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Transfer Eth

Transfer of Ether from one party to another

The sending of Ether between two parties requires a minimal number of details of the transaction object:


the destination wallet address


the amount of Ether you wish to send to the destination address

BigInteger value = Convert.toWei("1.0", Convert.Unit.ETHER).toBigInteger();
RawTransaction rawTransaction  = RawTransaction.createEtherTransaction(
             <nonce>, <gas price>, <gas limit>, <toAddress>, value);
// send...

However, it is recommended that you use the Transfer class for sending Ether, which takes care of the nonce management and polling for a response for you:

Web3j web3 = HttpService());  // defaults to http://localhost:8545/
Credentials credentials = WalletUtils.loadCredentials("password", "/path/to/walletfile");
TransactionReceipt transactionReceipt = Transfer.sendFunds(
        web3, credentials, "0x<address>|<ensName>",
        BigDecimal.valueOf(1.0), Convert.Unit.ETHER).send();