Bitcoin Tutorial: Desktop Web + Local Wallet
A web wallet is usually a browser-based wallet . In some cases you can download a applications to manage your wallet without a browser. These web wallet providers usually offer means to buy bitcoins. For ease of use we recommend Coinbase because you can use your credit card to purchase bitcoins.
Coinbase lack anonymity, that’s why we prefer to use Local Wallets in combination with Coinbase. We buy bitcoins using coinbase. Sent them to our local wallet and use the local wallet for online purchases, which gives us a more secure and anonymous transaction. For our local wallet we will be using MultiBit HD.
- 1Installing Coinsbase + MultiBit HD
- 2Buying Bitcoins
- 3Transferring bitcoins to local wallet
- 4Paying with Bitcoins