User manual:Transferring assets to your Trezor

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This article contains information about to safely transfer your cryptocurrency funds into an account protected by your Trezor device.

If you already own cryptocurrency assets in a wallet somewhere, you can send them to your account securent by your Trezor device using a receiving address generated in Trezor Wallet and confirmed on your Trezor device. For detailed instructions, see User manual:Receiving payments.

If you don't own any coins yet, you will have to get them. One way to buy coins is to use a cryptocurrency ATM. For this, you will need the QR code for one of your bitcoin accounts. You can print the QR code out and use it with the ATM to change cash into bitcoins.

There are also many online bitcoin exchanges where you can change fiat currencies for cryptocurrencies. To see guidelines for using Trezor with Bitstamp, go to Apps:Bitstamp. Most exchanges also offer to hold your coins for you in their web wallet. This is not recommended, as many people have lost their assets during security breaches of such services. If you buy coins online, always send them to your Trezor immediately after purchase. You can also buy bitcoins in a peer-to-peer exchange, e.g. here.

ImportantPlease keep in mind that it is not possible to transfer fiat currencies directly to your Trezor.

For more information about cryptocurrency services, see the relevant section of Glossary. For more information about using third-party apps for receiving funds, see Apps.