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Dash Wallet for Android (Release 4) [closed]

Discussion in 'Projects' started by HashEngineering, May 9, 2015.

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  1. pianisteg

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    My wallet also crashes on start, waiting for official update. :)

    BTW, can anyone help me with InstantX transaction? I have sent it, but my other wallet did not receive anything.
     
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    Had that too, I guess it will be cancelled. I updated the Blockchain when I had that and the TX was canceled.
     
  3. pianisteg

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    At the moment I cannot start app :(

    It crashes and I don't know why. Moreover, I don't know whether developer got my crash report or not.
     
  4. Cowan

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    Same here.
     
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    Hello,
    I have a question...
    About the restoration of a backup. I have a backup of privates keys, i put them in the download folder, but the application don't "see" them, The file have an extension ".dat", but if i do a save with a new wallet, the file created don't have this extension. The size is also different (about 60 B for my saved file, 30 KB for the new created).
    The option is "Restore wallet", not "restore private key", but i haven't a backup of my wallet, only my privates keys.
    How can i do ?

    Thanks.
     
  6. tungfa

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    Hey Android people
    how is this going here,
    seems the new version is not really stable at all.

    Is there an eta for a final stable version ?iPhone wallet is coming very soon and it would really help if we had Android + iPhone Wallet stable and ready to roll !
    HashEngineering can you please give us an update !
    tx
     
  7. raganius

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    I've noticed that HashEngineering does not come here everyday, and sometimes our questions may remain unanswered. But, still, it's clear that he is doing a great job with our Android wallet. I can say that because I've been using the wallet for months without any major issue. The problems I eventually had were not hard to solve with a little research (and I am not a coding expert at all).

    Of course, it is not perfect, but what in the cryptocurrencies world is (at least from the point of view of the laymen-users)?

    I have been promoting this Android DASH wallet to a great deal of people and only a few of these people have had problems. From my poor knowledge, I attribute these problems to the devices used, not the wallet itself. So, I believe it would be a good idea if the person having problems also informs what device model/Android version he has his wallet installed.

    In order that the community receive more "attention", as demanded, I would suggest that more people volunteer to help HashEngineering with the Android wallet (because I guess it must be hard for a single person to do everything and still live/work, etc). But, anyway, what worries most is still not having an iPhone wallet.


    Regarding your question, if I understood it correctly, you are trying to use the "wallet.dat" file from a computer DASH-qt directly into an Android wallet. But it is not possible, because their wallet files/backups are not compatible. In order to "import" balance from your computer wallet to your Android wallet, you have to send it as a usual transaction. (I hope I've helped. I'm sorry if I understood you wrongly.)
     
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  8. Cowan

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    Hi,

    yes, an update would be nice, I have some Dash stuck in my Android wallet which keeps crashing when I open it.

    Thanks!

    Edit, PS: I keep sending reports from the wallet, so he should have the system details. Otherwise I`v been a very happy user for quite a while now.
     
  9. Blioman

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    Thanks for your reply.
    I try to use a backup made with Darkcoin Wallet for Android, to import in Dash Wallet for Android.
    But I don't know why, now it works. I used the same file, with the same program, same version, and with the same manipulation, the import succeed.
    I've tried a lot of times before posting my question here, i don't understand :D
     
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  10. Sub-Ether

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    Yes, hashengineering gets your error logs, and thanks for sending them.
    Have you tried rolling back to an earlier version here?
    (make sure you do a wallet backup to an external drive first though!!)

    https://github.com/HashEngineering/darkcoin-wallet/releases
     
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  11. Cowan

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    Hi,

    no, I haven`t tried any rollback, since the earlier version was buggy as well.
     
  12. pianisteg

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    Any news? Are developers working on new version? May be a small donate will help to make release with hot fixes ASAP? :)
     
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    Hash engineering is probably busy working on a number of coin wallets, he does provide a new update every few weeks, have to be patient.
    I had the most success around the 4.18 r2 area, the instantX worked fine back then.
     
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    I wonder what happened? I haven't tested this wallet, just waiting to see when it's testable and not going to mess up my phone.
     
  15. Cowan

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    Any news? Still crashes, DASH still stuck.
     
  16. tungfa

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    sorry man
    i am wondering exactly the same !
    i reached out to him direct and nothing and am just talking to Dev Team regarding this !
    I keep you posted as soon as i hear anything
     
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    Some info in case it helps someone. I have just checked my wallet and it is working fine. I had not opened it in a few days, but it has synced very fast and then I've sent a tx without any problem.

    I'm using version 4.33.11.2.23b on a Samsung S4 on Android 4.4.2
     
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    I've got a wallet (version 4.33.11.2.23b) in my Samsung Galaxy S6 (Android version 5.1.1), and I also have another wallet (version 1.1.0) running on an old Samsung GT-P1010 (version 2.3.6 Gingerbread). I have made some transactions today, and it's working great. I haven't had any issues for months.

    Are you having problems only with the DASH wallet? Maybe, try reinstalling it (or maybe cleaning your device's Android environmment, getting rid of unused apps and excessive files, free some memory, etc).

    I hope you find a solution to your problems soon.
     
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    I got the most recent upadated version and it keeps crashing. I have no spare smartphone where to re-install it and I still hope an update will fix the problems.
    I had been using the wallet for over a year without any problems so far.
     
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  20. tungfa

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    if you do not have many coins on there (and you can not back it up)
    i would just erase the App and reinstall it !

    if i do that on the iPhone Dash Wallet (in Testing)
    i still have my coins.

    same with Android ?
     
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    That`s the problem...I actually have quite some DASH on it (since it always worked fine...). I have a backup, but never tried that, so I`d rather not mess around with it.
     
  22. tungfa

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    Bummerrrrr !
    sorry man, not sure how to help you there !
    (i am on iPhone)

    could you send that backup file to a trusted member (i can find you one i guess)
    he opens it on his Android and send the coins back to your QT ?
    would/could that work ?
     
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    Sure, I would do that. But I could also wait. Sooner or later Hashengeneering is going to fix the wallet, I guess.
     
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  24. tungfa

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    He will
    people are in touch with him (i hear)
    not sure why he is not replying/posting here

    let me look into this and i get back to you
     
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  25. tungfa

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    I have the perfect guy for you
    i will be in touch later via email !
     
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    I've been thinking about your problem, and today I had an idea. I think I have found a "stopgap solution" for you.

    At least to allow you to have access to your coins, by use of your backup, the idea is to use a "virtual android machine", install the HashEngineering wallet in it, import your backup and send the coins elsewhere.

    I have tested it here with my own backup and it worked. Here's how I've done:
    1. In an old windows pc I've got here, I have installed the Bluestacks App Player, an Android Emulator ( www.bluestacks.com/about-us/app-player.html );
    2. In the Android virtual environment created, I've installed the DASH Android wallet from google play;
    3. After having copied my backup file into the "downloads" folder of the virtual machine, I could "restored" the backup in this wallet;
    4. It took some minutes to sync, and voilà! :) The coins were there, and I was able to send them normally.
    I hope it helps!
     
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    I actually just bought a new notebook and am looking into android emulators, so I might try that. Unfortunately to me this is about the most sophisticated thing I`d ever done with a computer, so I am a bit afraid of trying that (I really have quite a few DASH on that mobile wallet...).
     
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    It's really quite simple with Bluestacks, because it is just a matter of installing this software and it creates the virtual machine and Android environment for you.

    To send my backup file from my old mobile to the Android virtual machine I had to also install Telegram at the virtual machine.

    As I cannot be sure about the "safety" of this Bluestacks software, what I suggest is, after you recover your coins, and send them somewhere else, that you abandon those addresses imported to the Virtual Machine, creating new addresses in your mobile (just in case the virtual machine has got any "problem" that may disclose your private keys, etc... we never know).

    In the end, I have uninstalled Bluestacks, but it is a nice experience to run Android on a pc.
     
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  29. tungfa

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    Are you sorted out ?
    Did you guys solve this ?
     
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    No, not yet, haven't tried the Android emulator thing yet.
     
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