Since we started, our vision has been to make money work like the internet: instant, global, secure and free. Circle Pay is making payments more social than ever and diving headfirst into next-gen blockchain technology, rather than the buying and selling of bitcoin itself directly on Circle Pay. What’s this mean for you? Lots of options.
Please note: This article is only for Circle Pay customers who signed up for Circle Pay and held Bitcoin before December 7, 2016.
1. Sell your bitcoin and cash out
To get your bitcoin out of Circle Pay, just go to Settings>Currency and convert your balance to dollars, pounds or euro (availability is based on where you live). You’ll then be able to cash out instantly.
Note: You must have a valid linked card or bank account to do this.
2. Send that bitcoin packing
Move your money to any bitcoin address — including any exchange or wallet of your choosing — anywhere in the world. This option is only for Circle Pay customers who hold Bitcoin.
3. Store your bitcoin with us
You're welcome to hold bitcoin in your Circle Pay account and it will be covered by our third party private insurance, like always. You can also receive bitcoin to any address associated with your account.
Note: You can no longer buy and sell bitcoin through Circle Pay.
4. Convert to your local currency to pay friends and get paid
Go to Settings > Currency and convert your bitcoin balance to dollars, pounds or euro (availability is based on where you live).
Note: Once you switch your currency, you can’t return to bitcoin and you can no longer send money to bitcoin addresses.
A few reasons this option is 💯:
- Send money just like a text or email (or better yet, receive it)
- Travel between $, £ and €. Best rates. No fees. No, really.
- Put your money where your text is in iMessage
If you are still interested in buying and selling cryptocurrency, please check out our other product, Circle Invest, which allows you to buy and sell multiple cryptocurrencies easily and instantly. You can find the app under Circle Invest in both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. For more information on Circle Invest, please check out the help center for the app, found here.