bitcoin transfer pending for 12 hours?

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Vance Blue asked 3 months ago

hello, its going on 12 hours since I sent bitcoin from my nano to coinbase- the transaction is still “pending” what will happen to the transaction? Yes I know coinbase is awful however, i’ve never had this issue  can you help me?  thank you

1 Answers
Steven Hay answered 3 months ago

Hey Vance Blue,
Just be patient. Provided you used a reasonable fee, as set by your wallet, your transacation should go through before too long. The Bitcoin network is recovering from a combined spam / slow blocks attack, so quite a backlog of transactions needs to be cleared.
For further details, please see my answer to Aki here:

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