How do I buy cryptocurrency?

Using a web browser

  1. Sign in to Coinbase.

  2. Select Buy / Sell on the upper right-hand side.

  3. Click the Buy field to select the asset you'd like to purchase. 

  4. Enter the amount you'd like to buy denominated in crypto or your local currency.

  5. Select your payment method.

  6. Click Preview Buy to confirm your purchase (you can always click the back arrow to make a change).

  7. If the details are correct, click Buy to complete your purchase.

If you’d like to make this a recurring purchase, click One time purchase and select how often you’d like the purchase to repeat.  

Using the Coinbase mobile app

1. Tap  at the bottom.

2. Select Buy, then select the asset you’d like to purchase.

3. Enter the amount you'd like to buy denominated in crypto or your local currency.

4. Click Preview Buy to review your purchase (you can always tap the back button to make a change).

5. If all the details are correct, tap Buy now to complete your purchase.

If you’d like to make this a recurring purchase, tap One time purchase and select how often you’d like the purchase to repeat.

What is the minimum amount I can buy?

You can purchase or sell as little as 2.00 of cryptocurrency denominated in your local currency ($2 or €2 for example). You can find more information about creating a buy or sell order here.

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