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Bitcoin (BTC)

Method: POST createwallet


Method RPC createwallet example for Bitcoin (BTC)

POST createwallet

Method not allowed

Creates and loads a new wallet.


wallet_name - string, required

The name for the new wallet. If this is a path, the wallet will be created at the path location.

disable_private_keys - boolean, optional, default=false

Disable the possibility of private keys (only watchonlys are possible in this mode).

blank - boolean, optional, default=false

Create a blank wallet. A blank wallet has no keys or HD seed. One can be set using sethdseed.

passphrase - string

Encrypt the wallet with this passphrase.

avoid_reuse - boolean, optional, default=false

Keep track of coin reuse, and treat dirty and clean coins differently with privacy considerations in mind.

descriptors - boolean, optional, default=false

Create a native descriptor wallet. The wallet will use descriptors internally to handle address creation

load_on_startup - boolean, optional, default=null

Save wallet name to persistent settings and load on startup. True to add wallet to startup list, false to remove, null to leave unchanged.


curl --location --request POST 'https://btc.getblock.io/mainnet/' \
--header 'x-api-key: YOUR-API-KEY' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "createwallet",
"params": [null, null, null, null, null, null, null],
"id": "getblock.io"}'


    "result": "null",
    "id": "getblock.io",
    "status_code": 405,
    "message": "Method not allowed"