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View a UTXO private key

Samourai Wallet is an HD wallet. This means that when you combine your 12 secret words with your passphrase you can generate every private key for every address your wallet will ever create. However there are circumstances where you may quickly require an individual private key for an active address in your wallet. This guide will walk you through viewing a private key for an active utxo in your wallet.

Step 1 - Show unspent outputs

Tap the three vertical dots on the top right of the toolbar and then tap Show unspent outputsThis will launch a list of current unspent outputs in your wallet.

Step 2 - Select the address

Tap the unspent output that corresponds with the bitcoin address that you want to view the private key of.  Tap on show private key

Step 3 - View the private key

The private key will be displayed to you in both text and QR code form. Please be aware that the private key grants access to the bitcoin on that address and should never be shared with anyone. 

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