15 Aug '13, 8pm

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

You can now perform all basic actions in Bitcoin through SMS We are constantly trying to make Bitcoin easy and accessible to everyone. Some of the people who can benefit from Bitcoin the most (those in second and third world countries) don’t have a smartphone though! To solve that problem, we created an SMS (i.e. text messaging) interface to Coinbase that anyone can easily use with their mobile phone, even if it’s not a smartphone. Come try it out! To set up SMS, visit your accounts page : You will see that SMS is disabled by default. Click on the ‘SMS Settings’ button and choose your 6-digit pin: Now, just send ‘hi’ to 1 (650) 316-5555 . For transactions that affect your bitcoin balance (send, buy, and sell), we will confirm the command with a voice call and ask you to enter your pin to verify. Here are some sample use cases. Showing someone a QR code for $100 in bitcoin:...

Full article: http://blog.coinbase.com/post/58354652059/you-can-now-per...

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