How do I buy crypto in local currency?

 Common FAQ    |      2022-01-24

It’s easy to buy crypto in your local currency with OKX. You can purchase crypto using these simple steps:

1. Log in to your OKX account and click Buy/Sell in the top menu.

2. You’ll see the Quick Trade tab with the interactive Buy widget. First, choose the currency you want to use to make the purchase. Then, choose the crypto you want to buy.

3. Enter the amount of your local currency you want to use to purchase crypto. Alternatively, you can select how much crypto you want to buy and we’ll calculate how much you will need to pay for it.

4. Select the payment method for purchasing crypto. Depending on your region, there might be several different options of how you can buy.

5. Click Buy to create your purchase order.

6. In the Quick Trade section you will see all of the offers that you can use to purchase crypto. The best offer is highlighted, and is based on fees, delivery time and seller rating. To get more information about the seller, click the information button.

7. Click Buy to finalize your order after selecting the best offer. OKX uses third party providers for purchasing crypto. You will be taken to the sellers website to complete the purchase. Click Pay with vendor to leave OKX and finish your purchase.

8. You’ll be redirected to the provider’s site where you can complete the purchase. After processing, you’re all set to receive crypto into your funding account.

Enter the amount of local currency you want to use to make the purchase in the You pay section. If you want to buy a specific amount of crypto, enter it in the You receive section.

Learn more about how to buy and sell crypto on OKX.

A step-by-step guide to purchasing and selling crypto on OKX,

Step 1: Log in to your OKX account
Before you can start buying or selling cryptocurrency on OKX, you must first log in to your OKX account. If you do not yet have an account, click Sign up and complete the registration process.
Step 2: Select Buy/Sell
Once you have logged in to your OKX account, click Buy Crypto in the upper left-hand corner of the screen to get started.
Step 3: Select your purchasing method
The next step is to choose how you would like to buy or sell . There are two primary options on OKX: Express and P2P trade.

Finally, simply confirm your transaction details.

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