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Is it possible to buy Bitcoins via a Bitcoin ATM? How to get your Bitcoins? Read this article and find out everything you need to know!

Yes, it is possible to buy Bitcoins by using a Bitcoin ATM, but in order to buy some, you first need to find the closest ATM location and determine what type of model it is. You can check online and find a map or all Bitcoin ATMs close to your location and find the one that is in your area.

It may be challenging for an average user to understand how to purchase Bitcoins by using an ATM as there are different models of Bitcoin ATMs and each one is different than the other. You have nothing to worry about as we are going to explain the best Bitcoin ATMs models and how to buy Bitcoins directly from them.

There are 6 different mostly installed Bitcoin ATMs in the world and two additional types which were more popular before and today are rarely used (Robocoin and Skyhook). The Bitcoin ATMs are:

  • Genesis1 from Genesis Coin
  • Satoshi1 and Satoshi2 from Genesis Coin
  • Lamassu
  • General Bytes BATMTwo
  • General Bytes BATMThree
  • BitAccess
  • Robocoin
  • Skyhook

Before we discuss the ATMS, you should know that there is a general purchasing process at all Bitcoin ATMs:

  • Provide Bitcoin address for deposit
  • Insert cash into the ATM
  • Confirm operation
  1. Genesis1 – The process of buying Bitcoins via Genesis1 is quite easy. This is how the process goes – click “Buy Bitcoins” provide your mobile number, enter the validation code you just received, scan a fingerprint, select cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Blackcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, and XCurrency). The next step is choosing to scan a wallet or generate a new wallet, scan wallet QR code, insert cash bills, click send, and get a printed receipt.
  • Verification step (the verification procedure is optional and vary depending on the type of machine)
  • Satoshi1 – Another ATM model from Genesis Coin. You can only purchase Bitcoins from this ATM with cash. Satoshi2 model is similar to Satoshi1, however, it has a dispenser slot and allows you to buy and sell Bitcoins. The process of buying Bitcoins is completely identical at both machines. Here is how the process goes – click “Buy Bitcoin”, select the amount you want to buy, enter a phone number by using ATM pin pad. You will get an SMS with a verification code, enter the code, scan QR code of your address, and input the cash. When you are ready, click finish, and Bitcoins will be sent to your account immediately.
  • Lamassu – This machine is the second mostly installed Bitcoin ATM. The process of buying Bitcoins is pretty simple and here is how it goes – click “Start”, scan QR code of your Bitcoin address, insert cash in the machine, press “Send”. You have to have your own Bitcoin wallet as there is no paper wallet printer at this ATM.
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  • General Bytes BATMTwo – This ATM provides services to anonymous users and registered users. Depending on how the operator sets up the ATM, the process of buying Bitcoins is different, however, the process goes something like this – select language, click “buy bitcoins”, select the amount you want to buy, select receive by may, save the password, insert cash, click “buy bitcoins”, and click “done”.
  • General Bytes BATMThree – The process of buying is similar to BATMTwo, however, the UI is different. Here is how the process goes – click “buy Bitcoins”, select the interval in which the amount you want to purchase falls, scan the wallet or print a paper wallet, insert cash, and click “buy Bitcoins”.
  • BitAccess – The process of buying Bitcoins – select language, enter a mobile number, enter the validation code, select “buy Bitcoins”, scan QR code, insert cash, and click “I’m done”.

Find the nearest ATM and buy Bitcoins now!