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Here you will find guides on how to connect different kinds of Bitcoin wallets (hardware and software) to your Embassy node, to complete your sovereign Bitcoin stack!

Tested Wallets

Blockstream Green

Note

Not Possible at this time - No ability to connect to a Bitcoin node

BlueWallet

Note

Not Possible at this time - Requires Electrum Server

FullyNoded

Available For

  • iOS

  • Mac

Instructions

  1. In Fully Noded, go to Settings > Node Manager > +

  2. Enter your Bitcoin Core credentials. You can do this in one of two ways: (1) Use Fully Noded to scan your QuickConnect QR code (located in Services > Bitcoin Core > properties); or (2) copy/paste your Bitcoin Core Tor Address (located in Services > Bitcoin Core > Interfaces) with :8332 appended, as well as you rpc username and password (located in Services > Bitcoin Core > Config > RPC Settings).

Samourai

Note

Not Possible at this time - Requires Dojo Stack

Sparrow

Available For

  • Linux

  • Mac

  • Windows

Instructions

Follow the guide.

Specter

Available For

  • Linux

  • Mac

  • Windows

Instructions

Follow the guide for MacOS or Windows.

Using Bitcoin-Cli

Instructions for accessing the bitcoind service in order to issue commands directly.

Warning

This is an advanced feature and should be used with caution. Start9 is not responsible for any damage you might cause through SSH access.

  1. First, you will need SSH access. Please see the setup instructions for details.

  2. Access your Embassy and then you can interact with the bitcoind docker container using the following syntax:

    sudo docker exec -ti bitcoind.embassy bitcoin-cli COMMAND
    

Tip

For example sudo docker exec -ti bitcoind.embassy bitcoin-cli getnetworkinfo

A list of possible commands can be found here.

You can also drop into a shell using:

sudo docker exec -ti bitcoind.embassy bash

and then enter bitcoin-cli commands. When you are finished, simply type exit