Send and Receive Bitcoin Using Coinbase or Xapo

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Hi,, VisiHow. Today I'm going to show you how to send and receive Bitcoin.

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    The first thing we are going to need is a Bitcoin wallet
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    Coinbase.com is recommended.
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    Alternatively, use xapo.com
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    Both of these wallets work perfectly fine but if we don't want to use online wallets we can always download a wallet from bitcoin.org. In this video we are going to send Bitcoin through Coinbase to Xapo.
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    The first thing we are going to need to do is sign up to Coinbase or sign up to Xapo
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    If we want to use Coinbase we can simply click "Sign Up" in the top right corner.
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    If we want to use Xapo click "OPEN A XAPO ACCOUNT."
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    Since there is already an account we are just going to log in instead
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    Now that we've logged into Coinbase, in order to send Bitcoin to someone we must have a Bitcoin address.
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    To find our Bitcoin address on Coinbase click "Request."
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    Then click "Bitcoin Address" in the pop-up window
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    We can copy the Bitcoin address which is located beneath the QR code in the grey panel
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    If someone is sending us Bitcoin they can scan the QR code with their phone
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    Then it will input the Bitcoin address that way.
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    To find our Bitcoin address on Xapo click "wallet" at the top center of the page
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    Click "Personal Wallet" in the pop-up window
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    Then click "Receive," the first red button option
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    The same thing happens
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    We can copy the Bitcoin address or the QR code.
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    Now to send Bitcoin we need two things
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    A Bitcoin address and Bitcoin. This example will send .01 Bitcoin to the Xapo account. In order to do that we need the Xapo Bitcoin address. We will copy this.
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    Then we will click "Send" on Coinbase
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    The first field is where we put the Bitcoin address that we are sending to. This example will send .01 to Xapo and write "Hi :)"
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    Click "Next."
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    Then click "Send."
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    Now this transaction is pending
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    It will be pending for just a few hours at the most. Usually it happens much quicker and this Bitcoin will be accessible by the other person.
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    It's been about 35 minutes
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    The payment has officially confirmed
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    Now this is money that is in the Xapo account and we can now use it send to another Bitcoin address.
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    It is also now confirmed on Coinbase that this payment has been sent
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    Now you know how to send Bitcoin to another address and receive Bitcoin from another address
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    Thank you so much for watching. If you have any questions or comments be sure to leave them below. See you later.
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Questions and Answers

Xapo to Coinbase transfer from wallet to wallet?

Hi, I have both wallets and need to transfer from Xapo to Coinbase to be able to make purchase as site only accepts Coinbase. As I live in a country that does not supported for buy/sell directly on Coinbase, I need this kind of transfer. Thanks. Best regards

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Xapo does not proceed my application. Why?

I get some coin sent using Xapo three times. Amount was not big. It is sample sending. But no coin reached me, not yet.. I have tried: I made an account with Xapo but did not get coin.

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Can I pay for things on the internet with my coinbase wallet or do I need to send my coinbase bitcoin to my xapo wallet?

I am new to bitcoin. I have a coinbase account and have purchased some bitcoin. I also have a xapo wallet. In order to purchase stuff on the internet do I have to transfer bitcoin to xapo wallet or can I purchase directly from my coinbase wallet?

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