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Importing private keys creates different address

Prepend "p2wpkh-p2sh:" to the private key before importing it into Electrum. For example: p2wpkh-p2sh:5Kkzs8XrJNAmf9VQDFeGBfaRvSByAvPK6DbDXw5BVqswWaXSG2Y
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How to use a watch-only wallet in bitcoin-core?

If you're using Bitcoin Core 23.0, and created a new wallet using that, it is by default a descriptor wallet. These are a new generation of wallets which use Output Descriptors to determine which keys/...
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Importing private keys creates different address

I suspect you can import it directly from the console within Electrum (based on this PR). Currently, Electrum does now allow importing individual p2wpk inside p2sh addresses (the 3 segwit addresses). ...
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I can't figure out how to use importpubkey

importpubkey imports a public key, not a scriptPubKey. A public key in this context is a 66 character hexadecimal string starting with 02 or 03, or a 130 character hexadecimal string starting with 04. ...
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Bitcoin Core RPC for transactions of a new address without rescanning

You can rescan an address, or a bunch of addresses as defined by a range descriptor, using the scantxoutset RPC command. This will give you the current UTxOs paying to this (set of) address(es). ...
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How to import address to a wallet which runs in pruned mode

Form bitcoin-abc I have found this # Enable pruning to reduce storage requirements by deleting old blocks. # This mode is incompatible with -txindex and -rescan. # 0 = default (no pruning). # 1 = ...
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Failed to import Bech32 SegWit addresses using importmulti Bitcoin-Core 0.16.0rc3

As noted in the Bitcoin Core 0.16 release notes, importmulti does not support SegWit addresses yet. This will be fixed in an upcoming release.
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calling importaddress with same address

Calling importaddress will rescan the whole blockchain in default according to bitcoin.org Set rescan parameter to false to not rescan the block database (rescanning can be performed at any time ...
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importmulti native segwit address to fetch utxos of p2wpkh native segwit address

For modern "descriptor" wallets, you need to convert whatever you want to import to the output descriptor language, and import that using the importdescriptors RPC. For an individual address,...
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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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bitcoin-cli error: couldn't connect to server on importaddress

The arguments for importaddress are: Arguments: 1. "script" (string, required) The hex-encoded script (or address) 2. "label" (string, optional, default="") An optional label 3. ...
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Bitcoin Core RPC for transactions of a new address without rescanning

The fraction of the problem solved for me by using Electrumx server. Electrumx rescan block files and indexed trx history information to the another database. It taken about 3 days. Therefore, I could ...
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importmulti native segwit address to fetch utxos of p2wpkh native segwit address

Thank you @Pieter I'm able to import and segwit address into a wallet. Created a wallet without private keys. ~$ bitcoin-cli -testnet createwallet test4 true { "name": "test4", ...
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Imported Address

An imported address is watch-only and cannot be used to spend money. See I am new to Bitcoin, how can I get started? Watch Only Wallets What kinds of wallets are there? https://bitcoin.org/en/choose-...
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Recovered wallet does not contain imported address. How can I recover my funds?

What can I do ... Re-import the addresses to recover the funds? Imported addresses are called "watch-only" or "unspendable" addresses. If you ever had control over the money at ...
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bitcoin-qt importaddress not working

This is normal - importing an address does not produce any output, and you will see null in the debug console.
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Import watch-only address to 0.18 core wallet, addresses missing

You're using on incorrect bitcoin-cli method to list your addresses. The command you're looking for is: bitcoin-cli listreceivedbyaddress 0 true The 0 parameter means you're requesting information ...
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1 vote

Centos electrum public-key import

You need the private key not the public key to do a sweep. Actually it'll be easier if you simply copied the wallet file to the new system. If you have access to the electrum gui then you can create ...
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How can I validate the amounts of these wallets (https://bitinfocharts.com/top-100-richest-bitcoin-addresses.html) on my bitcoin full node?

A wallet is not related to whether the blockchain has to be downloaded. The blockchain is not stored in a wallet. Rescanning does not redownload the blockchain unless you are using a pruned node. To ...
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How to monitor balance for addresses other than by using importAddress?

Is there any way, other than importaddress, to watch balances of specific addresses? No, creating a watch-only address is the way to do this using a wallet such as Bitcoin-core. how it is possible ...
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