Yesterday I have installed the Ethereum-Wallet on my Mac.

When it was installing, a popup showed up to exchange some bitcoins into ethers using an app called Shifty.

I made the transfer, and the bitcoin transaction was confirmed.

Even after the bitcoin transaction confirmation, the ethers doesn't showed up in my wallet. Reading about that on the internet, I saw that some people had this problem, and they only need to wait the full sync to the wallet be updated with the correct information.

Today my sync is complete, and I don't have the ethers yet. Worse than that: when I inspect my address on etherchain, it says that address is not found

Anyone have any idea on how to solve this?

  • Ethereum Wallet only has the ability to handle Ethereum accounts. You would have to use an exchange like ShapeShift to convert your bitcoins into ethers. Please provide more details on the steps you have performed. If you have your Ethereum address, you can plug this address into etherchain.org to check the balance. May 10, 2016 at 13:18
  • @BokkyPooBah I updated the question with more details... Tks :)
    – rizidoro
    May 10, 2016 at 13:24
  • I see. You have used the "Deposit using Bitcoin" functionality that sends your bitcoins to shapeshift.io for conversion into ethers. Did you specify a "Return Address" or "Email for Receipt"? I can see that there was a confirmed bitcoin transaction from your link. I have not used ShapeShift but from what I have read, they will help you chase up your problematic transactions. They have a support page at shapeshift.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/requests/new where you can enter your transaction ids and deposit address. May 10, 2016 at 13:36
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    – q9f
    May 10, 2016 at 14:38
  • I have contacted the shapeshift.io support and they refunded my bitcoins :)
    – rizidoro
    May 11, 2016 at 13:29


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