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Can Daedalus be used to query the blockchain, like a passive node?

Daedalus runs its own instance of cardano-node under the hood, so by installing and using cardano-cli, one can connect to this node and interact with the blockchain directly. Start Daedalus, and wait ...
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When do rewards transfer to a wallet in Daedalus?

The rewards are automatically deposited by the protocol in the stake (rewards) address associated with the wallet. They are included in your wallet total balance. In order to spend these funds, they ...
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What's the point of new incoming addresses with the Daedalus wallet?

While it's intended to be a privacy-enhancing measure, it's currently somewhat negated by the fact that any Cardano wallet that's currently registered for staking has every address easily linked to ...
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Daedalus wallet not syncing and cardano node not responding

This kind of problem seems to be popping up sporadically and without apparent reason. Usually it fixes itself – just keep the node running for several hours. Also restarting the router sometimes helps....
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What happens if someone gets my seed phrase?

The seed phrase is used to generate your private keys (and thus your public keys as well). If someone has access to your seed phrase, they can "restore" your wallet Yoroi, Daedalus, or any ...
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How to send ADA to Daedalus Mainnet wallet?

Go to the Receive tab to select an address.
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Using cardano-node installed by Daedalus as CLI?

Yes, it is possible. First, you need to install cardano-cli binary (you can find it in the Hydra build system, depending on your OS which might be Linux, Windows or Mac OS. After you have your cardano-...
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Is there a Daedalus wallet planned for mobile devices (Android and/or Apple)?

There is talk about Daedalus lite for mobiles. Charles mentioned it a couple of times. But I don't think it will be any time soon. It will be part of the next 5 year plan from IOG. But there will ...
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Can two-factor authentication (2FA) be added to the Daedalus and Yoroi wallets?

2FA (in the traditional sense) relies on a shared secret. By design, this can only work in a centralized environment like an exchange or an online wallet, not with a wallet that interacts directly ...
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Does Daedalus wallet validate transactions on the network in a way that's useful to the network?

From my understanding, it does meaningful work for the network. When you run Daedalus, you run a local cardano-node with which Daedalus' back-end interacts via the node-to-client IPC protocol (more ...
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Why do Daedalus Rewards Report Epoch End Dates differ from other sources?

Rewards for a given epoch X are paid out at the end of the next epoch, X+1. This is because the calculation of which stake keys get rewards is done during epoch X+1. Applying this to your example, the ...
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Using cardano-cli with a Daedalus wallet

You can use the cardano-address cli tool
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Cardano CLI - Error submitting transaction for minting a token

Where you submit transactions to the blockchain, you typically go through the following steps. build the transaction without any fees calculate the transaction fees rebuild the transaction with the ...
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How to recover a wallet in cardano-cli from a 24-word mnemonic

cardano-cli does not support mnemonic derivation natively, so you'd have to use cardano-wallet software: Install cardnao-wallet or cardano-addresses and put the executables in your $PATH. I will be ...
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Is there a Daedalus wallet planned for mobile devices (Android and/or Apple)?

You cannot use Daedalus on mobile because there is no mobile version. Daedalus is a "full node", i.e., it runs a cardano-node in the background, which maintains a complete copy of the ...
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Daedalus wallet not syncing and cardano node not responding

I had the same issue once where it was stuck on 99.9% for hours on end. I would first suggest simply restarting the Daedalus node to see if it solves it. In my case, that did not work and it got stuck ...
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Does Daedalus wallet validate transactions on the network in a way that's useful to the network?

does it simply mean that it validates all the transactions on the blockchain for internal use only? Yes. does that mean it acts like a validator node on the network while active? No. Does the ...
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I hear that Daedalus Is a Full Node Does That Mean I Can Set Up a DB Sync Server On Top of It?

Daedaldus consists of two processes, cardano-node and the wallet itself. Yes, it is possible to connect a db-sync instance to the cardano-node.
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Will Daedalus have a Fiat payment gateway?

There is nothing specific apart from the fact that in one of Charles' interviews (I cannot find it at the moment) he mentioned that after there are DEXs and other components it will be very easy to ...
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How long does it take to sync a node or a Daedalus wallet? What factors does it depend on?

It all depends on your hardware, mostly CPU and network connection (yours and your peers), but on most newer hardware you should be able to sync it within a day right now.
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Could the Daedalus wallet use less space on laptops?

Do you need to run the full Daedalus wallet? On low-storage system I'd suggest looking at Yoroi which is a 'light wallet' that doesn't require its own local node.
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Daedalus wallet not syncing and cardano node not responding

There was an issue in cardano-node 1.26.1 at least that caused an issue in startup time if the last shutdown did not complete correctly: https://github.com/input-output-hk/cardano-node/issues/2564 I ...
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Does Daedalus wallet validate transactions on the network in a way that's useful to the network?

Just to add clarification to answer from @Yanis , in the current implementation - Daedalus plays a role in helping network only when serving an incoming connection, which would be the case if your ...
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How to transfer ADA from Daedalus wallet to Yoroi wallet?

Get your Yoroi wallet address. See How to send ADA to Yoroi wallet? In Daedalus send some ADA to this address. Alternatively, you can also restore the Daedalus wallet in Yoroi if you just want to ...
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Did I just convert my ada to a wrapped/pegged token?

As long as you use the Daedalus mainnet client and see your balance, you are using ADA. To be absolutely sure you can copy your public address and look it up on the cardano explorer: https://explorer....
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How is the 'status' of a transaction shown in the wallet determined?

They mainly signify the number of block confirmations that have occurred since the transaction was sent. Block confirmations are metric used to determine the immutability of an entry(in this case, ...
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Does Daedalus perform tasks beyond those of a wallet?

You're right. It's a cardano-node wallet's component, who is guilty for excessive CPU usage. There's nothing you can do about it. It consumes over 100% of CPU power, even though Daedalus wallet is a ...
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What's the point of the "Wallet public key"?

The public key is used to derive a Cardano wallet address, a wallet address is basically the hash string value that you share with other users to provide them a way to send ADA or other assets in the ...
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How to move Daedalus's blockchain data folder out of AppData?

First solution After installing the wallet, look for the file called daedalus.bat inside Daedalus installation directory. Open it and change the following line: -n --db-path ^ for anything like this: ...
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What is the Address Gap Limit in Daedalus?

Hierarchical Deterministic (HD) wallets allow for a very very large number of addresses/keys to be derived from a single master seed (mnemonic). However, it is computationally infeasible for wallet ...
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