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How do I add a US payment method on the mobile app?

There are several types of payment methods that you can link to your Coinbase account. For more information on all the payment methods available to US customers, visit this help page.  

To link a payment method:

  1. Tap Settings at the bottom.
  2. Select Add a payment method.
  3. Select the payment method you want to link.
  4. Follow the instructions to complete verification depending on the type of payment method being linked.

Adding a payment method while buying crypto

  1. Tap  at the bottom.
  2. Select Buy and then select the asset you’d like to purchase.
  3. Select Add a payment method. (If you already have a payment method linked, tap your payment method to open up this option.)
  4. Follow the instructions to complete verification depending on the type of payment method being linked.

If you link your bank account, please note that your banking credentials are never sent to Coinbase, but are shared with an integrated, trusted third-party, Plaid Technologies, Inc., to facilitate instant account verification. To learn more about how we keep your bank account information safe, check out this help page

For additional information on how Coinbase uses your linked bank account, please visit the Coinbase User Agreement, and the Coinbase Privacy Policy.

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