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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

I want to know who I sent money to. I need to know because I believe I was scammed
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Encrypting wallet manually instead of using hardware wallet

i am new to this community and like to know why one should prefer a hardware wallet instead of using encryption algorithm like AES-256 along with PKDF2 to secure crypto wallets ? i currently hold btc ...
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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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Would I be able to recover coins if Trezor went out of business?

I'm considering a Trezor wallet. I've read through their info about recovering if I lose the device or forget my PIN. What if the company were to go out of business. Would I still be able to recover ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why does Bitcoin use separate change addresses?

When you create a wallet, it creates one bitcoin address, correct? When I send funds, it sends all my funds; the person I sent it to gets what I sent, and the change from the transaction is sent to a ...
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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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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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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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Bitcoin Core 0.13 How many addresses it can **effectively** manage?

I want to know, what's the maximum amount of addresses that Bitcoin Core 0.13 can manage? All addresses should belong to the default account. I want to use walletnotify feature How startup time ...
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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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How to minimize risk when accepting zero confirmation payments?

I'm trying to setup a way of accepting Bitcoin payments in real life situations, where waiting for confirmations is typically not an option. I understand this is never 100% risk free (especially with ...
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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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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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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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Newbie question about exodus wallet!

I just installed exodus, 1) why the program didn't even ask, do you want a new address? it's generated automatically! 2) when I click recieve on my bitcoin wallet, there are two different addresses ...
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Recovering bitcoins after the owner's death

My Brother died in April and we believe he had a bitcoin account. Is it possible to find out how to recover/take over his accounts? I know this is a new form of currency but it seems odd there is no ...
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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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Are private keys published to the blockchain after spending coins from a wallet?

Always I spend coins the final balance of the address that is used for transaction will go to zero. The remaining coins comes back as a change to a new address. Will this indicate that the private key ...
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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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How do I make a Bitcoin “memory wallet” (or paper wallet without paper)?

I'd like to see a video tutorial that explains in detail how to make a paper wallet without paper, AKA, a "memory wallet" -- thx.
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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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Consensus issue, sync. stuck at “Synchronizing sporks - 25%” - PIVX fork

I've been working on a PIVX fork for some time, to better understand blockchain infrastructure and coding in general. I have been able to modify all parameters, remove checkpoints, set up a new ...
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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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Please explain WalletExplorer.com layout of data

I am having a hard time understanding exactly what information is being presented here: https://www.walletexplorer.com/wallet/Poloniex.com I believe that this is the aggregating wallet held by the ...
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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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Is there any address monitoring application with support for multiple cryptocurrencies? [closed]

This would be beneficial for all long-term investors who have many different cryptocurrencies in their portfolio and don't usually perform any transactions. Simply just to check whether your money are ...
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How do I find a “Bitcoin address” for buying Bitcoin?

I am very new to Bitcoin and just learning my way around my Bitcoin wallet, etc. Recently, in order to try to find out more about buying Bitcoin, I clicked on "Buy Bitcoin" in my wallet, but was ...
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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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Why do HD seeds use a word list?

I'm curious what the purpose behind having a word list for BIP39 HD wallets? Are you required to use these words to create a wallet seed? What would happen if you chose random words not on the ...
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Bitcoin Cash Wallet options and receiving BCC

Is there a Bitcoin Cash wallet, that does not require the hole blockchain downloaded, already working? I tried Electron, but its very sketchy. Hopefully there will be one for iOS soon (Freewallet made ...
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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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What is a Bitcoin wallet?

What is a wallet in the context of Bitcoin? What are wallets used for? What relation do wallets have to other concepts such as addresses, private-keys, client-software, and Bitcoin balances?
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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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Android on Copay still available?

Hi I was downloading Copay and it said ; WARNING: Chrome App will not longer be supported Google has announced that it will be ending support for Chrome Apps on non-Chrome OS platforms in 2018....
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Building a simple spv android wallet for an altcoin Please help!

I am currently trying to build an android wallet for an altcoin that was forked from litecoin. I have been looking at the loafwallet to change the parameters: https://github.com/litecoin-foundation/...
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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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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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how to set the transactions fee using the RPC call?

I am creating the web wallet for the bitcoin , I want to allow web wallet users to set the transactions fee . Is their is any rpc call available for setting the transactions fee (for setting ...
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Old Bit Coin Wallet Failing to Pass 180 Weeks

I have an old laptop that I have bitcoin wallet on. I left the computer alone since early 2015 and when I try to sync the bitcoin wallet, the wallet gets stuck on 180 weeks. the bitcoin wallet sync ...