Lesson 1 Setup Coinbase

Setting up an Coinbase account to change fiat or USD to Bitcoin.

Step 1:

Go to https://www.coinbase.com/ and Select “Signup” at the top right-hand corner of the page.

How to Setup Bitcoin

Read the User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Once completed:

  1. Fill in your name, email address, and create a strong password
  2. Check the box “I agree to the User Agreement and Privacy Policy”,
  3. Press “Create Account”

A confirmation page will be displayed after submitting.

Step 2:

An email is sent to verify your email address.

Open your email and click the “Verify Email Address” link.

Step 3:

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Set up your account.

Select  “Individual” or “Business”

Step 4:

Select your country and enter your phone number.

This is a requirement for:

  • Logins (2-Factor Authentication)
  • Transactions

Step 5:

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Select your payment method.

Link your bank account, debit card, or credit card so you may be able to purchase and sell digital currency with fiat currency.

Before you can buy Bitcoin,  your personal identification must be verified.

There are three options for verification:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s License
  • Photo ID

Select the document you will upload.

Select the preferred method of uploading identification documents.

If you choose the mobile camera, a link leading to the following screenshot would be sent to the phone number specified earlier via message.

After uploading, you will see the following page.


Now enter the details of your bank account or debit/credit card.


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Two charges will be made to the bank account under “Pending Transactions”.

You are required to determine the last two digits of these charges.

The charges should be found on your online bank statements.

Enter the last 2 digits of each charge, and click “Verify Charge Numbers”.

Now your Coinbase account is setup!

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