Questions tagged [wallet-recovery]

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

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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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Lost bitcoin because of deleted receiving wallet id

Is it possible to recover the bitcoin that was sent to a wallet that generated using payeer which I deleted on accident? The transaction also shows completed from the other wallet.
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Sent BTC to Jaxx Wallet Never Received [closed]

A friend suggested I use Jaxx Wallet so I downloaded the software and sent my BTC using their QR Code from Coinbase. Looking back, I should've left it where it was! It never arrived. I also sent LTC ...
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Imported Multibit HD wallet into electrum - Bitcoins are gone!

I got locked out of my multibit HD wallet and couldn't restore it with the seed phrase (even though it said they're valid) so I installed electrum and used the seed words to import the wallet. It ...
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Can't get into my MultibitHD wallet. I have the 18 recovery words but can't recover the wallet

I'm trying to login to my MultibitHD wallet and its saying the password won't unlock the wallet. I might have forgot the password, but I have a feeling I'm using the right password. I have the 18 ...
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(Bitcoin Core, recovering my wallet) problem finding the address I sent coins to in Bitcoin Core 0.11.2

Im trying to find my Address I sent my Bitcoins to but I do not know how to get into my wallet and since it is quite some time ago, I do not remember from where I sent it. While trying to open ...
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My phones died and can't restore wallet on Copay [closed]

My phone recently died and I had to reset it all the apps. I tool the 16 character reference I was given in Copay to reinstate my wallet, but there is NOWHERE to put the 16 characters code. Have I ...
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Bitcoins recently sent from localbitcoins.com wallet not showing in recipient wallet [closed]

I recently sent bitcoin from local bitcoin .com and it's not registering in my wallet that I sent it. It's 1000$ what do I do?
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“Bit Coin Investigators” or Consultants for hire - to help locate a Bit Coin account after a person has died?

Do you know where I can obtain a List of "Bit Coin Investigators" or - Consultants for hire - to help locate a Bit Coin account after a person has died?
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Cloning a HW wallet's contents to one or more other HW wallets

Is it possible/feasible to clone the contents of a HW wallet to one ot more other HW wallets ( for example to have identical copies in different locations for backup )? It appears that this should ...
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blockchain.info says password is incorrect, and wont allow me to access my BTC

I had a wallet ID through blockchain.info. I signed in, received my BTC from where I bought it, all was good. I wrote down my 12 words for recovery and have them. I changed my password to something ...
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Can I retrieve funds in a derived address with a high index?

I sent funds to a derived address, but I didn't know about the gap limit and how the addresses should be used incrementally. I've used a huge value for the index but wallets only check the first few ...
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can someone please help me I am lost i transfered coins from paxfull to bitcoin core

I bought bitcoins to pay a bill. which never happened because of something called protcal? IDK. then i read online that bitcoincore was a good wallett to transfer and pay bills. now I have no idea how ...
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Procedure to restore Bitcoin Core backup

I am looking for the procedure necessary to restore a backup of Bitcoin Core v0.15.1 official release version. Assuming I safely exit Bitcoin Core, take a backup of the ~/.bitcoin folder and put it ...
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Wallet Recovery

In 2013 I started downloading BitcoinQT and the blockchain thinking I was going to mine. I never even finished the download and eventually deleted it from the computer. I still have my wallet ID and ...
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Password recovery

I have an classic Multibit wallet, but I don't remember the password. I do have 12 words that I wrote down. Is there any way I can open my wallet?
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Difficulty of brute-forcing a seed with missing words?

Given a 12 or 24 word seed with one one or more missing words what would be the difficulty of brute-forcing the missing words? E.g. for: one missing word two missing words three missing words By ...
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Help! I Synced an empty JAXX wallet over one that had funds in it

I got a new phone and tried to snyc my Jaxx Wallet with my old phone, because they were both Samsung S5's I downloaded the Jaxx wallet on my new phone and tried to sync it with the old one, the ...
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How to recover blockchain wallet on iPhone with address & PIN?

My iPhone crashed and I lost access to blockchain app. I have my savings in that wallet which I can't access anymore. Is there anyway I can recover my previous wallet? I have the transaction history ...
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Recover old ufasoft coin wallet from a wallet.db file

I found a wallet.db on my computer which was used with the Ufasoft Coin application. Of course I want to see if there is anything left in this wallet so I downloaded the Ufasoft software from some ...
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2013 Paper Wallet Issues

Thought I made a paper wallet in 2013 with 2 coins, just checked it is showing empty. The blockchain transaction showing unspent as of when I made the wallet in 2013. I thought it was in the paper ...
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Where's my Bitcoin Cash? We followed Coinbase's advice and moved our BTC into a Jaxx wallet- No Bitcoin Cash anywhere to be found

We followed Coinbase's advice and moved our BTC into a Jaxx wallet-until the fork happened, then moved it back into Coinbase, then Gdax. We never saw any evidence of Bitcoin Cash on either our Jaxx ...
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How to restore my old wallet from address and privatekey?

Few years ago I created a bitcoin wallet. I did it with some command line util which generated bitcoin address from template. At the bottom of output util tells me to store this in private place. I ...
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Keeping my bitcoins safe: any flaws in my strategy?

I'm looking for a very safe way to keep my bitcoins. I'm using a Trezor and used passphrase to hide additional wallets in case someone gets access to my Trezor or seed by physical coercion. I'm not ...
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Recovering funds after I lost my wallet.dat

I have received the bitcoin way back in 2013 in Bitcoin Core. At that time I don't know about the importance of wallet.dat - I have formatted my hard disk and install Bitcoin Core again in 2017 but ...
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I have bought bitcoin in the past but forgot which wallet it was. Anyway to find it with wallet address?

Is there any possible way? I bought it back in March, 2017 and forgot about it and now I remember I bought it in the past with coinmama but forgot which wallet it was sent to.
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Do I have to save my private keys?

Is it a good idea to take my private key from my wallet and save them? Because I read it is not save to make your wallet shows your private keys. (It guess I do not understand that well). Edit: Are ...
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Found my Multibit.key wallet back up, but I do not remember the password, what next?

I created a Multibit wallet back up many years ago and it was saved as multibit.key. I am now trying to import this back into MultiBit Classic and it is asking for a password. I have forgotten the ...
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How can I recover a blockchain.info wallet from a 17 word phrase?

I have a wallet at blockchain.info which I've opened about 4 years ago. Right now I cannot access it. It looks like the site is sending me a verification email, but sadly I don't know which address it ...
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why did blockchain .info recovery not recover all transactions?

My phone was stolen. I went to recover my bitcoins that were in my Blockchain.info wallet with my pass phrase. I recover the wallet but it doesn't contain any of the transactions of the last 7 months. ...
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Possible to restore an Electrum wallet with partial (12/13) seed?

Long story, but I need to restore an Electrum wallet (version 2.x). I have the seed, except the first word which got ripped off a legal pad. So with 12 of the 13 seed words, what can I do to restore ...
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Computer broke, how to obtain the private key?

I tried to install Bitcoin Core on my PC. The synchronization was not completed when my computer crashed. I am unable to restart it. I had bitcoins in the wallet already. I have the Bitcoin address ...
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Unrecoverable Funds

If I have sent funds from one wallet to another, but locked myself out of the wallet I sent them to due to the fact I do not remember my PIN and did not write down my pass phrase. Is there any way to ...
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I've lost my MultiBit data, is there a way to access my wallet?

I have lost access to my wallet. My hard drive is dead and I don't have access to any backup files. Does MultiBit back up everything automatically to the cloud? I know my passcode key and I can see my ...
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transfer my bitcoins

I'm trying to get my bitcoins that I bought years ago, but my Bitcoin QT never synchronized to receive! I have now downloaded bitcoin core and I was informed that once I did it should automatically ...
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Help retrieving my old wallet

So i made my first bitcoin wallet with multibit a long time ago and it didn't require wallet words to create the wallet (aka i don't have wallet words for that wallet). I do however have the wallet ...
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reinstalled multibit wallet

I had to remove a copy of multibit wallet from my system & after multiple times of trying to get it to work on my 64 bit system I can now open multibit wallet. I guess when I removed the program ...
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Passphrase lost for my wallet.dat

I need help to unlock my passphrase. I don't remember setting up one, but now there is a pasphrase. Eitherway I am unable to send out coins from my LitecoinQt to the exchange.
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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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Have 10 of 12 of my mnemonic along with the BTC address, how can i automate recovery?

So I wrote down my mnemonic on a piece of paper and somehow the last 2 words got ripped off and I cannot find where it went. I do have 10 out of the 12 word phrase still (along with the order, they ...
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Recovering an armory wallet from paper

Nice to meet you :) I'm struggling to recovering a relative old armory wallet (1.35 paper backup with 4 lines). Apparently there is an error in line one but check it up and rewrite it many times. No ...
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Cryptocurrency wallet passphrase 10 word?

I have a pass phrase with 10 words but can't remember what wallet I used, an every one I have tried is 12. Does anyone know ?
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For over 4 hours it says payment has not been transmitted yet

Been getting message for over 4 hours that says "This payment has not been transmitted yet. Wallet version 7.47. What do I do?
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how to move my Bitcoin core wallet to electrum while syncing

How do I move my btc qt wallet to electrum while syncing? Not address by address. Removed some addresses already but I'm still missing some coins. Don't understand the discrepancy. Any help would ...
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btc qt syncing but taking to long/dumpwallet debug console problems

Would like to transfer my btc qt wallet to electrum but having difficulties. My node is currently syncing Tried emptying out receiving addresses and was successful but there are still more coins in ...
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how do you transfer your Bitcoin core wallet while syncing?

I would like to transfer my btc wallet to an electrum wallet. Syncing is taking to long.
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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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find bip32 seed from transaction

Based on my bip32 word list, I have a list of about 100k seed phrases that pass checksum and am trying to figure out my actual seed. Earlier, I was derivign the xpub key and searching the blockchain ...