How do I send and receive Bitcoin?

Note: Bitcoin is sent and received using a digital wallet. To get started, download one for free from us here.

How do I send and receive Bitcoin?

Receiving Bitcoin

  1. Open your Bitcoin.com wallet app and select Receive.

  2. Choose which wallet you want to receive Bitcoin to. Make sure you select a BCH wallet if you are receiving Bitcoin Cash or a BTC wallet if you are receiving Bitcoin Core.

  3. Your chosen wallet will generate an address that lets you receive coins. Copy this by tapping the QR code if you’re on mobile, or by clicking it if you’re on desktop.

  4. Provide this address to the cryptocurrency exchange or person sending you Bitcoin.

  5. Or, if you’re in person, the sender can simply scan your wallet QR code with their device.

Sending Bitcoin

  1. Open your Bitcoin.com wallet app and select Send.

  2. Copy and paste the recipient’s wallet address into your own wallet app. Or, if you’re in person, select Scan QR code and simply scan it with your app.

  3. Choose which wallet you want to send Bitcoin from. Make sure you select a BCH wallet if you want to send Bitcoin Cash or a BTC wallet if you want to send Bitcoin Core.

  4. Enter how much you want to send and select Next.

  5. Carefully check that you’re happy with the details and then Slide to send.

  6. Or, if you’re wanting to move money between your own wallets, select Transfer between wallets in the Send section of your app.

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