Bytecoin has new blockchain: Download official Bytecoin blockchain

Download official Bytecoin blockchain

Bytecoin has released a new official blockchain which is a welcome addition for the wallet users. All you have to do is download the bytecoin for your system from here and then download and install the entire blockchain in one go by following steps given below. Until there is no official bytecoin wallet with web node, this is a good choice. Bytecoin wallet is available for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

How to setup new Bytecoin blockchain downloaded from the site

1. Close all Bytecoin related apps and services: Bytecoin Wallet, walletd, and bytecoind
2. Download latest blockchain and unzip it. You will find it in “Extras” section as “Blockchain (for all platforms)”

Windows:
2. Open Windows Explorer
3. Type %APPDATA%\bytecoin for the directory path and press Enter to open it
4. Delete blocks.bin and blockindexes.bin if exist
5. Move the unzipped blocks.bin and blockindexes.bin to %APPDATA%\bytecoin

Mac OS X:
2. Open Finder
3. Press Cmd+Shift+G or select from menu Go -> Go to Folder and type ~/.bytecoin and press Enter
4. Delete blocks.bin and blockindexes.bin if exist
5. Move the unzipped blocks.bin and blockindexes.bin to directory ~/.bytecoin

Linux:
2. Replace files inside ~/.bytecoin by downloaded blocks.bin and blockindexes.bin

By following aforementioned steps, you will be able to get the Bytecoin wallet running smoothly.

   

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