What is CoinSwitch?
CoinSwitch is an all-in-one platform where you can trade cryptocurrencies across a wide range of exchanges. With access to more than 500 cryptocurrencies, here’s what you need to do to place a trade:
- Use CoinSwitch to compare exchange rates across cryptocurrency exchanges and find the best rate.
- Choose your desired currency pair and enter the amount you want to exchange.
- Track your order using your CoinSwitch Order ID.
Which cryptocurrencies can I buy/sell?
CoinSwitch allows you to buy and sell more than 500 cryptocurrencies, including the following:
You can check out a full list of supported coins and tokens on the CoinSwitch website.
CoinSwitch is a global cryptocurrency exchange platform that offers its services to users around the world. To find out whether you’re eligible to access the platform from your country of residence, contact CoinSwitch support directly.
Which payment methods are accepted?
You can exchange funds on CoinSwitch using any cryptocurrency coin or token supported by the platform. However, deposits of fiat currency are not accepted.
How much will it cost me to use CoinSwitch?
The fees charged on CoinSwitch vary depending on the exchange you use to place your transaction. These charges are outlined in the table below, but please keep in mind that they don’t include any additional amount charged by the exchange itself.
|Bittrex||0.49% – 0.98%|
|Cryptopia||0.49% – 0.98%|
|Others||0.49% – 0.98%|
How fast will my funds be available?
CoinSwitch transactions take between 15 and 30 minutes to be processed. Large transactions of around 1 BTC worth or more may take longer depending on the size of your transaction and the capacity of the blockchain.
Are there any transfer limits?
CoinSwitch doesn’t impose any minimum or maximum transaction limits. However, if the amount you wish to exchange is too low and isn’t accepted, you’ll need to adjust the amount to make sure it will cover all the network fees a blockchain takes.
It’s also worth pointing out that the exchange you use to place your trade may impose a maximum limit on transaction amounts.
Is it safe to use CoinSwitch?
Before you can place a trade with CoinSwitch, you’ll need to provide the following:
- Your email address
- Your name
- Your date of birth
- Your country of residence
- Your phone number
You’ll also need to verify your email address and phone number.
However, there’s limited information available on the CoinSwitch website about the security features it offers to customers, so do your own research before deciding whether the platform is safe to use.
If you have a problem with your account or a question about CoinSwitch, you can get in touch with the support team by emailing email@example.com. Email requests typically receive a response within 12 hours.
You can also access a list of frequently asked questions and an online exchange tutorial, or you can seek further assistance through the live chat feature.
Pros and cons
- Intuitive interface makes the platform easy to use
- Access more than 500 cryptocurrencies across over 45,000 currency pairs
- No transaction limits (except those imposed by individual exchanges)
- Ability to compare and find the best exchange rate
- Quick and convenient to use
- Trading fees vary between exchanges, so make sure you check the fee that applies to your transaction
- Fiat deposits not accepted
If you’d like to register for an account with CoinSwitch, click on the “Go to site” link on this page. You’ll be securely redirected to the CoinSwitch website where you can register for an account by entering your email address and creating a password. You’ll then need to enter your name, date of birth and country of residence as well as verify your phone number before you can start trading.
At the time of writing, the author holds IOTA and XLM.