How do I easily buy and sell Bitcoin?

Note: Before you can purchase Bitcoin, you first need a secure place to store it. You can download your free digital wallet app from us here.

How do I easily buy and sell Bitcoin?

Buying Bitcoin

You can buy Bitcoin with fiat currencies, such as USD, and also with other cryptocurrencies.

From our website

  1. Visit our official Buy Bitcoin page.
  2. Select whether you want to buy Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Bitcoin Core (BTC).
  3. Choose whether you want to buy in USD or EUR, and enter the amount.
  4. Carefully review then add your wallet address and click Continue.
  5. Complete the purchase process by creating an account with Simplex, our trusted seller.

From our wallet (UK and Europe only)

  1. Open the Bitcoin.com wallet app on your device.
  2. In the Wallets section, select Buy Bitcoin Cash.
  3. Follow on-screen instructions and provide the required personal details.
  4. Once complete, you can purchase up to €150 of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) every month.
  5. To buy more, select Increase Purchase Limit and verify your identity.

Note: Bitcoin Core (BTC) is not currently available to buy within our wallet.

From our peer-to-peer trading platform (BCH only)

  1. Visit Local.Bitcoin.com and create an account.
  2. Find an existing seller looking to sell Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or create a new buy order yourself.
  3. Open a trade with your chosen seller and they’ll send the BCH to the blind escrow account.
  4. Once you’ve sent the agreed payment via bank transfer or other payment method, the seller will confirm they’ve received the funds.
  5. The BCH you’ve bought will then be released from the blind escrow and sent to your digital wallet.

From a cryptocurrency exchange

  1. Visit a cryptocurrency exchange.
  2. Create an account and verify your identity as required.
  3. Follow the website’s instructions to buy your Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Bitcoin Core (BTC).
  4. Your coins will appear in the exchange's wallet connected to your exchange account.
  5. Finally, move your Bitcoin to your personal wallet to keep it more secure.

Selling Bitcoin

The Bitcoin in your wallet can be sold for other cryptocurrencies, such as XRP, or for traditional fiat currencies, such as USD.

On our peer-to-peer trading platform (BCH only)

  1. Visit Local.Bitcoin.com and create an account.
  2. Find an existing buyer looking to purchase Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or create a new sell order yourself.
  3. Open a trade with your chosen buyer and send your BCH to the blind escrow account.
  4. Once the buyer has sent your payment via bank transfer or other payment method, confirm you’ve received the funds.
  5. The BCH you’ve sold will then be released from the blind escrow and sent to the buyer’s digital wallet.

On a cryptocurrency exchange

  1. Visit a cryptocurrency exchange.
  2. Create an account and verify your identity as required.
  3. Follow the website’s instructions to sell your Bitcoin Cash (BCH) or Bitcoin Core (BTC).
  4. If you sold it for fiat money, you can cash out the funds into your bank account.
  5. If you sold it for another cryptocurrency, you can send the coins to your personal wallet (make sure your wallet accepts those coins before sending).

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