet?

is it possible to open a wallet file, do transactions and anything you need, then backup the file inside a veracrypt container, move this file elsewhere outside of the drive running the full node and ...
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How can I spend from a P2TR address on Signet with the Bitcoin Core wallet in 22.0?

Apparently (credit 0xB10C) there are only 20 key-path and 5 script-path spends of P2TR outputs on the Signet blockchain today (July 7th 2021). How can I increase this number today with say the Bitcoin ...
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Blockchain not letting me send all of my bitcoin (Please help) [closed]

I've been using blockchain for the past couple years and i have received lots of transactions (daily) for the past time. Today i decided to have them transferred to a Trading app which I've always ...
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What is upgrade fee in trading?. Is it necessary to pay? [duplicate]

I trade in standard crypto trading.. initially I trade for $100.. After they asked me to pay $300.. And said then only I can receive my profit.. after they said trade completed.. and I received profit ...
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can we have multiple BTC addresses that all of them store their values in the same place?

I am creating my own shop and I will give each user an address to specify who is sending me BTC but when I want to collect all BTC address values to my main address I need to pay fees a lot since each ...
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Should the Bitcoin Core wallet (or any wallet) prevent users from sending funds to a Taproot address pre activation?

The Bitcoin Core wallet prevents mainnet Taproot descriptors from being imported pre activation (November 2021) as a safeguard. However, you can send mainnet Bitcoin to a Taproot (P2TR) address pre ...
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How to open Google Drive File with Coinbase Wallet Backup

How do I open and access the Coinbase Wallet backup file in Google Drive? I've been locked out Coinbase Wallet but I have that Google Drive back up file. The problem is that when I open it, it's ...
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How do APIs know Bitcoin transaction and wallet types?

I am working on a university project, and I noticed that paid crypto APIs like Whale Alert or Whale Trace return information about transaction types (like exchange), sender and receiver wallets (like ...
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How does randomness works in mnemonic phrase generation?

As far as I know, randomness in computers are not truly random, but rather pseudorandom, mostly derived from current timestamp. So when creating various wallets, I have saw a lot of them introduced ...
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My laptop hard drive isn't big enough to update Bitcoin Core v0.15.1 (64-bit)

First of all, I'm a complete novice, so I apologize for my ignorance. I have a MacBook where I installed Bitcoin Core v0.15.1 (64-bit). In my wallet, it shows no BTC. (Note: I cannot find a file on ...
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What is the chance to recover an 8 character wallet password?

I found an old BTC wallet. The password should have about 8 characters but forgot it unfortunately. Is there a realistic chance to recover it or is this hopeless?
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Creating multiple bitcoin receipt wallet

Suppose I want to send 10 000 sats to 10 different "receipt" address so that I own the 10 private keys associated with these addresses and can distribute them, the fact that the receiver ...
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What wallet support for Taproot will be included in Bitcoin Core v22.0?

What wallet support for Taproot will be included in Bitcoin Core v22.0? What will I be able to do and what won't I be able to do using the Core wallet?
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Process to get started with bitcoin for beginners [duplicate]

I'm new to all the crypto stuff, and I spent some time reading about it to get familiar with it, and now I'd like to start the experience, though I'd first like to have some feedback about whether I ...
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Is Bitcoin a scam or safe to invest in [duplicate]

Is bitcoin a fraud/scam? If not, why are there people constantly calling it a Ponzi scheme, a pyramid scheme or other things similar? Does this indicate that these things have something in common in ...
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How do I find out where my bitcoins got sent to? [duplicate]

I withdrew bitcoin from my account in Binance in 2018 and still have the email they sent with address it said it sent to,18bVuA2FxDdz5gE4qf9MgbsNxp2F46PaLD The time and amount looked correct. Now I ...
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Old wallet problem

Hello bitcoin comunity in need help with an old wallet on a Toshiba tablet. Stuck at synchronisation ... I have some btc in it but i have this problem. The tablet runs Bitcoin core v0.8.7.4-unk-beta ...

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