Sending bitcoin cash

Sending bitcoin cash is a simple matter of choosing the amount to send and deciding where it goes.

The exact procedure depends on the Bitcoin Cash wallet you're using and where you're sending your bitcoin cash.

In most cases, you need to know the 'address' of the recipient. A Bitcoin Cash address is an alphanumeric string that looks something like this:

bitcoincash:pqx5ej6z9cvxc2c7nw5p4s5kf8nzmzc5cqapu8xprq

An address can also be displayed as a QR code. For example:

Bitcoin Cash QR code

To send bitcoin cash, you indicate the address you want to send to and enter the amount you'd like to send.

Let's look at an example of sending bitcoin cash with the Bitcoin.com Wallet:

The steps are:

  1. Start by tapping the send button.
  2. Enter the address of the recipient.
  3. Enter the amount to send (in either local currency or bitcoin cash - BCH).
  4. Review the transaction and slide the arrow to confirm.
What's the 'Shareable Link' in the Bitcoin.com Wallet?

This is a feature that allows you to send bitcoin cash without knowing the recipient's Bitcoin Cash address. Instead, you send the recipient a link via any messaging app (email, Whatsapp, SMS, etc.). The recipient just has to click on the link and follow the instructions to receive the payment.

What's the difference between a legacy Bitcoin Cash address and a '4CashAddress' format Bitcoin Cash address?

There are two formats of Bitcoin Cash addresses. The legacy format looks something like this:

32uLhn19ZasD5bsVhLdDthhM37JhJHiEE2

And the new format, called 'CashAddress' format, looks like this:

bitcoincash:pqx5ej6z9cvxc2c7nw5p4s5kf8nzmzc5cqapu8xprq

If you plug a legacy Bitcoin Cash address into an address converter like this one, it will tell you the corresponding CashAddress format and generate a QR code as well.

Read more: Learn how to securely receive bitcoin cash.

Bitcoin Cash address converter

Note: If you send bitcoin cash to a legacy address' corresponding CashAddress format address, it will be received without issue (and vice versa).

Было полезно?

Похожие статьи

Начните здесь →
Что такое биткоин?

Биткоин основан на идеях, изложенных в документе 2008 года, озаглавленном Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System («Биткоин: одноранговая система электронных денег»)

Читать статью →
How to use bitcoin cash

From creating a Bitcoin Cash wallet to sending, receiving, spending and more, this is your complete guide for how to use Bitcoin Cash

Читать статью →
How to buy bitcoin cash?

From payment methods to platform/venue used, where your bitcoin cash goes and more, this is your comprehensive guide to buying bitcoin cash

Читать статью →
How to sell bitcoin cash?

From exchange services to peer-to-peer platforms, this is your comprehensive guide to selling bitcoin cash into local currency

Читать статью →
How to create a Bitcoin Cash wallet

How to create a Bitcoin Cash wallet and the pros & cons of each wallet type (software wallet, hardware wallet, web wallet, and paper wallet)

Читать статью →
How do I receive bitcoin cash?

Learn how to securely receive bitcoin cash

Читать статью →
Начните здесь →
Начните безопасно инвестировать с Bitcoin.com Wallet
Создано более 20 миллионов кошельков

Все, что нужно для безопасной покупки, продажи, обмена и инвестирования биткоинов и криптовалюты

Bitcoin.com в вашем почтовом ящике

Еженедельное краткое изложение важных новостей, а также образовательные ресурсы и новости продуктов и услуг, поддерживающих экономическую свободу.