Questions tagged [mymonero]

Popular web wallet and lightweight wallet. All cryptography is done locally on the users' devices, so the operators of MyMonero never have access to your private login key and are unable to spend your funds without your authorization. Beware of phishing websites using similar domains.

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How do I, as a recipient, verify that my transaction actually arrived?

I received some XMR from a service / exchange / friend. How do I verify that my transaction actually arrived?
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How do I use my MyMonero wallet via the Monero Core GUI?

I have been using a MyMonero wallet for quite a while. Can I start using that wallet from within the Monero Core GUI? How do I do that?
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Tor support on MyMonero.com

Many privacy focused Tor users are interested or have the potential to be interested in Monero. IP address protection is important to Tor users. Why was Tor removed from the CORS headers on the ...
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What is to stop mymonero.com from taking everyone's money?

I'm concerned about storing my funds on this website. How can I know they are safe?
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private spend key versus mnemonic seed

What is the difference between a private spend key and mnemonic seed? Can both be used to sign a transaction? Are there any things that I can derive from one but not the other?
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Not enough spendable outputs error on MyMonero

Sometimes when I attempt to send multiple payments (totaling less than the sum of my balance) in a short period of time from MyMonero.com I receive the error message: Not enough spendable outputs ...
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mnemonic seed order

Suppose I have a 13 word mnemonic seed from Mymonero.com and 13 grandchildren that I would like to eventually inherit my account. My grandchildren would be given their seed word in advance but not ...
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Are transaction fees hardcoded?

And if they are, why not be user defined like Bitcoin. Here we go again. My question does not have enough words in it so I am just typing.
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Why is there a fee to import old transactions when using mymonero web wallet?

When opening and old wallet created by simplewallet, I'm asked for a fee to import old transactions, why?
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How does mymonero web wallet work?

I understand that all the client code is running on the client computer, and the private keys never leave the client computer. The client creates transactions and transmits them to mymonero server, ...
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electrum seed word list for monero != official electrum wordlist (english): why?

even if only the first three characters are significant/considered, the english wordlists differ quite a bit, in terms of population(2048 words vs 1626) as well as content(other language versions ...
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Mymonero and monero-wallet seed

Monero wallet and Mymonero use different seed. Mymonero 13 words seed and Monero wallet 25 words seed. Does this mean Mymonero seeds are less secure? What is the size of words set? (Is it the same ...
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Can I avoid Javascript poisoning when using MyMonero.com?

I read this from fluffyponyza regarding safety of his site MyMonero.com: There's simply no way I can control and guarantee the JavaScript delivery from the server to your computer, so you can be ...
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How are the other inputs chosen with MyMonero?

Riccardo Spagni said in an interview somewhere (I will edit this if I find the right one) that MyMonero uses a different input selection algorithm than the official CLI and GUI wallets. How are the ...
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How private is this transaction sequence?

I buy BTC on Coinbase, let's assume that my BTC wallet address is publicly tied to my real identity. I use ShapeShift to convert the BTC to XMR. I receive the XMR in a wallet I've never used before ...
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Monero and warrant canary

"warrant canary is a method by which a communications service provider aims to inform its users that the provider has not been served with a secret government subpoena." Does the monero core team ...
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How do you convert the mymonero.com seed to the simplewallet/monero-wallet-cli seed?

For those that use mymonero.com, if the site were to fail or suddenly shutter, how would someone be able to easily recover their funds using the seed provided by the website?
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Build/Install Instructions for MyMonero App on Android using node/npm

I would like to test the MyMonero App on Android in its current state of development. Please provide instructions for how to use node/npm to build the app and install in on Android. Assume I have a ...
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Monero Applications Development

I'm a software engineer (Mobile/Native) with interest in cryptocurrency. I would be interested in taking pet projects for monero, but, i've read recently that the jaxx guys halted the monero's ...
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Normalized seed

I understand it's possible to create a "normalized" 256bit wallet seed, and the mnemonic corresponding to it is compatible with both mymonero web wallet and simplewallet. What is a normalized seed and ...
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How to convert Bitcoin mnemonic to Monero mnemonic?

I am working on a crypto wallet which supports both Bitcoin and Monero. Wallet first generates a BIP-39 mnemonic and after that mnemonic is used to generate a public and a secret key for Bitcoin. I ...
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What happens to XMR sent to an unexisting address? Is it sent back?

What happens to XMR sent to an unexisting address? Is it sent back? Is it lost forever, but if yes where does it go? It still has to show up somewhere in the blockchain...
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Can xmr.to work without javascript?

I found on reddit a post that was created one year ago. And there are links to xmr.to and xmr tor address and there types it work without javascript. But today I went to xmr.to and it said you need to ...
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Question about mining to a remote online wallet

I am running a full node on my Mac and I want to start mining some XMR. What is the right way to mine directly to my MyMonero wallet? Is it start_mining my address ? Will it auto send the XMR to my ...
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Mymonero and simplewallet mnemonic seed compatibility

Mymonero and simplewallet use different numbers of seed words. Are they compatible? Can seed words created by Mymonero be used to recover a wallet with simplewallet? Can seed words created by ...
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How to build MyMonero wallet for Windows?

I would like to test the MyMonero lightweight wallet on Windows in its current state of development. Can someone please walk me through how to package the source code to test the wallet on Windows? I ...
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Why do the current mobile MyMonero builds use Cordova 6.5.0?

After testing Apache Cordova 7.0.0 why did MyMonero devs decide to remain with 6.5.0? Specifically what is the distinction between how the two versions handle plugins that made 7.0.0 more problematic ...
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Trying to get private view key from hash seed generated from mymonero mnemonic (13 words) in Python

I tried to get a private view key but somehow I can't get it to work. However, I do manage to get the hash of the seed from the hexadecimal seed created from the mnemonic. The hexadecimal seed was ...
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MyMonero is down again, how do I get my money out?

MyMonero.com is once again down for maintenance. Is there any way to get my funds out of my wallet, or are they permanently stuck there?
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XMR Blockchain NOT syncing beyond a particular Block 1400001

On my windows 10 it took many days and bandwidth (150 GB) to download XMR blockchain which stands at 29 GB. When I login to lite portal mymonero.com and I can see my balance as 0.835. But in Monero ...
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How much does Mymonero take as fees per transaction?

Mymonero charges a fee for each transaction sent from the webwallet? What exactly is that fee and how is it calculated?
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How to use my 13 word MyMonero mnemonic seed with the GUI/CLI without accessing MyMonero?

It seems that MyMonero.com has been hacked and a lot of XMRs are gone. Mine probably included. I want to check my wallet and send out everything as soon as possible. I setup full node, synced ...
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How does the back-end of the upcoming MyMonero app look like?

I was wondering if the backend (that I understand fluffypony will be running) will be just a regular full node. If not, how does it differ from a regular full node? Also, could I run the MyMonero app ...
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Why is mymonero.com blocked when using the Tor Browser?

When trying to access mymonero.com via the Tor Browser I am redirected to another site that says blocked.mymonero.com. When one of the main purposes of monero is to establish anonymity, why is access ...
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Help with sending on MyMonero

I just sent 6.9 monero from MyMonero, but it showed up as taking 10xmr out of my account instead of 6.9. On the receiving end it shows 6.9xmr as well. Where did the other 3.1 go?? Is that a "fee" ...
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Can any one please tell me where I can find the latest python implementation of monero RingCT?

Mininero is a python implementation of monero. But the git repository is three years old where the latest link does not have any content. Is there any other python implementation of monero where code ...
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Differences between Masari web wallet and Mymonero

A beta version of a web wallet for Masari (a Monero fork) have been released (https://medium.com/@c5d1c1a0c9a8/5e7de6f4919a). It is presented as "Cryptonight’s first client side web wallet". How are ...
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How to properly verify MyMonero?

How do we ensure that the MyMonero executable is legit? The sha hashes are published on Github, but where is the maintainer's public key to check that he signed the executable or zip file? That's the ...
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Help-Sent Monero From Changelly and did not received funds

I am a total Tech NOOB. I set up the Monero GUI wallet yesterday and moved BTC to Changelly to convert to XMR. Changelly shows the transaction record but something went wrong did not get the funds in ...
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Cannot login to mymonero

I'm having problems to login to mymonero, either with the chrome extension and the webapp. After confirming the private key, I click on the button but nothing happens. This is also the case when I try ...
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Origin of the background image of MyMonero

How has the background image of MyMonero been choosen ? Is there a hidden reference ?
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If I received XMR in a sub-address, will my balance correctly reflect this transaction in a wallet that does not support sub-addresses?

Lightweight wallets like MyMonero and Edge don't currently support sub-addresses. If I have the same wallet restored in the CLI or GUI and send XMR to a sub-address, is MyMonero or Edge consider it in ...
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Simple website to check Monero balance

Similar questions have been asked often, but no satisfying answer so far... Is it possible to (read-only) check the balance of a Monero address with only providing the address and ViewKey (no Payment ...
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MyMonero architecture question: blockchain scanning put into backend mainly to save CPU in the app, or to save bandwidth?

This is a follow-up to my question on the mymonero backend here Just had a quick look at the openmonero implementation of the mymonero backend (pretty well readable btw given that I'm not familiar ...
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Can I sweep funds in mymonero to another wallet?

I have too little funds in MyMonero. Is there a way I can sweep those funds into another wallet? I'm guessing I tried doing this once before, but it didn't like me sending all because it wanted some ...
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How Monero transactions related with mixins

Can anyone explain me is there a relationship between transaction outputs with the number of mixins using in the transaction? I meant If someone sends 12XMR to someone else with 5-mixins how many ...
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Forgot Monero Private Key and Spend Key

I logged out of MyMonero.com and I never recorded "View Key (Private)" and "Spend Key (Private)", but I once noted "Account Address (Public)". How is the solution ?, I have XMR amount in MyMonero.com ...
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Why does my Monero wallet refresh so slowly?

Refreshing a wallet generated from MyMonero private keys, it is refreshing at a rate that will take hours to complete. I use CTRL-c to stop the refresh and it helps by then moving to a higher block ...
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Will the MyMonero app support Android versions older than 6.0 (Marshmallow)?

I understand that the Bitcoin Breadwallet only supports Android versions 6.0 and above because of its support for hardware encryption inside the device. With privacy and security being a core focus ...
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Solo mining Monero without downloading blockchain

Is there a way with mining Monero solo without downloading the blockchain? I have about 20 Raspberry Pi’s, which I didn’t pay for also I don’t pay for electricity. Downloading and syncing a large ...