step 1. registered
Register an account on LocalBitcoins . You will receive a free online bitcoin wallet. You don’t need to install any apps to use them. If you already have an account, skip to the next step.
Step 2. Search advertising
Go to the home page , fill in the amount you want to purchase in your currency, your location, and select the payment method in the search box on the form. If you are not sure how to pay, you can choose “All online quotes” as the payment method. The website will list the Bitcoin traders in your area.
Step 3. Choose an ad
From the list of ads, select a trader with a good reputation and a large number of transactions. The response time indicator shows whether the trader’s response time is within 5 minutes (green), within 30 minutes (yellow) or over 30 minutes (gray). You can click the “Buy” button to see more information about your ad.
Step 4. Pay the seller
When you press the “Buy” button, you’ll see more information about your ads, including the terms of the deal. Please read this information carefully before submitting a transaction request. If you do not agree, you can return to the previous page and select another ad.
To start trading, type the quantity you want to purchase in the blue box, enter a message for the seller, and click the Send Transaction Request button to start the transaction. When you click the button, make sure you are ready to pay , and if you do not pay before the payment window expires, the transaction will be automatically cancelled.
Step 5. Mark payment completed
After payment, click the I have paid button. After the trader has verified that your payment has been received, Bitcoin will be released from the hosting and will appear in your LocalBitcoins wallet immediately .
That’s it, congratulations on completing your first bitcoin transaction!