How to buy Monero?

Buy Monero securely

How to buy Monero the simple, safe, smart way?
Step 1: Find a Monero compatible hardware wallet.
Step 2: Buy Monero on an Exchange services.
Step 3: Transfer your Monero to your hardware wallet

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Buy a Ledger hardware wallet to securely store your Monero

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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Our Bluetooth® hardware wallet lets you manage and protect all your crypto on the go, including Monero.
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The world’s most popular hardware wallet to keep your favorite crypto safe, including Monero.
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Buy Monero through exchange services

Monero can be purchased on crypto exchanges by using fiat currencies. These allow you to buy coins with euros, pounds, dollars, etc.
You can buy Monero via Credit/Debit card or Bank Transfer directly on the exchange.
To buy Monero on exchanges, you’ll first need to create and validate your account by giving some personal information data. Once approved by the exchange, you’ll be able to start buying Monero.

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Transfer your Monero to your hardware wallet.

Simply send your Monero from the exchange to your Monero address by using a compatible third party wallet. You can then manage your Monero from one single app. Securely.

Buy Monero and store them with the leader in crypto security

Peace of mind

Crypto are sensitive assets and deserve the best security solution. Our hardware wallets let you take control of your assets, with the highest security standards.

Biggest crypto coverage

Our hardware wallets are compatible with more than 1500+ different assets, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and many more.

User friendly

Easily migrate your funds from an exchange to your hardware wallet through Ledger Live or one of our third party wallet.

Why consider a hardware wallet when buying crypto

A Monero wallet helps you protect your private key, not storing your Monero. 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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What is Monero (XMR) ?

Monero is one of the leading privacy-focused cryptocurrencies and is supported by a large open-source community of developers and privacy proponents. A fork of the ByteCoin protocol launched in 2014, Monero is one of the CryptoNote coins -- a series of cryptocurrencies that rely on a suite of advanced cryptographic primitives to achieve privacy, decentralization, and fungibility

Frequently Asked Questions

You can buy Monero with a credit or debit card on a crypto exchange like Coinbase or Coinmama. You’ll need to create a Monero wallet (an account) and get it approved before being able to buy.

You can find the list of coins you can buy through Ledger Live here. You can’t buy Monero directly through Ledger Live yet.

Because Monero is on the internet, they are even easier to steal and much harder to return and trace. Monero itself is secure, but Monero are only as secure as the wallet storing them.
Like in any other investment, securing your Monero must be a priority. Your Monero are as secure as the wallet storing them. Ledger hardware wallets have been designed secure your Monero and other cryptocurrencies.
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Yes, you can secure your Monero private key with Ledger Hardware Wallet and manage your Monero with a third party wallet.
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Enjoy peace of mind knowing that your Monero 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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