Buy Handshake coins (HNS)
A walkthrough for purchasing HNS through Namebase.io
This video covers how to purchase HNS with BTC
If you are a US citizen or person, the easiest way to purchase HNS will be directly with USD on Namebase, though you still have the option to purchase HNS with BTC.
Click "Add a payment method", click "Continue", select your bank, and then complete your bank’s login procedures.
Input the amount of HNS you’d like to purchase, click "Buy HNS", and then confirm your order by clicking "Buy now".
Anyone can purchase HNS with BTC on Namebase, but you will have to first purchase Bitcoin on another platform to then transfer to your Namebase account. While there are numerous ways to purchase BTC, we show you 2 methods below — using Coinbase and Cash App.
If you haven’t already, first set up your Coinbase account. Once you’re set up, visit https://www.coinbase.com/price/bitcoin and buy however much Bitcoin you want to transfer to Namebase to convert into HNS. In your Coinbase Portfolio, select Bitcoin and its "Receive" tab, and then copy the receiving address of your Coinbase wallet.
Go to https://www.namebase.io/buy and enter roughly the amount of BTC you want to convert to HNS in the Step 1 section, paste the Coinbase receiving address in the Step 2 section, and then copy the address produced in Step 4 — this is your Namebase account’s receiving address where you will send the BTC in your Coinbase account to. Go back to Bitcoin in your Coinbase Portfolio and this time select the "Send" tab to paste your Namebase account’s receiving address into the “Recipient” field.
- 1.If you haven’t already, first set up your Cash App account. Once you’re set up, go to the "Investing" section of your Cash App and buy however much Bitcoin you want to transfer to Namebase to convert into HNS.
- 2.Still in the "Investing" section, select the "send" icon then "Deposit Bitcoin", and copy the address of your Cash App wallet address.
- 4.Copy the address produced in Step 4 — this is your Namebase account’s receiving address where you will send the BTC in your Cash App account to.
- 5.Go back to the "send" icon in the Investing section and this time select "Send Bitcoin", and paste your Namebase account’s receiving address into the “Recipient” field.
Step 1: Buy BTC
Step 2: Copy Cash App receive address
Step 3: Input BTC to convert and paste receive address
Step 4: Copy Namebase wallet address
Step 5: Send BTC to Namebase wallet address