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How do I receive Bitcoin and crypto in Exodus?
How do I receive Bitcoin and crypto in Exodus?

Learn how to find your Exodus address to receive crypto in a few steps. Receive Bitcoin and crypto in your Exodus crypto wallet.

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Everything you need to know about receiving crypto in Exodus. Learn how to find your crypto address and receive crypto in Exodus with only a few steps. Once you click the receive button, Exodus shows your crypto address. Similar to a bank account number, you can share this crypto receive address with another person to receive crypto.

Do you need a self-custody wallet to receive crypto? You can download Exodus here.


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How do I receive crypto in Exodus?

To receive crypto in Exodus, you will need the address of the asset. You can paste this address into the platform you're sending crypto from.

Sending from each platform will be a little different. You can check out our guides here:

The following are third-party platforms that are not affiliated with Exodus. As such, Exodus cannot guarantee the performance of their products/services or that the steps shown and the information provided will always be accurate.

The following instructions show you how to find your asset's address in Web3 Wallet, Desktop, and Mobile.

If you have any questions about receiving crypto in Exodus, please reach out to us for help: [email protected].

Mobile

These instructions work for any blockchain asset that Exodus supports. In this example, we will receive Bitcoin.

Before you begin, please ensure the asset you're sending to your Exodus wallet is supported. You can see which assets and networks are supported on our status page.

Make sure you choose the correct network to receive your asset on. For more information, please see our article: How do I send or swap an asset that runs on another network?

If you send an unsupported asset, or send a token on an unsupported network, you won't see the asset in your Exodus wallet. In this case, you might need to go through a recovery process. For help with this, please reach out to Exodus Support.

You can see which assets and networks are supported on our status page.

  1. In Exodus Mobile, a) tap on the Wallet icon, then b) tap on the asset you'd like to receive. If an asset is enabled on multiple networks, c) a menu will expand, and you can select the network.

    If you don't see the asset you want to receive, you'll need to enable it by following this guide: How do I enable and disable assets in Exodus?

  2. Now tap on the Receive button on the right-hand side of your wallet.

    Before you can receive an Algorand token, you have to opt in and enable it. To see how, visit: How do I opt in and enable Algorand tokens on Mobile?

  3. Here you will see your address in plain text and as a QR code. You can paste this address into the sending platform to receive this asset.

  4. Once the funds are sent to Exodus, you will see the transaction as receiving under Pending in the wallet. After the transaction confirms on the blockchain, the funds will be available in your wallet.

To keep your received crypto safe, make sure you have backed up your Exodus wallet by writing down your 12-word secret phrase: How do I always have access to my wallet with my 12-word secret recovery phrase?


Video tutorial: How to receive crypto on Exodus Mobile


Desktop

These instructions work for any cryptocurrency that Exodus supports. In this example, we will receive Bitcoin.

Before you begin, please ensure the asset you're sending to your Exodus wallet is supported. You can see which assets and networks are supported on our status page.

Make sure you choose the correct network to receive your asset on. For more information, please see our article: How do I send or swap an asset that runs on another network?

If you send an unsupported asset, or send a token on an unsupported network, you won't see the asset in your Exodus wallet. In this case, you might need to go through a recovery process. For help with this, please reach out to Exodus Support.

  1. In Exodus Desktop, a) click the Wallet icon and b) select the asset you want to receive.

  2. If the asset you want to receive is supported on multiple networks, a) click the dropdown menu and b) select the network you are receiving the asset on.

    If you don't see the network you want to receive funds on in the dropdown menu, you'll need to enable it by following this guide: How to enable and disable assets in Exodus?

    To see a full list of assets supported in Exodus, visit our status page.

  3. After selecting the asset and network, click Receive.

    Before you can receive an Algorand token, you have to opt in and enable it. To see how, visit: How do I opt in and enable Algorand tokens on Desktop?

  4. You can click the copy button to copy the address. The button is located on the right-hand side of the address field. Paste this address into the sending platform to receive this asset.

    An additional option is to scan your Bitcoin address QR code. From here you can also email your address or view it on a block explorer.

  5. Once the funds are sent to Exodus, you will see the transaction as Receiving and Pending in the wallet. After the transaction confirms on the blockchain, the funds will be available in your wallet.

To keep your received crypto safe, make sure you have backed up your Exodus wallet by writing down your 12-word secret phrase: How do I always have access to my wallet with my 12-word secret recovery phrase?


Video tutorial: How to receive crypto on Exodus Desktop


Web3 Wallet

You can receive crypto to your Web3 Wallet on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other supported networks.

  1. Open your Web3 Wallet and a) click on the Wallet icon. Next, b) click on Receive.

  2. From the list of assets, click on the one you want to receive.

    Before you can receive an Algorand token, you have to opt in and enable it. To see how, visit: How do I opt in and enable Algorand tokens on the Web3 Wallet?

  3. Here you will see your address in plain text and as a QR code. You can paste this address into the sending platform to receive this asset.

  4. Once the funds are sent to Exodus, you will see the transaction as receiving under In Progress in the wallet. After the transaction confirms on the blockchain, the funds will be available in your wallet.

To keep your received crypto safe, make sure you have backed up your Exodus wallet by writing down your 12-word secret phrase: How do I always have access to my wallet with my 12-word secret recovery phrase?


Trezor

These instructions work for any blockchain asset that Exodus and Trezor supports. In this example, we will receive Bitcoin.

Receiving and sending funds on Trezor is only fully supported on Exodus Desktop. Although you can view your Trezor balance on Exodus mobile, sending is not supported. For more information, visit: Trezor on Exodus Mobile.

Before you begin, please ensure that the asset you're sending to your Trezor wallet is a supported asset and that you choose the correct network to send it on.

For more information on supported networks, please see our article: How do I send or swap an asset that runs on another network?

If you send an unsupported asset, or send a token on an unsupported network, you won't see the asset in your Trezor wallet. In this case, you might need to go through a recovery process. For help with this, please reach out to Exodus Support.

You can see which assets and networks are supported on our status page.

  1. Before you send funds to your Trezor, connect it with Exodus to confirm that you can connect to the Trezor portfolio you are sending funds to. Next, open your desktop wallet and a) click on the Portfolio icon, then b) click on your Trezor portfolio.

  2. a) Click the Wallet icon, then from the list of tokens, b) click on the asset that you want to receive. For this example, we will use Bitcoin. Next, c) click on Receive.

  3. Here you will see your address in plain text and as a QR code. You can paste this address into the sending platform to receive this asset.

    An additional option is to scan your address QR code. You can also email your address, view it on a block explorer, or view and verify your address on your Trezor.

  4. Once the funds are sent to your Trezor, you will see the transaction as Pending in the wallet. After the transaction confirms on the blockchain, the funds will be available in your wallet.

    To learn more about Trezor in Exodus, visit: Getting started with Exodus and Trezor.

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