To protect your privacy, the BitPay App generates new addresses for your wallet automatically after you use a bitcoin (or bitcoin cash) address one time. All bitcoin and bitcoin cash transactions are public, traceable, and permanently stored in the blockchain.
Why does my ledger Bitcoin address keep changing?
Ledger Live automatically generates new addresses using standards (BIP32/BIP39/BIP44) and keeps track of your previous ones. Previous addresses do remain valid, but they don't offer an optimal level of privacy. Like Bitcoin, Cardano is an Unspent Transaction Output (UTXO)-based blockchain.
How often does my Bitcoin wallet address change?
After every transaction you make or when funds are moved between your wallet and our storage system, Bitcoin automatically generate a new address . This is done to protect your privacy, so that a third-party cannot view all other transactions associated with your account simply by using a blockchain explorer.
Is My Bitcoin wallet address always the same?
Many wallets and exchanges automatically generate a new address for every transaction, and most crypto wallets are actually able to manage hundreds of Bitcoin addresses simultaneously. Any previously used addresses remain permanently connected to your wallet and can still be used to send or receive funds.
Why is my wallet address changed from what I copied?
If you are creating a transaction and find that the copied wallet address differs once you paste it in the destination address field, this means that your computer or device is infected with the Masad Stealer Malware or virus that can detect wallet addresses and change them to the hacker's addresses.
What is Bitcoin block version?
The Bitcoin version number is useful in keeping track of changes and updates throughout the protocol. The previous block hash links to the previous block, or its parent block, effectively securing the chain. The Merkle root is made up of all of the hashed transaction hashes within the transaction.