How do I receive currency?

If the sender is determining the amount being sent, all they have to do is specify an amount and scan your public key’s QR code, as displayed on the Receive screen. PaperVault also enables you to generate a Payment Request QR code to request a specific amount of cash or bitcoin/ether/etc. To do so: 1. […]

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How do I send currency?

The PaperVault App is not a live wallet, we do not have a feature where you can withdraw your funds from your paper wallet address  directly to your bank account. You would need to sweep your funds into a wallet app (e.g. Jaxx, Exodus) then withdraw your funds from that app onto an Exchange and […]

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Can I withdraw my funds to my bank account?

PaperVault is not a live wallet, we do not have a feature where you can withdraw your funds from your paper wallet address  directly to your bank account. You would need to sweep your funds into a wallet app (e.g. Jaxx, Exodus) then withdraw your funds from that app onto an Exchange and transfer those […]

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What is the difference between a public address and a private key?

Public addresses – such as the “Current Address” displayed on every wallet screen in both QR and text form – can only be used to receive funds. They’re what you share with the other party in a transaction. If someone were to get a screenshot of your main wallet screen, they wouldn’t be able to […]

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Keeping your paper wallet safe

Additional steps must be taken to keep your paper wallet(s) safe even after it has been created. Keep your paper wallet in a private and secure place. Stick it in a safe, or even in a bank vault if you feel uncomfortable leaving it around your house. Keep multiple copies. No less than two copies […]

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What are private and public keys?

You can think of a private key like the secret coordinates for locating your cryptocurrency, which means that whoever knows your private key has control over your coins. In general, it is a very long string of numbers and letters that acts as the password to your cryptocurrency wallet and it’s from this number that […]

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How to spend coins stored in a paper wallet?

The way you will access your funds will be to “import” or “sweep” your paper wallet. This effectively transfers the coins from your paper wallet to a live wallet, whether that be Jaxx, Exodus,  Electrum,, etc. You should always sweep the complete balance, as it’s not safe to try to spend directly from the paper wallet […]

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