How to Salvage a Bloated Wallet (MacOSX) For the testnet the wallet has an bloating issue. To solve this issue we can make the wallet.dat smaller by starting a salvage wallet command. Follow these steps. 1) Locate you xcite application Mine is located on my desktop It could be in your downloads also. 2) Open terminal by pressing 'command + space' 3) In terminal navigate to the directory where your xcite app is located. In my case it's my desktop First type 'pwd' to see in what directory you are. If you are not in your home directory just type 'cd' this will move your prompt to your home folder. Once you are in your home folder move to the directory where your xcite app is. in my case Desktop (if yours is still in downloads typ 'cd Downloads') The screenshot below shows both cases. Next move to the xcite folder like below cd xcite.app/Contents/MacOS/ Once you are in that folder run the following command. ./xcite -salvagewallet Now your xcite wallet should load. Once you are finished. You can do a few times 'control + c' to get out of your terminal.