How to Buy Ethereum for Beginners (HitBTC to ETH)4 min read
In the url section of your browser type www.hitbtc.com and open the page. HitBTC is a cryptocurrency trading website where you can buy or sell cryptocoins. In order to start trading we need to create an account. To do that click on the “Register” button on the top right corner of the page.
2. Enter your email address and set up a password for your account and then click “Register”.
3. Email confirmation.
Go to your email address and open the HitBTC email that you have just received and click on the link inside.
After you click on the link you will be taken to the trading terminal page of HitBTC.
4. Depositing digital assets
To start depositing your coins push the “Deposit” button on the top right corner of the page.
5. Find the currency you want to deposit and click on the button under deposit section.
5.1 This will generate an address for you to which you should send your coins. Click the blue copy button on the right to copy this address.
(In this tutorial we use Ethereum)
5.2 Open the wallet where you keep your Ethereum, paste the copied address, choose any amount you want to send and click send funds.
Once your funds reach HitBTC you will see a pending transaction at the very bottom of the Account page, in the “Latest transactions” section.
6. Transfer your funds from Main account to Trading account
In order to start trading you must first move your funds from the general account to trading account. In the menu of the website choose “Account”.
6.1 To transfer your funds go to your deposited coins and click the right arrow under “Transfer”.
6.2 Choose any amount you want to transfer between the accounts in the “Amount” section next to the “Transfer” button.
6.3 Click the blue “Transfer” button.
Now your coins are ready for trading.
7. Finding the Ethereum trading tab
7.1 Click on the “Exchange” on the menu.
7.2 On the right side in the Search bar type “ETH” which is a trading short cut for Ethereum.
7.3 Choose ETH (Ethereum) as a coin to trade from.
7.4 Click on the “ETH” or Ethereum tab that is the search result. That will open the Ethereum trading chart.
8. Buying Ethereum
After the chart from the picture above ( in step 7) refreshes to show Ethereum, scroll down on the same page where you can find the buying tab. Enter the amount of Ethereum you want to buy and then click the green “Buy Market” button.
After the order gets processed go to the “Account” menu on the top left and when you open it search for “Ethereum” in the search bar in order to see the coins that you have just bought.
Good job!! Now you own Ethereum!
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