BitPay is a U.S. based bitcoin payment service provider. If you’re planning to use BitPay for the transaction of Bitcoin, then this article will help you get started. Here we guide you through the step by step process on how to install BitPay and start to send or receive Bitcoin.
BitPay wallet can be installed both on mobile and desktop. First, we will show step-by-step instructions to download BitPay wallet in Android Mobile with Google Play Store.
How to download BitPay Wallet on Mobile
STEP 1: You can install BitPay wallet on your mobile devices by downloading the app from Google Play Store for Android phones or the iOS App Store for Apple phones.
STEP 2: Log in to Google Play Store and search for BitPay App.
STEP 3: Click on INSTALL and wait for some time until it gets Installed.
STEP 4: Click on OPEN and it will lead you to ‘Get Started’ option; Click on Get Started.
STEP 5: The app will guide you with more steps;
- Click on ‘Got it’
- Next page – Click on ‘Make Sense’
- Click on ‘Create Bitcoin Wallet’
STEP 6: A new window will open – Would you like to protect this wallet with a Password; Click ‘YES’ and Enter a Password – to encrypt your wallet and click OK. Once again you have to enter the Password for Confirmation.
STEP 7: Click on ‘Backup Wallet’; always Backup your wallet (No backup, No Bitcoin)
STEP 8: It is important to watch for your surroundings because the next step will display ‘Recovery Phrase’ – you have to note down the phrase.
STEP 9: Once again it will ask for a password; please enter the password. The app will display you with the phrase (you have to note down the recovery phase) and Click on – ‘I have written it down.’
STEP 10: To verify your recovery phrase; you have to select the words given below according to the phrase you have noted down earlier (always remember to tap the correct phrase). Click on ‘CONFIRM.’
STEP 11: Almost Done; you have to read and check the boxes (click on square box). Click on ‘CONFIRM & FINISH’
STEP 12: You are ready to use BitPay Wallet. You are now ready to start your transaction. You can buy Gift Cards from any e-commerce retailers. The BitPay also provides services like BitPay Visa Card and ShapeShift.
We assume that you have followed all the steps carefully and have been successful in downloading the BitPay app on mobile.
Now, we will illustrate step by step instructions on how to download and install BitPay wallet on the desktop and start to send or receive Bitcoin.
How to Install BitPay Wallet on Desktop
If you are using the wallet on a desktop computer, you can get the current version of the app on the store for your Windows operating system.
STEP 1: To download the BitPay app for your Windows desktop, click here. When the page opens, you can see Get option in blue; click on the ‘Get’ on the right corner.
STEP 2: The minimum requirements supported for your desktop should be present as shown below, for the best experience.
STEP 3: The BitPay’s New version and Features are as shown below:
STEP 4: Once you download the BitPay app, it will be shown on your desktop.
STEP 5: The BitPay app is ready for transactions in Bitcoins.
STEP 6: You must follow the same procedures from STEP 5 to STEP 11 as shown above (How to download BitPay wallet for Mobile).
STEP 7: Once you send the Bitcoin from your BitPay wallet it will show all the details like how much value of Bitcoin is being sent, Bitcoin received and more.
BitPay wallet allows you to manage your bitcoin transactions in one app with the safe, open source BitPay Wallet. You can now deposit and transfer funds anywhere across the world. You can also convert your bitcoin into U.S dollars with the BitPay Visa Card.