Questions tagged [wallets]

Wallets are applications on top of accounts, so called smart contracts, which manage your Ether. There are simple savings wallets or multisignature wallets.

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How to backup and restore accounts in the Ethereum wallet [duplicate]

How can I use the Ethereum wallet to restore the account, before this I have backuped that account and the client generate an UTC file, how can I use this file to restore my account?
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MIST wallet balance not showing

I set up a wallet via Linux Terminal in November, I know there is a balance there and just checked. I set up MIST 2 nights ago and was told that MIST recognizes the wallet in computer (which I didn't ...
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Is there a way to interchange between the Mist wallet and geth without having to redownload the whole blockchain?

I already have the ethereum wallet running on my laptop, when I exit it and go to run geth in terminal it redownloads the entire blockchain again? Same thing happens when I go from geth to the wallet. ...
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Wallet sync restarts from block 0 after closing and launch

I downloaded the Ethereum-wallet for OSX and started the sync. It took like 10 hours to sync more than 1M blocks. I closed the wallet and restarted today, but I was surprised to see that the sync is ...
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How to handle ether deposits like exchanges do?

One of the core philosophies of Ethereum is decentralization. However, there are still many valid use cases to provide centralized wallet services, exchanges being one of the most well known examples. ...
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My mist browser Win64 0.6.2 doesn't show up [duplicate]

I was downloading the blocks in the test-network and when I noticed it stopped downloading. I decided to restart the app. resulting into this: This is what I see for a brief second before showing ...
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Not getting Ether on contract wallet

on my Ethereum wallet I've created a contract based wallet (as it was recommended in guides to see details about all my transactions) and I was useing this wallet as my main pay address. Everything ...
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How do you restore a wallet in Mist on OSX from a Windows backup?

In Mist on Windows I went to Accounts -> Backup -> Application Data, and backed up the Mist folder it pointed to. I assume this is backing up my wallet contracts, since Accounts -> Backup -> Accounts ...
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Should I avoid CLI geth and Ethereum-Wallet both using the same data dir

I've been running Ethereum-Wallet as my wallet on OSX for a while, and it's fine. It's using /Users/myname/Library/Ethereum as it's data dir. I've just installed geth via homebrew with a view to ...
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How can I generate a V3 of the Ethereum wallet file format in js, from strings: 'Passphrase' and 'Email or username' required by Quorumwallet?

Quorum Wallet prompts for a Passphrase and a Email or username to generate the account. On the FAQs there is a description of the algorithm to generate the account: What is the algorithm used to ...
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Is it possible to run the Ethereum Wallet with a remote Blockchain?

To run the Ethereum Wallet on a small computer like a Phone or a Netbook it would useful to have a light client, possibly that connects to a hosted full Ethereum node. Is this currently possible?
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Mist 0.5.1 synchronization problem on Windows

I'm running Mist on Windows 10. I have been trying to download the blockchain since yesterday and the process is too slow and cumbersome. I switched off the firewall and I set the clock and I started ...
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Isn't the ethereum wallet keystore encrypted?

I created a ethereum wallet ages ago. However, I noticed when I open the ethereum wallet it does not prompt for a passphrase like alethone. Does this mean my keystore is not encrypted?
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Can I withdraw Ether from exchanges to a contract wallet?

I was making a withdraw from Bittrex to a contract wallet. I never received the ether. On the transaction it says: "Warning! An error occurred during contract execution" Is there a way to ...
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I downloaded the etherum wallet, how do you back it up wallet. [duplicate]

I saw somewhere to copy your etherum key and email it to yourself. this way you have can find it. I would imagine this would be needed, say your computer gets stolen. Please if anyone has suggestions ...
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How to help translating the wallet?

I'm interested in doing translations for my language. I've seen there are Ukraine and German translations available for mist. I'd like to begin, but don't know about any resources to start with. In ...
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Why is it that the Mist client can not display the transactions?

"Latest Transactions" not updating in Mist Wallet after sending Eth from Polo to my wallet. Balance is updating fine but can't see any transactions since 3/31.
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How can I import accounts created by quorumwallet into Ethereum Wallet Mist?

I created an Ethereum address using quorumwallet.com. How can I manually import it to Mist Wallet so I can transact using Mist?
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Sent Ether does not reach recipient on Testnet (Morden)

I'm trying to send Ether from an account of mine to a friend's account. I'm using the Ethereum Wallet application on Windows, my friend uses the Ethereum Wallet application on a Linux VM. The network ...
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Can a user send a transaction using my website frontend with an account which is not in my node?

Can a user send a transaction using my website frontend with an account which is not in my node? The solution to this problem could be create an account for every user in my platform, but I think ...
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Secure paper wallet creation for ETH using JS

I am about to start the process of transferring my ETH to paper wallets for safe keeping. Currently the funds are stored on an online exchange. History shows that this is a very bad idea. It is not ...
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code -32000 message: account is locked

I am trying to withdraw some coins from my wallet (as I have done several times prior) but this time I am prompted with the error: {0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000", value: web3.toWei(1, "...
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Do paper wallets need to be updated?

I've created a paper wallet at myetherwallet. Recently I've heard wallets need to be updated since the homestead release. Do paper wallets need to be updated in some way? I was under the impression ...
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I bought ether in the presale. Is there a time limit to claim that ether?

There is no mention in the documentation about whether I have to claim ether before a particular date. Is there a time-limit on claiming ether? I've also heard that the mining algorithm will change at ...
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How to recover presale wallet password from mnemonics

I have the following stored in my secure password manager from the presale: A 40-character hexadecimal address A 64-character hexadecimal private key A list of 24 mnemonic words Something I called "...
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Importing paper wallet using geth gives encoding error

Importing from a paper wallet(myetherwallet) gives: Could not create the account: encoding/hex: invalid byte: U+007B '{' I am using the private unencrypted key. go 1.5.3, Geth 1.3.5, Waller 0.5.1,
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How to upgrade my 0.3.7 wallet

So I have an old version of the mist wallet 0.3.7. How do I update it? I have a few hundred $ worth of coins in there and I don't want to lose them. I don't see any way to back up the wallet or ...
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On Mist, can I create a .json file wallet protected by a password (or not) just like ethereumwallet?

Wll basically tht is the question on the latest Mist version, can I create a .json file wallet protected by a password (or not) just like I did using ethereumwallet.com?
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Account and transaction amount

First question and, as such, I hope it is not too trivial. I have set up an account (0xc5e71494fa80c9745a0d395285928a1c1ddbf9ff) and sent a tiny amount of ether from an exchange to this wallet. This ...
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Extracting Ethereum Wallet “extract without encryption” [duplicate]

When I download the wallet and extract the files, I get an alert that indicates that I am extracting the files "without encryption" Is this normal? Also, my security software won't allow the program ...
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Anatomy of a Geth Wallet File

Just want to make sure I can fully recover a geth wallet. There are many parts to a typical wallet file: {"address":"ethaddress", "Crypto":{"cipher":"..aes","ciphertext... So basically theres the : ...
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Account that was unlockable is now locked

I've got the dreaded "Could not unlock signer account" with the latest geth on a wallet. It was an offline wallet but I made sure it was unlockable before sending funds to it, by trying it offline, ...
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Homestead and Frontier Wallet Compatibility

If you have the json file and you can check the balance via etherscan or etherchain or via web3/geth it's on the "live frontier net". Why are there so many people questioning wallet compatibility ...
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What is the strength of Mist wallet encryption?

I would like to know what is the strength of the encryption the Mist wallet provides with the password-protected files, and if I can just throw these files around (even uploading them to the internet) ...
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Problems accessing my funds with Ethereum Wallet 0.3.9

Unfortunately, I have a problem before me. I have on my computer the wallet "Ethereum-Wallet-win64-0-3-9" I have updated recently. On this wallet there is a "contract address" linked to an "account ...
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Can't open the wallet (Windows 10, 64 bit)

Only thing I have is an image saying Starting Ethereum node... If I quit and start it again it says: Couldn't start an Ethereum node! Are you already running a node Windows 10 64bit
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Windows Wallet, Beta 7, stuck at 460,000 out of 663,000?

My friend downloaded the Windows Beta 7 wallet and as you can see in the picture he is stuck at block 460.000. Also the "out of" blocks statistic keeps jumping between 663,000 to 1,000,000+. Even ...
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Is there a mobile wallet for iOS?

I looks like JAXX is only for Android. Is there really no option for iPhone yet?
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Ethereum Wallet 0.3.9 (Mist) “could not unlock signer account” a few times today when sending a transaction

Ethereum Wallet 0.3.9 MacOS X 10.11.3 Now it works again, but for an hour I was unable to send a transaction and getting the message "could not unlock signer account". Maybe a bug? Any thoughts?
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Can I recover an account with just the Private key (no json file) [duplicate]

I have read a few things lately That in order to securely store an account, one should save the json file and private key. I'm wondering If the json file is really needed though. Say I were to lose ...
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How to create a “cold wallet” and is it really necessary? [duplicate]

What's up everyone. I have a decent amount of Ether and I want to protect it as much as possible. I read that basically the only way someone could hack an ETH account would be with a keylogger program....
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Is ethereumwallet.com generating the keys client-side?

Is ethereumwallet.com generating the all the keys, accounts and transactions client-side? Is it legit and safe to use? Is it possible to confirm the javascript has no backdoors? Can it be trusted?
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Documentation On Multisig Wallet in Mist?

Is there documentation related to the built-in multisig wallet contract in the Mist Wallet? I see there are many additional functions in this contract like changing / adding / removing owners etc. ...
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What is the fastest way to get a Ethereum wallet client up and running? [duplicate]

I usually run my coin wallets in a ubuntu virtual box for the fear of malware or trojans embedded into wallet clients. Coming from a vanilla ubuntu 14 install, what is the fastest way to get an ...
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What happens to the etherbase while migrating a mining rig?

I've successfully set up a 4 GPU rig and have been mining for about a month now. I see that my rig has an ether base, and i essentially mine ether to that base. The base has an address something akin ...
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Can I import my wallet into more than one computer?

Is it safe & secure to import my wallet into multiple Ethereum clients?

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