A private key is like a password. There is one for each of your Bitcoin Green public addresses. Some reasons you may want to find them:

  • To manually back up certain addresses
  • If you're intending to import the address into a wallet on another device

The wallet will hide private keys by default, however you can retrieve them for any address by doing the following:

  1. While the wallet is open, ensure it is unlocked and then from the menu go to Tools > Debug Console.
  2. Type in the following command, replacing "address" with any of your public addresses (as found in File > Receiving addresses).
dumpprivkey address

If entered correctly, the output will show you the private key that relates to the address entered.

Keep your private keys safe - treat them like the key to a vault.

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