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April 02, 2017, 01:48:19 AM
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I seem to be unable to sign a message with Electrum (Windows, Version 2.7.12). I go to the “Addresses” tab, right click on the address, choose “Sign/Verify Message” and enter the message, only to get “(False, 0)”. Am I doing something wrong or is this just a bug? I’m using an imported private key if that makes a difference.

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April 02, 2017, 03:08:14 AM
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I seem to be unable to sign a message with Electrum (Windows, Version 2.7.12). I go to the “Addresses” tab, right click on the address, choose “Sign/Verify Message” and enter the message, only to get “(False, 0)”. Am I doing something wrong or is this just a bug? I’m using an imported private key if that makes a difference.

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The version of Electrum you are using is outdated. I'd recommend you try downloading the latest version which should fix this bug as shown:
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# Release 2.7.13
* fix message signing with imported keys
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April 02, 2017, 06:58:14 PM
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I seem to be unable to sign a message with Electrum (Windows, Version 2.7.12). I go to the “Addresses” tab, right click on the address, choose “Sign/Verify Message” and enter the message, only to get “(False, 0)”. Am I doing something wrong or is this just a bug? I’m using an imported private key if that makes a difference.

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# Release 2.7.13
* fix message signing with imported keys



Hopefully that will fix my problem, I will defiantly update Electrum soon. Thanks for the reply :P.

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April 03, 2017, 10:04:16 PM
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I just updated Electrum a few moments ago and I can now sign messages; my problem is now fixed.
Thanks again @kolloh.

Now that my problem is fixed I’ll be locking the thread momentarily.

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