Buy Bitcoin Widget aka Virtual Kiosk

  • Buy Bitcoin Widget aka Virtual Kiosk
    What is the Buy Bitcoin Widget?
    Buy Bitcoin Widget (aka Virtual Bitcoin Kiosk) is a special interface allowing you to buy bitcoin peer-to-peer with a step-by-step process.
    How does it work?
    The widget can be configured by every Paxful user after configuring the Kiosk. Buyers who buy bitcoin through the Kiosk use offers from vendors and the widget owner normally receives a 2% bonus on every purchase.
    What are the different configuration options?
    The widget can be configured to show all offers, specific payment method offers or a specific offer. The Kiosk can be configured to deposit bitcoin to either the buyer or to any outside external BTC address.
    What are the maximum and minimum payments possible?
    The minimum trade amount is 10 dollars (also in other currencies). There is no direct limitation to the purchase sizes, but for large sums, a vendor can request additional KYC procedures.
    How much do I get paid, how often and how?
    You get 2% of the total volume from each trade that takes place through the Kiosk.
    How do I track my earnings?
    Every time a trade completes successfully you can track your earnings from your Kiosk Dashboard. On each successful transaction, you will get an email and your Kiosk balance will rise.
    How often do I get paid?
    You will earn a fee each time a trade is made in real-time. It goes straight to your Kiosk balance.
    How much control do I have? Do my visitors ever leave my site?
    The Kiosk link can be configured to open in a new tab OR can be configured to open inside an iframe. You can set it up to be embedded as an iframe right into pages so that visitors never leave your website. As a part of the process, the buyers will need to register as Paxful users.
    How is the money paid out?
    Your earnings are stored as bitcoin in your Kiosk account. You can also sell on Paxful for a fee to bitcoin buyers, making even more!
    How flexible is it? Can I set it only for certain currencies?
    You will be able to specify a starting currency. Even if you don't select a currency, it will be auto-selected based on a visitor’s location with 99% accuracy.
    I am a Paxful vendor, can I use this as a checkout on my site that goes right to my offers?
    Yes! Paxful checkout can easily be made to show only your offers if you pass your offer ID as an argument and only your specific offer will be shown. It will basically serve as an escrow plugin for your site and your customers won't ever think they left your website. Refer to our developer docs how to customize the widget.
    Can I customize the look and feel?
    You have total control over the link or button that launches the Paxful widget. You will be able to customize the look and feel to match your site or app. Text color, background color and the Kiosk name.
    How much can I hope to earn? And how do I know?
    How much you can earn depends on the kind of traffic your site gets and how many purchases take place.
    As a vendor can I add my Bitcoin Kiosk link to my offer page or any other page?
    You can not add anything to your as it will not work. Paxful Bitcoin Kiosk's goal is to increase awareness of bitcoin by spreading Paxful simple 3 step widget for buying bitcoin. If you want to make 2% extra on your offers, you should simply increase your margin. Kiosk link works only on URLs. For extra customizations of the wizard read our developer docs.
    I have a bitcoin startup and my users need bitcoin. Can I use this as a tool for our users to buy bitcoin?
    Totally! Paxful widget and its Bitcoin Kiosk was initially designed for other bitcoin startups to monetize their great content and apps. From a simple blog to an advanced app or bitcoin wallet, Paxful Buy Bitcoin Bidget is a perfect way for your users to buy their bitcoin right within your app. Plus you will make 2% on every bitcoin purchase made by your users!
  • Buying bitcoin with Virtual Kiosk

    If it’s your first time buying bitcoin from one of our partner websites such as xCrypto, Bitmart or Binance, you may want to know exactly what to expect from the trading process. This step-by-step guide aims to give you an overview of this process.

    Before we begin, here’s a quick overview of the Paxful virtual kiosk.

    Step 1 Buy bitcoin

    1. On Buy bitcoin page, enter the amount in AMOUNT field.
    2. Select the currency from the drop-down list on the right.
    3. Click Continue to proceed to the Authenticate step.



    • This step may start on a partner webpage. In this case, you will be navigated directly to the next step of our Kiosk.
    • Click Show in bitcoin to see how much you will get in BTC.
    • You can click Exit anytime you want to cancel the process.

    Step 2 Authenticate

    1. Enter your email in the EMAIL field to register an account with Paxful. If you already have an account with us, enter your email and password to authenticate.
    2. After authentication, click Continue to go to the next step.


    Note: You can skip this step if you have already completed the authentication before entering the Kiosk.

    Step 3 Payment method

    1. Click a payment group tab to select your preferred payment group.

      You will be presented with the best offers based on the following criteria:

      • Best margin: offers with the most profitable markup, according to the current situation on our platform.
      • User is online: offers with most active users will appear in the list.
      • User is verified: offers from users, who passed our ID verification will be available.
      • Best reputation: offers from users with the highest positive feedback.

    2. Select a payment method with an offer from the list in the middle or click Continue. You will go directly to Step 5.


    Note: If you click Continue, you will go directly to the highest offer on the list.

    Step 4 Select offer

    1. To change the payment method click Change payment method link above the offer box. 
    2. Select the payment method from the appeared list.
    3. To select a new offer, under the current offer, click Select another offer button.
    4. Select a new offer from the drop-down list.
    5. Click Continue button to open the offer details.




    Note: To change the payment group click back.png and go to Step 3.

    Step 5 Confirm offer

    1. Read the offer terms carefully and select the checkbox if you agree with the terms. 
    2. Click Continue to start trading.




    • If your account is verified with Paxful, you will go directly to Step 7.
    • To change the offer, click the links Click here to find another offer, Change or back.png and you will go back to Step 4.

    Step 6 Verification

    Before starting a trade, it is important to go through a simple verification process.


    1. Enter your email in the EMAIL field.
    2. Click Verify. A verification code will be sent to your email address.
    3. Type the verification code in the EMAIL VERIFICATION CODE field.
    4. Enter a new password under CREATE PASSWORD.
    5. Click Continue to start the trade.




    1. Enter your valid phone number the PHONE NUMBER field.
    2. Click Verify. An SMS with a security code is sent to your phone number.
    3. Type the security code into the PHONE CONFIRMATION CODE field.
    4. Click Verify to start the trade.



    Note: If your account and phone number are verified with Paxful, you will go directly to Step 7.

    Step 7 Trade

    1. Share the necessary information with your trade partner in the chat window.
    2. Click PAID once you make the payment according to the offer terms and instructions. After this, your trade partner will release bitcoin into your wallet.




    • At any point in the process, depending on the available option, you can click Logout or Cancel if you do not want to continue.
    • During the trade, if you face any issues, you can click Report a problem or start a dispute to request assistance from our moderators.
    • After clicking PAID, if you do not receive your BTC, you can raise a dispute on the trade and our moderators will step in to help.

    Important: If we detect any fraudulent activity during or after the trade, your account may be banned permanently from our platform.

    See our page on buying bitcoin to learn more about our trade process. Here’s a video on how to dispute a trade. In case of any additional questions, our Support Team will be happy to assist you.