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How to buy Filecoin(FIL) Guide

Updated on:  2024/04/23 14:05:35(UTC+0)
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In this tutorial, we will discuss:
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Where and how to buy Filecoin
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Alternative methods to obtain Filecoin
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Methods to obtain Filecoin for free
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What are the applications of Filecoin
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Market stats to assist in determining optimal times for purchasing Filecoin
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How to safely store your Filecoin
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How to withdraw Filecoin

Where and how to buy Filecoin

Investing in Filecoin has never been easier. Simply sign up on Bitget, complete the identity verification process, and make payments using bank transfers, debit cards, or credit cards, all while ensuring security through crypto wallets. This is a widely adopted method to buy Filecoin. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to buy Filecoin on Bitget.

Step-by-step guide

Step 1: Create a Bitget account.

Sign up and download the Bitget app to start your journey on Bitget.

Step 2: Complete Bitget's identity verification.

Kindly verify your identity to ensure full compliance and enhance your Bitget experience.
You can access the identity verification page, fill out your country, upload your ID documents, and submit your selfie. You will receive a notification once your identity has been successfully verified.

Step 3: Place a Filecoin order through any of the various payment options provided.

Credit/Debit card: For Visa/Mastercard, select Credit/Debit card and then click Add New Card in the Buy Crypto tab.
Complete your payment on Bitget AppCredit/Debit in the Buy Crypto tab of the Bitget app
Enter the bank card details to complete your payment on Bitget WebsiteCredit/Debit in the Buy Crypto tab of the Bitget website
Select your preferred fiat currency, enter the amount you wish to spend, link your credit card, and then complete your payment with zero fees.
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For Diners Club/Discover card, click Buy Crypto > [Third Party] in the top navigation bar to place your Filecoin order.
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How to buy crypto with credit/debit card
Google Pay and Apple Pay: Turning your Google Pay and Apple Pay balance into Filecoin is easy and secure on Bitget. Click Buy Crypto > [Third Party] in the top navigation bar to place your Filecoin order.
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How to buy crypto via third-party gateway
Buy Filecoin via bank transfer: We accept iDeal and SEPA for EUR payments, PIX for BRL payments, PayID for AUD payments, UPI for INR payments, QRIS, DANA, and OVO for IDR payments, SPEI for MXN payments, and Gcash for PHP payments. Services are provided by the AlchemyPay, Banxa, Mercuryo, and Simplex payment gateways. Select Buy Crypto > [Third Party] in the top navigation bar, then select a fiat currency to place your Filecoin order.
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How to buy crypto on Bitget P2P
Buy Filecoin with your Bitget account fiat balance: You can Deposit fiat funds with Advcash, SEPA, Faster Payments, or PIX payment gateways to top up your Bitget fiat balance. Then, click Buy Crypto > [Cash conversion] in the top navigation bar to place your Filecoin order.
Zero-fee P2P trading: With Bitget P2P, you can buy crypto with over 100 payment methods, including bank transfer, cash, and e-wallets like Payeer, Zelle, Perfect Money, Advcash, and Wise. Just place an order, pay the seller, and you'll get your crypto. Enjoy secured transactions using escrow.

Step 4:Monitor Filecoin in your Bitget spot account

If you've chosen to purchase Filecoin on Bitget, your Filecoin will be instantly credited to your Bitget spot account upon payment completion. You can click Assets located on the top right corner of the page to check your assets. Additionally, you can buy, deposit, convert, trade, and withdraw them.
Check your Assets
Check your assets

Alternative methods to obtain Filecoin

In addition to purchasing Filecoin directly, there are numerous other ways to obtain Filecoin.

Convert crypto to Filecoin with Bitget Convert

Bitget Convert offers a secure, swift, and zero transaction fee method to convert crypto to Filecoin. Just choose your available crypto assets, specify the amount for the Filecoin swap, confirm, and check Filecoin instantly credited to your spot account. Ensure sufficient account balance before proceeding with the conversion.
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Swap on-chain assets to Filecoin with Bitget Swap

Unlike buying or selling crypto, swapping does not access traditional financial rails since fiat currencies are not involved. Bitget Swap supports over 250,000 cryptocurrencies on 30 major blockchains including Ethereum, Polygon, and Solana. You can exchange any other crypto to Filecoin anytime, anywhere, including cross-chain transactions. Transaction gas fees are automatically converted.
Click Trade > [Bitget Swap] in the top navigation bar to swap any other cryptocurrency for Filecoin.

Methods to obtain Filecoin for free

Using real money to buy Filecoin is not the only way to obtainFilecoin. If you have the time to allocate, you can get Filecoin for free.
Learn how to earn Filecoin for free through the Learn2Earn promotion
Earn free Filecoin by inviting friends to join Bitget's Assist2Earn promotion
Receive free Filecoin airdrops by joining On-going challenges and promotions
All crypto airdrops and rewards can be converted to Filecoin through Bitget Convert, Bitget Swap, or Spot Trading.
Note: Want to keep tabs on coin prices? Visit our Coin prices directory or Filecoin Price Page and bookmark them to stay updated!
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Filecoin Price Now:
FIL / USDT
$6.51
-0.05
-0.77%24H
The live Filecoin price today is $6.51 USD with a 24-hour trading volume of $4223544.41 USD. We update our FIL to USD price in realtime. FIL is -0.77% in the last 24 hours.
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How to buy Filecoin in other countries?

You can easily buy Filecoin (Filecoin) with the lowest fees and highest security wherever Bitget is available. Select your country in the search box below to start buying Filecoin in your preferred location:
This information is manually updated. If you come across any inaccuracies, please inform us at [email protected]. Last checked on 2024-04-23.

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What can you do with Filecoin?

Now that you've secured your share of the digital revolution, it's time to take the next steps. Whether you're a seasoned investor or just starting out, explore our advanced trading features, like margin trading and futures trading, to amplify your potential returns. Keep an eye on the market through our intuitive interface and real-time charts, helping you seize opportunities as they arise. Consider staying ahead of market trends with Bitget's insightful educational resources, providing you with the knowledge you need to make informed trading decisions. Your crypto journey has just begun. With Bitget, you're positioned to navigate the exciting world of cryptocurrencies with confidence. And remember, our dedicated customer support team is here to assist you on your journey, addressing any queries you might have.
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Store/Hold Filecoin

Many users hold on to their Filecoin with the expectation of it increasing in value. You can store your FIL safely on your Bitget account or on our crypto wallet app BG Wallet, the most user-friendly and secure mobile wallet.

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Trade Filecoin

You can trade Filecoin for 150+ cryptocurrencies on Bitget’s industry-leading, fast, and secure trading platform. Bitget offers many trading pairs for Filecoin trading to meet your needs.

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Send Filecoin

Yes, Bitget allows you to easily transfer value around the world, fast. You can buy Filecoin online and send to anyone and anywhere with their Filecoin address.

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Spend Filecoin

You can also buy goods and services with your Filecoin. More and more vendors and retailers accept Filecoin every day.

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Donate Filecoin

Bitget Charity accepts Filecoin donations for global projects that aim to improve the lives of people in the bottom billion. You can donate Filecoin so no one misses out on the growth made possible by blockchain.

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Learn More About Filecoin

You can read more in-depth articles on Filecoin from Bitget Research and study how cryptocurrencies like Filecoin work on Bitget Academy

Market stats to assist in determining optimal times for purchasing Filecoin

Maybe you just need to know more about it. Let us briefly guide you through the most interesting Filecoin facts from our Bitget Academy articles. Learn why people buy Filecoin today!

What is Filecoin (FIL)?

Filecoin is a peer-to-peer decentralized network for storing, hosting, and retrieving data reliably on blockchain. The network was introduced in 2017 by Protocol Labs, a company that is famous for its peer-to-peer solutions such as IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) and Libp2p. Filecoin was schedule to have its mainnet released in 2019 but had to postpone until 2020.

How Filecoin (FIL) Works

Filecoin incentivizes people to join the network by rewarding FIL tokens to those who provide storage, and those who want to use such storage have to pay FIL. However, miners, also storage providers in this case, have to compete to have the lowest fee.

To verify that the data are indeed saved for a predetermined period of time, Filecoin uses two consensus mechanisms, Proof of Replication and Proof of Spacetime.

How Many Filecoin (FIL) Tokens Are in Circulation?

FIL has a hard cap maximum supply of 2 billion. At the moment, there are 305.9 million FIL tokens in circulation.

How to Buy Filecoin (FIL)

Consider investing in Filecoin (FIL)? It only takes 2 minutes to create an account on Bitget and start trading FIL.

Check out the available FI L trading pairs on Bitget!

Futures market

FILUSDT

Spot market

FILUSDT

FILUSDC

FILBTC

FILETH

Filecoin (FIL) Resources

Official Website

Official Documents

How to safely store your Filecoin

Many investors opt to hold onto their Filecoin for long-term investment. Safeguard your Filecoin with confidence using the Bitget Wallet, known for its industry-leading security and risk control, backed by Suntwin Technology, Qingsong Cloud Security, HEAP, and Armors. Sign up now to enjoy the perks of owning a Filecoin wallet at Bitget.

How to withdraw Filecoin with Bitget's hassle-free withdrawal process

Using an exchange is one of the most convenient methods to cash out your Filecoin or other crypto, and Bitget stands out as an excellent choice. With its user-friendly Buy/Sell buttons, Bitget simplifies the experience, allowing you to intuitively select the cryptocurrency you want to sell and specify the sell amount.
When it comes to withdrawing the Filecoin you've acquired, Bitget offers a seamless experience. Enjoy competitive fees, a flexible minimum withdrawal threshold, and lightning-fast delivery times within 24 hours, ensuring your is readily available for you.
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How to buy Filecoin(FIL) Guide

FAQ
How do I purchase Filecoin?
Nowadays, you can purchase and store Filecoin hassle-free on a CEX like Bitget. You can use your debit/credit card, bank transfer, or perform peer-to-peer trading to buy Filecoin. You can easily do it on your computer, tablet, iOS, or Android.
Can I buy US$1 worth of Filecoin?
In theory, Filecoin can be divided and bought in an amount that is worth US$1, but on Bitget, the minimum order amount on the spot market is limited to US$5.
Can I buy US$10 of Filecoin?
Yes, can be divided and bought in an amount that is worth US$10. On Bitget, the minimum order amount on the spot market is limited to US$5.
Where else can I buy Filecoin?
If a token is not available for purchase via the P2P market or debit/credit card. You can place a buy order for it via the spot market.
Where is the best place to buy Filecoin?
The best place to buy Filecoin is the exchange that provides hassle-free and secure transactions combined with a convenient interface and high liquidity. Millions of users every day choose Bitget as a trusted crypto purchase platform.
Should I buy Filecoin right now?
You should make a decision on purchasing or investing in Filecoin or other tokens after performing your own research and analysis. Bitget provides user-friendly crypto trading and purchasing services. Additional resources such as Bitget Academy and Bitget Insights help users to navigate the current market news and trends.
Cryptocurrency investment activities, including actions done to buy Filecoin online via Bitget, are subject to market risk. Bitget provides easy and convenient ways for you to buy Filecoin instantly, and we put our best efforts to fully inform our users about each and every cryptocurrency we offer on the exchange, but we are not responsible for the results that may arise from your Filecoin purchase. This page and any information in it is not meant to be interpreted as an endorsement of any particular cryptocurrency or method of acquiring it.