Create a Bitcoin account!

Open a Bitcoin account online

Create a Bitcoin account!

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It is now many years since Bitcoin first appeared on the market, and this crypto currency is attracting more and more retail investors. While it used to be complicated to trade or invest in Bitcoin, it is now much easier. Of course, to take advantage of this and many other crypto-assets, you will need to open a Bitcoin account. In reality, as we shall see, there is no such thing as a Bitcoin account. Instead, it is known as a crypto wallet. As we shall see below, there are now many online platforms that allow you to create an account and trade or buy Bitcoin. We'll explain how.  
Open a Bitcoin account online
Create a Bitcoin account!
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What is a Bitcoin account and what is it for?

First of all, let's take a moment to define what we mean by a Bitcoin account. In reality, when we talk about a Bitcoin account, we're talking about an account opened with an online platform that allows you to buy, sell or exchange Bitcoins.

But most platforms offering Bitcoin accounts also give you access to a wide range of financial assets, including other crypto-currencies. A Bitcoin account is only used if you only hold, trade, buy and sell Bitcoins, but you can also carry out these operations on the other crypto-currencies offered by your platform.

So it's easy to see why the term Bitcoin account doesn't really exist. It is actually an account in which you can use Bitcoins, but also other financial instruments.

But when it comes to Bitcoin, which is currently the most popular crypto currency on the market, but also the oldest, here's how an account works:

A bitcoin or crypto account allows you to carry out several types of transactions, including :

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What type of account can I use for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin accounts on exchange platforms: The purpose of crypto currency exchange platforms is to put buyers and sellers of crypto currencies in contact in exchange for a commission. Depending on the platform, you will have access to a more or less wide choice of crypto-currencies. However, most of these platforms offer Bitcoin, which is currently the most popular crypto-currency on the market. In most cases, it is possible to make a deposit using your bank card or by bank transfer, but some platforms only accept connections with an existing Wallet that holds crypto-currencies.


What is the procedure for opening a bitcoin account online?

Now that you've understood what a Bitcoin account, or more commonly known as a cryptocurrency account or Wallet, is all about, let's get down to the nitty-gritty and explain technically how to open your first bitcoin account online. All you need to do is follow these simple steps:

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Is it possible to hold a bitcoin account anonymously?

Many individuals who are interested in Bitcoin actually want to obtain an account holding crypto-currencies anonymously. But is this anonymity real?

In reality, the platforms on which you will have to register to open a Bitcoin account are legally obliged to ask you for proof of identity. It will therefore not be possible to open a Bitcoin account without giving your real identity to the online brokers. This precaution has been required in order to dissuade ill-intentioned people from registering on these platforms, and in particular to combat money laundering.

However, it is important to note that this information will remain confidential and that only the user will have access to this data, apart from the broker's moderators. Your identity will therefore be hidden from other customers and users of the platform.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I buy and sell bitcoins online?

To buy and sell bitcoins or any other crypto currency, you must of course have a Wallet or Crypto wallet. Once this wallet has been opened with a platform, you can use it to carry out transactions such as buying crypto currencies, selling crypto currencies or exchanging crypto currencies. The fire is of course secure and will be able to allow you to store your cryptos for as long as you like.

How do I choose a platform to open a Bitcoin account?

The choice of exchange platform on which you are going to open your Bitcoin account will really depend on your needs. The variety of crypto currencies on offer varies from platform to platform, as do the transaction fees and the types of payment accepted. So, depending on your needs, it's best to make a proper comparison of the different offers on the market before you decide. Note that you also have a choice between opening a crypto account with an exchange platform or with a broker.

Can I pay for purchases with a Bitcoin account?

Recently, many platforms have started offering to link your Bitcoin account to a bank card. This can be a Mastercard or Visa card and works in the same way as a normal bank card, except that it is linked to your Bitcoin account. So you can make payments in the normal way in all shops and online using this card.

Create a Bitcoin account!

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