I sent bitcoins to a wrong address. Can I take them back?

published on:2016-12-28 15:04:59Updated on:2016-12-28 15:03:00

Bitcoin transactions are irreversible. If you send your funds to another bitcoin address, you or BitcoinWorld.com cannot reverse this operation. If you want the funds back, you can try to contact the address 's owner and ask him or her to return the funds.

Where can you gain the address where you send the funds? You can try to use Google to search the address and check whether it is related to any bitcoin service of the contained contacts information or you can try to use services (like wallet detector) to check if the wallet belongs to some bitcoin company.

Please attention that one client wallet has several addresses. Bitcoin agreement insure that bitcoin won't be sent to a non-existent address, but bitcoin will possibly be sent to some inactive or uncontrolled addresses.


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