By default, Breez uses the following node to connect to the Bitcoin network:
However, any Bitcoin node that supports block filters (BIP 157) can be used. This site lists alternative nodes.
If your node isn't syncing to the network, try the following steps:
- Reset the Bitcoin node by clicking Preferences > Network > Reset.
- Disconnect any VPN or other intermediary software that might be interfering with network traffic.
- Try recovering the chain information. Click on three dots at the top right of the Preferences > Developers menu, then on Recover Chain Information. Then re-open Breez, keep it in the foreground till the sync is finished (might take a long time).
- Try syncing with a different node listed here and entering it in the Preferences > Network screen. Choose a regular IP address, not a Tor (.onion) address.