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August 01, 2014, 06:13:46 PM
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I have bitWallet on my Iphone and for some reason, there is an option in the program to delete the private key.  I accidentally did that and just wondering if there is any way to restore it and get the bitcoin back out or if it is gone for good.

If you have any ideas, please let me know.  Thanks!
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August 01, 2014, 06:48:07 PM
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You may want to post what program or contact the programs staff to see if its gone for good. I tend to think that it will be  gone, but you may get lucky.
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August 01, 2014, 06:59:22 PM
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I accidentally did that

You accidentally tapped the lower left Edit button

Then you accidentally tapped the small red minus button next to your wallet.

Then you accidentally tapped the large DELETE button on the right side of your wallet (that appears only after tapping the red minus)

Then you accidentally tapped the red "Delete Wallet" button at the bottom of a warning message with red letters saying "If you delete your key you can not recover your funds."



1. You must be very prone to accidents.

2. That last warning screen says "Unless your Private Keys are safely stored elsewhere you will lose your Bitcoins!!" so I think the answer to your question is "You've lost your bitcoins."

I don't think there's some big secret, like "if you tap up up down down left right left right B A then it will undo all deletes" or something.


I am sorry for your loss. Perhaps something more like Coinbase would be better for you?

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August 07, 2014, 07:07:08 PM
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If you could recover your private key after deleting it that would be pretty insecure. As the post above me said, it's pretty damn hard to accidentally delete it in the app.

Import new address/private keys with ease: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=101161
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