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Buy Ethereum in United States
Get Ethereum instantly in a few simple steps
Step 1 - Get an Ethereum Wallet
We recommend the following easy-to-use wallets. You'll need to take this wallet (or a printed QR code) with you, to the machine.
Caution: Make sure that the wallet used supports Ethereum. If the wallet is not compatible, you will lose your transaction amount.
Step 2 - Find the Nearest ATM
Find the closest ATM near you.
All you need is your wallet address QR code and cash.
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Step 3 - Scanning Your Ethereum QR Code
- Tap the machine's touchscreen, then read the on-screen prompt.
- Select cryptocurrency: Ethereum
- In your wallet, find your address' QR code
- Hold it up to the machine's camera; the machine will scan it.
This tells the machine where to send your Ethereum once you've confirmed your purchase.
*ID verification may be required for larger transactions
Step 4 - Purchasing Your Ethereum
- After scanning the QR code, insert your USD bills.
- Confirm the amount on the screen to complete your purchase.
Please note that there will be a service fee, which varies based on the Ethereum market.
Step 5 - Receiving Your Ethereum
Once you've confirmed your purchase, your Ethereum will be sent to the address you provided*.
Transactions are usually instantaneous but may take anywhere between 10–30 minutes, or even 1–2 hours in rare cases**.
* If you are going to send funds to another person, we recommended sending it to your own wallet first—especially if you do not know them personally.
** It is recommended that you wait for at least one confirmation on the Blockchain before spending or sending your purchased funds.