How to accelerate your bitcoin transaction with Electrum

If you've recently made a transaction through Electrum but it has been stuck for a while, this article is here to help. You'll learn how to efficiently speed up the confirmation process, ensuring that your transaction is validated as soon as possible.

  • First, we start by right-clicking our unconfirmed transaction and selecting "Increase fee":
  • You should then click "Sign" (type your password if asked to) and then click "Broadcast":
  • You're now done. The following message should show:

A few things to keep in mind:

  • In order to be able to accelerate/increase your transaction fees, you must have enough funds to cover the fees.
  • The transaction must be using RBF (Replace-by-fee).