How to check bitcoin transaction status?

If you send bitcoin from one Paxful wallet to another, transactions are instant. However, if you make transactions from or to an external wallet, you may need to monitor the process. Here’s how to check the bitcoin transaction status:

  1. Look for the transaction ID. You can find it in the transaction history of the sending wallet provider or, in case of ATM, you will see it on the screen and on your receipt. It will look something like this: e2e400094he873ec4af1c0ae7af8c3697aaace9f7f56564137dd1ca21b448502s

  2. Go to https://live.blockcypher.com/ or https://www.blockchain.com/explorer and type or paste the transaction ID into the search field. You can see how many confirmations your transaction has.

    If it has three or more confirmations, the recipient should have received the funds. If the transaction still hasn’t appeared in the recipient's wallet, then reach out to the recipient's wallet provider.

    If the transaction has less than three confirmations, the funds have left the sending wallet but the transaction is still in progress. If your transaction says “No Transaction Found”, then the transaction never left the sending wallet. In that case, you should contact the service provider of the sender’s wallet.

See our guide on how to deposit bitcoin to your Paxful wallet and how to send funds from your wallet. Additionally, here’s a quick look at the Paxful fees.

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