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How to import/ swipe a Bitcoin paper wallet

Suggestions here:

https://99bitcoins.com/know-more-private-key-import-vs-sweep-difference/

Which Software Clients Can Import and Sweep

Here’s a short list of software clients that have the built-in capability to import and/or sweep a private key.

Import Sweep
Electrum  V  V
Blockchain.info  V  X
Multibit  V  V
Bitcoin Core  V  V

HOW TO IMPORT INTO BLOCKCHAIN.INFO

Create an account + log in

Go to settings > addresses > import.

That’s it.

See below for how it is done.

See the video below from around 4 minutes

MAKE SURE YOU TRY THIS OUT A FEW TIMES WITH SMALL AMOUNTS OF BITCOIN STORAGE BEFORE THE “REAL” ONE

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