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Import multiple watch-only addresses using importaddress?

There is an alternate command importmulti to be used as follows: bitcoin-cli importmulti '[ { "scriptPubKey" : { "address": "mxbvcPj7cnbxPP6oqpHJxxNb4xC8QoLquG" }, "timestamp" : 0, "label" : "...
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Import multiple watch-only addresses using importaddress?

The RPC interface doesn't generally provide any "batch mode" functionality. If you want to import 100 addresses, call importaddress 100 times. You might like to write a short script with a loop in ...
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Does `importprivkey` need a rescan even in a txindex=1 node?

Yes. txindex=1 is not related to the wallet and the wallet does not know about the txindex nor does it care. What the wallet really cares about is transaction output information and which transactions ...
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How to import an extended public key into bitcoin core 0.16

It's not possible in bitcoin core right now. You can use electrum and import your xpub as a watch-only wallet.
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Why doc says importing private keys is so dangerous?

Perhaps a distinction between importing and sweeping a key needs to be considered. The aforementioned warnings deal with the importing of keys, and does not refer to the sweeping of keys, which moves ...
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How do you sweep a paper wallet with Bitcoin-Qt?

Unlock your wallet Run Import Command in Debug Window Sweep to another key https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Help:How_to_import_private_keys_in_Bitcoin_Core_0.7%2B Tools needed: camera in your PC + qr code ...
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Importing an arbitrarily created Master Private key to Bitcoin Core

It is currently not possible to import a master private key into Bitcoin Core.
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Are there performance implications using the "timestamp" property of ImportMulti in the following way?

importmulti finds the earliest of the timestamps, and rescans from that point after all imports are done, yes. The wallet stores metadata about keys including the timestamp, which is why a timestamp ...
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Having trouble transfering private keys from Bitcoin Core to Electrum, for want of not having to wait for sync

Redo the import. Start via file > new/restore, enter a unique filename and click next to begin the process. This time prepend one of the following to the private key: p2wpkh: if the address in ...
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import bitcoin seed

First, you can edit your question instead of answering to it to add details. Second, what you provided is not a seed as in BIP32 seed from which you get a master key and then can derive other keys ...
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How can I import my public key from a mnemonic seed phrase to receive a payment?

The idea behind a seed mnemonic phrase is to provide a readable format for the seed. It is mostly used for backup purposes. Let's say you lost your phone. You'll be able to recover your bitcoin wallet ...
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Can Electrum only import private keys of P2PKH addresses?

To import private keys of P2SH addresses ("3EktnHQD7RiAE6uzMj2ZifT9YgRrkSgzQX") or Bech32 addresses ("bc1qw508d6qejxtdg4y5r3zarvary0c5xw7kv8f3t4") into Electrum, prefix them with &...
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Paper Wallet: can I use the import option in my case?

You can import keys into Electrum. Imported keys cannot be recovered using a recovery / seed phrase, so special care is needed to avoid loss. Sweeping transfers money into an address corresponding to ...
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How to use bitcoin core importmulti

Here's a basic example of how you can use importmulti: bitcoin-cli importmulti '[{"scriptPubKey": {"address": "13LJXzFwARH5N2bR1AV38Nf9qDVw53PjiB"}, "timestamp":...
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how use importmulti with import multiple accounts

Each outer {...} is for one individual thing being imported. Importing multiple addresses and their keys is not done by making address an array, but rather by having the top level array contain ...
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Import a legacy Mycelium wallet from my old phone but see no transactions

I found the problem. It is a bug in mycelium... When you show the qr code of a legacy wallet in the "balance" tab, you can click on the qr code to change the format of the bitcoin address... ...
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Selling bitcoin from a paper wallet

Since the LocalBitcoin wallet doesn't have a private key import function, you can't shorten the number of steps. You can use Electrum, it's very popular and it has both "import" and "...
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Private Key has no fund

It sounds like the problem may be that the new wallet derived a different type of address from your private key. Normal wallet function will present you with a new address each time you receive ...
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Does a trusted blockchain import from BitcoinCore require that chainstate and blocks be from the same source?

I just noticed that the question in the details is the opposite of the question in the title. I am unable to edit the title of this question, so I thought it best to clarify that the question this ...
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development of bitcoin-abe like software

output is spent (e.g. if appear in "vin" to some other transaction), I store an indicator. Now single block is processed for 1-2 sec. Implication of this is, if you want to check address ...
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