Bitcoin Wallet

How to set up your first Bitcoin wallet and use the Bitcoin ATM.

Setting up your first Bitcoin wallet.

To set up your first Bitcoin wallet go to Blockchain.info and complete the sign up process. It's very simple: just enter your email, a strong password (write it down; keep it safe), and fill in the captcha.

Once you've done this, login to your wallet. Your wallet page will look like this:

Beside the QR code there is a long bold string of characters, that looks similar to this 1P2dSUUP5mHr3tboPY3wgXujXvqhzfzmpN. This is your public wallet address that you give to people when you want them to send you bitcoins. Alternatively, you can have people scan your QR code to send you coins. That's it!