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How to Buy Cardano's ADA on Coinbase

There are many options, but for most customers few options are as trusted and as easy to use as Coinbase. It is the largest cryptocurrency exchange and is a good, but not the only, option for buying cryptocuyrrency. Coinbase fully supports ADA in all regions it operates in.

What you need

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Payment methods for US customer

Additional payment method information

What to do

  • Navigate to coinbase.com.
  • Use your email to register.
    • You will need to verify this email address before proceeding.
  • Verify your identity.
  • Add funding source.
    • Using your bank account as a funding source for your purchase is reccomended to avoid fees associated with other sources like credit or debit cards.
  • Make purchase of ADA.

Your cryptocurrency is now held in a hosted wallet by Coinbase on your behalf (a custodial wallet).

To take full control of your cryptocurrency funds you should move them to a wallet that you control. This is the best way to secure your funds and live that LIDO life!

Staking ADA

The best way to stake ADA is through a wallet you control. Daedalus and Yoroi are the reccoemended wallets for doing this. Daedalus requires more setup and space on your computer to run a full node.

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