โฌ†๏ธBuy Bitcoin

Alby Hub provides you various ways to top up your savings and spending balance.

Top up savings balance

Topping up your savings balance is convenient. You can:

  • Buy bitcoin credited to your savings balance

  • Deposit bitcoin from a another bitcoin wallet

Buy bitcoin credited to your savings balance

1. Navigate to "Liquidity" page and click on "Buy"

2. Enter amount and currency and click on "Next"

3. You are forwarded to your Alby dashboard to finish the purchase via MoonPay

The entered amount and the bitcoin address from your bitcoin savings wallet are automatically provided as input. Follow the instructions from MoonPay and you'll receive your BTC purchase after one block confirmation (~10 min.) in the savings balance of your Hub.

Deposit a payment from a another bitcoin wallet

1. Navigate to the "Liquidity" page and click on "Deposit"

2. Copy the bitcoin address ("bc1...") or scan the QR code to deposit bitcoin from another bitcoin wallet or exchange of your choice.

3. After one block confirmation (~10 min.) the deposited funds appear in your savings balance. โœจ

To make the funds ready for lightning fast payments youโ€™ll need to transfer them to your spending balance. ๐Ÿ‘‡

๐Ÿ“คTop up Spending Balance

Top up spending balance

Topping up your spending balance is convenient. You can:

  • Buy bitcoin credited to your spending balance directly

  • Request a payment from a another bitcoin lightning wallet

Note: Topping up your spending balance is only possible to the amount of your "Receiving Capacity" (s. "Liquidity" page). If you don't have free or only little "Receiving Capacity", read on here on how to increase it.

Buy bitcoin directly credited to your spending balance

Buy bitcoin and have it directly credited to your spending balance currently works if you configured EUR, CHF or GBP as your default currency in the "Settings" of your Alby dashboard on getalby.com.

1. Make sure your Hub is linked to your Alby Account

2. Go to https://getalby.com/topup/ and select SEPA bank transfer

3. Add the IBAN of your bank account

4. Send money to the indicated bank details

We partnered with Pocket Bitcoin to provide you with a convenient method to top up your spending balance. If you send money via Instant SEPA your bitcoins appear only a few minutes later in your spending balance. (Banking hours apply)

Request a payment from a another bitcoin lightning wallet

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๐Ÿ“ฅReceive

Congrats! You successfully topped up your spending balance. ๐Ÿ’ช

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