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Questions about Monero addresses, including address types, usage, purpose and format

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Why don't GUI sub-account receive addresses match ledger device receive addresses?

I'm new to Monero so probably just a misconception on my part, but the GUi primary receive address for primary account matches the nano X XMR/0 main address, where as the sub-account primary receive ...
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Receiving monero on local monero.com

First I’m using an i phone- I copy and paste the receiving address, then I paste it on sending side to withdrawal my monero to local monero wallet onsite!well it’s been almost 24 hours and still says ...
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Creating addresses on an exchange

I have a question, how are addresses for users created on an exchange? As a subaddress or as a new wallet? If you take an example like LocalMonero, how are the addresses made there?
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Monero address prefix creation algorithm

As I read in the monerobook: uint64_t const CRYPTONOTE_PUBLIC_ADDRESS_BASE58_PREFIX = 18; Monero's main network uses '18' to indicate a primary address (this is why Monero primary addresses begin ...
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How to change the wallet address using the monero-wallet-cli?

I'd like to use a specified address using the monero-wallet-cli and not a new one it generates. How could I accomplish this?
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I tried to create a new address in my wallet which it did then when I sent the Monero to the address the address disappeared from my wallet [duplicate]

As stated in the title, I tried to create a new address within my own desktop wallet it gave me the key to send the Monero which I did then when I refreshed my wallet the new address it had given me ...
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What is a quick and easy way to convert a Monero private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed?

Is there a easy javascript way to convert a private key into a 24 word mnemonic seed? I understand that Monero private keys are generated using Base58, but where in code does it show me how to convert ...
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When a 8-byte block address generation is less than 11 characters. Do you add 1 to be start or end of the block?

When generating a monero address and one of the 8-byte blocks is less than 11 characters, it states I can pad it with the character 1. Do I always add 1 to the beginning of the block output or at the ...
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Missing 1 character in Monero address generation from a seed using Javascript

I have an interesting one off case with a Monero address generation where I am generating a 94 character Monero address vs 95 characters. However when I take the private_spend_key and run it through ...
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Old address format?

In tests/unit_tests/base58.cpp it mentions an old address format. What exactly is the history behind this? This is the example given. ...
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How can I combine two public keys to create a joint address?

I'm trying to create a new address that either Alice OR Bob can spend from. Is there a tool or library I can use to accomplish this? At a high level: I'm taking (AlicePrivateSpend + BobPrivateSpend) ...
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Whonix problem: Wallet Address Changed, Coins Lost

Hi I am new to crypto and I am still learning the basics of things. I hope somebody can help me understand what's going on with this problem I am struggling with for the past many hours. I installed ...
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Can someone send monero to my subaddress that starts with "8"?

After I got my wallet onto mainnet, I get an address starts with "8" (normal monero address starts with "4"), and it's a subaddress with a costom label. Can someone send funds to that address?
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What happens if we send using an unencrypted payment ID after the new v0.15 upgrade?

With the upcoming v0.15 update for Monero, unencrypted payment ids are going to be removed. But what happens if someone sends to a Monero address using one of these payment ids? Would the coins be ...
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How is Poloniex keeping track of their user's Monero balances when they do not use any Payment ID's?

When using poloniex, they issue a monero address to each user without the payment id's. How are they scanning so many user's monero private keys at once? I can't imagine them loading 1000s of wallet ...
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How to generate a unique deposit address for a Monero wallet

Hi I want to generate a unique deposit address for my Monero wallet. Please let me know if I can do this using javascript, without unlocking my wallet, just using the wallet or public key, or any ...
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Is there any discussion about creating one-time use Monero addresses?

Someone's Monero address can still be linked if one was to use it for a withdrawal from an exchange and then reuse it again. I like how the mimblewimble address works, where addresses are generated on ...
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Can a Monero account get blocked?

Can a Monero account / address get blocked? Are there any actions that might limit the access to the account?
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Bitfinex seems to be cutting off the last 3 chars of my 95 char Monero address

Hi I'm trying to withdraw my Monero from Bitfinex, I've extensively googled this question and I haven't found anyone else mentioning it so I assume its not a fault on Bitfinex's end. I have this ...
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How does one burn and provide a proof-of-burn in Monero?

Is there a way to provide a 'proof of burn' in Monero? Let's say I wanted to prove I sent some Monero coins to an address that no one has the private keys for.
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Is there a javascript implementation to generate your Monero subaddresses without giving out your private-spend key?

I want to create an online widget where one can output their subaddresses without having to input their private-spend key and only use the other keys provided. Is there a javascript implementation of ...
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Multiple accounts in the same wallet

In many questions here, I have found people talk of 'multiple accounts' or of a wallet with multiple accounts. I examined the Monero GUI Wallet, but I don't see an option for handling multiple ...
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Monero GUI wallet address in combination with the Ledger Nano S

I installed the Monero GUI wallet on my laptop. When I open the wallet and plug in my Ledger Nano S, I see an address on my Ledger Nano S which is different from the receiving address in the Monero ...
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Base58 prefix, network id and wallet address prefix

The question NetworkByte for Monero Stagenet gave me the impression that, there's a relation between ADDRESS_BASE58_PREFIX and NETWORK_ID, defined in src/cryptonote_config.h If it is so, I can't find ...
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Which wallets or services currently support OpenAlias?

Are there any wallets or services that support OpenAlias formats?
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I've sent real Monero from Coindirect to my stagenet wallet address, not my mainnet wallet address

I've sent real Monero from Coindirect to my local stagenet wallet address and not my mainnet wallet address. The Monero doesn't show up in either wallet (Daemon/Wallets have synchronized). Have I ...
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Monero RPC send transaction from address

I used the following command to pass a monero transaction with the daemon : {"jsonrpc":"2.0","id":"0","method":"transfer","params":{"account_index":2,"destinations":[{"amount":100000000,"address":"...
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Check balance of an address by Monero RPC

In monero RPC, to consult the balance of a wallet we used the following command: "{"jsonrpc":"2.0","id":"0","method":"getbalance"}" How then we will do to consult the balance of an address belonging ...
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Are monero addresses always 95 characters long?

Is a monero address always 95 characters long? Reason why is i generated a 93 character somehow from one of my apps im building out. I'm sure its just a bug on my part, but as this only happened once ...
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Are there improvements to enable spending of change funds faster?

Currently when you send coins from your address to another address. The change funds are locked in a "unconfirmed" state. This is a big UX issue as I can't spend my coins again and have to wait a few ...
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Remove accout in cli

How can i remove an account in the cli version on linux? I am created a "disposable" one with account new, but i can't find out how to remove it. And if i create a new sub-address, it is possible to ...
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How many characters can be missing or mis-typed in a Monero address to still be valid?

If I mis-typed or left out some characters, what is the threshold where the address won't be valid? I know Bitcoin and some other addresses have some type of error correction built into the address. ...
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Clarification about old generated addresses?

I often create a batch of wallets (on an air gapped RaspberryPi) for later use. But would like clarification on a few things: 1) With these recent forks, are wallets I created with the 0.11.1.0 cli (...
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Where is the code that generates stealth addresses and matches them with view keys?

I would like to learn more about the nuts and bolts of how monero implements stealth addresses. I have read the cryptonote whitepaper and have a handle on the math and premise of the concept. But I ...
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What is the base 58 monero alphabet used to create an address?

Is it identical to bitcoin? I know ripple uses a different set of characters, but the same checksum.
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Add an address to the wallet CLI with a payment ID

I've tried to add an address to the address book with address_book add xxx yyy recipient where xxx is the address, yyy the payment ID and recipient is a description for that address but the wallet ...
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Monero address generated by Kraken

I have a Kraken account and got a Monero address, generated by them. It starts with 4GdoN7NCTi8a5gZu and has 106 characters in total. There are digits, letters from A to Z, low case and capitals. ...
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Possible lengths of Monero addresses?

I'm doing crude client-side verification of a form that includes an input for a Monero wallet. What are the possible lengths of an address? Are 106 and 95 the only possible lengths?
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What is the XMR Withdrawal field for when there is another address field on top for Binance?

On the binance withdraw website, there is an xmr address field and then below it there is another xmr withdrawal field. What is that field for?
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Can you use an integrated address when withdrawing from bittrex or other exchnages?

Currently bittrex can find out if you reused a monero address if you used the same one. Can one use an integrated for bittrex withdraws? integrated addresses is the public key and the payment id ...
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How can one list out all the payment_id's that has received funds?

Is there a way in monero-cli to find out all the previously used payment id that has received funds? Basically I just want a list of every transaction that has a payment id associated with it. I want ...
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C++ program to generate mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and wallet address?

Is there a simple C++ program to generate a mnemonic seed, view/spend keys and a wallet address? The reason I am asking this is because I am working on an iPhone product and I require this to ...
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Where can the wallet address prefix be set

In Electroneum (A monero fork), there is a prefix set such that every wallet address begins with ‘etn’ . Where can this be set in the monero code and what is the purpose of it?
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Why are there many Monero addresses starting with 4JUdGzv...QvVCjZb?

So far I've found: 4JUdGzvrMFDWrUUwY3toJATSeNwjn54LkCnKBPRzDuhzi5vSepHfUckJNxRL2gjkNrSqtCoRUrEDAgRwsQvVCjZbRx8NCvspxJMRJcG69H ...
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Best method to query address balance of 10,000+ monero private keys and store it in a mysql database?

I'm looking to write up a PHP script that can query 10,000 monero private keys to get its balance. Once the balance is updated, it will be stored in a mysql database. I know scanning the monero ...
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Why are do some addresses on the Monero testnet begin with '9' and others with 'A'?

I thought the prefix of a cryptonote address was fixed. For example AEON uses a Wm. And Monero a 4. But sometimes the Monero testnet has addresses that begin with a 9 and sometimes they begin with an ...
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Creating multiple XMR addresses in a single XMR GUI wallet

I downloaded the Monero GUI wallet from the official website, extracted all files, opened my .exe file, got me the XMR address and finally, successfully sent and received bunch of XMR already. At ...
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How to sweep coins from an existing monero address if you have all the keys?

I have a bunch of xmr addresses with all the keys. How can I sweep the coins from these addresses into my own? Which wallet support this feature?
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In the CLI wallet, how can I send to an address book contact?

Given a contact in the address_book, I would have expected to be able to send like so: transfer [address book index] [amount] Or: transfer 3 4.321 Can I directly use the address book entries as a ...
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In Javascript, how can one verify a signed message using a provided monero address?

Is there a library to verify a signed message with a provided monero address in Javascript only? I'm trying to build an app in javascript that takes a signed message and verifies that a particular ...
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