At Paxful, you have a lot of alternative options to buy bitcoins. Neteller, cash in person, Skrill, Paypal, Moneygram, gift cards from iTunes, Amazon, Playstation, … are all accepted as a payment option. On the picture below you can see what you can buy bitcoins with, but a lot of other possibilities are not listed on the picture. Definitely worth to check out the complete list of payment options on this site!
You don’t have to register an ID before you are able to buy bitcoins. Click here to check out Paxful’s site!
To create your own account, click on the button ‘create account’ at the top right corner of your screen.
You create your account by filling in your email address and by choosing a password. After this you will receive an email to verify your account.
Click on ‘buy bitcoins’, choose the amount and the currency you want to exchange and click on ‘search’
A lot of payment options will appear at the left side of your screen. Choose the one you prefer and click on ‘buy’. Then read through the payment conditions of the seller and when you agree with them, contact the seller to set up the trade.
In case you are not sure the payment conditions of the seller are correct or if you don’t have a good feeling about it, go back and check out an other seller or payment option! Otherwise, there are a lot of different options to buy bitcoins, you can find a detailed overview here.
Once you have bought bitcoins, it is best to transfer them to an other wallet. You can find a detailed tutorial guide here on how to make an online wallet. If you have bought a lot of bitcoins, check out our hardware wallet guide for even better protection!