Mobile: Buy Bitcoin with Bank Account in Exodus

With the latest version of Exodus wallet for your mobile, we are excited to let you buy some Bitcoin with your US bank account! This is only available for customers that have an eligible mobile device that can run Exodus, are located in the United States with a United States bank account and Driver’s license.


In this Article:


Is this available for me?

Buying Bitcoin with your bank account is only available in the United States, with a United States bank account and driver’s license.


How do I buy Bitcoin with my bank account?

This is the first time buying Bitcoin using my bank account.

The first time that you want to buy some Bitcoin with your US bank account you will need to go through a Secure Check.

Secure ID and Information Check.

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Go to the Profile tab inside of your Exodus wallet application.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin with Bank Account.

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Move the slider to the amount of Bitcoin you want to buy between $100 to $500.

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Once you have chosen the amount you want to spend you will need to scan your US Driver’s license. Just tap Scan Now.

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First scan the front side of your ID with your photo, then scan the back of your ID.
Front
Back
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Once you have taken both your scans, please look at the images and make sure that your details are clearly visible, if you want to rescan just tap the edit button. When you are ready tap Continue.

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Next, you will need to enter your Social Security Number. Then tap Continue.

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Finally, all you need to do is add your US bank account.

Add your US bank account.

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Tap Continue.

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Select your bank.

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Enter your usual bank login details when prompted. After you can tap Submit. When your login has worked you'll see Success! Tap Continue.

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Next choose which account you want to use to buy Bitcoin, then tap Continue.

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After selecting your bank all you need to do is confirm that you are happy with the purchase details then Slide to Purchase.

You are done!

Please note: As this is your first time purchasing Bitcoin with your bank account, you will need to wait until your details have been verified to receive your Bitcoin. You will not be charged until you are verified. Read more here.

I have bought Bitcoin before using my bank account.

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Go to the Profile tab inside of your Exodus wallet application.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin with Bank Account.

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Move the slider to the amount of Bitcoin you want to buy between $100 to $500.

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Once you have chosen the amount you want to spend, tap Buy Now.

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All you need to do now is confirm that you are happy with the purchase details then Slide to Purchase.


How can I check the status of my verification?

If you want to stay up to date with the status of your verification, all you need to do is:

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Go to the Profile tab inside of your Exodus wallet application.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin.

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Swipe down and look where it says Verification.

The status will be here and will be one of the following:

Status
Meaning
In progress...
Your verification is being processed. You should only need to wait a few minutes.
Completed
Your verification was successful!
Failed
Some of your personal information couldn’t be verified. To fix this all you need to is manually review your information.
Needs correction...
Some of your personal information couldn’t be verified. To fix this all you need to is manually review your information.
Not started
You have not started the process yet.
Incomplete
Some of your personal information couldn’t be verified. To fix this all you need to is manually review your information.

What can I do if my verification didn’t work?

Sometimes your information can’t be automatically read, that is ok! If this happens to you all you need to do is:

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Go to the Profile tab inside of your Exodus wallet application.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin.

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Swipe down and look where it says Verification.

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Here you will see the status as one of:

  • Failed
  • Needs Correction
  • Incomplete
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Tap on Verification.
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Then review and fill in any missing details into all the fields.

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Once you have reviewed all the information is correct, go to the bottom and tap on Continue.

And you are done! Your information can be processed again.


What does the Secure Check do?

The Secure Check does exactly what the name suggests, securely checks your information.

This is necessary in order to be able to use your bank account to buy some Bitcoin, as this is a regulatory KYC process.


This was my first time, why do I need to wait?

If this was your first time purchasing Bitcoin using your bank account, then you will need to wait to see the Bitcoin in your wallet.

This is because it takes some time until your personal information (ID and SSN) can be checked and verified.

Please note: You will not be charged any amount until your personal information has been successfully verified.


How do I see which bank accounts I have added to Exodus?

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Go to the Profile tab inside of your Exodus wallet application.

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Tap on Buy Bitcoin.

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Swipe down and look where it says Linked Accounts then tap it.

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