How to buy Bitcoin Cash?

Buy Bitcoin Cash securely

How to buy Bitcoin Cash the simple, safe, smart way?
Step 1: Select and buy the Ledger hardware wallet of your choice
Step 2: Buy Bitcoin Cash directly on the Ledger app from our partner.

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Buy a Ledger hardware wallet to securely store your Bitcoin Cash

When you want to invest in crypto, 2 things really matter: security and ownership of your coins.
A hardware wallet is the best way to secure your crypto while managing it on your own – your crypto, totally accessible and secure.

 

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Ledger Nano X

Our Bluetooth® hardware wallet lets you manage and protect all your crypto on the go, including Bitcoin Cash.
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The world’s most popular hardware wallet to keep your favorite crypto safe, including Bitcoin Cash.
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Buy Bitcoin Cash directly on Ledger Live app.

Ledger Live app lets you manage your crypto and access key services: buy Bitcoin Cash from our partner Coinify and secure it directly with your hardware wallet.
The app provides you with Bitcoin Cash price information and lets you buy Bitcoin Cash (BCH) by Credit Card or Bank Transfer. Once bought, your Bitcoin Cash will be automatically sent by Coinify to your hardware wallet and secured.

You can also buy Bitcoin Cash on other plateforms and then secure it with your hardware wallet.

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Securely manage your Bitcoin Cash and more.

Ledger is your gateway to buy, store and manage your Bitcoin Cash securely. Our solution lets you securely manage your Bitcoin Cash and more than 1800 different assets in one single app.

 

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Buy Bitcoin Cash and store them with the leader in crypto security

Security

Ledger offers the best security for your crypto: your assets always remain safe and in your control.

All-in-one

One place for all your crypto. Our hardware wallets are compatible with more than 1800 different assets, including Bitcoin Cash.

Control

By combining a hardware wallet with an app, Ledger gives you full control over your crypto and lets you access all key services securely: manage, buy, swap your crypto – and more. You are in charge.

Why consider a hardware wallet when buying crypto

A Bitcoin Cash wallet helps you protect your private key, not storing your Bitcoin Cash. If you are fairly new to cryptocurrencies you might still be struggling with the concept of private key and why it’s so important. Perhaps you just get into cryptocurrency by purchasing coins on an exchange platform but didn’t even realize that they hold the private keys to your cryptocurrency.

When you own cryptocurrencies, what you really own is a private key, a critical piece of information used to authorize outgoing transactions on the blockchain network. Holding the private keys gives you access to your crypto, like holding a pin code to your debit card; in short it gives you access to your funds.

« If you are keeping your crypto assets on an exchange, you are entrusting a third party with these private keys and mandating them to serve as a safeguard. »

Being a crypto investor requires taking security seriously and owning your private keys gives you much more power and control. The main principle behind hardware wallets is to provide full isolation between the private keys and your easy-to-hack computer or smartphone. The only people you can trust for storing your crypto assets is yourself.


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How to manage your Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Ledger Live

Directly manage your Bitcoin Cash with Ledger Live.
Ledger hardware wallet keeps your Bitcoin Cash safe, and Ledger Live app lets you directly manage your assets: buy, send, receive, or grow your BCH in one single app. More than 1800 crypto assets supported.

 

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What is Bitcoin Cash (BCH)?

Bitcoin Cash is a hard fork of the Bitcoin protocol that was born from a long-running debate in the Bitcoin community over the size of blocks in the blockchain. Bitcoin Cash was formed by a group of developers in August 2017 who viewed a larger block size as necessary for Bitcoin to scale and adequately function as a P2P digital currency originally envisioned by Satoshi Nakamoto.

Frequently Asked Questions

Buying Bitcoin Cash (BCH) with a credit or debit card is possible in Ledger Live through our partner Coinify. Your newly brought crypto are immediately sent to the safety of your hardware wallet. Exchanges like Coinbase and Coinmama have also made the process smooth and fast but you’ll need a Bitcoin Cash wallet before you buy since some exchanges require one.
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PayPal is a popular method for buying Bitcoin Cash. While you can not purchase Bitcoin Cash directly from PayPal, you can use PayPal in conjunction with a trading platform such as Ledger Live or a peer-to-peer marketplace such as Kraken to buy Bitcoin Cash outright.
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Because Bitcoin Cash is on the internet, they are even easier to steal and much harder to return and trace. Bitcoin Cash itself is secure, but bitcoin are only as secure as the wallet storing them.
Like in any other investment, securing your Bitcoin Cash must be a priority. Your Bitcoin Cash are as secure as the wallet storing them. Ledger hardware wallets combined with Ledger live have been designed to help you buy and secure your Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies.
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Bitcoin Cash was created by bitcoin miners and developers concerned by the limit of transaction processing time of Bitcoin (BTC). To ensure the ability to scale, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blocks are limited to 8MB while BTC blocks are limited to 1MB.

Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your Bitcoin Cash are safe

Ryan J.
 4/5

I got my ledger after a lot of people advised I should keep my bitcoin safe with a hardware wallet. It was really easy to set up and i'm really happy with it

Marc O.
 4/5

Really nice. Fast delivery, good online tutorials, the cold wallet has support for multiple apps and also supports 'staking' using Ledger Live.

Reginald D.
 3/5

recently purchased the Nano Ledger X, and the simple, easy-to-use interface helped me to easily transfer my Bitcoins from Coinbase. Products like the Nano Ledger X will help cryptos such as Bitcoin become adopted the broader society.

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