How do I start with Wirex?
This First Steps with Wirex guide aims to show you how to start personal banking with Wirex. Wirex accounts are completely cloud-based, which means everything from account registration to card order can be done online.
For those who use both bitcoins and traditional currencies, Wirex is the ultimate solution for financial freedom. Use it in your daily finances - send and receive money from anyone around the world, buy and sell bitcoins, convert them into USD, GBP or EUR, and spend them in millions of locations - all in one account. Your funds can be accessed anywhere and anytime. It is fast, it is safe, it is all you need.
If you are here, you are ready for all the opportunities Wirex can offer. Let's start with some basic things:
Allow us to introduce ourselves. Learn more about Wirex and how we got there.
Register your Wirex account.
Your Wirex account will be ready in just a few clicks. To get the best Wirex can offer, create your personal bitcoin wallet and order a debit card. Read our How to create Wirex account article for step-by-step instructions.
Start using your account. Add some funds into your Wirex bitcoin account.
Wirex works like an online bank account. To add funds to your account, you have 2 options: add some bitcoins to your Wirex account or buy some bitcoins. For step-by-step instructions, read this handy guide.
More cards, more power. Order your first Wirex card.
You need a card before you can spend your money anywhere you want. It is very easy to order one with Wirex, just decide which card you want, enter your personal information, residence address and desired payment method. Voila! The card is on its way. Read our How to get a Wirex card article for step-by-step instructions.
Load up. Add some funds into your newly-ordered card.
You have your card and bitcoins sitting in your account, waiting to be spent. What's next? Load some bitcoins onto your card (instantly converting them into the currency of the card). Read these articles for how to add funds to your new Wirex card.
Congratulations! You can now use Wirex card to spend your money anywhere Visa or MasterCard is accepted!
Now have a look at some other features that will make managing your funds better.
Interested in buying bitcoins?
You can always buy some bitcoins if you are a Wirex cardholder. Read our article about buying bitcoins with Wirex.
Anywhere anytime. Download Wirex mobile app.
Away from the desktop? Make it mobile and still do everything you need! Download our user-friendly app: iOS | Android. Read our Wirex Mobile App help section to get additional information about the app.
Safe and sound. Ensure your Wirex account security.
Enable two-factor authentication for improved security to protect your funds.
Spread the word. Recommend Wirex to your friends.
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