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importprivkey Method

Imports the private key to the wallet.


Before you can invoke this method you must:

  1. Install the plugin RpcServer

  2. Call the RPC method openwallet to open the wallet first.

Parameter Description#

key: The WIF-format private key.


Request body:

{  "jsonrpc": "2.0",  "method": "importprivkey",  "params": ["KwYRSjqmEhK4nPuUZZz1LEUSxvSzSRCv3SVePoe67hjcdPGLRJY5"],  "id": 1}

Response body:

{    "jsonrpc": "2.0",    "id": 1,    "result": {        "address": "NPvKVTGZapmFWABLsyvfreuqn73jCjJtN1",        "haskey": true,        "label": null,        "watchonly": false    }}

Response description:

Returns the address corresponding to the key.