Founded in 2015, Paxful has grown into one of the world’s leading peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplaces. With 9 million users and over 350 payment options available on the platform, we have a simple mission: to provide financial access to anyone, anywhere, anytime.
If you want to finally take the plunge and get your first bitcoin, you’ve come to the right place. To help you get started, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to using Paxful – let’s get started right away.
With over 350 payment methods available on Paxful, you can buy and sell Bitcoin for just about anything you want. We’ll connect you to one of the thousands of trusted traders available, all you have to do is pay them with their preferred payment method, mark the trade as paid and they’ll take care of the rest. The first stop on your Paxful Journey is creating an account. Here you decide whether you are ready to take the plunge into the world of Bitcoin.
When you feel you are ready, open your web browser, go to the homepage and click on the Register button in the top right corner of the page.
Once your account is created, you’ll receive your free Paxful wallet and you’re good to go. Make sure to also verify your phone number and ID to trade with higher limits and unlock even more benefits.