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Get account balance

A query that returns the account balance for the specified account. Requesting an account balance is currently free of charge. Queries do not change the state of the account or require network consensus. The information is returned from a single node processing the query.
Query Fees
  • Please see the transaction and query fees table for the base transaction fee.
  • Please use the Hedera fee estimator to estimate your query fee cost.
Query Signing Requirements
  • The client operator private key is required to sign the query request.

Methods

Method
Type
Description
setAccountId(<accountId>)
AccountID
The account ID to return the current balance for.
setContractId(<contractId>)
ContractID
The contract ID to return the current balance for.
Java
JavaScript
Go
//Create the account balance query
AccountBalanceQuery query = new AccountBalanceQuery()
.setAccountId(accountId);
//Sign with client operator private key and submit the query to a Hedera network
AccountBalance accountBalance = query.execute(client);
//Print the balance of hbars
System.out.println("The hbar account balance for this account is " +accountBalance.hbars);
//v2.0.0
//Create the account balance query
const query = new AccountBalanceQuery()
.setAccountId(accountId);
//Submit the query to a Hedera network
const accountBalance = await query.execute(client);
//Print the balance of hbars
console.log("The hbar account balance for this account is " +accountBalance.hbars);
//v2.0.7
//Create the account balance query
query := hedera.NewAccountBalanceQuery().
SetAccountID(newAccountId)
//Sign with client operator private key and submit the query to a Hedera network
accountBalance, err := query.Execute(client)
if err != nil {
panic(err)
}
//Print the balance of hbars
fmt.Println("The hbar account balance for this account is ", accountBalance.Hbars.String())
//v2.0.0