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Questions tagged [buy-bitcoins]

Use this tag for questions pertaining to the purchase of Bitcoins.

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How much does a bit coin cost? [on hold]

The reason I ask is because I just received an e-mail from someone who claims to have commandeered my cell phone camera and also my address book. They said they would overlay my picture while ...
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How is my real identity linked to my bitcoins?

I am new to bitcoin and would like some clarification on its anonymity. Example: i buy bitcoins from an exchange and send them to my bitcoin wallet. The addresss that i sent the bitcoins to would be ...
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Are there services which I can offer to earn bitcoins? [duplicate]

Yes, I am a noob at this. I was wondering if anyone could let me know if I could do something sitting on the desk to earn some crypto-pie. Also please explain how will I be able to use my bitcoins to ...
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At today's price how much would$500 dollars be worth in Bitcoin if it goes to $20,000 dollars again [closed]

Ok you have $500 dollars to invest in Bitcoin at today's price$3,421 dollars and say Bitcoin surges to$20,000 dollars again how much money would you now have.
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What kind of private information would a bitcoin “middleman” ask from clients?

I don't know much about bitcoin so forgive me for the ignorant title and terminology. My mom recently got into bitcoin and told me she was investing her money in it or something like that and she's ...
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Is it possible that one knows how much BTC is in wallet.dat without knowing password?

Someone says that he or she wants to sell his or her wallet.dat which seems to contain a lot of BTC. He shows screenshot of wallet software containing many BTCs. He says that when I place wallet.dat ...
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Can bitcoin purchase be tracked?

Can a bitcoin transaction be tracked? I'm planning on buying bitcoin from coinmama.com and I'd like to ask if I can be tracked down for using my credit card? Will someone know my location or my ...
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What can you do with the private key?

I am trying to understand all security regarding blockchain and bitcoins. Let's say you have a bitcoin wallet which is secured, only you know the private key. This bitcoin address was created on one ...
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What are the common cases of disputes where buyer is found guilty in cryptocurrency trade?

I am working on dispute management of crytocurrency trade and I am new in this field. I want to know what are the cases where a buyer is found guilty in a cryptocurrency trade whether it is on ...
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Can I send bitcoins straight from an ATM to a vendor?

I want to buy something from a vendor on who accepts bitcoins. Is is possible to go a bitcoin ATM and purchase bitcoins sent directly to his address? Or do I have to purchase the bitcoin and have in ...
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Fiat to Satoshi Relationship

Is there a formula to calculate the fiat value of a Satoshi using your fiat principle?
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Exchanges and security

How can I ensure that my crypto-assets are secure when trading in a certain exchange? Even when I have my private wallet, I should deposit into theirs before trading.
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With the btc price changing every second, how can you accurately display conversion to fiat currency?

So the ASK price of BTC is constantly moving -- every second. I'm trying to build out a simple UI where the user can enter in the amount of BTC they want to buy, and then display how much that will ...
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Is there a Bitcoin wallet that has French language support?

Which Bitcoin app has a language option that can be changed from English to French? I have tried few applications but they seem to be no language option.
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How to buy Bitcoin in Iran [closed]

So I'm trying to buy Bitcoin in Iran and I want to use my Iranian Bank Account which unfortunately isn't accepted by PayPal or other online payment websites. So is there any way for me to buy Bitcoin(...
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At what prices I will be buying/selling bitcoins?

Scenario 1: I bought k bitcoins at unit rate X in the past, with amount A. If I want to sell them now, I look at three unit prices: Buy Price Sell Price Spot Price Question # 1: At which price I ...
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What is the Default Rounding for 8 digits in Binance,tradingview,etc

I have a problem. I am struggling to calculate programmatically the number of cryptocurrencies because I sometimes have inaccuracies in the last digit. Does anybody know what the problem is? (Of ...
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Personal information and bitcoin purchasing

I am in the process of buying bitcoins and am being required to put in a lot of personal details. Once i buy the bitcoins is there any way that the information i had to submit to buy them originally ...
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What's the difference between a Bitcoin Wallet and a Bitcoin Exchange?

I was thinking about investing a small amount of money in Bitcoin: actually I'm having second thoughts about this, after all the fraud stories I've been told about on the Personal Finance site. ...
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Hardware wallet can be used anywhere?

I haven't yet traded any cryptocurrencies. I'm planning to buy BTC through Coinbase then exchange BTC for a small amount of XRP. The main reasons for going with Coinbase is it's safe, well regulated ...
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How to calculate value of pair but in opposite direction

I am new to trading so my question might seem obvious or stupid to some but here goes. Exchanges often quote crypto pairs in a specific order, i.e. ETH/BTC but not very often (if at all) BTC/ETH. ...
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Buying selling of cryptocurrency. Where does the coin come from and where does it go?

I am a novice trying to understand selling and buying of crypto currency. I could not find it on google so asking, please do not be harsh. Say, I have an account with coinbase and want to buy ...
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BTC Arbitrage Opportunity question

I have an bank account that allows me to exchange between currencies at no extra premium other than the exchange rate. I am noticing large spreads between some of the BTC prices in various currencies....
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Cryptocompare API is not updated

I have created an android app for maintaining the portfolio. I have used the coinmarketcap.com API. This API does not have the data at exchange level. I have tried https://min-api.cryptocompare.com/ ...
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Buying big amounts of Bitcoin for cash in person

Presumably, I want to buy Bitcoin in person somewhere in Europe. I need very big amounts, say, 1K BTC, and I am willing to pay in cash (EUR). When I find potential sellers online or through friends, ...
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Where to buy huge amounts of Bitcoin?

I read the following article: Bitcoin surging higher after mystery trader buys $344mn in cryptocurrency, Russia Today, February 19, 2018. Where could the man buy such a large amount of Bitcoin? On ...
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blockchain.info says password is incorrect, and wont allow me to access my BTC

I had a wallet ID through blockchain.info. I signed in, received my BTC from where I bought it, all was good. I wrote down my 12 words for recovery and have them. I changed my password to something ...
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How will bitcoin survive if everyone is hoarding?

It is the question since I first heard about bitcoin, ethereum and then many others. Most tokens or crypto currencies, usually offer a utility on their respective platforms. Bitcoin is to distrupt ...
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Paid the seller but did not receive my Bitcoin [closed]

I bought my bitcoins from Remitano, the support team said it's been released but it's already 2 days I still haven't receive anything. The following is my e-wallet : ...
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How did anyone buy bitcoins before exchanges?

How did the first bitcoins get bought by anyone? I understand how miners got them, but what did they do with them?
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Are market prices listed by exchanges weighted by transaction size?

Suppose I buy 0.0001 BTC for $1.23 on some hypothetical exchange. Does that mean that the market price on that exchange at that time is $12,300? The reason I ask is that there is a huge difference ...
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Bitcoin unconfirmed transactions - what is the best solution to fast it up? [duplicate]

I have couple of unconfirmed transactions that i want fast up. How i do it quickly and easily ? What do you do ? the fees going insane (over $12 for the smallest transactions) i want to send with ...
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How bitcoin tax is calculated?

I bought 1 bitcoin and sold part of it to make cash from time to time. How will tax on this income be calculated?
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I sent bitcoin to the wrong address [duplicate]

How can I learn who has access the the address that my btc were incorrectly sent to? I look in btc.com and see that the btc was sent and completed, and unspent. It's just sitting somewhere on the ...
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api for buy/sell bitcoin

I have recently started a project to build an exchange plateform. I am unable to find an API that provides me an ability to implement a feature to buy and sell bitcoins. Can someone please let me ...
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Few questions on Bitcoin purchase and transfer

would like to know how you do things from buying Bitcoin to transferring it to Poloniex/other wallet. 1) Where do you buy Bitcoins (USD/SGD/PHP/OtherCurrencies to Bitcoin)? 2) How do you transfer it ...
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Tether decouples demand from price?

So I don't understand how Tether (USDT) works. I hear two contradicting things about it. First, is that it is pegged to the dollar, plus or minus a few cents here and there. Second, that you can buy ...
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Where to buy Bitcoin with Paypal? [duplicate]

I have a Paypal account and I don't want to give up my ID card. Where could I buy Bitcoin at a price reasonably close to the exchange rate?
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How to buy using Kucoin?

I want to buy a crypto-currency from Kucoin but there isn't any option like buy using card only options are exchange from coin A to coin B. How to buy now ?
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Can I make instant profits in this way?

Different exchanges have different rates to buy BTC. So, how about buying in an exchange which has a lower BTC rate, send that BTC to an exchange which has higher sell rate, and sell to make a ...
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Bitcoin exchange where you can set your own wallet instead of using one provided by the exchange

I'm looking for a European based Bitcoin exchange where I can buy bitcoin and have them delivered straight to my private wallet. I basically want to avoid the extra cost of transferring the recently ...
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Who receives the money when a bitcoin is purchased? [duplicate]

Where does the real money when someone buys a bitcoin? I understand that if you buy from someone or an exchange you are paying them in real money but who gets the money for a newly mined bitcoin?
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Can Coinbase Bitcoin network fee really be 50%

Ive just bough £47.81 of bitcoin. After fees i'm left with 0.00375837 BTC. I want to buy another cryptocurrency but the network fee is 0.00186539 so i'm left with only £24.41. Can this fee be ...
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The logic of exchange services of bitcoin

As we know,it takes at least 10mins to transfer bitcoin to other accounts.therefore I guess they actually don't transfer any bitcoins except when their users try sending to others they want. So do ...
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Understanding Bitcoin wallets

I want to make sure I'm understanding a few basic concepts clearly: A Bitcoin wallet itself is nothing more than a "record" that is stored on the Bitcoin blockchain. It's an identifier that will be ...
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buy bitcoin or bitcoin cash? [closed]

I have some bitcoins on coinbase and was going to buy more. But now I see bitcoin cash available on coinbase. Should I buy bitcoins or bitcoin cash? What is difference? And they have the same ...
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Does 'Mixing' in bitcoins really add up protection to my bitcoins?

I was researching on simple ways to protect bitcoins without using unknown/untrusted software or solutions. It took my attention to 'Mixing' in the bitcoins with a friend's bitcoins and transfer back ...
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How do I buy Bitcoin with cash? [duplicate]

How do I buy Bitcoin with cash? I am Canadian, and have a lot of cash that I would like to convert to Bitcoin without using any banks. Can I do this?
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Download Bitcoin, Etherium, Ripple rates 1min candles

is there any possibility to download archive with rates for Bitcoin, Etherium, Ripple VS USD? I need 1m ... 1w candles. I would like to find such service and download it on daily basis.
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Bitcoin Transaction Fees When Buying and Selling

After dipping my toes in the water with Bitcoin, turning £ into BTC, I immediately noticed around a 10% loss through transaction fees. This seems high firstly. Is this normal? Secondly, with the rate ...