On November 15, the Bitcoin Cash blockchain underwent a scheduled upgrade but also the chain saw a consensus split, and the network bisected into two. After the split, numerous users have been looking for methods in order to split their coins in order to store them separately or sell the unwanted tokens on an exchange. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to split forked tokens by leveraging a few different tools.
Splitting Coins from the Bitcoin Cash Network Fork Using Electron Cash Version 4.2.0
In mid-November, just like every year before, the Bitcoin Cash network upgraded in order to fix the difficulty adjustment algorithm (DAA). But just like in 2018, there was a major disagreement, as the full node client Bitcoin ABC decided to implement the infrastructure funding plan (IFP) into the node’s codebase. Since this decision did not align well with the community and mining participants, the ABC pro-IFP chain forked away from Bitcoin Cash and became its own network.
At the time of publication, the ABC pro-IFP chain is still nameless, and it is often referred to as “BCHA” or “BAB.” For consistency and clarity within this guide, the ABC pro-IFP chain will be referred to as “BCHA.” Following the fork and the recent run of empty blocks from a mysterious miner, I decided to split my coins into two, so I can sell what I don’t want in a week or so.
People have posted a few different ways to split coins and Bitcoinbch.com’s CEO, Hayden Otto, published a video on…