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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Omni Core Asset Creation [on hold]

I have installed omnicore at my local and want to create an Asset(token) and then do transactions with RPC. Can I do that? Do I need to install Omni Wallet as well?
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How to reduce Bitcoin loaded wallet memory?

The server has 2GB of RAM memory. It takes up a lot of memory when I create or load a wallet. When I create about 50 wallets, the server is very slow because the memory is full. Is there a way to ...
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How can I restore my wallet?

I just purchased a new laptop and I want to decommission my old one. I have a back-up of my wallet.dat file copied to my new PC. What do I need to do to restore it to my Bitcoin (Windows) client? ...
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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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Loading private key (missing bitcoin)

I exported the private key from a 0.7.2 because I could not how to upgrade the wallet. I then imported it into 0.18.0 I was expecting to see a balance and the transactions and nothing was found. I ...
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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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Address not valid when withdrawing money from Binance

I want to withdraw the Vibrate crypto from binance. When I enter the BTC wallet address which I took from my account from coinbase, binance says invalid address. Am I missing something here?
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I forgot which software I created my wallet with. How can I recover from a 12 word seed phrase?

I purchased bitcoin through a bitcoin ATM, and I opened a new wallet on the spot. On getting home my phone was mysteriously wiped, how can I find the wallet I created? I happened to write down the ...
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Lost my Bitcoin wallet and have only 11 out of 12 mnemonic seed phrase words. How can I get my Bitcoins?

I am new to the whole Bitcoin thing, and I am having my first attempt almost going sour. I lost where I created my wallet. I have my Bitcoin address and only 11 of my mnemonic seed phrase words (of 12)...
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old wallet.dat with only incoming tx from mining, now shows 0 coins even after rescan and all the transactions are there

I found an old wallet.dat it contained hundreds of transactions while i was mining. I've replaced the wallet.dat in a new Bitcoin Core wallet, rescanned, all the txid are showing but the amount of ...
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Where do I start to deposit my cash [duplicate]

I'm so new to bitcoin and I'm a little lost in how it works where can I find answers about this amazing exchange
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Bitcoin multisig contract - to Lock coins with nTimeLock (BIP65)

I really need help. I am currently Developing a Bitcoin wallet and want to build in a SMS Based send function where the sender does not need to know the receiver publicKey. After the contract get ...
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Bitcoin wallet website

I am new in bitcoin. I am developing a PHP website to let users build their wallet on my website. I want to give every user a wallet. I do not want to give users private keys. I keep private keys, so ...
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Lost / Forgotten Wallet?

I have this issue I have... When I first started using crypto currencys I used a lot of wallets ... etc trying to get a feel for what I wanted.. so ... Now I have a wallet that reads . 01 BTC balance ...
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How can a 24 word seed know when I added or removed wallets at a later point?

Since I do not have 50 Rep points I had to post my question this way! This is an answer by "https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/users/56917/rstack" to the question "How do Ledger Backups get stored?" "...
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What is the coin selection algorithm?

When creating a transaction in the standard client, what is the algorithm used to determine which unspent outputs will be used as inputs? Has this changed since the first version? What different ...
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What prevent a smartphone wallet from downloading my keys

Wallet software use variant technologies to protect and hide our private keys like mnemonic or simply using the private keys. What would prevent them from making a patch to their software that will ...
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how to run multiple bitcoind node on one server?

I have created one full node bitcoind on my VPS, that one is serving application A. Now I want to create application B that has another node but on same VPS. is that possible to install multiple ...
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Electrum & other wallet`s what bit os do they use 32-64bit?

Simple question,what bit os 32-64 does these wallets use,to be specific electrum as well as the others ? I'm new to this crypto stuff so i have a lot to learn, i'm starting almost at the bottom...Just ...
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Can I send bitcoin from paper wallet directly to hardware wallet?

Can I send bitcoin from my paper wallet to my hardware Ledger wallet without using blockchain wallet?
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Where can I download bitcoin core version 0.16.0

I changed my passphrase around march 2018 and now I can't use my new passphrase on the new bitcoin core version. When I put the back up wallet.dat into the new versions of bitcoin core, it tells ...
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Help me out - quick survey on crypto wallets [closed]

I started to invest (a little) and the entire process seems complicated. Something that not all my friends, and definitely not my parents, could do. This survey is for my personal interest to see ...
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If I send a BTC to an offline cold storage, does the transaction in the blockchain appear when i send it or when i receive it or not at all?

If I send a BTC from my hot or exchange wallet to my cold storage does it has to pass the blockchain or can the blockchain be bypassed? If it has to pass the blockchain, when does it appear in the ...
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Wallets that support payment channels?

I know that maybe it's a bit early to start asking Wallets to implement Lightning Network connections even if the majority don't support SegregatedWitness yet. But how about Payment Channels? In ...
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In the basic Wallet based in QT, How can i get by RPC the stored addresses and labels?

this question is for you to ask about the QT wallet, in the section to send coins, there is an address window, and it has the list of the stored addresses we save along the time. So using RPC, do you ...
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about Bitcoin address

I'm studying bitcoin. I have a question because I was curious about the part of wallet. Can I send it to the wrong address format? The address format is correct, but is it possible to send bitcoin if ...
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Copay Multi-user Wallet

I am very new to Bitcoin. My friend and I are doing a business that will accept Bitcoin as payment. I would like to know how easy it is to use Copay as a wallet that we can both share, and that will ...
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Restore old multibit wallet

I just found an old backup of a bitcoin wallet on a USB stick containing 4 folders: key-backup - empty rolling-backup - contains a .wallet file stamped with a date from 2014 wallet-backup - empty ...
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Why does bitcoin-core wallet generate a new wallet during transaction? [duplicate]

I wonder why bitcoin-core wallet automatically generated a new wallet address during transactions. If you see this transaction, https://btc.com/...
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lost bitcoin on electrum - wallet closed after transaction went through?

i'm noob to bitcoin and lack advanced knowledge of how these wallets work. i followed guides on how to buy bitcoin and seemingly the transaction went fine, until my electrum wallet suddenly closed and ...
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Using Bitcoin ATM's, how does selling work?

How do Bitcoin ATM's work? I have a wallet on my computer and wanted to know how would the bitcoins there be transferred to the ATM and exchanged for cash. Could somebody explain this process to me?
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Web wallet making direct RPC calls to bitcoin node

Is it good idea to make direct RPC call's to node computer to generate web wallet addresses here is what i am trying to implement i want to create new web wallet based on bitcoin and want to allow ...
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How Bitcoin wallets and it's transfer process work?

I am very new on cryptocurrencies, and like to understand it's transfer process. I think if I want to buy Bitcoin, I must download a Bitcoin wallet, then find a person who has Bitcoin. Then he/she ...
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How do I restore a wallet from a backup file in MultiBit HD when you have the words and cloud backup?

I have read this: How do I restore a wallet from a backup file in MultiBit HD? and have the words and mbhdxxxx.aes files in my cloud storage and the wallet password.... but the next button is not ...
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QR code life span

Once the QR code is generated, how long is the code good for 24 hours, 48 hours? I googled for the answer with no success. Thank you
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Buy Order to Exchange

I am looking for a tool with which to place a purchase order which is higher than the current price. As an an example. Wallet Exchange: $ 100 Course NEO: 50 dollars Order: Buy at $ 54 Does anyone ...
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my bitcoin transaction does not exist in blockchain.info nor does it exist in any tx accelerator

I sent bitcoin to myself using the breadwallet. Before that, i went to my breadwallet which i made a purchase from a few days ago and when i login it says something about payment being rejected so i'...
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Where is the AES-256 key/ IV pair stored in wallet.dat file?

I have created an encrypted bitcoin file. I know the password and I see the mkey in the hex dump. I would like to know where the AES key / IV pair are located in the wallet.dat file?
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Get Bitcoin Wallet balance with Python

On a tutorial in Youtube it uses pybitcointools. Upon searching it's github repository, I have found that it was not maintained anymore. Are there any alternative to this library which can get wallet ...
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Multibit HD wallet - cannot open or restore, I have password and secret words

I can't open either of my 2 Multibit HD wallets. It says "Password did not unlock the wallet" on both. I have tried restoring from all the possible backups, my passwords are correct and my secret ...
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Getting error while running Blockchain.info api

I am getting error as {"error":"Not found"} when I am trying to run the blockchain.info wallet api service locally on my computer. I was getting the error of "Address in Use " error when I ran it on ...
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I have the identifiers for my wallet, but I don't know how to access it

I am a cryptocurrency novice, so I apologize in advance if this question is too basic. About a year or so ago I created 2 bitcoin wallets and put a small amount of money in them. I forgot about them ...
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How to migrate bitcoin node from one computer to another

In my old computer some addresses have bitcoin and it is showing on blockchain. When i am trying to get balance of the same addresses in my new computer where i have synced bitcoin full node ,I ...
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can i send Bitcoin directly from my coinfloor exchange wallet to my binance exchange wallet?

something in their small print about not being able to send to 'third party wallets'...ideally want to send direct without going through a separate wallet first to save transaction costs and waiting ...
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noob - set up a wallet with centos 7

Hi so I used the following bash script to set up bitcoin on my centos server https://gist.github.com/cdodd/f485b72aed8c2a6440a6141cd1ba8273?signup=true however i don't know how to get a wallet or ...
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Off Line wallets

I am using Armory .96.4 with bitcoin core of .16.3 I have three wallets which two are encrypted ant the other is watching only. The watching has several bit coins and when I try to do a transaction ...
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Online wallet to redeem pre-fork paper wallet for both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

I have BTC (pre-fork) and now BCH(BCC) on a paper wallet. What's the best online wallet to transfer them into to ensure I retain both coins and also to be able to transact with them?
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Watch only address not update balance

After adding watch only address to my bitcoin core and perform some transaction that make my watch only address balance to 0, but when i run getbalance and listaccount with watch only is true, my ...
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Problems restoring wallet

First of all .. yes im stupid. Now .. I had some BTC a few years ago. Thought I had kept it safe, now I seem to have reinstalled the OS on that PC and wiped profile folder. I looked around for a ...
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Fetch my private key

I goal is to understand. I do not want to earn money with mining. (I have a server without GPU) Here is what i've done: I have downloaded, maked and installed bitcoin sourcecode from github. It ...