Crypto Tips & Tricks · December 28, 2019

How to Get Started with Coinbase?

Coinbase is a crypto exchange headquartered in California, offering an online platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. It also serves a crypto wallet, where the cryptocurrencies can be stored. Coinbase stores 99% of their digital assets in an offline cold storage to keep hacking attempts at bay. If you’ve made a decision to use Coinbase for your crypto ventures and don’t know how to get started with Coinbase, you’re at the right place. In this blog post, we’re going to let you know how to get registered on Coinbase. So read on to learn more.

How to Get Started with Coinbase?

Sign up

Singing up on Coinbase is the first step you need to take to proceed further. Simply visit coinbase.com to kick off registration process, wherein you’ll need to provide your personal information, and confirm your email address.

Setup 2-Factor Authentication

After providing and validating your personal information, the next step is to setup two factor authentication (2FA) to secure your account from potential hacking attempts. The 2FA ensures that only someone physically possessing one of your devices has an access to your account. It’s always in your hands to make changes to your 2FA settings in your Coinbase account.

ID verification

Before engaging in any buying or selling on Coinbase, you’ll need to validate your identity by providing a photo copy of any document proving your identity such as driver’s license/

Add payment method

The last step is to add your preferred payment method to start buying cryptocurrencies. By tapping settings, click ‘’Linked Accounts’’ and hit on ‘’Link a New Account.’’ The following steps are easier and the platform will also help you in completing the process of adding payment.

It’s that much simple, isn’t it? If you think we’ve skipped any step, be sure to add your feedback in the comments section below.