Buy crypto assets in the Ledger Live mobile application to receive coins directly in your Ledger account. This service is offered through our partner Coinify and supports buying BTC, ETH, BCH, and DASH with a credit card, debit card, or bank transfer.
Before you start
- Set up Ledger Live with your Ledger device.
- Update Ledger Live to at least version 2.5.0.
- Make sure your Ledger device has the latest firmware version.
- Add an account for the crypto you want to buy.
Create your account
- Tap the Transfer tab on the bottom menu, tap on Buy crypto assets and then on the Buy now button.
- Choose a crypto asset to buy and the account to receive your coins in.
- Connect and unlock your device, open the required application.
- Enter the amount to buy and tap on Buy now. You can also log in through the menu in the upper right-hand side.
- Enter your email address, choose a password and confirm it. Then tap on Create account after ticking the box if you agree with Coinify’s Terms of Service.
You can also log in if you are already a Coinify user.
- Tap on the confirmation link that is sent to your email address.
- Choose your country of residence. You can only use Coinify if your country of residence is listed.
Verify your identity
- Take out your photo ID and tap on Continue to proceed with the one-time identify verification. This is required by Anti-Money Laundering Regulation.
- Answer the questions about your planned account usage and tap on Continue.
- Complete the in-app identity verification.
- Tap on Trade now once the verification is complete.
If the camera does not work due to a permission issue, please follow the instructions to complete this step in your (smartphone) browser. If that does not work either, you will receive an email from Coinify a few hours later from which you can complete the identity verification.
Buy your coins
- Enter the amount to buy and your preferred currency.
- Choose a payment method and tap on Continue.
- An overview of your order is shown, it remains valid for 15 minutes.
- Tap on Confirm after ticking the checkbox if you accept Coinify’s Terms of Service.
- Verify that the address shown in Ledger Live matches the one on your Ledger device. Press the right button to select Approve, then both buttons to validate.
- Enter your payment details and tap on Continue to complete your purchase.
You have now purchased crypto in Ledger Live! Your coins will be delivered straight to your Ledger account and secured by your Ledger device. It may take some time for the transaction to process and confirm. Check the History tab to track the status of your order.
Ledger does not have access to any information regarding your orders via Coinify.
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