How to Buy Stellar (XLM)

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How to buy XLM

Just 3 easy steps to start investing in Stellar

Create your account
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Sign up on the website, and verify your account with complete information.

Select a payment

Select whether you want to purchase XLM with PayPal, Google Pay, etc.

Start buying

Choose XLM, select how much you want to buy, and make your first investment.

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Other Methods of buying Stellar

Where can I buy Stellar

If there is any crypto ATM near you, it is possible to buy some coins with these machines and you should check to see whether it sells Stellar or not. However, the process is not as simple as it seems. Furthermore, the ATM rates are somehow more than other methods.

Direct Purchase
You can buy Stellar directly from another person over the web.

Crypto Exchanges are the safest places for buying Stellar. You can use Blocktrade as a cheap, secure, and global exchange to buy XLM. You don’t need to pay any trading fee while using Blocktrade exchange. Sign up for free, create an account, and purchase XLM with a few clicks.


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How to sell Stellar

Sell on Blocktrade

Sign up and verify your Blocktrade account

You’ll need a username, email address and a strong password to sign up on Blocktrade. Then, you'll be guided to verify your account.

Deposit XLM to your Blocktrade account

To sell Stellar on Blocktrade, generate a deposit address and transfer the desired amount - just as simple as sending it to any Stellar address.

Start selling Stellar!

Once you deposited your Stellar in your Blocktrade deposit address, you’ll be able to sell your XLM.


Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum amount to buy XLM?

Buying XLM is like opening a bank account. Like some banks that ask you to settle a minimum deposit to open an account, you need to do the same to activate your wallet on the Stellar network. Therefore, you should at least buy 1 Lumen (XLM) to be able to work with your account on this network. 

Can I Buy Less than One XLM?

No, the minimum amount of Stellar XLM you should have in your account is 1 XLM. You can’t activate any wallet without 1 XLM.

How much does it cost to buy Stellar?

The cost of buying Stellar can vary depending on where, how, and when you purchase it. Typically, the price is determined by supply and demand in the cryptocurrency market. The price can also be influenced by market sentiment and news about the cryptocurrency. To find the current price of XLM, you can either log in to our website and see the real-time price or check our Stellar Calculator to see the price of Stellar in your desired currency.

Does XLM have a good future?

Different analysts have predicted the future of XLM up to 2030. They have positive opinions about the future of this coin. Some even believe that the price of XLM will reach $10 by 2030.

Where should a beginner buy XLM?

There are several options to buy XLM such as cryptocurrency exchanges, Peer-to-peer marketplaces, Stellar brokers, etc. However, cryptocurrency exchanges are among the most popular ways to buy Stellar for beginners. You can easily buy Stellar without any buying fees from our exchange.

Can you convert XLM to cash?

You can’t directly convert XLM to cash, you should first exchange it to USD or EUR in your wallet then if the wallet supports your bank account, send the money to your bank and withdraw it there in cash. 

When to buy Stellar?

There is no right time to buy Stellar, as the price is highly volatile and can fluctuate rapidly. Some experts believe that the best time to buy is when the price is low and predicted to rise, while others believe in buying and holding for the long term.
It is always recommended to do your own research, understand the risks, and have a clear investment strategy before buying Stellar or any other cryptocurrency.

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