12 thoughts on “The Beginner’s Guide to Buying Bitcoin

    1. Hi George, the choice to convert your ETH to BTC and transfer it to your Abra app is entirely yours! If you want to, then first you need to convert your ETH into BTC in Coinbase, then send the BTC to the bitcoin address on the “Add money” screen of your Abra wallet. You can find instructions for sending bitcoin from your Coinbase account to an external bitcoin wallet (in this case, your Abra wallet) here: https://support.coinbase.com/customer/en/portal/articles/971437-how-do-i-send-digital-currency-

  1. Wells Fargo holds an account that I can not link to my Abra account. I would like to buy one I can not get past the recovery phrase page. I have a small Wells Fargo Bank account in Denver, Co. that I would like to link to my Abra account. Apparently, I am doing something wrong With the money that I transfer into Abra some USD and then I would like to buy a Bitcoin and keep it at Abra. Can you tell me specifically how I can do this?

  2. With Abra enabling people to convert to and from fiat currency and bitcoin as well as with Abra’s underlying technology making use of bitcoin under the hood, will we be expecting any service disruption on August 1st with Abra (noting that there might be a potential disruption with the bitcoin network at that time)?

      1. We are monitoring developments but are not committing to any particular strategy until we have more clarity on what the likely outcome of the situation will be. Rest assured that giving our customers the best possible tools to protect their funds is our number one priority.

        As Abra transactions take place on the bitcoin blockchain, any service impact to the bitcoin network would likely impact Abra as well.

  3. I was given a code which was sent to my iPhone. Then I entered a Pin. Wells Fargo requires another level of security, so I was sent another code to an old phone number. I haven’t been able to get past this spot because I don’t know the old phone number. How can I resolve this?

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