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How to Buy Arweave (AR) With a Credit or Debit Card Instantly

Arweave is a decentralized network designed to provide permanent data storage and hosting services by connecting users who need storage with those who have extra space available. Files stored on Arweave can be accessed through traditional web browsers, eliminating the need for special blockchain wallets or services. The network is also known for its collaboration with the Internet Archive to back up web pages and other data collections.

Arweave's native token, AR, is used for payments within the network. Users pay an up-front fee in AR to store their data, while "miners" are rewarded with AR for providing storage space.

Where can I buy Arweave (AR)?

You can do it on a digital currency exchange such as CEX.IO, which provides customers in over 150+ countries the opportunity to buy, sell, trade, store, and transfer 200+ cryptocurrencies, including Arweave (AR). CEX.IO supports 40+ blockchains, and numerous fiat payment methods, empowering users to find their preferred route to acquire cryptocurrencies. 

How to buy Arweave (AR): a step-by-step guide

CEX.IO features a seamless onboarding process, allowing new users to purchase crypto in 10 minutes or less. For this guide, let’s explore how to buy AR on the CEX.IO website:

  1. Account creation — Click the Register button in the upper right corner, and enter the following details: email address, desired password, and country of residence. After clicking the Create Account button, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address provided.
  2. Complete verification — Verify your identity by navigating to the Verification tab within the Profile menu. The identity verification process involves two key steps: confirming your country of residence and submitting a valid document to prove it. For more details about the verification process and acceptable documents, refer to this guide.
  3. Buy AR with Instant Buy — Once verified, eligible customers can use supported services to purchase digital assets. One of the most convenient and fastest ways to do so is the Instant Buy feature. It allows users to buy crypto with Skrill, debit/credit cards, Google/Apple Pay, and other payment methods in a few clicks. Here is how to do it:
  • Select AR from the list of supported assets on the Instant Buy page.
  • Choose a preferred fiat currency.
  • Use a predefined pack, or enter the desired amount to purchase/spend.
  • Click Select payment method, and determine a suitable way to purchase crypto.
  • Double-check that all transaction details are correct, and confirm the operation.
  • Once the transaction is complete, the purchased amount of AR will appear in a crypto wallet on CEX.IO.

Please note that AR is currently unavailable for U.S. customers.

What payment methods are supported to purchase AR?

With CEX.IO, users can make crypto purchases via the CEX.IO website and crypto mobile app with a broad range of funding methods, such as:

  • Visa/Mastercard debit/credit cards
  • Google/Apple Pay
  • Bank transfers (i.e. SWIFT and SEPA)
  • E-wallets (i.e. Skrill, Neteller, and Epay)
  • Other cryptocurrencies

Keep in mind that the availability of specific payment methods may vary based on one's country of residence, and account verification status. For example, only U.S.-based CEX.IO customers can use PayPal as a funding method. For more information on payment methods, check out this page.


What can I do with AR tokens after buying on CEX.IO?

Users with AR holdings on CEX.IO can:

  • Store — Hold tokens with peace of mind by taking advantage of CEX.IO’s robust security system. 
  • Trade — Explore a professional cryptocurrency trading platform with deep liquidity and advanced trading tools.
  • Pay — Use AR tokens to make online and offline payments with CEX.IO’s crypto debit card.
  • Convert — Exchange AR tokens for other digital assets to start staking crypto, and access additional services within the CEX.IO ecosystem.
  • Withdraw — Transfer AR holdings to an external wallet address. 

How can I track AR prices on CEX.IO?

With CEX.IO, users can always stay up to date on the latest price developments. To check relevant cryptocurrency prices, customers can explore:

How can I withdraw AR?

Users can withdraw their funds via CEX.IO’s website or mobile app. Here is how to do it on the web:

  • Visit the Wallet page.
  • Click Withdraw next to AR.
  • Click Select destination, and choose Cryptocurrency address.
  • Provide the external wallet address details.
  • Enter the amount you wish to withdraw, and confirm the transaction.

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