How to send and receive cryptocurrency

You can use your Coinbase wallets to send and receive supported cryptocurrencies. Sends and receives are available on both mobile and web. 

Send

Web

  1. From the Dashboard, select Send from the top right corner of the screen 
  2. Under Pay with, select the cryptocurrency you would like to send
  3. Enter the amount of crypto you would like to send. You can toggle between the fiat value of the crypto or the amount of crypto you’d like to send
  4. Enter the crypto address or email address of the person you would like to send the crypto to 
  5. Leave a note (optional)
  6. Select Send to review and confirm the details of this send. Please note that all sends to crypto addresses are irreversible.
  7. Select Send now

iOS/Android

  1. Open the Coinbase app
  2. At the bottom navigation panel, select the global action button in the center of the screen
  3. In the pop up drawer, select Send
  4. Select the asset for which you would like to retrieve an address
  5. Once selected, the QR code and address will populate

Receive 

Web

  1. Select Receive from the top right corner of your Dashboard
  2. Under Currency, select the asset for which you would like to retrieve an address 
  3. Once selected, the QR code and address will populate

iOS/Android

  1. Open the Coinbase app
  2. At the bottom navigation panel, select the global action button in the center of the screen
  3. In the pop up drawer, select Receive    
  4. Select the asset for which you would like to retrieve an address
  5. Once selected, the QR code and address will populate

Please note: to receive cryptocurrency, you can share your address, select Copy Address, or allow the sender to scan your QR code. 

If you're trying to send more crypto than you have in your crypto wallet, you'll be prompted to top up

* Please note that Coinbase cannot be used to receive ETH or ETC mining rewards.

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