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How To Buy Ethdown Without Stress 2021
You will have to first buy one of the major cryptocurrencies, in this case, USDT (USDT). In this article, we will walk you through in detail one of the most commonly used fiat-to-crypto exchanges, Uphold.com. Both exchanges have their own fee policies and other features that we will go through in detail. It is recommended that you try both of them and figure out the one that suits you best.
Being one of the most popular and convenient fiat-to-crypto exchanges, UpHold has the following advantages:
- Easy to buy and trade among multiple assets, more than 50 and still adding
- Currently more than 7M users worldwide
- You can apply for UpHold Debit card where you can spend the crypto assets on your account like a normal debit card! (US only but will be in the UK later)
- Easy to use mobile app where you can withdraw fund to a bank or any other altcoin exchanges easily
- No hidden fees and any other account fees
- There are limited buy/sell orders for more advanced users
- You can easily set up recurring deposits for Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) if you intend to hold cryptos long term
- USDT, which is one of the most popular USD-backed stablecoins (basically a crypto that is backed by real fiat money so they are less volatile and can be treated almost as the fiat money it’s pegged with) is available, this is more convenient if the altcoin you intend to buy has only USDT trading pairs on the altcoin exchange so you don’t have to go through another currency conversion while you buy the altcoin.
Step 2: Buy USDT with fiat money
Once you finished the KYC process. You will be asked to add a payment method. Here you can either choose to provide a credit/debit card or use a bank transfer. You may be charged higher fees depending on your credit card company and the volatile prices when using cards but you will also make an instant purchase. While a bank transfer will be cheaper but slower, depending on the country of your residence, some countries will offer instant cash deposits with low fees.
Now you are all set, on the ‘Transact’ screen under the ‘From’ field, select your fiat currency, and then on the ‘To’ field choose USDT, click preview to review your transaction, and click confirm if everything looks good… and congrats! You’ve just made your first crypto purchase.
Step 3: Transfer USDT to an Altcoin Exchange
But we are not done yet, since ETHDOWN is an altcoin we need to transfer our USDT to an exchange that ETHDOWN can be traded, here we will use Binance as our exchange. Binance is a popular exchange to trade altcoins and it has a large number of tradable altcoins pairs. Use the link below to register your new account.
Binance is a popular cryptocurrency exchange which was started in China but then moved their headquarters to the crypto-friendly Island of Malta in the EU. Binance is popular for its crypto to crypto exchange services. Binance exploded onto the scene in the mania of 2017 and has since gone on to become the top crypto exchange in the world. Unfortunately, Binance does not allow US investors so we recommend you to sign up on other exchanges we recommend on this page.
After going through a similar process as we’ve done before with UpHold, you will be advised to set up 2FA authentication as well, finish it as it adds extra security to your account.
Step 4: Deposit USDT to exchange
Depends on the policies of the exchange you might be required to go through another KYC process, this should usually take you from 30 minutes to possibly a few days maximum. Though the process should be straightforward and easy to follow. Once you’re done with it you should have full access to your exchange wallet.
If this is your first time making a crypto deposit, the screen here may look a bit scary. But don’t worry, it’s basically simpler than making a bank transfer. At the box on the right, you will see a string of random numbers saying ‘USDT address’, this is a unique public address of your USDT wallet at Binance and you can receive USDT by giving this address to the person to send you the funds. Since we are now transferring our previously bought USDT on UpHold to this wallet, click on ‘Copy Address’ or right-click on the full address and click copy to grab this address to your clipboard.
Now head back to UpHold, go to the Transact screen and click on USDT on the “From” field, choose the amount you want to send, and on the “To” field choose USDT under “Crypto Network”, then click “Preview withdraw”.
On the next screen, paste the wallet address from your clipboard, for security consideration you should always check if both addresses are matching. It is known that there are certain computer malware that would alter the content in your clipboard into another wallet address and you will be essentially sending funds to another person.
Now go back to Binance and head to your exchange wallets, don’t worry if you haven’t seen your deposit here. It is probably still being verified in the blockchain network and it should take a few minutes for your coins to arrive. Depending on the network traffic condition of the USDT network, during busy times it may take even longer.
You should receive a confirmation notification from Binance once your USDT has arrived. And you are now finally ready to purchase ETHDOWN!
Step 5: Trade ETHDOWN
In the right column there is a search bar, now make sure “USDT” is selected as we are trading USDT to altcoin pair. Click on it and type in “ETHDOWN”, you should see ETHDOWN/USDT, select that pair and you should see a price chart of ETHDOWN/USDT in the middle of the page.
Below there is a box with a green button that says “Buy ETHDOWN”, inside of the box, choose the “Market” tab here as that is the most straightforward type of buying order. You can either type in your amount or choose what portion of your deposit you would like to spend on buying, by clicking on the percentage buttons. When you have confirmed everything, click “Buy ETHDOWN”. Voila! You have finally bought ETHDOWN!