How do I buy crypto through my Wallet?

Purchasing supported crypto through Coinbase Wallet is only available on Android. iOS users can still purchase crypto through their linked Coinbase.com accounts and then transfer funds to their Wallet (fees apply).

You can now purchase supported crypto right from your Coinbase Wallet by linking your Coinbase.com account to your Wallet. If you don't yet have a Coinbase account, you'll first need to create one. You can sign up for a Coinbase.com account right from your Wallet app.

If you do have a Coinbase.com account, you can skip to the next section.

Sign up for Coinbase account from your Wallet app (Android only)

In order to get your Coinbase.com account, you’ll need to complete the steps below: 

  1. Open Coinbase Wallet and sign in
  2. Tap your settings at the bottom
  3. Tap Transfer coins from Coinbase
  4. Follow out the remaining prompts

Note that you'll need to complete the following:

  • Verify your email
  • Add a 2FA method to secure your new account
  • Verify a new payment method 
  • Verify your identity

Buying crypto from Wallet app (Android only)

Once you've connected your Coinbase.com account:

  1. Tap your settings at the bottom
  2. Scroll down and tap Transfer
  3. Select a supported crytpo and enter the amount you want to buy 
  4. Tap Continue then tap Confirm to confirm 
  5. You can always tap the back button to go back
  6. Tap your selected payment, or add a new payment method
  7. Follow out remaining prompts

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