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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Is it safe to use web3.eth.accounts.create() in frontend?

web3.eth.accounts.create returns the address along with private key so I was wondering if is it safe to call it using plain JS in website frontend instead of doing it server side in Node? My use case ...
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When I recreate an Account using a Mnemonic, will it also bring back its private key?

I guess my Question is straight-forward, I would like to know if using a Mnemonic to recreate or import an Ethereum (external) Account will actually make or "bring back" the whole KeyPair (public and ...
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I accidentally sent the same transaction twice because it was pending

I seem to have gotten myself in a bit of a pickle. I sent some ether to another one of my wallets. The gas price was too low and it was pending for hours. I read online that if you send the same ...
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Mist / Ethereum Wallet question

I bought a very small amount of ETH on coinbase just to try it, and I wanted to create my own wallet to get it out. However, I've been trying to get Mist working for 3 days and it is always stuck on ...
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How can I import Ethereum Account(s) into my own DApp? - iOS

I'm currently building an iOS Ethereum DApp/Wallet, and my biggest challenge so far has been finding information about how to import Accounts from the Ethereum Network into my DApp. When I look at ...
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wallet.ethereum.org default tx fee is 1.05 ETH

This is the default tx fee set on wallet.ethereum.org, and the lowest I can drag the slider (why is this a slider? why can't I input the amount?) is 0.05 ETH which is currently around $40. What's ...
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What is the recommended way to build Ethereum wallet ?

What is your recommendation for building hosted Ethereum wallet, where we manage private keys. Among other questions : Do we store private keys on in the DB or keep them in the node ? If we are ...
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Ether not showing up on Nano ledger S

I sent Ether from coin base to my ledger nano S. I have triple checked the address and it is correct. Conibase and etherscan show the transaction completed. However it is not showing up in my Ether ...
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How do I backup my wallet

I'm using the Ethereum Wallet. When I click - File > Backup > Accounts, it does nothing. Can't see the UTC keystore files in AppData\Roaming\Ethereum Wallet What am I doing wrong? I have 1 ...
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Will ethereum.org re-send a presale json wallet if I lost my original and never moved the coins?

Bought some ether in the presale, received a pdf receipt with my password, transaction id, and future ETH address, but I never did anything with it, never even looked at it again, until now. I ...
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Synching Ethereum node - do I need to start geth seperately?

I installed Ethereum 0.9.1 from Github on iMac running macOS 10.12.6. Synching 6 days now & still going. Documentation on all things Ethereum is garbled to say the least. Does anyone know if I now ...
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Cannot see the 'amount' field for no replay contract in Mist wallet v0.9.0

I have followed the instructions on these reference pages: https://steemit.com/ethereum/@pauls/ethereum-fork-step-by-step-guide-to-safely-splitting-your-eth-etc https://blog.ethereum.org/2016/07/26/...
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Troubles importing mist wallet

I am currently attempting to import my old wallet onto a new pc in order to be able to transfer the 2 ethereums that I have stored on it onto an exchange, but can't for the life of me figure out how ...
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paper wallet with only private and public keys

How do i tranfer from paper wallet .i only have the public and private keys .the wallet is from the start of the year at close to $280 now its close to$2400 and scared of loosing .how do i get it out ...
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Using Multiple Ledger Nano's with Parity

I have several Nano's that I would like Parity to recognize. I've just updated the Nano's firmware to 1.3.1 and the ETH app to 1.0.17 on all 3 of the devices. The first Nano popped up into Parity as ...
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How do Crowdsale online wallets work without the need of a client?

Most of the Crowdsale websites have a signup/login page where the user has a wallet and several options of purchasing tokens. Options usually include Bitcoin, Ether and Wire Transfer. No MetaMask or ...
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Why is my Ethereum Wallet balance wrong, even after sync? Etherscan vs. Wallet mismatch

Why does my Ethereum wallet disagree with Etherscan? It's been 24h. I made the transaction from Kraken myself, so I know the Wallet is wrong. I don't think this is a duplicate question, because I've ...
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Will the proof of stake in ether require you to have the wallet open to continue to stake?

Will the proof of stake in ether require you to have the wallet open to continue to stake like stratis does?
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From Ethereum Wallet testnet mode I got some ETH in main account. Is it possible use them?

Im new in this practise. I installed Ethereum Wallet for mac and immediately gone to testnet mode and started mining. After many hours on main account still in testnet mode i got some ETH. Then I ...
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New to mining: Am I doing it right?

I would like some affirmation that I'm mining correctly. Please take a look: screenshot I want to solo mine, to me it seems to be working? What does it mean by "solution found"? Did I find a block ...
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How do I specify a lower gas price in the Ethereum Wallet when creating a wallet contract?

I'm trying out the Ethereum Wallet Dapp (which may or may not also be called Mist, I'm a little confused about the naming. But the About screen says "Ethereum Wallet 0.8.10"). This wallet app seems ...
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Ethereum Wallet not starting node

Ive installed Ethereum Wallet 8.10, and when I try to sign in it says to wait until my node has fully started. it says downloading blocks (5 peers) and 139,782 of 3,944,815. Does this usually take a ...
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Wallet Question - Hardware - Software

thx for the post. I had a few questions. When running this command: geth account new Does this create a wallet? What if I have a hardware wallet and do not want to use a software wallet, is it ...
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Could't connect to node? ethereum wallet installing error

Im getting an error message when trying to install a new ethereum wallet any ideas on how to solve it
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Ether missing after Etherli transaction, Internal Transaction?

I'm new in this world and already have a problem with my ETH, hope someone can help me.. I used the wallet of ether.li but saw another wallet for my phone. So I did a transaction of 2ETH from Etherli ...
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How to display old account from UTC file?

I restored old UTC key file from another computer: UTC--2016-07-27T13-36-55.890168500Z--89f8704b0fdaabbb51c128c7fd9664ef218e1795 and added it into keystore folder. I also created fresh account with ...
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Any electrum like wallet for ethereum?

There are electrum wallet for LTC. I basically need a wallet that can generate multiple addresses. I also need to be able to store the wallet as seed of words.
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Google chrome error after installing Ethereum Wallet and vice versa

Anybody here knows why Google Chrome runs into error opening up after Ethereum wallet is installed? And when I reinstall Google Chrome, the Ethereum Wallet is gone. What the hell? I am using Linux ...
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Etheruem Wallet: Can't Switch Back To Main Network

When I open my Ethereum Wallet, I'm automatically assigned to Test-Net. I can switch to a private network I created. Then I have the option to go back to the Main network, from the menu options, but ...
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Downloading the Ether Mist Multisig Wallet..blockchain download time..and future syncing

Hi i'm intrested in purchasing some ether.. and think the Mist Multisig wallet is a good place to keep it. So I downloaded the wallet...now the blockchain(syncing) is downloading and has been running ...
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Importing presale wallet on to Kraken

Anyone know an (easy way) to import a pre sale wallet onto Kraken? They used to have this tool but it doesn't seem to work anymore? Thanks
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Possible to use Hashcat to crack Ethereum password?

I have a Ethereum presale wallet and the password i recorded for it doesn't work. I now have a list of over 200 possible passwords for it. Is it simply a matter of trying to use SHA3 in Hashcat with ...
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What to do, if node sync doesn't work on MAC with Wallet 0-8-6?

Working with latest ETH wallet on MAC. For days now trying to synch the node without any result, stuck at 2,287,960. any idea how to resolve this issue?
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How can I setup up Ethereum Wallet to launch geth with flags for ethminer?

I see that Ethereum Wallet uses its own geth.exe binary which it looks for in %AppData%\Roaming\Ethereum Wallet\binaries\Geth\unpacked, on Windows. It seems this is only one of the processes that are ...
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Problems syncing wallet

I have been unsuccessful in trying to sync a new wallet or mist. I deleted the blockchain data and started over and it seemed to be syncing quite fast again, was more than halfway done in a few hours. ...
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Ethereum node stuck can't sync on Win. 8.1

I've downloaded the latest version but can't make the Ethereum node sync. It just states: Ethereum node needs to sync.. Please wait . I've also turned my firewall off but still not working. Plus I ...
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Wallets contracts not showing up in Wallet 0.8.6

I guess since 0.8.2 wallet contracts havent showed up. How to see them in the Wallet once again?
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Confirmed transaction in Mist wallet multisig but it never goes away

I sent a transaction between two of my my wallets back in July. I confirmed the transaction and the Ether was sent. All is well. The only thing is the transaction continues to show at the top of my ...
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Is my address valid?

I'm using Blockcypher's API (https://dev.blockcypher.com/eth/#generate-address-endpoint )to generate Ethereum addresses. One such address that has been generated is :- Public Address (...
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geth js commands to handle my Wallet contract

I have created a Wallet contract using the Mist. Now I am trying to handle it using geth console javascript commands. By handling I mean sending ether to an account. Can someone help me with the js ...
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Unable to send Ether from Mist, All funds & DAO tokens stuck in wallet!

Ever since I downloaded wallet version = Ethereum-Wallet-win64-0-7-5 Past transactions have disappeared! Unable to send any funds, I can receive but nothing goes out! Using earlier or later versions ...
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Ethereum Wallet Version 0.7.6 Couldn't connect to node

Hello, Sometimes Ethereum Wallet gets this error when I want to start up. I have Windows 7 x64. What is the problem? Thanks
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Mist does not show my outgoing transactions & does not show DIGIX or TheDAO tokens!

Ever since I downloaded Mist version Ethereum-Wallet-win64-0-7-5 I can no longer see any of my outgoing transaction history or any of my DAO Tokens. When I add new tokens or crowd sale contracts it ...
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Which password does Mist require when sending from the presale wallet?

Yesterday I was able to import my presale ether into my wallet and the balance now shows in the Ethereum Wallet. However, whenever I try to send and it asks for my password, it says "wrong password". ...
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I installed ethereum miner and I wonder how to transfer from ballance

I seem to have 40 ether in my wallet in Alethzero frontier. how do I transfer this to my ethereum wallet? when I click transaction I can only submit contracts... However , Are my Ether legitimate ...
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how to use private keys when working with smart contract

Here is my scenario . We have wallets (accounts) with private keys . In case of raw transaction I know how I can use private keys for signing tx . How I can use private key for an account when I am ...
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Recovering ETC from a contract (not DAO) / running MIST

The issue I have is that I have some ETC in an old wallet from the pre-fork time. Most of them are located in a contract with positive balance shown using an explorer. I am able to enter my wallet ...
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how to move ethereum from ETHERSCAN to SHAKEPAY

i have a problem, i tried to move ethereum from BINANCE to SHAKEPAY but somehow they ended up at ETHERSCAN.... can someone tell me how can i move them at my wallet at shakepay or at binance ?
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Not installed Ethereum wallet

When installing the wallet, an error pops up Checksam mismathg in downoalded node MD5 e05524cc4f6e8711645f40ef5921918a Please install the Geth node version 1.8.23 manually Please help.
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Is their any change to move a wallet from an bnb blockchain to an ethereum blockchain?

I transferred some ethereum to my bnb wallet. Later I found out that this bnb wallet is not on the ethereum platform. So I send an amount of ETH to an address similar to the address of the bnb wallet (...