How to buy Bitcoin from Lykke instantly

With the right setup and a little know-how, buying bitcoin from Lykke on your mobile device is easy and instantaneous, and you won’t incur any fees. However, the process can be a bit confusing at first. To help you navigate your way, we’ll lead you through the process step by step, so even if you’re a beginner, you’ll be able to purchase and trade quickly and seamlessly. In the sections to follow, we’ll show you how to buy Bitcoin online with your debit card or credit card.

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Checklist for buying Bitcoin instantly

To ensure that you can immediately fund your Lykke Wallet, you need to complete the following steps:

  • Register your Lykke account
  • Register with creditvouchers.com
  • Have one of the following debit cards or credit cards: American Express, Visa, VisaElectron, MasterCard, Maestro, JCB, or UnionPay. Alternately, you can use one of these payment methods: PayPal, Skrill, Giropay, iDeal, Poli, or Przelewy24

For everyone entirely new to Lykke, we have put together a short guide to get you started.

How to get started with Lykke

Download the app via the App Store if you’re using an iPhone or the Google Play Store if you have an Android device. Open the app, and tap „Get Started“.

Open the app, and tap Get Started

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Fill in your email address, and tap „Sign Up“

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A code will be sent to your email address – insert this into the app and confirm

We are trying to make using the Lykke Wallet as secure as possible. Therefore, we have a number of measures to keep your funds safe:

  • Password
  • Transaction PIN
  • Backup seed
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You will be asked to create a password — this should be a minimum of six characters.

We recommend that you don’t use an old password. Come up with an entirely new one for Lykke, perhaps with the help of a password generator or password management tool. Create a hint for password recovery if you wish.
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To complete your registration, fill in your first and last name, add your phone number, and then confirm the code that you receive via text message.

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Next, create a four-digit pin to secure transactions.

Again, don’t recycle an existing pin or specify one that may be easily compromised. Don’t use your date of birth!
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In order to recover your account in case your device gets stolen or damaged, we create a random 12-word backup seed. This is generated by shaking your device.

We recommend that you make a backup now: Write down the words, and keep them in a safe place.

To be able to fund your account, you must register by submitting a selfie, a photo of your passport or ID, and your address:

For iOS

Tap button add next to the trading wallet, and choose Credit Card USD as the deposit method.

For Android

Go to your trading wallet, tap the top left symbol, and tap the button add next to USD. Choose Credit Card as the deposit method.

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Go through the three screens where you upload the required documents. Approval may take a few days. Once approved, you’re officially ready to buy your first Bitcoin from Lykke. Congrats!

How to buy Bitcoin from Lykke

So, you have a Lykke Wallet, and you’re a registered and approved Lykke user. Next, you fund your account with USD, which you can to convert to BTC on the Lykke Exchange:

For iOS

Tap button add next to the trading wallet, and choose Credit Card USD as the deposit method.

For Android

Go to your trading wallet, tap the top left symbol, and tap the button add next to USD. Choose Credit Card as the deposit method.


It’s important to note that, even though you’ve selected Credit Card and USD, you can fund your account using different payment methods and different currencies. This is possible because you will be obtaining a USD credit voucher through creditvouchers.com, which can be purchased with Visa, MasterCard and more. Let’s walk through the next steps for each payment method. You may scroll down to the method of your choice.

How to purchase Bitcoin instantly with credit card

After you choose Credit Card as the deposit method, a form appears on your screen. Simply fill out this form.

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Enter the amount you wish to add to your Lykke Wallet, provide your personal details, and tap „Checkout“.

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The app redirects you to creditvouchers.com. If you already have an account, log in. If you don’t, please register for one now.

It has never been easier to buy Bitcoin with credit card from all over the world. Choose your credit card provider. On the next screen, fill in your credit card details, and tap „Continue“. If the operation is successful, you receive a congrats note from Lykke. You can now return to the wallet.

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In the trading wallet, tap the button add next to BTC, and choose Buy. You might need to scroll down a little, depending on your mobile device.

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Stop when you see the amount of USD that you just funded your account with, along with the current exchange rate (USD/BTC) and how many BTC your USD will purchase. Tap the bar.

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Enter the amount of BTC you would like to purchase, and tap „Checkout“.

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Congrats! You’ve just purchased Bitcoin by using your credit card!