Questions tagged [wallet-recovery]

The process of recovering lost bitcoins or private keys from a wallet/backup

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How can I recover my bitcoin

I bought bitcoins from coin.mx and I understand that the government shut them down,what happens to the wallet and the bitcoins
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I have an issue with my wallet. it is giving me fatal error

Sorry to ask it here because I can not find a better place.. This question is related to my Dogecoin wallet ... I accumulated some dogecoin in the past, but I have not been able to recover them for ...
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Old (2010) Wallet - Can't figure out best and safest way to extract

The following is based on my very limited understanding of the software involved in Bitcoin (I have a reasonable understanding of the structure of Bitcoin itself at a high level). I read an article ...
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Using bitcoin-qt. Address with my funds does not show up. Can I import it?

I have bitcoin-qt and was just recently aware that it changes addresses all the time. I am afraid that my last wallet.dat backup was before my last transaction, at which the receiving address was ...
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How to retrieve Trezor wallet with recovery seed?

I've been at this for days now without finding the links to click on. I have a Trezor wallet that I bought years ago. It has some bitcoins on it. I have the recovery seed, but I lost the pin. From ...
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How do I extract get money off a local wallet with only the key words?

I am a bit new to BitCoin and as it happened, I just transfered some money into my wallet when I noticed that my client (MultiBit HD) won't let me log into it anymore. Apparently it's a thing since ...
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Reddcoin Paper Wallet [closed]

I am new with crypto and need your help! I create a Reddcoin Paper Wallet with a generator from walletgenerator.net I already deposited an amount there! Now I have another reddcoin address where I ...
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Ripples stucked in old Android wallet [closed]

Recently I found some ripples in an Android wallet called RippleWallet. This application doesn't exist on the Play Store anymore and I don't remember where I downloaded it (dumb I know but it was 2 ...
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Recover electrum wallet with only wallet file?

I have an electrum wallet file and I thought I created a backup of the seed, but now I cannot find it anywhere. When I try use it with the current version of electrum, it won't open it. Is there ...
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Transferring bitcoins out of an old multibit wallet

A few years ago I bought bitcoins and I've kept it in a Multibit 0.5.15 (Mac OSX) wallet. Now I want to either sell thes bitcoins or send it to a different wallet. I already made a transfer but since ...
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Bitcoin Core QT Fatal Error after moving block folder, can't retrieve Private Key

I have tried installing Bitcoin Core on my PC and without thinking, I went on and bought some coins (I was trying to be organized, so by the time the sync was done I would already have the coin). 90% ...
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Multibit Private Key Restore

I backed up my private key and restored it into a new copy of Multibit (difference machine). The import was successful but the public key address has not been updated with my previous address. I've ...
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How do I export a private key from my Bitcoin-QT wallet if the wallet isn't synced? [duplicate]

I started syncing a bitcoin-qt client, and had somebody send me funds to an address generated in the client. I then stupidly decided to speed up the syncing process and downloaded a torrent of ...
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Help recovering BitPay wallet Reward!

I had money sent to my wallet and couldn’t remember my encrypt password. I had my 12 word recovery phrase written down but it’s abbreviated. I deleted my wallet which I shouldn’t have done because I’...
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Where do exactly bitcoins exist?

If Someone has bitcoin in a Wallet, then suppose that the company of the wallet get closed or finished work or destroyed, how could one restore his bitcoin? Where exactly do the bitcoins exist? Are ...
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Can I retrieve my Bitcoins when I only know my receiving address?

I lost my wallet identifier and mnemonic. What I only have is my Bitcoin receiving address, 1EAd1Qua6fzyenPeSMRxYcpbcKgYUBpxQ7. I also lost the "Welcome to my wallet..." message in my e-mail. What do ...
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Salvaged possible wallet from corrupt HDD … now what?

In short, I bought a few BTC years ago when they were very cheap. I reformatted my HDD and reinstalled the OS. I have used PhotoRec and http://www.cyplo.net/2012/04/01/bitcoin-wallet-recovery-...
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When will I receive bitcoins

Today I sent bitcoin to my bitcoin core wallet. I used an address under recieve bitcoins. The transaction has been cleared on the blockchain for several hours but is not showing up in my wallet. ...
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My husband died, I have lots of codes and words… help

I will not post any of the codes here so please don't ask. So, my husband has a number of apps in a folder - Tronwallet Telegram Guildchat Coinbase Biance Google authenticator He kept going on ...
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are checksums included in mnemonic seed phrases?

say i have 24 words. Out of those 24 words, is the 24th one the checksum. say i have: a1 b2 c3 d4 e5 f6 g7 h8 i9 j10 k11 l12 m13 n14 o15 p16 q17 r18 s19 t20 u21 v22 w23 x24 is x24 the checksum? or ...
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Desperate need of help - Face ID stopped working on blockchain wallet app and I don't remember password [closed]

First of all, apologies if this is the wrong forum for this. I've contacted blockchain support and twice all I have gotten was a standard form response that says they cannot reset passwords, which is ...
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Will bitcoin core have to re-sync the whole block chain if I replace my wallet?

I have an old wallet from 2013. After backing up and replacing my current wallet with the new one, will it require the client to re-sync and re-download the whole blockchain? Last time it took about a ...
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Cash reward for help retrieving my 0.5 bitcoin

Mainly due to utter curiosity I purchased 0.5 bitcoin in 2013 and I have a piece of paper with 3 different passwords on. however, I've recently opened the wallet I had the coin in, but nothing shows ...
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reviveing a bitcoin core wallet

In 2013 I installed a BITCOIN CORE (V0.10.2) wallet in my netbook computer and purchased 1 bitcoin. Recently I have wanted to sell but found the wallet out of sync and needing to download the entire ...
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Can't decrypt bitcoin core wallet, did I made a backup at the wrong time?

I am confused on why my bitcoin core wallet password would not work. I am 90% sure I tried the right password(s). wallet has many receiving addresses (10 000), I generated them with Linux from ...
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How do I find out if an address belongs to me

1CK6KHY6MHgYvmRQ4PAafKYDrg1ejbH1cE I believe is an old block chain address of mine
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Is it possible that one knows how much BTC is in wallet.dat without knowing password?

Someone says that he or she wants to sell his or her wallet.dat which seems to contain a lot of BTC. He shows screenshot of wallet software containing many BTCs. He says that when I place wallet.dat ...
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Is there any way to recover a bitcoin private key using some parts of the key ?

I have a bitcoin wallets private key , but it's incomplete like you can say it's 70% of the private key , there is some alphanumeric missing for the middle of the key , is there anyway to recover it ...
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Do wallets save a backup of my private keys and seed?

Let's say that I do not trust a lot in myself and my ability to not screw my computer, so also my private keys. Knowing the concept of wallet HD and having seeds to recover all your private keys ...
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16 word recovery phrase for blockchain wallet not working

I downloaded my blockchain wallet but now i forget the password and my recovery phrase is 16 word, so I tried them but they are not working. Can somebody please help me?
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“wallet corrupt salvage failed” Error. Help with pywallet

I have an old wallet from 2013 with some BTC in it possibly. I have guesses for what the passphrase could be but not 100% sure on it. Everything I find online is to use pywallet but I unfortunately am ...
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I forgot my bitcoin core passphrase. Is there anyway I can recover?

I've tried brute forcing it. Doesn't work. 0.02 BTC in the wallet.
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“Inspect the TREZORs memory with an electron microscope” documentation bug?

TREZORs documentation about the device being stolen and then examined by an election microscope says: In the end, the bitcoins will be gone already because the original owner will have changed ...
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Unable to Connect Trezor [closed]

My trezor worked fine until the other day it wouldn't connect. I tried myehterwallet, trezor app in Chrome, and the trezor.io site--nothing. I've tried using different cables, different computers, ...
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Bitcoin Cash Wallet Recovery

I just realized that I have an old Electrum wallet with a small amount of Bitcoin. I'd like to claim the Bitcoin Cash, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to do this. I do have the original ...
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Tools for converting recovery phrase?

I have a wallet on Breadwallet which I wish to move to Mycelium. Both apps support recovery phrases, however Breadwallet uses BIP39 phrases, while Mycelium uses BIP44 phrases. Is it possible to ...
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I have lost my blockchain password and recovery phrase, how can I recover my wallet? [closed]

I forgot my blockchain password and recovery phrase because it was saved in my phone— and i have lost my phone. please help me if there are any chances for recover my funds that was in blockchain
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i lost my password and 12 word can i recover my password? [closed]

I am new user i crate my bitcoin wallet on zebpay then my friend tell me to creat bitcoin wallet on blockchain.info as he suggest me i creat new bitcoine wallet and send 40000 INR in new ...
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How to Retrieve BTC without syncing wallet [duplicate]

I bought approximately 1 BTC is 2013. I deposited this BTC with a wallet, but I did not keep the wallet in sync. I recently opened the wallet and it says I have 0.0 BTC, and that I have approximately ...
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How can I recover the private key for my bitcoin address?

I want to make withdrawal from my Bitcoin address to which I just transferred some bitcoins. The address has changed after I made a transactions to the first address. But it was requesting the private ...
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I lost my computer, inside my hive wallet , I do have my adress and password can I recover my bitcoins?

Is it possible to login from other wallet with adress and password to get back my btc?
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Installed MacOSX over HDD containing wallet [duplicate]

I formatted and re installed MacOSX on the HDD that contained my wallet.dat. I have no backup of it. Any ideas how I could possibly recover this file and my Bitcoins?
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Recover the bitcoin using my bank account transaction details

I lost my wallet and i purchased using my internet banking and Is there possible way to recover my bitcoin using my bank account transaction.
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HD wallet lost my private keys?

I just had a computer crash, and when I restored the computer I upgraded from I think Bitcoin 0.17 to Bitcoin 0.19.1. The wallet was gone, so I restored an old copy of the wallet. It's an HD wallet. ...
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Saved bitcoin dat file, unfortunately converted to Adobe

Is there a way to convert back or what do I do? I would have thought that the old dat files would still be somewhere on my PC. I never put them in a wallet ( .1 BC) so it was just a bunch of files. ...
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Offline Bitcoin Wallet [closed]

I would like to have bitcoin and store them as safely as possible. I want bitcoin data to be stored on my disk -- I don't want to some online service to manage my wallet. I also would like to have ...
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Does restoring wallet.dat require the same paths and configs in servers?

I have a Bitcoin core server (Server 1) which is working well. Now I am testing backing up and restoring its wallet on a new server (Server 2). Imagine that the server 1 has these configs: ...
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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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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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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 ...