Bech32 adoption

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Bech32 is a new bitcoin address format specified by BIP 0173. This page tracks the adoption of Bech32.

Ideally wallets and services would first support sending to bech32 addresses. After almost everything can send to, then people may be willing to adopt bech32 widely for receiving.

The amount of bech32 addresses on the blockchain is tracked on this website:

 ?? Maybe / Haven't checked / placeholder
Planned The developers said they plan to
PR Merged In the case of software, code has been written and merged, and it will be in next release.
Yes Feature has been released

Software Wallets

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Bitcoin Core Yes Yes Supported since version 0.16.0, default since version 0.20.0
Bitcoin Knots Yes Yes
bcoin Yes Yes
Electrum Yes Yes
Armory Yes No
JoinMarket Yes Yes
GreenAddress Yes Yes
Breadwallet Yes No
Samourai Wallet Yes Yes
Coinomi Yes Yes reddit source Yes No
Casa Yes No
Mycelium Yes Yes
Bitcoin Wallet for Android Yes Yes
Wasabi Wallet Yes Yes
Trust Wallet Yes Yes official blog
Guarda Wallet Yes No twitter announcement

Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallet manufacturers typically publish a web wallet or browser add-on wallet for use with their hardware. Users can also sometimes connect their hardware wallet to a software wallet like Electrum.

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Trezor web wallet PR Merged No
Ledger Live (desktop app) Yes Yes
KeepKey chrome app No No
BitBox Desktop app Yes Yes
Trezor + Electrum Yes Yes
Ledger + Electrum Yes Yes
BitBox + Electrum Yes Yes
KeepKey + Electrum Yes Yes
Archos + Electrum Yes Yes
Coldcard + Electrum Yes Yes
Ballet + app Yes Yes

Web Wallets

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
Coinapult  ?? No
Coin.Space  ?? No
BitGo Yes Yes Full support on v2 platform, no plans to add support on v1 platform. Also see: web Yes No
HolyTransaction Yes No Yes Yes open source JavaScript implementation
Guarda Wallet Yes No


Name Send to Create/receive Notes
1Fox Yes No
AgoraDesk Yes No
Anycoin Direct Yes No Yes No Yes No
Bitfinex Yes No
BitMEX Yes No
Bittrex No No
Bittylicious Yes No
Bitstamp Yes Yes
Bitso Yes No
Bitwage  ?? No
Bisq Yes Yes As of v1.5.0
CEX.IO No No Yes No (Note that Coinbase commerce does not support sending to bech32)
CoinFalcon Yes No
Coinfloor Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Coinygram Yes No Yes No
GDax Yes No
Gemini Yes Yes
Genesis  ?? No
Globitex No No
HitBTC Yes No
Hodl Hodl Yes Yes
Independent Reserve Yes No
Itbit  ?? No
Kraken Yes No
LedgerX No No
Liberalcoins Yes Yes
LocalBitcoins Yes No  ?? No Yes No Yes Yes
Walltime Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Xapo Yes No

Bitcoin ATM Models

Hopefully when a model updates then all its ATMs everywhere will gain that feature. See

Name Send to Create/receive Notes
GenesisCoin No No
General Bytes Yes Yes Depending on configuration. Since version 20190613
Lamassu Douro Yes No

Blockchain Explorers

For trying these out you can use mainnet TXIDs 4ef47f6eb681d5d9fa2f7e16336cd629303c635e8da51e425b76088be9c8744c and 514a33f1d46179b89e1fea7bbb07b682ab14083a276979f91038369d1a8d689b. And addresses bc1qar0srrr7xfkvy5l643lydnw9re59gtzzwf5mdq and bc1qc7slrfxkknqcq2jevvvkdgvrt8080852dfjewde450xdlk4ugp7szw5tk9.

Some blockchain explorers can only parse the bech32 address and display it, they don't build an index so users cannot search for bech32 addresses.

See also:

Name Display Index Notes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bitflyer Yes Yes
Bitupper Explorer Yes Yes Yes No
Blockchair Yes Yes
Blockcypher Yes Yes
Blockonomics Yes Yes
Blockpath Yes Yes Yes Yes
Esplora Yes Yes Open source explorer, instances are and
chaindex Yes Yes
Insight No No Open source explorer, instances include
OXT Yes Yes
Tradeblock No No

Payment Processors

Name Invoice addresses Withdrawal addresses Notes
Apirone Yes Yes Payment notifications, merchant dashboard, plugins for Magento, WooCommerce, OpenCart 2, Opencart 3.x, Virtuemart
Bitaps Yes Yes Payment forwarding API, Wallet API, fault tolerance callback.
CoinGate No Yes
CryptoChill Yes Yes Highly customizable Bitcoin and Lightning Network payment gateway. Multi-sig, HD wallets, API, SDK.

Mining Pools

Name Payout Notes Pool No
Ckpool Yes
KanoPool Yes bitcointalk source
Poolin Yes bitcointalk source
Slush Pool Yes
Ukr Pool Yes bitcointalk source
ViaBTC Pool No