Ethereum Address Has Uppercase And Lowercase Letters

"What does it mean if my address has uppercase and lowercase letters?" There are two versions of Ethereum addresses: one that contains uppercase letters and one that does not:

0x7cb57b5a97eabe94205c07890be4c1ad31e486a8

0x7cB57B5A97eAbe94205C07890BE4c1aD31E486A8

The one that is all lowercase is "not checksummed" meaning that you could mis-type a letter/number and it send it off and it would be lost forever. If you use the checksummed version and mis-type it, it will tell you that it's an invalid address.

For this reason, we warn you when your address is not checksummed. You can still send to it without issue but if you should double-check the address before doing so, especially if you hand-typed it.

If you are sending to one of your own wallets, you can save the checksummed address via the "View Wallet Info" page and copy the address displayed there.

Both addresses are exactly the same, except for the uppercase vs lowercase letters. Capitalization simply means the address has a checksum. Both will work exactly the same and have your funds.




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