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 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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cant send btc, Uneconomical UTXO requested

Im trying to send btc worth of 2$ and i keep getting message "Uneconomical UTXO requested [type: 1 (limit 46629), txOut.val: 38546, required: 83847]" i even tried sending 1$ but its still the same can ...
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Understand how wallet works

My goal is to understand the bitcoin internals. Here is what i have done: I have downloaded, maked and installed bitcoin sourcecode from github. I have launched the bitcoind daemon. Everything ...
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I have my 12 word bip39 phrase but not in the right order

I have my 12 word phrase, but when i enter it in a wallet, it brings up an empty wallet, so i think i probably wrote it down in the wrong order. What can i do to recover my wallet?
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How do lightweight nodes and SPV wallets calculate balances?

Can they do it? Or they "talk" to a full node for that purpose and are used only for mining purposes? Thanks in advance for your answers.
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Can funds sent to wrong/fraud wallet address be recovered? [duplicate]

I sent $800 to a wallet address sent to me by a "trading broker" but just scammed me out of my money! :( Is there ANY way my funds could be refunded back to my address at all? PLEASE HELP!
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Inserting *.dat file in new client

I'm running out of ideas and I'm hoping to get some help. My computer crashed but I have the wallet.dat file on a thumb drive. I've downloaded and synced v0.18.1 on a new computer but don't see any ...
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Wallet for Bitcoin Cash testnet [closed]

Please, advise wallet which supports testnet Bitcoin Cash. I used https://ccoin.cash/#wallet, but they support only https://rest.bitcoin.com/v1. Thanks for answers in advance!
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Unknown command name and packet magic for bitcoin packets at the start of blockchain transactions

Recently I captured a part of blockchain when my bitcoin wallet started to syncing for the first time. I analyze about 10 Gb of traffic which was for primary transactions of bitcoin. wireshark can ...
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What is the chance of someone (randomly) finding the private key for an existing Bitcoin address?

Say I have created a paper wallet with one bitcoin address in a vault. What are chances that someone else will find the private key for this wallet? Related: what are the chances of vanitygen address ...
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Is 12-word seed phrase safe enough?

Is 12-word seed phrase (as used by Electrum for example) safe enough for generating an offline wallet? My understanding is this: 2048 words pool make 11 bits of entrophy per word. 12 words in seed ...
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What is the wallet “word seed” that is commonly used in popular wallets clients and what does it do?

I've been using a pretty old version of Multibit classic and recently decided to upgrade. I tried out Multibit HD and Electrum and noticed that both have me set up a wallet with a "word seed". It's ...
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How convert a mnemonic phrase back and forth between different number of words?

I'm relatively new to cryptocurrencies in general and I've tried using Bitcoin and a few altcoins, but it always bothers me that some digital assets are not available in all wallets. To my ...
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Would proxying a lightning hot-wallet with a lightning cold-wallet make the hot-wallet safer?

(Edit: I realize how Mt.Gox-y the below setup sounds, but I'm coming at it from a "lightning routing problem perspective", not necessarily a straight "bitcoin security perspective"...though...those ...
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Wallet management now that accounts are deprecated?

I'm building a website which will allow every user to make deposits and transact with Bitcoin, how will I be able to get the balance of a specific wallet. I currently know these commands: $bitcoin-&...
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I NEED YOUR HELP URGENTLY Bitcoins

I really need your help on this. It has stated in my wallet that i've received my bitcoins of 1.182691BTC on 29/05/18. This's my wallet address: muFjdWSy2DKStSP2gUH2aHZq6kRBva8ZDV it stated on the ...
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how to convert protobuf wallet format into private keys

firstly, i did this step "enc -d -aes-256-cbc -a -in bitcoin-wallet-backup > bitcoin_decrypted" in openssl and entered the password it gave me org.bitcoin.production so i guess my password worked and ...
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Which BIP describes the structure and algorithm for creating a wallet file?

My app is able to create a public and private key from BIP39. The uncompressed private key is concatenated with a sha256 (private key) and then encrypted via AES and saved to a file. To decrypt, you ...
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How do I extract my private keys from a protobuf wallet?

Recent changes to Andreas Schildbach's Bitcoin client for Android have removed the option to export private keys. This has been replaced by an option to back up the entire wallet. Unfortunately, the ...
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Spendable Wallet

My friend ask me to open a wallet in blockchain and ask me to give the ID and password later he transact certain amount of btc which shows non spendable after which I am asked to change my password ...
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Reg: Watch only Address

I have been given " Watch only Address" by one of my friends. To make the funds credited into my account or to use the BTC, what is way to get the private key? Do we need to pay anything to ...
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Bitcoin 0.18: how to send bitcoin from one address to another using Bitcoind?

To transfer bitcoin from one account to another address, we have used sendfrom method and which got deprecated in the latest version Bitcoin 0.18.0 Bitcoin sendfrom method On reading the document of ...
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Is there any full node software for bitcoin with serious wallet functionality? [closed]

I'm looking for a bitcoin software with a full-featured wallet functionality and running a full node, but I cannot find any. Bitcoin Core does run a full node and the network capabilities are great, ...
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Import multisig change addresses into Bitcoin Core using “importmulti” + descriptor

I'm trying to fill my wallet's internal/change address keypool by passing a multisig descriptor to importmulti, but the wallet's internal keypool is 0 before and after running the following shell ...
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Create a transaction from a wallet coins (UTXOs) with the bcoin library

I have a multisig setup where the signing is done through external HSM's. I am using Bcoin and its wallet to receive funds. What I am trying to do is to create a transaction and sign it with the HSMs. ...
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Creating a multisig wallet with bcoin and receiving transactions

I am trying to create a multisig wallet from two externally generated xpubs. The process I am taking is to create two multisig wallets with the two xpubs, add each others keys as shared keys and ...
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What is the need for multiple private keys?

From what I understand, there is initially a seed from which the private keys are derieved and from that the public key respective to each private key is derived. The public key is essentially the ...
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I mistakenly sent my Coinbase BTC to my BCH wallet on Ledger Nano S [duplicate]

I mistakenly sent my Coinbase BTC to my BCH wallet on Ledger Nano S. I own both wallets. How do I go about retrieving my bitcoin from a BCH wallet on nano s?
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BTC Miner, trust? or scam? [duplicate]

trust to miner who after the investment ask You other btc to have free access to unspendable-btc in the wallet? any suggestion?
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What kinds of wallets are there?

Can I get short a explanation about cryptocurrency cold/hot wallets? Are there more kinds?
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How do I tranfer bitcoins from my Zebpay wallet to my blockchain wallet?

I have some bitcoins in my zebpay wallet. How do I tranfer these bitcoins to my blockchain wallet. Is there any transaction fee for this?
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Convert Theta ERC-20 to Theta Main Network

As a test, I transferred one Theta ERC-20 token to my new Theta web wallet, and I see it there. How do I now convert it to the main net Theta?
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Bitcoin Wallet Creation

I'm new to this Bitcoin and everything seems confusing to me. I have a requirement where I need to create wallets for every user in my application screen. So, he will transfer some Bitcoins from ...
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How to create generate addresses for multiple crypto currencies

I am trying to understand how to generate addresses from 1 mnemonic for multiple cryptocurrencies. I needed a read-only wallet, so I guess I need to use an xpub key. But I am struggling to ...
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How to decode private key from Android Bitcoin Wallet?

I want to import my private key from the android's Bitcoin Wallet (the one created by Andreas Schildbach) but it can export it only in an encrypted way. How do I decrypt the file so I can import the ...
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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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Transactions unconfirmed by bitpay wallet bugging. Please help! [duplicate]

I made a mistake by spending 0.0117 btc while it not full confirmation (4/6). After that was some broken Transactions so I could not send my fund. The decide to try one last time, I log on and saw ...
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Hash of backed up wallet file not the same as hash of wallet currently in use

A couple of months ago I had backed up the wallet.dat (I use bitcoin-qt) file and saved it some place else. Lately I've opened the data folder for the current running node (also bitcoin-qt) and I ...
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I’ll pay whomever can help me Bitcoin Cash from blockchain wallet to Coinbase wallet with Bitcoin address [duplicate]

I've read now a 100 or so questions here with no clearcut answer nor update after they were given advice. I had money in my Bitcoin Cash wallet on Blockchain. I wanted to send the money to my Coinbase ...
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recovering wallet [duplicate]

0 I am not exactly sure what I need to do and I do not want to accidentally overwrite my disk. I may have already done so. After searching my web history I have found the BTC address that my BTC is ...
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2nd 'air-gapped' computer / cold wallet setup for travel

I travel quite a bit and don't want to lug around a 2nd 'air-gapped' computer. I know that connecting a hardware wallet like a Ledger Nano S to the Ledger Live desktop app running on a computer that's ...
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What's the consensus on using a non-networked VM as a cold wallet/airgapped computer?

I'm wondering if connecting a hardware wallet like a Ledger Nano S to the Ledger Live desktop app running on a computer that's connected to the internet not considered a 'fully cold' wallet setup. How ...
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How to integrate bitcoin address generator into website

I want to integrate a bitcoin accounts and address generator into my website, similar to those found on crypto exchanges. Users can generate addresses and have their own accounts. Is there an open ...
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Background information on warning, when closing wallet in pruned mode

What are the implications and reasons behind this warning on gui popup, when closing the wallet: "bitcoin closing the wallet for too long can result in having to resync the entire chain if ...
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Recovery of a corrupted wallet

I have a very old wallet.dat that I've put into my .bitcoin folder. When trying to run bitcoind, the service stops giving the following error 2019-06-11T18:14:02Z Using wallet directory /home/nom/....
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Import private key from coldstorage wallet.dat to hotwallet wallet.dat?

What is the recommended procedure to make coins from coldstorage accessible. Assume latest wallet.dat v18 and prv1/pub1 key pair (like shown in dumpwallet). Now i have a hotwallet and would like to ...
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How to check the balance of the list of 1 million Bitcoin Addresses?

How to check the balance of the list of 1 million Bitcoin Addresses? Is there such a program?
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why a specific transaction value and it's output address which is sent from a specific IP address, returns from another address to that IP address? [duplicate]

I wrote a code to extract bitcoin output addresses and their values from TX messages of the bitcoin protocol. to test it, I prepare this scenario: first I send a specific bitcoin value(for example A ...
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bitaddress.org paper wallet vs. single wallet

After generating a single wallet (at bitaddress.org), the paper wallet option at the top shows a different public address? Why is the public address different?
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How to move bitcoins from an exchange into my wallet?

Completely new to this. Bought some Bitcoins from Bitcoin.de and received confirmation that the trade has been completed and they show me my balance. Downloaded a wallet from Bitcoin-QT. That's fine. ...

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