- How to buy cryptos with cash at our Bitcoin ATM’s ?
- How to send bitcoins to the Lightning Network? 🇹🇷
How to buy cryptos with cash at our Bitcoin ATM’s ?
Step #1. Download a digital wallet.
IMPORTANT: When you create a wallet, write down on a paper the seed phrase, usually it has 8, 12 or 24 words. This is your private key; the only way to access and recover you criptos. Don’t make a screenshot or video of the seed phrase. Keep it in a safe place. Don’t share your seed phrase with anyone.
Step #2. Select the crypto that you want to buy at our ATM.
Select the crypto you’d like to purchase, and scan the QR code on your digital wallet. This can be found by pressing the Receive button on your digital wallet.
Step #3. Insert your cash.
Insert the banknotes, one at a time, into the banknote validator. If the ATM minimum transaction is set to $20, so the first banknote must be $20 or larger.
Discount code: If you have a discount code, after inserting your bank notes, tap the button “Insert discount code” and insert the code. The code will discount the fees of the transaction, not the price of the crypto currency.
Step #4. Receive your cryptos.
Once you have inserted all the banknotes, press the “Buy” button and receive your cryptos.
Depending on the amount of transactions in the Blockchain, it could take between 3-6 confirmations to receive your cryptos. Please take a look at our FAQ section.
How to send bitcoins to the Lightning Network (LN)?
Step #1. Download a Bitcoin Lightning Wallet app.
For this example, you will download Wallet of Satoshi to show how to fund your LN wallet using one of our Bitcoin ATM’s.
This is a mobile custodial wallet, which means that you don’t control your Bitcoins. The wallet is available for iOS and Android.
Wallet of Satoshi is a centralized service that stores Bitcoins for you and takes care of opening payment channels for you as well.
The wallet is super simple to operate. You just download the app and can instantly start sending and receiving LN payments.
There’s no need to even create an account. Your device acts as your “username”, and as long as you don’t delete the app or lose your phone you can continue using the wallet.
You can also sign up with an email address in order to backup your account (in case your phone gets broken or lost). Additionally, you can also view merchants in your area that accept LN payments.
If you’re just looking to test out some LN payments, this is probably the best way to get started. Fund your wallet with a small amount of Bitcoin and start making payments.
Step #2. Fund your wallet.
Step #3. Send some satoshis.
At one of our Bitcoin ATM’s, proceed with the purchase of bitcoin following the tutorial How to buy cryptos with cash at our Bitcoin ATM’s ?
The QR code that you have to show to the ATM is the one generated by Wallet of Satoshi when you select “Receive – Bitcoin”.
Step #4. Start using Lightning.
Once you send your transaction, it will require 3 confirmations before your balance appears on your Lightning wallet. Welcome to Lightning. Now you can pay for everything you want at the speed of light ⚡️
For more information about BlueWallet and Lightning Network, please check here.