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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Wallet validation methods (centralized, SPV, etc.) - please clarify for Ledger and in general

1) ledger: https://bitcoin.org/en/wallets/hardware/ledgernanos/ Variable validation - Payment validation features are provided by the software wallet you use with this device. 2) wasabi: https://...
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I have my 12 word seed

I put my Bitcoin into a wallet some time ago, kept the 12 words but do not remember which wallet I used. Now I understand that all that matters is that I have my 12 words but I am having difficulty (...
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What is the state of the Wasabi wallet - when will it be ready for mainstream mass usage? [closed]

The wasabi wallet https://twitter.com/wasabiwallet Is still under development. Anyone here who can tell about the roadmap? Whats the status currently and when is expected to be ready for mass ...
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Finding my Bitcoin and my wallet

How do I recover my lost Bitcoin wallet I have had in the past that I know have collected Bitcoin but I don't know how to access them
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Bitcoin wallets- question about control and centralization

Community, Just a quick simple question very important for me to understand about the security of wallet types. Are there bitcoin wallets which can shut down and block/freeze/control your bitcoin ...
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Is it possible to use Bitcoin-core for multisig? Can it handle change addresses?

I have tried to import three xpub in a watch-only wallet as keypool with importmulti and a multisig output descriptor and to fill the first address with some BTCs. When I try to spend the newly ...
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Is Wallet softwares safe? then how verify?

Some day, I thought that there are may fraud wallet to steal bitcoin. It is really very achieved as following: User should make a keypair at first time. at this time, wallet software can send ...
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I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date [duplicate]

As the title says I want to send Bitcoin to a wallet. That wallet is to receive the bitcoin at a future date. Basically I'd like to hodl some of my Bitcoin to be paid to my Children far into the ...
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getbalance says 0 for incoming TX even though 0-conf is allowed

> $bitcoin_rpc.getnewaddress("myaddress", "bech32") => "bc1q9kvfyjxtk9tvkzgpkf4x8zs42sddwlyanz3z6z" > $bitcoin_rpc.getbalance => 0.0 > $bitcoin_rpc.getbalance("*", 0) => 0.0 &...
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Forgotten password for Bitcoin core wallet [duplicate]

My old computer was trash my new computer btc core wallet with my private keys and password I made my backup wallet locked I forgot my password how can I find my password please help
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Get Seed from wallet on regtest mode

I am doing some tests for an application that signs Bitcoin transactions. I already downloaded the binary files bitcoin-cli,bitcoind and bitcoin-wallet from bitcoin.org. I need to know that the seed ...
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I need to know about wallets in cryptocurrency, how do exchanges generate deposite address per user?

In exchanges like Binance when a user wants to deposit coins in bitcoin or in other coins, per user receives a unique public key? Do they have to generate pair key private/public key for each user in ...
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Taking out bitcoin from offline wallet

Ok, let's say I have an offline wallet for storing my bitcoin, now I have got a good amount of bitcoin, but i don't want to take out everything from the wallet, I only want to take out a small amount, ...
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Wondering about the viability of a Hardware Wallet

I want to roll my own hardware wallet using a USB stick. I have some concerns: Do I need to download the entire blockchain in order to create a new wallet? Do I need to download and store the entire ...
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Errors with `walletcreatefundedpsbt` & non-solvable UTXOs

I'm attempting to use walletcreatefundedpsbt with a watch-only wallet. With 2.0 BTC in the watch-only wallet, I attempt to create a psbt sending 0.2 BTC without specifying inputs and receive an "...
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Address Reuse issue

I dont understand how security works with multiple address using. I am trying to guess how security works here but need some feedback, so here are a few questions, and my own guesses. If I have total ...
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When generate WIF private key , base58check('80'.decode('hex')) not prefix as '5'

i try to generate WIF private key with python. import base58 import hashlib def b58(hex): return base58.b58encode(hex) def sha256(hex): return hashlib.sha256(hex).digest() def main(): ...
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How to generate a Child Public Key in HD wallets?

is the first param of CKD must be parent private key ? if i want to extended public key. can i do it like ChildPublicKey = CKD(parent_public_key,parent_chain_num,child_index_num)[0:256] or must ...
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Getting Error “Unable to sign input, invalid stack size (possibly missing key)”

I have created a key from using coinstring, and then imported it into my wallet. Then I ran: bitcoin-cli signrawtransactionwithkey "$rawtxhex" "[\"$mykey$\"]" But it results in: Unable to sign ...
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I sent myself a test BitCoin, now what? I don't see it, how long do I wait?

I just created this, sending myself 0.01 BitCoin: https://tbtc.bitaps.com/b3e8e7dbe13c9939fc3157bef7725282d12594a0e8d14fa73493624ae394f314/mqRkjQjSCCVmsmBzsEQYhwCHEdz9dXRUwW I've waited for 5 ...
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Wrong Address when Transfering BTC to Paper Wallet

I think I fucked up when transfering my BTC from exchange to paper wallet. I used the private Bitcoin address you get when u make a paper wallet instead of receive address generated in blockchain....
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What are the difference between a segwit and legacy wallet

I am installing a mobile wallet and it ask me what type of address I want to use, I want to try and use a segwit address but is there a risk that my coins will be lost if I try to transfer fund from ...
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Electrum-personal-server isn't seeing any historical transactions; using a Trezor

I followed the instructions in the Electrum Personal Server guide. I know that the transactions are there because I checked wallet.trezor.io. But none are showing up in Electrum. I have run --rescan. ...
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How do miners determine if a wallet has sufficient funds

I have ready about 10 posts that are similar and none of them seem to answer my question so any help is appreciated. My question is how to miners technically determine if a "wallets" has the "...
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Is there a way to delete a test wallet without stopping bitcoind?

For my unit tests, I'd like to be able to delete and recreate a wallet without having to stop bitcoind and manually deleting the wallet directory. When I try to delete such wallet directory without ...
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What is the simplest command I could use to test that my wallet unlocking process works properly?

I simply want to unit test that my lock/unlock process works well on an encrypted wallet. What would be the easiest command I could send (that doesn't involve sending coins) to actually validate if ...
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Backup of a bitcoind wallet using the extended private masterkey only

If I understand correctly, bitcoind makes use of a extended private masterkey in order to deterministically generate private/public keys for a wallet. Using the dumpwallet command, I'm able to get ...
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Which wallets support double spending?

Which wallets support double spending? i.e. cancelling a transaction with 0 confirmations by using higher fees
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How to import address to a wallet which runs in pruned mode [closed]

I am running Bitcoin Cash node with prune=99000 mode enabled. So, I tried to import addresses of BCH from another BCH wallet by using importprivkey method and I am getting an error: Rescan is disabled ...
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Who store seed phrases data

Seed phrases seem to be pretty secure, approximately as strong as bitcoin private key according to this site https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Seed_phrase. But who store the private key adresses of these ...
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Learning to trade iOS user friendly crypto wallet safety when stored in and transfer for trading or use to purchase or get cashed

iPhone users best crypto wallet in bitcoin currency trading and transfer for easy access to use and keep safe deposit and profits as a new and first time trading experience to the trading crypto ...
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Sweep all functionality for a Bitcoin Lightning private key using mobile, desktop, or cli wallet?

Bitcoin wallets have a sweep all function to transfer all coins from one private key to another. Is there such a feature in a bitcoin lightning wallet where you can sweep all coins from a lightning ...
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Creating a wallet [duplicate]

I need a wallet to buy bitcoin. I've tried Blockchain and Coinbase but could not figure out how to initiate the creation of a new wallet. What software is recommended?
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Why does Blockchain.com service gets stopped after a time?

I've installed Blockchain.com local machine on our server and ran its service using the command below: blockchain-wallet-service start --port 3000 It works well, but after an unknown time, it seems ...
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Partial transactions

I am new to cryptocurrencies. I want to transfer coins to multiple exchanges, how can I do it? Can I split coins from one wallet into the exchanges? Do I need a specific kind of wallet? And when I ...
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Is Bitcoin Core required for wallet projects?

My team wants to create a cryptocurrency service provider platform to Sell/Buy BTC and something else in form of web/mobile app. It's about one month that I have been studying different articles about ...
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Fundamentals: Addresses don't hold coins, wallets do?

In the beginning it was my understanding that: Every address has a private key Every address has a balance Every address may send and receive coins. This is simple. But now I am using more proper ...
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From LND Bitcoin Wallet to Bitcoin Wallet

Let's say I have some Sats on Zap Desktop wallet. Is it possible to transfer the Sats out of the Zap Desktop Wallet to for example MyCelium?
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Wallet forensic

Someone who scammed me used this wallet to receive the BTC 12fmomENb5SSxR54Bitua71CZrc4oVQtmB he hasn't moved them from there since July 31st I'm trying to figure it if that wallet belong to any ...
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Why does Bitcoin RPC load wallet too slowly?

I'm trying to load old wallet (which I have not been opening for months) and it takes too much time (~minutes). In this time seems like I can't do any further requests to RPC. After this new calls to ...
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Why do I get -4 error code from Bitcoin RPC

I'm directly dealing with Bitcoin RPC and my first step is loading wallet. At first I try to check listwallets to find the current wallet there. If not, trying to load wallet: Post body = {"method":"...
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I just compiled bitcoind and run for the first time. Do I already have a private key?

Since I have a wallet.dat I suspect I already have a private key and so I could extract it for backup purpose (on paper). How do I do it via terminal with bitcoin-cli?
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What are the consequences from the leak of xpub and child private key?

Let's say the following keys are leaked: Extended public key derived from path 44'/60'/4' Leaked child private key from path 44'/60'/4'/0 Does that imply all the child private keys of the root 44'/...
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Extract BCH from BTC wallet [duplicate]

I have the BTC address that I put the BCH in. How can I get it back out? My first transaction was rushed and I made the mistake. I tried moving it, the address show the BCH and no BTC. Very new at ...
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How can I move BTC wallet and funds from Block.io?

Unfortunately I can't access dashboard on block.io for some unknown reason. I get the following message from block.io We're sorry, but something went wrong. If you are the application owner check ...
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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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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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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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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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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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