Be careful with online services.

2019-09-29T13:47:42+01:00September 28th, 2019||

You should beware of any service designed to store your money online. Many stock exchanges and online wallets have suffered from security breaches in the past, and such services usually still do not provide enough insurance and security to store money like a bank. It is recommended to install a BURST Wallet to manage your [...]

Small amounts for daily use

2019-11-20T19:06:50+01:00September 28th, 2019||

A Burst Wallet is like a wallet with cash. If you do not carry thousands of dollars in your pocket, you should apply the same behavior to your Burst wallet. In general, it is good practice to keep only small amounts of Bursts on your computer, mobile phone or server for everyday use and keep [...]

Backup your wallet

2019-11-20T19:08:59+01:00September 23rd, 2019||

Stored in a safe place, a backup of your wallet can protect you against computer failures and many human mistakes. It can also allow you to recover your wallet after your mobile or computer was stolen if you keep your wallet encrypted. Backup your wallet passphrase The key to restore your wallet for Burst [...]

Keep your software up to date

2019-11-20T19:12:58+01:00September 29th, 2019||

Using the latest version of your Burst software allows you to receive important stability and security updates. Updates can prevent problems of varying degrees of difficulty, include new useful features, and help keep your wallet safe. With the latest version of your wallet software, you also ensure that you can connect to the Burst [...]

Think about your testament

2019-11-20T19:14:51+01:00September 29th, 2019||

Your Burst can be lost forever unless you have a backup plan for your peers and family. If no one knows the location of your wallets or passwords, if you are passed away or unable to communicate due to an accident/illness, there is no hope that your money will ever be used again. Taking [...]

Sending Messages

2019-10-05T17:31:44+01:00October 5th, 2019||

Select the Messages option from the left-hand menu or click on the messages icon and/or  click on ‘Send Message’. In the Recipient field, enter the Burstcoin address for the message recipient account. In the Message field, you can enter any text with a length of up to 1000 bytes. When sending, you receive a corresponding error message if you enter [...]

Receiving Messages

2019-10-05T17:31:18+01:00October 5th, 2019||

Select the Messages option from  menu or click on the messages icon and/or  click on ‘Inbox’. Here you can find all the received messages sorted by Burstcoin account. Select one of the sending accounts and all of the messages sent from that account will be displayed. If the message has been encrypted, you will see a [...]

Prerequisites

2019-09-29T13:48:23+01:00September 29th, 2019||

Burstcoin node running 24/7 with fully synchronized blockchain. You find the software here : Burstcoin Reference Software or also on our download section It is also recommend to setup a testnet node for QA and testing purposes. All examples in this document use the 6876 testnet port. The mainnet port is 8123.

Accepting Deposits

2019-09-29T14:01:38+01:00September 29th, 2019||

Unlike Bitcoin's throw away addresses, Burstcoin addresses are somewhat expensive to maintain. Each address and public key combination are maintained forever in the blockchain, however maintaining a completely empty account is less costly than maintaining an account with non zero balance. Due to this we do not recommend using a throw away address per deposit. [...]

Withdrawing / Sending BURST

2019-09-29T14:13:55+01:00September 29th, 2019||

When a user wants to withdraw to a specific account, you ask him for the account id he wants to withdraw to. When you receive this account id, you must first check if that account has a public key attached to it or not (i.e. if it’s new or not). To do this, you must [...]

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