How do I buy bitcoin through Unchained's trading desk?

Our trading desk enables you to quickly buy bitcoin directly into your Unchained vault

Video Guide: How to buy and sell bitcoin


Follow these steps to complete a bitcoin purchase: 

  1. First, please confirm onboarding status and ensure the Trading Desk has enabled trading for your account.
  2. Once approved, navigate to and log in to your account.
  3. Click the Buy bitcoin button on the left side of the page.
    • You can also use the Unchained mobile app by clicking Buy at the bottom screen menu
  4. Enter the amount you would like to purchase, denominated in USD or bitcoin, and select the vault destination from the drop-down, then click Preview buy.

  5. You will receive a live quote, refreshing every six seconds. Once ready to confirm the purchase, click Execute buy.

If the trade is successful, you will be presented with a confirmation screen and the ability to View wire instructions, which are necessary to satisfy the terms of the trade request.

If the trade occurs before 3:00 PM CT, we must receive the wire by the end of the business day, and after 3:00 PM CT, we must receive the wire the following business day. Wires must come from the bank listed in your Unchained account.

Caution: We only support settlement via wire transfer at this time. We will not automatically deduct funds from your bank account.  Failure to wire funds may be subject to additional fees.