How to Trade Ripple (XRP) - a step by step guide
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A step by step guide on how to buy the Ripple (XRP) cryptocurrency

What is Ripple?

Ripple connects banks, payment providers, digital asset exchanges and corporates via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally.

What are XRP coins?

XRP coins power the Ripple network.

Important note

This guide is not, and should not be regarded as 'investment advice' or as a 'recommendation' regarding a course of action.

How to buy Ripple

Like other cryptocurrencies, Ripple is available on several different exchanges. The quickest and easiest way is to buy Bitcoin and convert it to Ripple. Below is a step-by-step guide to buy Ripple.

1

First we need to create an account on CoinBase.

Click here and create your account.

Note: In the unlikely event that CoinBase is not supported in your region, use CoinMama.

2

Next, we need to verify our account. Click on 'Buy/Sell', then 'Add Payment Method' and lastly 'Verify Identity'.

Fill in all tre required details on the verification page. Make sure to enter true and correct information so everything goes smoothly.

3

Once the verification process is complete, we can buy Bitcoins using our credit card or wire transfer.

Click on 'Buy Bitcoin', and select the amount you would like to buy, and complete the purchase.

4

Now it's time to open our Ripple wallet. Go to Gatehub and create your account.

Head over to the 'Wallet' section, and take note of your Ripple address

5

Lastly, use the widget below to convert your Bitcoin into Ripple.

Use your exchange's Deposit address as the refund address, and your Ripple address as the destination address.