How to Identify Your Bitcoin Address Type?

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How to Identify Your Bitcoin Address Type?


I am unsure of the type of my Bitcoin address. Is it a Taproot, native Segwit, nested Segwit, or legacy address?

Address: bc1pfn00v3lvkarnn807qnl2ln33w8h8kjey0va8hytzq5937pz0tezqeezaqy


Your Bitcoin address is a Taproot address because it starts with the string bc1p. Here is how you can identify the type of your Bitcoin address whenever you are unsure:

Wallet Types Address starts with
Native Segwit bc1q
Nested Segwit 3
Taproot bc1p
Legacy 1

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