By making crypto accessible to everyone, not just a handful of experts, Ramp has become a world leader looking to change the game. If you're new to the crypto world and looking to start buying some crypto with Ramp, here's a step-by-step guide on how to use Ramp.
Step-By-Step Guide on how to use Ramp:
At the top of the application, start by entering how much you want to spend or the volume of crypto you'd like to purchase with the help of Ramp's crypto calculator.
Select your location; this will automatically pick a corresponding currency (USD, GBP, or EUR).
Remember that the final amount you pay using fiat money includes all fees; click on the “Details” button within the Ramp application for a complete fee breakdown.
After that, enter your email address and read and accept the Terms of Service located just below, and click "Proceed".
Then, you'll need to confirm your email address by entering the confirmation code found in your email inbox; after that, click "Proceed".
Enter your wallet address where you'll be sending the cryptocurrency you're purchasing; double-check that the wallet address is correct, and click "Proceed" when ready.
If you need to set up your wallet address now, here are the links to a few of our partners to get you started: Exodus, Trust Wallet, and Argent. For additional information on wallet addresses, read more here.
Choose which payment method you want to use, then click "Proceed."
Enter your billing information and click on the “Save Billing Address'' button.
Card Payment Method and ID Verification
Now it's time to choose which payment method you'd like to use; card payments and manual bank transfers are two of the most popular options. This stage includes steps on how to complete the verification process.
Begin by inputting your card information and then click “Add Card.”
Following that, click “Start Now” to continue the verification process. If you want to use your device, scan the QR code to continue.
Now check off the consent box and click “Continue.”
After that, a notification will appear to verify your identity; select the document you want to verify with and the country issuing the document, then click “Next.”
Take a picture of the front of your document, double-check that the photo is clear, then click “Accept.”
Then, take a photo of the back of your document, double-check that the photo is clear, and click “Accept.”
After that, it’s time to take a “selfie,” click “I’m Ready,” and then hold still.
Move your head in a circular motion and wait until all the bars are complete; click “Proceed,” and that’s it for the verification process!
Typically, it takes less than 15 minutes to verify all information; once done, you’ll be able to proceed to payment (you’ll also receive an email notification when the verification is complete).
To complete the payment process, enter your card's 3-digit security code on the back of the card, then click “Confirm and Pay.”
That’s it; you're all done! You’re crypto will be with you shortly! Remember to carefully review and hold on to your digital receipt so you can easily track the process of your transaction.
Manual Bank Transfer
Start by selecting the bank transfer option.
Open your banking app and enter the following information: Ramp's IBAN number, SWIFT code, and the organization's name to start the manual transfer; you'll find this information on your transaction status page.
Make sure you've double-checked that you've entered the correct reference number and purchase amount and that all details are correct before submitting.
Now, wait for an email confirming that we’ve received your funds in your inbox. Once we receive your payment, we will start processing your transaction immediately and inform you of the next steps via email. You can also always refer to your transaction status page.
Typically, Ramp transactions will settle within just a few minutes from when we receive your payment. For more additional information on transaction settlement times with Ramp, read more here.
While factors such as network traffic and selected payment types also play considerable roles, with manual bank transfers requiring 1-2 business days to settle. If you’re having issues, please contact Ramp support for further assistance.
Dive into the Crypto World with Ramp!
Now that you're an expert on using the Ramp application, it's time to head over to Ramp and start buying crypto. If you want to stay up to date on the latest news and announcements, join our Discord community today!