• Ethereum (ETH) FAQs
    What is Ethereum?

    Ethereum is an open-source blockchain network where companies can build products on. Ethereum is the second largest cryptocurrency, after Bitcoin. Ethereum is also a network where ETH (Ethereum), USDT (Tether), and other cryptocurrencies transact on.

    Who can trade Ethereum on Paxful?
    Only ID-verified users can trade or convert Ethereum on Paxful. 
    Note: Not everyone has access to ETH yet, but we're working on opening this up to everyone soon!
    What are the fees for converting Ethereum?
    For a full breakdown of Ethereum fees, check out this article.
    Can my Ethereum transaction be cancelled or reversed?

    Unfortunately, Ethereum transactions can’t be cancelled or reversed. For more information, check out this article

    What is the minimum Ethereum I can sell, buy, or convert?
    The minimum amount you can sell, buy, or convert is 10 USD.
    How can I buy or sell Ethereum?

    To buy or sell Ethereum as you would normally buy or sell Bitcoin in the marketplace: 

    1. Head to the buy and sell pages to see a list of the current Ethereum offers
    2. You can also create your own Ethereum offers (you just need to be ID verified)
    3. You can also convert your BTC or USDT into ETH in your Paxful wallet
    How do I get my Ethereum wallet address?

    Head to the Wallet tab and click Receive in the Ethereum section.

  • Sending Ethereum (ETH)

    Sending Ethereum (ETH) from your Paxful wallet is easy! Check out the steps below to get started:

    1. Log in to your Paxful account and head to the Wallet page.
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    2. Click “Send” under your Ethereum wallet.
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    3. Enter in the amount of ETH that you’d like to send and the recipient’s address. Once that’s done, hit “Continue”.
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    4. Next, you’ll see a confirmation page. Double check that your recipient’s address is correct here! If you're sending ETH to an external wallet, you will also see the current fees associated with this transaction at this step. To learn more about this fee, check out this article. You’ll also need to enter in your 2FA code if you have it set up for this step. Once you’re ready and you’ve confirmed all of the information is correct, hit “Send Ethereum now” and you’re good to go!
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    Notes:

    • After ETH is sent to an external wallet, the transaction needs 12 confirmations on the blockchain to be successful. You can check out the status of the transaction through Etherscan here. Just grab the transaction ID from your Paxful wallet here and enter it into Etherscan to track.
  • Receiving and Depositing Ethereum (ETH)

    If you’re looking to deposit ETH into your Paxful wallet, check out the steps below to get started:

    1. Log in to your Paxful account and head to the Wallet page
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    2. Click “Receive” under your Ethereum wallet
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    3. You'll now see your wallet address here, allowing you to copy and paste the address, or you can use the QR code. You’ll also see the current fee associated with receiving ETH in your Paxful wallet at this time—take a look at this article for more information on fees. Please make sure the amount you’ll be receiving is worth more than the fee! 
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    Notes: 

    • If ETH is sent from an external wallet, the transaction needs 12 confirmations on the blockchain to be successful. You can check out the status of the transaction through Etherscan here. Just grab the transaction ID from your Paxful wallet here and enter it into Etherscan to track.