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Getting started with bitcoin payments
Getting started with bitcoin payments

Learn how to accept bitcoin payments, or buy bitcoin if you don't already own any.

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Written by OpenNode Support
Updated over a week ago

If you already have bitcoin, go to the OpenNode Checkout and initiate a payment from a Bitcoin Wallet by scanning the QR code or clicking “Open Wallet”.

If you don’t have Bitcoin, you’ll need to buy some. Lucky for you, there are a number of service providers that let you buy Bitcoin easily with a debit card or checking account.

Payers in the United States 🇺🇸

For payers in the US, Buying Bitcoin from Cash App is the easiest and best way for anyone with an iPhone or Android device. Once you sign up for an account and fund your balance, you can buy Bitcoin with just a few taps:

  1. Tap the Investing tab on your Cash App home screen

  2. Tap Bitcoin

  3. Press Buy

  4. Select an amount or tap … to enter a custom amount

  5. Enter your PIN and select Confirm

  1. Tap the Banking tab on your Cash App home screen

  2. Select Bitcoin

  3. Press Withdraw Bitcoin

  4. Scan the QR code on the OpenNode checkout address or press Use Wallet Address to enter the BTC address manually

  5. Confirm with your PIN, Touch ID, or Face ID

Payers in the Rest of the World 🌐

Cash App only offers its Bitcoin service in the US for now. Outside of the United States, your best Bitcoin experience will vary from country to country. Here is a list of reputable exchanges & buying options that make it easy to buy with a debit card/bank account:

Bitcoin Wallets

Once you buy Bitcoin, you’re going to want a good place to store it for the next time you spend. Here are a few Bitcoin Wallets that we recommend:

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