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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Do I really have to place my wallet file in the data directory?

I run bitcoin-core QT and I downloaded the full ledger data to an external HD so I can move between machines. My wallet.dat file is secured someplace else. I start-up the QT client giving the external ...
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Question about Electrum wallet file on USB Drive (MacOS)

I have been using a hot wallet (Electrum) for quite some time. Now, I don't want to lose my BTC, so I have decided to transfer the wallet file from the directory where it is located to my USB Drive. I ...
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Wallet.dat bitcoin cash? [closed]

I had 20 btc in 2012, and I spent it all in December 2017. I heard there was a fork for Bitcoin cash. How do I get my 20 bitcoin cash out of my wallet.dat ?
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Why I have some many address when I only created two wallet address in Electrum?

I am new to this. I have created two new wallet addresses (labeled init and init2). However, when I click "View > Show Addresses," I found a lot of addresses. Why? What do receiving and ...
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How to recover bitcoin wallet from messed up seeds [duplicate]

I have a ledger nano s wallet that is broken , when i tried to recover wallet from 24 recovery word i got error that says the recovery phrase is incorrect, i think the place of some words is incorrect ...
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Multisig Wallet Help

Hello everyone I'm jud3v and i'm searching an api that provide me the same as electrum wallet for creating multisig wallet 2-of-3 for my client to protect there btc with multisignature. I have already ...
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generating a private key for a blockchain wallet [duplicate]

I hired a broker to make forex and crypto profits for me. They did and put it in my broker account. the only method to get the profit out was to put it in a blockchain wallet. After they did this, ...
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What are best practices around toggling between multiple wallets in bitcoind?

I've created a couple wallets on Core to experiment with and want to dedicate one wallet as a live one. What is the best way to move between those wallets inside the command line? When I toggle to a ...
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Wallet files are empty

I started Bitcoin Core 0.20.0 and allowed it to sync with the network. The synchronization was completed. However my balance is 0.00 and all transaction history is missing. I tried to troubleshoot ...
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How does the 12 keyword back phrase works and how does it allow the creation of infinite number wallet address across multiple cryptocoins?

I wonder how crypto wallet like BitPay works? They claim to be an offline wallet that you can back up with simply a 12 words phrase. Yet, they allow you to create an infinite number of wallets across ...
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How can I move bitcoin from one exchange to another without mining fees?

I have held bitcoin since 2010. At the time coinbase opened one could type in the bitcoin address and public and private keys from paper into their wallet and voila the coins were available for ...
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Why does Bitcoin store keys in a database?

According to this Bitcoin stores the user's keys and some additional data in a file called wallet.dat, which is a Berkley DB. Let's suppose the wallet.dat contained only the user's keys. Let's also ...
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Im new! I just need to add bitcoin to my wallet for a one-time transaction! Pls help! [duplicate]

Ok, Im new. Totally. ALL I WANT TO DO IS USE MY MONEY TO PUT BITCOINS IN MY WALLET IN ORDER TO MAKE A SINGLE TRANSACTION. THAT IS IT! I have a Galaxy S10e & this was one of the choices of wallets ...
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Help needed with PyWallet and wallet dump using MacOS

Could anyone please give me some guidance on how to perform a wallet dump using PyWallet on a MacBook (macOS 10.12 Sierra)? I’m not very savvy with this stuff at all. Have an old wallet.dat file from ...
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Can hashtype in BTC scriptSig contained value other than 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, 0x82, 0x83?

As per hashtype value in https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/OP_CHECKSIG or https://developer.bitcoin.org/devguide/transactions.html#signature-hash-types, hashtype could either be 0x01, 0x02, 0x03, 0x80, 0x81, ...
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Understanding how balances work

So I'm running the btcd node and wallet in simnet. I've generated more than 100 blocks. I've a few accounts on the same wallet. The list of the accounts: $ btcctl --rpcuser=foo --rpcpass=123456 --...
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how to find p2sh/p2wsh in utxo set after wallet recovery

i'm trying to understand how wallets remember a redeem script for p2sh/p2wsh for spending, after recovering from their seed, because the utxo set only has the hash in it, right? there are a nearly ...
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Generate multiple public bitcoin receiving addresses (HD wallet) from seed phrase in nodejs

I want to generate a new receiving address for my bitcoin wallet for each new user. Bitcoin transferred to all these address should be received in my bitcoin wallet. I don't want to expose my private ...
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Update wallet to multi tokens [closed]

I don't know if here, I have to ask, but if not, please direct me. How can I make a wallet accept more coins. More exactly: I have a wallet BEP2, native currecncies is BNB (Binance). What needs to be ...
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How exactly are public/private keys stored?

So Bitcoin uses an HD wallet and thanks to that it can store keys in a hierarchy. But how exactly and in what format are they stored? Is each private and public key stored as a separate file? Are they ...
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Recover corrupted wallet due to system crashed

My server was crashed suddenly and didn't shut down bitcoin core probably, so now my wallet was corrupted due to it didn't be released. I try to moved the corrupted wallet to a new server but it can't ...
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How do I send BTC from my wallet to another wallet?

I have BTC in my bitcoin.com wallet, but I have no way to use it in Texas, so I want to send it to family, but I need assistance on how to send BTC from my existing bitcoin.com wallet to another ...
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The digital trail is a “warrant” to recover transactions sent to BTC that were sent to wrong address

This is similar to a question already asked, but I disagree with the answers. There is a big digital trail of the transaction. To me, that is like mail delivered to the wrong house, but opened ...
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Online BTC wallet implemention with bitcoin-core

I have written a php code to register users and create wallet for them on bitcoin-core full node.My question is how can i manage users wallets.if i use loadwallet to load USER A wallet and get address ...
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Having trouble finding wallet.dat

Where is the data folder for Bitcoin-Qt? Windows: %APPDATA%\Bitcoin (This defaults to C:\Documents and Settings\YourUserName\Application data\Bitcoin on Windows XP and to C:\Users\YourUserName\...
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Can a wallet/exchange provider ask for transaction details

My question has two parts, Am I obligated to share transaction details with my wallet/exchange provider for any payment I made to an individual, like subscription to a website? Irrespective of the ...
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Pruning Blockstore has been running for days

After activating the core (Testnet - Pruned) with the command bitcoin-qt i received the following error: Corrupt Block Database I restarted the synchronization always using the Pruned mode. The core ...
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multiple wallets on same mobile device

Can I install and use different wallet apps on one mobile device? The intention is to have: a hodl wallet and a daily use wallet And to compare GUI for preferred UE Will the apps interfere with ...
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number of inputs or outputs affect bitcoin transaction fee?

I would like to know how inputs and outputs affects my bitcoin transaction fee using legacy address, and how using a segwit address will decrease the same transaction? and how they will be ...
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How do I transfer my bitcoins from my localbitcoin.com wallet to my bitcoinWallet.com?

I have 2 bitcoin wallets ie localbitcoin.com wallet and bitcoinWallet.com and I want to transfer bitcoins from localbitcoin.com wallet to bitcoinWallet.com how do I go about it?
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can sign derived wallet transactions with master seed phrase private key? [duplicate]

I would like to sign a transaction from a wallet which is derived from a seed, and sign it with master seed private key, can I sign any tx of any derived wallet address after the master seed wallet? ...
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Will my funds return? [duplicate]

so after 3 days , my transaction is still unconfirmed , is it possible that my money is gone ? Cause i've read after a week it would be removed from network but i didn't fully understand this . does ...
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Explain Coinomi and Edge fee difference?

I was looking at two Bitcoin wallets, Coinomi and Edge. When setting the same custom fee for both, I see a difference in the final fee reported. As an example, Edge wallet shows a fee of $3.13 (at ...
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Are there online cryptowallets where I can upload my wallet.dat to get my balance?

I have some wallet.dat files from the time I was fiddling with cryptocurrencies years ago. Tried to open them using the wallet clients of each one, they load, but I have to download (and process?) ...
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Is there a database of wallet addresses with lost private keys?

Hi is there a database of wallet addresses that have lost the private keys?
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Can multiple different addresses in a wallet be linked easily?

Is it easy to link multiple transactions each with a different receive address to the same wallet? What if after going to this wallet the Bitcoin was converted to Monero?
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Crypto wallet for payments with no deposit

We are wondering how we can build a wallet that talks to our website and gives the user the ability to request a withdrawal of his funds. We do not know what is the right question for this type of ...
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Get bitcoins to self created Bitcoin address

I created Bitcoin private and public key pair for Bitcoin. I am looking a way to receive funds to my Bitcoin address. The wallet apps which support buying or selling bitcoins are generating bitcoin ...
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signing message [duplicate]

I'm trying to sign a message with the Bitcoin Core version v0.19.0.1 wallet. But when I do I see the message "the entered address does not refer to a key." is there a way to sign a message with the ...
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Bitcoin core - creating transaction from UI without broadcasting it

I would like to use Bitcoin core's wallet UI to create a transaction but instead of broadcasting it I would like to get the underlying raw transaction. Is there a way to do that? I assume that ...
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How do I Transfer Bitcoins If I have a watch-only account with the Private Key

How do I transfer bitcoins over from a watch only electrum account if I have the private key and its address?
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Transaction verified but didn't arrive at destination wallet? [duplicate]

First time using bitcoin so after a lengthy verification process I got transaction confirmed via moonpay. But it hasn't seemed to have arrived at the destination wallet. So either it did arrive or ...
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Bow to know how much amount my wallet sent with Bticoin-core API

I have updated bitcoin-core from version 0.16 to 0.17 and found that there is no way to see how much amount I sent only (excluding received amount) from my wallet. With bitcoin-core version 0.16, I ...
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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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Can't spend Watch-Only coins, have I been scammed?

Inspired by Murch's format of Why is there no such thing as a redirected, forged, or fake transaction? to create one question that is well-worded and accessible through search engines. Recently, I've ...
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Private Key has no fund

I tried to import my private key from the BTC Core Wallet into another wallet because it doesn't work anymore, it says that there is no fund, even if it is 100%, as I can see on the Explorer. I ...
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How to be assured a wallet is on a blockchain?

How could I check that a wallet or any app I download from Google play or Apple store or a website is truely runs by a blockchain and be certain that producing company can not manipulate the private ...
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Implement HD Walet Full Node

I have set up a full node on my server. Now, I want to make use of HD wallet methods? How I generate an address for admin - Master address How I generate addresses for customers - Child address ...
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Convert Base64 Private Key to WIF

How do I get my private key from this? I found an old file on one of my hard drives with a wallet address and something that looks like this (changed for obvious reasons). What is this and how can I ...
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How does exchanges, such as coinbase handle off-chain transaction?

Does coinbase create a channel between each customer and coinbase itself? If i buy 10 USD of bitcoin from coinbase, where does the 10 USD worth of bitcoin come from? Does coinbase maintain a huge ...

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