Sign up or download the Coinbase app and start the sign up process. You will need a valid ID and may be asked for proof of address in order to transact, so be sure to have those ready. Verifying your ID may take longer than a few minutes, depending on where you live.
Add a payment method
Tap on the payment method box and connect a payment method. You can use a bank account, debit card or initiate a wire.
Start a trade
On Coinbase.com, select Buy & Sell. On Coinbase mobile app, tap the ( + ) Buy on the Home tab.
Select USD Coin from list of assets
On Coinbase.com, click the Buy panel to search and select USD Coin. On Coinbase mobile app, search for USD Coin by typing “USD Coin” into the search bar. When you see USD Coin appear in the results, tap it to open up the purchase screen.
Enter the amount you want to buy
Use the number pad to input the amount you want to spend in your local currency. The app will automatically convert that into a USD Coin amount. You can tap the arrow buttons to the right of the amount of money you want to spend to switch the number to the equivalent amount of USD Coin
Finalize your purchase of USD Coin
Tap “Preview buy” when ready. You’ll be shown the details of your purchase. Make sure everything looks good and then confirm your purchase by clicking “Buy now”.
Once the order processes, you’ll be taken to the confirmation screen. That’s it, you’ve bought USD Coin.
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