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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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How to find the persons name with a bitcoin wallet address [on hold]

I want to know who I sent money to. I need to know because I believe I was scammed
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funds in hd wallet

I have a doubt on HD wallets, I have generated a sequence of address. how to check the balance of each address or how we can look for balance. Did the amount move to the base address as like monero ...
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problem in imported address

I have $10 at my address. I only imported that address in my other wallet, but it shows the balance of $0 and no past transactions. I tried my balance address of $18 and the same zero balance is shown ...
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Can I safely delete database.bak from wallet folder?

In order to save space. I cleaned it up and now my bitcind in freezing, but this might not be the cause.
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have 12 word phrase need to find wallet

I have my 12 word passphrase and would like to see the contents of my wallet how do I see this wallet on a new app or site?
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Bitcoind live wallet backup (by copying wallet.dat)

Is it safe to copy wallet.dat while the daemon is running, or should the daemon be stopped before doing so? I'd imagine it would be safe unless addresses are being generated exactly at the same time.
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How does a wallet rebuild itself from its seed?

How does it identify the addresses and transactions on the blockchain in order to rebuild the history of that wallet?
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Are all addresses in a wallet derived from a single private key? [duplicate]

Also, is there any way from and address that one could derive any other addresses that came from that wallet? Or do I have the relationship of addresses to wallets wrong?
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How to get amount in RPC

I am developing a bitcoin wallet for education purposes, and i'm working on a getbalance method that given an address i return the balance of the address. Problem is, when communicating via the RPC ...
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What is the best way to differentiate users' balances in a shared wallet?

first time posting around here. I have been thinking about an application that would highly depend on the use of bitcoin for the best user experience. A shared wallet for all users currently seems ...
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Can someone please explain the meaning of “neutrino” within the lightning network?

@RenePickhardt wrote the below quoted comment in another thread (thread# 85062) Background was if a mobile wallet can be both, full lightning node and wallet at the same time. "" I have many ...
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question about wallet address conversion

i just recently added a new wallet that can accept bitcoin SV but its address starts with a "q". is there any tools on the internet that can convert that q prefix address to a 1 prefix address much ...
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How to remove password from encrypted wallet with password? [duplicate]

Without using dumpwallet nor dumpprivkey, is there a way to take an encrypted wallet and making it decrypted so it can be used without entering a password?
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electrum wallet listaddress without change addresses

i use the command electrum listaddresses -w .electrum/testnet/wallets.... On a bash console to get all addresses of the wallet. This however also return the "change" addresses which i cannot ...
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Current simple ways to participate with a Lightning Node?

Lightning is kicking it!! I just read this article about worldwide nodes distribution https://cryptonomist.ch/en/2019/03/02/top-10-countries-bitcoin-nodes/ So, my questions are basically: 1)) what ...
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If a bitcoin wallet service provider terminates a users account, what happens to the funds?

A friend of mine has/had a bitcoin wallet service provided by an online marketplace. Sounds like he had some kind of disagreement with the site administrators and they terminated his account. At that ...
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Catching wallet notifications through stdout?

I'm running bitcoin server behind nodejs (child_process). I was wondering if it's reliable to catch wallet notifications from the stdout stream (the ones that are marked AddToWallet)? This way I ...
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Bitcoin-qt -testnet 0.17.1 Send and Receive buttons do nothing

Fully synced on testnet blockchain after building Bitcoin with UI and wallet enabled on Ubuntu 18.10. Pressing Send and Receive buttons results in no UI displayed. Receiving addresses dialog doesn't ...
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bit coin wallet full node storage management [duplicate]

How do you cut down the space of the full nodes downloaded by the bit coin wallet app.what is purning and how does it effect the storage space
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How to create own deterministic bitcoin wallet using bitcoinjs-lib?

i am working on crypto exchange application for this i want to create own bitcoin,litecoin,bitcoin cash wallets and i am using bitcoinjs-lib 1)hd wallet is suitable for exchange application? 2)if hd ...
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Setup a full node on server for frond end Wallet

I am a new in bitcoin technologies. I want to setup a full node on cloud server. Also I need to use RPC of this server for front end app.That is creating bitcoin wallet and its further operations(such ...
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How to reduce disk-space requirements of Bitcoin Core wallet?

I want to install Bitcoin Core wallet on my computer, but his blockchain is too big (more 230 Gb). How to reduce Bitcoin Core wallet?
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How do I connect my `bcoin` wallet to `bitcoind`?

I have bitcoind running in regtest mode. I want to connect my bcoin wallet to it and retrieve all UTXOs relevant to the sender's address. How can I do that?
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Can't Run Bitcoin Wallet After It was Downloaded on Windows 8.1 Desktop

Please help. After downloading the Bitcoin wallet, I don't have the option to 'run' it on my windows 8.1. It was a compressed file, and even though I extracted everything, there is nothing that ...
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Generator Point G multiple

if in a curve y2 mod p = x3+ 7 mod p ( ecdsa-secp256k1) p=115792089237316195423570985008687907853269984665640564039457584007908834671663 G=...
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Creating a tunneling (wormhole) service for bitcoin wallets

Zcash recently announced a new wallet and service to connect mobile devices to a node running on a private home network using a tunneling service they are calling "wormhole" (1). Basically it is ...
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What is a good hardware for a lightning network node?

What is the hardware setup you use for your LN node? Is a Raspberry Pi 3 enough for testing and playing with small amount of funds?
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Watch Only Wallets

I don't understand the point of a Watch Only Wallet. I've seen posts that state these wallets don’t contain any private keys, which means they can’t be used to spend coins they receive. In which case ...
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NBitcoin, how to implement wallet restoration? How does it work?

at first sorry for my ignorance, I have little experience at bitcoin programming. Im trying to implement a very simple wallet using NBitcoin library. I have done some work, but now Im stucked with ...
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When walletnotify and blocknotify notifications are sent out?

Do the notifications from walletnotify and blocknotify are sent during the wallet synchronization or at the end? Say the wallet was offline for 100 blocks and when started: will it send the ...
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Get Master Private Key from BIP39 Seed

I have BIP39 Seed: 5b56c417303faa3fcba7e57400e120a0ca83ec5a4fc9ffba757fbe63fbd77a89a1a3be4c67196f57c39a88b76373733891bfaba16ed27a813ceed498804c0570 I want to get Master private Key Then I Have to ...
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“bitaddress.org”: It generates a BTC or BCH address?

(1) Is the address generated by www.bitaddress.org a BTC address? Or BCH address (Bitcoin Cash) ? (2) Is there a general method to recognize BTC address from BCH address?
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Bitcoin.com Wallet: How to export separately addresses and private key from json file?

I created a wallet by Bitcoin.com Wallet application for Windows. And then I generated 3 BTC addresses for this wallet. I then exported this wallet using Export Wallet and and chose File/Text option, ...
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Calculate mnemonic code from terminal

I want to replicate mnemonic code with terminal. the steps are: Create a random sequence (entropy) of 128 to 256 bits. Create a checksum of the random sequence by taking the first (entropy- length/32)...
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Newly generated coins

New to BTC world so my question is how and what can I do with newly generated coins what's the process and how to see balance of that in wallet? Can I send those to paper wallet
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Setting a wallet address in “antpool.com” mining pool?

In www.antpool.com after creating a Sub-Account, when I put a BTC wallet address (created by Bitcoin.com wallet application) and click on save button, then I receive the following message, but I do ...
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Is it smart to just create wallet and then delete it, writing down the address?

What are possible downsides of practice where I download a bitcoin wallet on my phone, write down the seed and the address, purge the app into nonexistence and continue my happy life, sharing my ...
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Bitcoin-qt is trying toload to C drive instead of my D drive [duplicate]

So I'm running a 250 GB SSHD for my windows boot drive and basic system functions. I am running a 1 TB standard HD for my larger files (like the bitcoin ledger). How do I prevent Bitcoin-qt from ...
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How and where to pay in bitcoins into online wallet if I have address and ID

I just found my "old" wallet.dat. Is it possible to "send" it to an online-wallet in order to avoid downloading the whole blockchain again? Or can I do it directly because I have the Address and ID of ...
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Lightning Network wallet applications for different operating systems?

What are the best / most secure wallet applications of Lightning Network for each of following operating systems/platforms ? Windows Mac OS android iOS web browser extensions
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How does `bitcoind` generate the private key?

My question is how the bitcoin core client generates a (master) private key(s)? I know from other wallets, that they take the mnemonic and generate a HD wallet master key. With the master key, the ...
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How many rounds of HMAC-SHA256 needed to generate the master key in BIP32

In the BIP32, it does not define the round of HMAC-SHA256. In http://bip32.org/, it use 50,000 rounds. In "mastering Bitcoin", it use 2048 rounds. Is there any explicit standard, or what we ...
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How to get the derived public key from xpub?

Here I'd like to generate the other address use xpub. Is there any library (python) could help to derive the new address from extended key? such as: gen_new_pub(xpub, new_path) to get the derived ...
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address in listaddressgroupings and getnewaddress

I don't understand the differents between listaddressgroupings and getnewaddress For example, I have a local blockchain ( regtest ) with 0 Block. I create 101 block (generate 101) I can see with ...
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Electrum 3.3.2 the transaction was rejected by network rules dust error… Tried different nodes, Doesnt Work

I'm getting the an electrum 3.3.2 error with something to do with dust. the transaction was rejected by network rules dust error I'm using the cli to send out a transaction and its just using 1 ...
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Could LN wallets be seamless?

Currently, the funds deposited in a payment channel cannot be sent on-chain without closing the channel. Similarly, the user must open a brand new channel in order to deposit some on-chain funds into ...
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Is the unencrypted copy of the wallet still usable after a copy is encrypted?

My wallet is not protected with a password, I have a few receiving addresses generated and a some funds in it, then I make a copy of the wallet and I set a password on this one. Will the old ...
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How could a lightweight wallet determine the validity of 0-conf transaction?

I found that a lot of people are interested about security of 0-confirmation payments. But, it seems that most discussions focused on double-spending (like broadcasting two or more conflicting-but-...
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Transaction haven`t got [closed]

5 days ago some Pokerroom sent to my Bitcoin Core wallet a slight amount of bitcoin. I checked it on Blockchain, it's OK. But, unfortunately, still there is no bitcoins in my wallet. I've also sent ...
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Bitcoincore change file location [duplicate]

I have a question with Bitcoin Core Wallet, which I recently downloaded the software to my to MacBook air laptop from bitcoin.org. How could I change the file location without interrupting or starting ...