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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Importing presale wallet into Geth without downloading all the blockchain

Importing presale wallet into Geth without downloading all the blockchain I was wondering if it is possible to import a presale wallet into Geth without downloading the whole blockchain. I mean, is ...
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How do you configure eth-lightwallet txutils example_usage.js to use a local eth node?

The example code for eth-lightwallet that shows how to use it with the hooked web3 provider can be configured to use the local node as follows: var ethClient = "http://localhost:1111"; var web3 = new ...
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Is there any Ethereum online light-client/wallet that can accept smart contracts?

There are plenty of online wallets (e.g. Ethereumwallet, MyEtherWallet, Jaxx Bitcoin and Ethereum Wallet - Chrome extensions, etc.) but I did not find any wallet that has the ability to add a contract ...
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Custom token not displayed in Wallet

I'm following the first tutorial on Ethereum wallet. I have created a custom token (HelloWorldToken) based on the MyToken contract. The contract creation transaction has been validated but the tokens ...
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What is the XETH Wallet / Bitprofile?

What is the XETH Wallet? I see it's some kind of wallet dapp on top of a geth instance. But what is the Bitprofile and what makes it different to other wallets like Mist?
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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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Generating an Ethereum wallet with encseed and ethaddr

I know very little about Ethereum. I'm trying to generate an Ethereum wallet in JSON format that will have encseed and ethaddr. I've been looking online and couldn't find a way to do that. Can someone ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 do you delete/remove/hide contracts from Ethereum Wallet (aka mist)?

I have tons of experimental contracts I created as part of doing tutorials which I no longer need. I know I can kill the contract (from https://www.ethereum.org/greeter tutorial) but that still leaves ...
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Is there a way to manually import a private key into Mist?

I want to move Ether between different wallets. I have a private key and want to move it to the Mist wallet. Any way I can do that?
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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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How to troubleshoot a white screen in Mist browser?

I keep running into issues with white or black screens showing up after installing the mist browser or the ethereum wallet. How to troubleshoot a blank screen in the wallet or browser?
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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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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 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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How to remove wallets from mist?

I'm running Mist Wallet 0.5.2 on OSX. In both the Wallets and the Contracts views, there is no trash icon to delete the respective Wallet or Contract. Same goes for the particular Account or Contract ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't estimate gas usage in Mist 0.5.2

Since I upgraded to Mist 0.5.2, I get this when trying to transfer funds: We can't estimate your gas usage properly, as you need at least 1 ether in your account My account has 3 ethers.
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Is Ethereum wallet address case sensitive?

I sent some amount of ETH to a wallet. I checked the wallets balance on ether chain. I entered the address in the search field and noticed both lowercase and uppercase versions of the address seemed ...
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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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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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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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Ethereum Wallet Password Recovery [duplicate]

I recently moved some ETH to the Ethereum Wallet, but I must have committed a typo by accident when creating the password, as I cannot send it from the account now. Can someone please help me ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I release 25 ether from a Wallet Contract I accidentally created a few months back?

When I first started with Mist, I sent 25 ether to a Wallet Contract. It showed up on Mist for a few weeks and disappeared. I see the transaction here: 0x7de54cbb5ab805bfbb96014f415799712d5ada35 ...
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Is there any hardware wallet available for Ethereum?

What are the various available hardware wallets for Ethereum?
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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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How to get started after participating in the presale?

I participated in the Ethereum presale and have my wallet stored safely in my password manager. Then I stepped away from all things ethereum for a couple years. Now I'm ready to get back into it. I ...
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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 anyone working on a mobile wallet that can facilitate custom coin transactions?

I've met some people who are in need of a coin for their collective hackerspace. If I can get my custom coin into a decent mobile wallet (doesn't really need to be super robust) they can start using ...