Questions tagged [electrum]

This tag should be used for questions about Electrum, a lightweight Bitcoin client written in Python

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Electrum wallet to Unstoppable watch wallet

Should I be able to use the electrum Master Public Key to import a watch wallet into Unstoppable? Is my understanding correct that Master Public Key is "wallet-agnostic", i.e. the way it's ...
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What wallet size difference to expect between Bitcoin Core (binary) and Electrum (json) wallet files?

Imagine a relatively big wallet with tens of thousands of addresses and 3x transactions. Now, let's say I restore such a wallet and do full re-scan in two applications - in Bitcoin Core and in ...
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How can one query the mempool of an Electrum server?

How does one go about querying a public Electrum server’s mempool? Not just for a address, but the entire mempool.
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Electrum load_wallet through json-rpcs does not accept "wallet" parameter

When calling load_wallet through json-rpc, using "wallet" param with a path to the wallet throws an error: Commands.load_wallet() got an unexpected keyword argument 'wallet' In the same ...
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In electrum, how do I set --testnet by default via setconfig?

As part of a Docker container, I am pre-configuring the Electrum daemon with using setconfig in offline mode. How do I set --testnet by default as a configuration?
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How do I get back into my bitcoin core wallet JSON format no data file

I had 2 wallets long time ago mined on bitcoin core can’t remember JSON that well or what my wallet descriptors was. I did use bip 39 but not giving me my addresses back on electrum wallet please help ...
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Electrum Addresses for Customer Rewards Program

We are a tour company, I want to create a simple BTC rewards program for our travellers. Buy a tour from us and receive $20 BTC. Customer unlikely to have a wallet to begin with thus we need to hold ...
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Can any row of Electrum be my Bitcoin Wallet address

I just installed Electrum 4.3.4 Can any row of there, e.g. the one pointed out by the red rectangle be my Bitcoin Wallet address?
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How to resolve error when trying to sign and broadcast PSBT transaction via electrum - (Witness program hash mismatch code -26)?

I'm trying to generate a 2-of-2 multisig transaction as a PSBT so that both parties can easily sign their transaction. I'm doing this all on btc testnet as a p2sh p2wsh transaction When initially ...
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How install electrum for other users on Windows?

I installes electrum on admin usage. For security reasons I do not want to use admin account to use the wallet (the computer has no other use). I want to use normal account. So I created another ...
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Electrum private key sweep

I'm trying to sweep private keys in Electrum but it asks to input: p2pkh:, p2wpkh: or p2wpkh-p2sh before the keys based on the address. I only have the keys but no address, how can I proceed with this ...
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What does the electrum wallet file contains?

I have been using electrum wallet and I heard that there exist a wallet file... but what does exactly contains? the private keys?
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Mempool docker unable to connect to electrum server

I'm having a problem with "connecting" my mempool.space to electrumX server. My bitcoin core is working fine, electrumX server is fine as well and up to chaintip. I've installed docker and ...
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Bitcoin Core shows addresses that Electrum says don't belong to my wallet (imported MPK via EPS). What is going on?

I got a full node (pruned) up and running with Bitcoin Core via Tor. I installed Electrum Personal Server (EPS) and connected my hardware wallet with Electrum via Tor. I generated a watch-only wallet ...
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Why do we need electrs or electrumx alongside bitcoin-core?

I'm running a full bitcoin node. No pruning. Two primary use cases: Parse the most recent block and all the transactions in it Fetch any given address balance Both these can be achieved by just the ...
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