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How to buy RaiBlocks (XRB) in the UK

RaiBlocks (XRB) is an emerging altcoin, and therefore takes a little more effort to buy. However, early adopters are often rewarded well in the cryptocurrency world. In order to buy XRB, we’ll first be buying Bitcoin (BTC) and then trading it for XRB on an exchange. At the bottom of the page we give wallet options, in order to store your RaiBlocks securely.


Step 1: Buy Bitcoin

In this method, you will trade BTC for XRB using an exchange. Thus, in order to begin, you first need to acquire some Bitcoin (BTC)…

Buy Bitcoin: You can do this via the following self-explanatory services:

Click here for a detailed guide on buying BTC in the UK

Step 2: Bitcoin -> RaiBlocks

Recommended exchange: KuCoin

  1. Register for an account at KuCoin here
    1. Set up 2 factor authentication (2FA) for the necessary account security
  2. Send Bitcoin to your KuCoin wallet
    1. Head to Assets in the top menu
    2. Click Deposit next to Bitcoin
    3. Send your Bitcoin to the address that is revealed
  3. When your Bitcoin arrives in your KuCoin wallet, head to Markets
    1. Search XRB and click the XRB/BTC trading pair row
    2. Use the Buy XRB panel (pictured below) to fill out your order details
      1. NB: you may have to enter your 2FA code to access this panel
    3. Click Buy and wait for your order to be filled
  4. When your order is filled, your RaiBlocks (XRB) will appear in your XRB wallet under the Assets page
KuCoin RaiBlocks buying panel
Use this panel on KuCoin to set your RaiBlocks order

Congratulations, you successfully bought RaiBlocks!

Other exchange option: Mercatox

  1. Sign up for a Mercatox account here
  2. Send Bitcoin to your Mercatox wallet
    1. Head to E-WALLET using the top navigation bar
    2. Next to Bitcoin, click the green Deposit button
    3. Send Bitcoin to the address in the pop-up window
  3. When your Bitcoin arrives in your Mercatox E-wallet, click the TRADE menu option
    1. Select XRB/BTC
    2. Use the BUY XRB window to set your order parameters
    3. Click BUY and wait for your order to be filled
  4. Your RaiBlocks will appear in your XRB E-wallet when the order is filled

Congratulations, you successfully bought RaiBlocks!

Mercatox Markets List
RaiBlocks (XRB) is highlighted green here

 


Moving Your RaiBlocks to a Wallet

It’s always a good idea to store your cryptocurrencies in wallets. Below are links to RaiBlocks wallet options.

Web Wallet

Desktop wallets

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