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View only wallets only shows incoming transactions only. How to see outgoing aswell?

First and foremost, a view-only wallet with merely the private view key will only be able to see incoming transactions to its corresponding public address. A more theoretical explanation can be found ...
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Multiple different wallets connected to same monero node

You can run multiple monero-wallet-rpc processes on the same machine (or different ones), and connect them to a single node (which can be either on the same machine again, or a different one). You don'...
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Reading Signed/unsigned tx files

Credit to @JollyMort the python base64 module can encode/decode the unsigned_tx file into ascii for transmission via QR code: import base64 ... ... with open(args.infile, "rb") as source: with ...
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Anyway to watch my own monero address without installing the full monero wallet?

You can download the official GUI and set up a view-only wallet, without downloading the entire blockchain. You would still have to sync your wallet with the network. This doesn't take a long time. ...
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Monitoring an address for activity if you have the private view key

This is all correct. To create a view wallet from the private view key, you can use the --generate-from-view-key option: monero-wallet-cli --generate-from-view-key sample-view-wallet You will be ...
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Simple website to check Monero balance

Is it possible to (readonly) check the balance of a Monero address with only providing the address and ViewKey (no Payment Id or SpendKey or whatever), and without first installing/syncing software ...
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Querying wallet RPC about whether a wallet is view-only?

I'm thinking about using query_key command with key_type=mnemonic. Is it safe to assume that if the command fails to return a mnemonic, the wallet is view-only? Yes. I'm guessing this is not the ...
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How does a view only wallet work and what is stored?

How does a view only wallet work There are 2 sets of keys, view and spend. The private view key and public spend key are used for scanning the blockchain, to find outputs sent to you. and what is ...
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How to create a RPC wallet from the console?

monero-wallet-cli and monero-wallet-rpc are just different programs to work with a wallet file; they offer the same functionality just that one is an interactive CLI and the other is an RPC server. So,...
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Is there a service to enter in Monero private view keys to see current balance?

Is there a service to enter in Monero private view keys to see current balance? No. You cannot get a balance using a private view key because you can only see incoming transactions with your private ...
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Querying wallet RPC about whether a wallet is view-only?

If you query the spend key using that same RPC, watch only wallets will have it as 0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000. Of course, querying secret keys over RPC (or any ...
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Are there any proposals to create a view only wallet that lets you see outgoing and incoming funds?

There is at least one such proposal, by TheKing01: https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/51i0n7/solved_it_hopefully_heres_how_we_can_make_the/ From that post: ``` Currently, when a transaction ...
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Are there any proposals to create a view only wallet that lets you see outgoing and incoming funds?

View-only wallets can see the outgoing transfers if key images are imported. In a regular wallet, the private spend key creates a key image for any output owned by the wallet. This happens during ...
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Can view-only wallet create unsigned tx via RPC call?

I have been trying to accomplish exactly what you are describing for the past few weeks and I have come to the conclusion that this is not possible via RPC. You can only do this via the CLI. I am in ...
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Monitoring an address for activity if you have the private view key

There's no way to monitor an address as looking at transaction data, it never reveals the addresses. You can't just look up the address as it doesn't appear on the blockchain. You start from the TX ...
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