Tag: Ethereum

Ethereum Account Generation & How MyCrypto Gets Entropy

MyCrypto uses the window.crypto method which is a cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generator. It does not matter if you are…

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On Keypairs & Encryption

The Ledger (and other hardware wallets) are essentially USB sticks but with really really really really really really hardcore software…

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A Glossary of Common Terms in the Ethereum and Crypto Space

Words are Hard This is a list of terms you might encounter when using the MyCrypto interface. Account A public and private key pair that…

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Ethereum Address Has Uppercase and Lowercase Letters

There are two versions of Ethereum addresses: one that contains uppercase letters and one that does not: 0x7cb57b5a97eabe94205c07890be4c1ad…

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Is the Blockchain Private?

Picture a spreadsheet that is duplicated thousands of times across a network of computers. Then imagine that this network is designed to…

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More Help, Support, and Communities

General Questions and Ethereum General Information: Ethereum.org Questions: /r/ethereum Questions: Stack Exchange Getting Started…

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Should I Keep My ETH and Tokens in a Single or Multiple Addresses?

MyCrypto is a front-end interface that enables you to interact directly with the Ethereum blockchain. MyCrypto enables you, through the…

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What Are the Different Units Used in Ethereum?

When using Ethereum, you may encounter different units, such as Wei and Gwei. In this article, you'll find an explanation of the different…

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How to Buy Ether (ETH)

Hello and welcome to Ethereum! Ethereum and digital currencies are pretty new and in this new financial world, things can be a little bit…

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How to Sign & Verify Messages on Ethereum

With Ethereum, signatures are a way of providing evidence that a specific user has access to a specific address. For example, if user A…

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Where Can I Buy / Sell / Trade / Exchange My ETH or Tokens?

Here is a list of reputable services you can use to buy and sell ETH / Tokens / fiat (USD, EUR, etc.). There are many, many more out there…

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Where to Get Testnet Ether?

There are currently 4 different testnets for the Ethereum public chain: Rinkeby Ropsten Kovan Goerli With the MyCrypto faucet you can easily…

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ETH or Tokens Sent to or From Exchange Haven't Shown Up

First, check the transaction on Etherscan or Etherchain , and ensure that there is no red ( ! ) symbol or error in the transaction…

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Balances Not Loading or Showing on MyCrypto

This is most likely due to the fact that either you are behind a firewall, or our nodes are under extreme strain and are refusing to return…

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