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Questions tagged [pending]

Refer to the state of a transaction. Once a transaction if attached to the tangle, it is initially in the "pending" state meaning that the transaction is not approved/confirmed yet. Use this tag for question related to transactions in pending state.

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Does the chance of getting your transaction confirmed increase with faster CPU?

It can be painfully difficult to get a transaction confirmed, so I've found various suggestions to improve this, as: choose a well synched full node choose a full node with low ping time use promote ...
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What can be done when a transaction has been pending for a long time and reattaching and promoting has not helped?

The answer to this other question has some information about reattaching and promoting a transaction that has been pending for a long time. Sometimes however that does not result in the confirmation ...
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Pending Transaction

I know this question has been here before but I did what was already mentioned and still nothing happened. Problem: I sent 250 Miotas 24hrs ago from an exchange (Coinone) to my Wallet (V. 2.5.7 - ...
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Why do I always have to reattach each transaction?

I use a light wallet to make transactions in IOTA (Android Wallet + Windows wallet in Light Mode). When I make a transaction, I always need to reattach my transaction to the system to be confirmed (I ...
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Snapshot pending transactions address strike through line

Hi I have got bit of issue as I have got balance in my seed now as we all know the snapshot happening on 28 jan 2018 was reading article where is says any pending transactions will be wiped out or ...
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For the past month, I haven't been able to get this transaction to go through

I have this transaction that won't go through, and because of address reuse, I'm not able to create any new transactions until I get this transaction to go through. Before the newest version of the ...
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Sending IOTA Question

If I send IOTA to an address and it is in a pending state, can I generate a new address and send a second transaction or do I have to wait until the first one confirms? So is it ok to have 2 pending ...
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Pending Questions [closed]

I moved some IOTA in from Binance; I see the IOTA but it still says pending. Before I move that to a new seed, it should say confirmed, correct? Also, Anytime I want to send IOTA to my seed, I have ...
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How does the IOTA wallet determine confirmed transactions

I'm interested in the exact method the wallet uses to determine if a transaction is confirmed or not (e.g. the number of references that a node has or a coordinator milestone).
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IOTA transaction confirmation confidence

Similar to this question, for which I think it is not clear enough, I'm interested when a transaction is considered practically confirmed. My question is: What metric is used to measure transaction ...
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How long does a transfer IOTAs from the wallet to the exchange (Bitfinex) take?

Downloading IOTAs from the exchange to the wallet is somehow slow but in the end it works. Uploading just does not seem to work even using the reattach or promote options.
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Change the node while transaction is still pending?

What happens if I change the node while the transaction is still pending?
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What happens to pending transactions after a snapshot?

Scenario: John creates a transaction before a snapshot. Transaction stays pending and he reattaches it 5x. Snapshot is enforced. Are the pending transactions and their reattachments simply "...
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New transaction if the last transaction is still pending

I just tried to send some IOTAs to a complete new adress in my desktop wallet. After the proof of work the Desktopwallet (2.5 4 - IRI 1.4.1.2) wrote a warning because of reusing an adress. Has this ...
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IOTA Deposit Still Pending for Five Days

I transferred IOTA to Binance about five days ago but to no avail. I did not use the same address and the transaction is showing both in my history on the wallet as well as on Binance but is stuck as ...
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What happens when reattching under 30 minutes?

Why should you only reattach after at least 30 minutes? What happens when you don't wait 30 minutes and what's the danger of it?
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CASE STUDY - What can I do if I have a pending transaction that can't be confirmed because the balance now is less than the transaction?

This is a case study that I'm experiencing in real life. I'm trying to replicate the issue. Wallet A - Balance 3i Wallet B - Balance 0i Wallet C - Balance 0i I'm sending 3i from wallet A to wallet B....
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Is it possible to cancel a transaction?

I made a transaction from Android wallet to Exchange A of 10Gi. The transaction is in pending. I tried a few times to reattach, but the transaction is still in pending. I made a second transaction ...
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Does every pending transaction pose a threat for my remaining funds in the wallet?

A moderator on slack told me that every pending transaction poses a threat for my remaining funds in the wallet. Especially when a transaction stays pending for a long time or never confirms. As far ...
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When is a pending transaction technically confirmed?

I'd like to understand the steps that lead to an eventual confirmation of a transaction. I understand that there are several child transactions required and that the individual weights of each of ...
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What's with all the pending/unconfirmed transactions with the “STOLEN”?

I've noticed that every few seconds transactions show up on live Tangle trackers with a tag of: 9999STOLEN9IOTAS999F***9YOU Here a pending one valued at $144k which appeared 3 minutes ago: ...
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How long should it takes before I can consider an outgoing transaction that is still in pending as failed?

This is a different question born from the discussion in "How do I know if a pending transaction will be successful?" I'd like to know WHEN I have the green light to try to do a second transaction in ...
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Difference between “Reboadcasting” and “Reattaching”

Could anybody explain what the difference between "Reboadcasting" and "Reattaching" is and what I should choose when a Tx is pending?
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How do I know if a pending transaction will be successful?

When I send or receive IOTA, I first see the transaction in my wallet as in pending. As the time pass, the transaction is still in pending. I have to wait half an hour minimum to do the reattach. And ...
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How does reattaching a transaction increase the chance for confirmation?

It is common advice to reattach a pending transaction. But why do I have to do so from a technical perspective? In other words: why does the tip selection not pick up my transaction if it's pending ...