The Basics

Get up to speed on all things Paxful, crypto, blockchain technology, and trading.

Promotional Terms and Conditions

Promotional terms & conditions

11 min
November 10, 2023

Paxful Account Restrictions, Simply Explained

Learn what happens when things go wrong on Paxful, including offering examples of behaviors that will lead to account restrictions; the various types of bans, freezes, and suspensions our team uses to enforce marketplace safety; and a simple explanation of recourse steps available to you to contest our restrictions.

5 min
October 16, 2023
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How to contact Paxful’s 24/7 global customer support

Got any questions for us? Whether you need help with your account or need an issue resolved, Paxful’s customer support is ready to assist you.

7 min
July 13, 2023
What is a Satoshi

Here’s why satoshis are essential in Bitcoin’s economy

A satoshi is the 100 millionth unit of a Bitcoin. Likes cents to the dollar, satoshis make Bitcoin divisible & applicable for microtransactions.

2 min
May 30, 2023
What are Bitcoin Ordinals

Have NFTs finally arrived in the world of Bitcoin?

An Ordinal is a text, image, or a video inscribed in a transaction. It’s kind of like a non-fungible token (NFT) but inside the Bitcoin Blockchain.

4 min
March 21, 2023
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USD Coin (USDC) is now available on Paxful

Now you can use USDC to protect your wealth from inflation or to hedge against the volatility of cryptocurrencies.

2 min
December 7, 2022
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Five easy steps to self-custody your Bitcoin

Holding your Bitcoin in a wallet you control is not only safe, it also grants you freedom to transact the way you want to.

3 min
December 1, 2022
What is USDC and how does it work

What is USDC and how does it work?

USDC (or USD Coin) is a stablecoin whose value is pegged to the US dollar 1:1. As the 2nd largest stablecoin, USDC is fully backed by US dollar reserves.

5 min
November 28, 2022
Beginners guide to paxful

The ultimate beginner’s guide to using Paxful

We’ve created an all-in-one guide on how to use Paxful so you can get started on your Bitcoin journey today.

9 min
June 3, 2022
How to Make Money With Cryptocurrency as an Average Person

You don’t need much to start making money with cryptocurrency

You don’t need large sums to start making money with cryptocurrencies. You can hold, trade, lend, or even earn by playing games!

6 min
May 31, 2022

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