There are many ways to get help for Multibit, including documentation, forums, and live chatrooms.


Multibit currently doesn’t have any cohesive or complete documentation—but we hope to improve that situation soon. For now, you can use the following resources:

  • Bitcoin Wiki pages: running Bitcoin, data directory, and other articles in the Bitcoin Core documentation category.
  • The developer reference provides complete documentation of the RPCs that can be used with bitcoin-cli or in third-party programs. The REST interface is also fully documented. Both can be searched using the box below:
  • The bandwidth sharing guide describes installing Multibit in detail as well as opening port 8333 to allow other Bitcoin programs to download blocks and transactions from you.


Bitcoin has a wide range of communities, but the following places are the best place to ask for help using Multibit:

  • Bitcoin StackExchange is a community dedicated entirely to answering questions about Bitcoin and related technology. Many questions about Multibit can be found under the Bitcoin-Qt tag
  • BitcoinTalk Technical Support is a sub-forum dedicated to providing help for Multibit and other Bitcoin programs.
  • /r/BitcoinBeginners is a Reddit community for users who have questions about anything Bitcoin-related, including Multibit.


Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is the most popular way to get live online help with Multibit. When you join an IRC chatroom, you must read the topic (which is usually automatically displayed) to learn the rules for that chatroom.

  • #bitcoin is the best place to ask general questions about Multibit.
  • #bitcoin-mining hosts discussion about Bitcoin mining, including decentralized mining using Multibit as part of the system.
  • For more channels, please see the comprehensive listing on the Bitcoin Wiki.