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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.

Example

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.