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What happens when the sent amount doesn't match the payment request exactly?

There are no rules. Once you share an address with someone, they can send arbitrary amounts of bitcoin to that address. They can also send further transactions to that address any time in the ...
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When you receive a BitCoin what do you actually get?

Think of Bitcoin like a ledger. When you (your Bitcoin wallet) receives Bitcoin, instead of receiving an item or file, everyone is updated with an updated ledger including the balance of your Bitcoin ...
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Blockchain Explorer says received but it's not received yet!

Blockchain Explorer says received but it's not received yet! That's not how Bitcoin works. All computer-based wallets, including your friend's, have a copy of the blockchain (or have indirect access ...
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I WAS SENT BITCOINS IN A WRONG ADRESS ( the last digit is missing in the adresse )

355CXardXvii8T4MNbBaQbfJD7YQNdUf5 is not a valid address. It is not possible to send anything to it. Who is the "sender" and what did you give them in return? This smells like a scam to me, ...
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Is the transaction within Genesis block spendable?

Are the transactions added to the genesis block spendable, just like any other transactions from other blocks, or is that an unspendable coinbase transaction. Transactions aren't spendable; ...
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Sending bitcoins to a "Sending address" in Bitcoin Core

In Bitcoin Core, the sending address refers to the address that you have saved as a "contact" in the client. You can save the address with a nickname eg. Coinbase address. The receiving address ...
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How to create a receiving address using the Bitcoin Core client?

Click "Receive" tab >>> Click "Request payment" button Note: "Label", "Amount" and "Message" fields are optional View Receiving Addresses: "File" >>> "Receiving addresses..."
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What if I receive bitcoins when my device is powered off?

Solution This works fine. The bitcoins will appear next time I start my wallet application. (Read tuxcanfly answer) Bitcoins are not actually received by the software (wallet) on my computer, they ...
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When will I receive bitcoins

The wallet itself is still downloading the block and is 3 years and 29 months behind. Does this mean I must wait until this finishes before it shows up? Yes, in order to understand the current state ...
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Using BTCPay To Accept Undefined Payment Amounts

I separately sought help on this issue from the BTCPay Server support channel, and with their help have devised a 'work-around' for this problem. The initial response from their support is paraphrased ...
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Is there a way to see the precise time of when a transaction was sent out?

While Murch answers the technical side of it already, what you're trying to do is simply not possible. There is no provision in Bitcoin to know the exact time a transaction was broadcast (short of ...
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What if I receive bitcoins when my device is powered off?

The network contains those transactions (either in nodes' mempool or block) and you will receive your Bitcoins when you are back online.
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Custom receive payments method?

Why not just use Electrum instead? It's easy enough to integrate with an Electrum wallet, and it has a customisable lookup gap that can be as big as you need it to be.
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How does bitcoin core generate a receiving address without using my private key?

Bitcoin core automatically generates your private keys (or if it's an HD wallet, your seed) when you first use it, and stores them in a file called wallet.dat in your data directory. You don't choose ...
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How does bitcoin core generate a receiving address without using my private key?

When the wallet initializes, it will generate a master private key for the you as part of the initialization. All subsequently generated keypairs will be related to the master private key, this is ...
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Is the transaction within Genesis block spendable?

Are the transactions added to the genesis block spendable, just like any other transactions from other blocks, or is that an unspendable coinbase transaction. The coinbase transaction of the ...
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Is it secure to put a wallet address on one's business cards as a QR code?

that's not a bad idea in regards of doing business and distributing it to people. however, as far as I know, a single address is fine because the address itself is secured. the security flaw of a ...
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How to link a bitcoin address to a wallet address?

The wallet is simply a logical separation (or group, in this case). It simply means that multiple keys are kept in the same wallet. As far as the blockchain is concerned, there is no wallet, just a ...
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How to link a bitcoin address to a wallet address?

According to their website Wallet They use BIP32 Hierarchical Deterministic wallet. This is a way to link child addresses to the "wallet address". HD Wallets (BIP 32) Basically, your "Wallet Address"...
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Can't see balance after some time

Sounds like a watching wallet, but you need to save the wallet file as well as you're saving spv file. As per documentation
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I can pay invoices on my mainnet LND node, but others cannot pay my invoices

I did not have any incoming connections with enough liquidity. I got some and it is working now.
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Blockchain Explorer says received but it's not received yet!

The transaction is confirmed. Make sure that you have sent to the correct address (your friend's address 37ZyDkjmMEkTVjeuLcjH3p5AQEZF5tpr1E). If you are sure then your friend is trying to scam you ...
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Receiving funds for the first time

All you need to receive funds is a valid bitcoin address. To create a bitcoin address, users will generally use some software that is capable of creating the cryptographic keys that the bitcoin ...
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Is there a way to see the precise time of when a transaction was sent out?

Is the precise date and time of when a payment was sent attached to a transcaction and can it be retrieved? No And it is useless information anyway. The transaction fee chosen by the sender can ...
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I don't have data on my phone, can I still send and receive bitcoin without internet?

Yes, you can receive Bitcoin even if you don't have internet, but you will only see them when you synchronize your wallet (for this you need internet).
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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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How does a recipient share his/her address with a sender?

Person A wants to send some Bitcoins to person B. How will person A come to know about the person B's address? Person B shows Person A a QR-code displayed on B's smartphone wallet. Person A uses ...
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How does a recipient share his/her address with a sender?

Usually, when people want to pay each other, they are already communicating as they have been arranging some form of transaction. Just like with other settlement methods, the receiver communicates to ...
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Bitcoin Received But Then Sent

There isn't enough information in your question to be certain but one common reason that money unexpectedly leaves a wallet is theft. It means someone else has the private keys for the receiving ...
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How to dynamically generate bitcoin receive address with a Nano Ledger S?

You can export your extended public key from the ledger app, by finding the appropriate command in the settings menu. Using the xpub and appropriate software, you can generate many receiving addresses ...
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