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FAQS

Frequently asked questions about Samourai Wallet

  • When I scan the QR for my receive address in another app, I see an error message.

    If you attempt to scan the QR code for one of your Samourai wallet's receive addresses via a third-party service and see an error message, then the service you are using may not yet support bech32/Nat...

  • FAQs By Furkan

    The following FAQs were put together by Samourai Telegram admin, Furkan to help answer common questions in the telegram group.  Q: why is your wallet in alpha? A: As soon as dojo pairing is available ...

  • My wallet / balance / transactions won't load

    If your balance is incorrect and/or transactions aren't displaying the most common reason is a network failure. Check Tor: If you previously enabled Tor on your wallet, make sure that Tor is connected...

  • Is segwit supported?

    Yes. Samourai fully supports segwit. The wallet by default has segwit enabled with native segwit addresses (BIP84/bech32) displayed. You can optionally enable Segwit Compatibility (BIP49) addresses, o...

  • Is Bitcoin Cash (bcash) supported ?

    No...

  • Can I buy BTC with Samourai Wallet?

    No.  Samourai is software designed to store and secure the BTC you already have. ...

  • How are miner fees calculated?

    Bitcoin transactions are sent to the network with an extra fee attached. This fee is paid directly to the miner who adds the transaction to a block. Miner fees are based on the size of the transaction...

  • What are the Android permissions Samourai makes use of?

    You may be wondering why the Samourai Wallet app available from Google Play  needs a certain permission. This article will try to explain what each permission is needed for and what exactly Samourai i...

  • Can I reuse a bitcoin address from my wallet?

    Yes. The addresses that your wallet generates can be reused as many times as you want, but it is considered a privacy risk. You should try to avoid this behavior whenever possible to maximize your pri...