How do I use my Ethereum account?

How do I use my Ether account?

Wirex users can  buy, sell, and store Ether (ETH), the cryptocurrency generated by the Ethereum platform. Read more about Ethereum here.

You can use your Ether account like any other Wirex crypto account, but first you need activate your Ethereum address.

Note: Wirex uses smart contract technology for ETH accounts. Therefore, when sending ETH to an external wallet, please double-check that the destination wallet accepts ETH from smart contract addresses prior to initiating the transaction.

How to activate your ETH address

For desktop users:

  1. Select Ether account from the list of accounts on the Dashboard

  2. Click Activate address

For mobile app users:

  1. Select the Ether account from the list of accounts

  2. Tap Activate address

  3. This will display a QR code along with your unique Ethereum address.

Now you can use the address and the QR-code to receive ETH from external wallets.

See more about ETH transaction limits here.

For desktop users:

  1. Select Ethereum wallet from the list of wallets on the Dashboard
  2. Click Activate address

The address will appear on and below the image of the card. This will also activate the QR-code on the card.

For mobile app users:

  1. Select the Ether account from the list of accounts
  2. Tap Activate address
  3. This will activate the QR-code and display your unique Ethereum address under it.

Now you can use the address and the QR-code to receive ETH from external wallets.

See more about ETH transactional limits here.


 

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