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    What is a bech32 address. How to get it and where to find it?

    BECH32 is an address format. It was submitted by BIP173 as a SegWit address. BECH32 consists of 40 + prefix characters and starts with cpu (ytn, sugar, mbc ...). For example: ytn1qa5ndt07z2lu7r2kl6zrffw362chj74vse76lq5

    BECH32 addresses are initially compatible with SegWit. This means that transactions do not need extra space to put SegWit in P2SH addresses.

    Where to get bech32 address?

    1) From papper wallet or web wallet. Generate new address and private key.

    1 - Create 2 - Press "show" button to visible private address 3 - Copy private key to buffer

    1 - Goto home 2 - Paste private key 3 - Open

    Copy bech32 address. Bingo.

    2) From Core wallet.

    Click on the ‘Help’ tab and choose ‘Debug Window’

    Move to the ‘Console’ tab.

    From here you can use the bitcoin core command line which has tons of complicated features. The two commands we will be using are:



    The first command, ‘walletpassphrase’ is essentially just entering your password to unlock the wallet. When you started your bitcoin core wallet hopefully you encrypted your wallet with a password. That is the phrase needed here.

    Here is the proper syntax to enter:

    walletpassphrase YOURPASSWORDHERE 600

    I have censored my password but if you did it right it should look something like this:

    The second command, ‘getnewaddress’ is your way to tell bitcoin core that you want to create new address. getnewaddress "label" "address_type" address_type options are "legacy", "p2sh-segwit", and "bech32"

    cmd for create bech32 address from Core wallet

    getnewaddress "" "bech32"

    And copy bech32 address. Bingo.