Activating and Using Bitcoin as a Payment Option
Posted by bidorbuy Marketing, Last modified by David Berry on 27 June 2018 12:40 PM
Buyers can pay with bitcoins for products that have bitcoins listed as a payment option in the Shipping & Payment tab. Sellers can accept bitcoins by activating this payment option. It is recommended that Sellers offer multiple payment options.|
How it works
How do I pay for items on bidorbuy using bitcoin?
Sellers have the ability to turn this facility on and off, so not all items will include bitcoins as a payment option. All sellers can opt to accept bitcoins.
Step 1: Check that the item you wish to buy accepts bitcoin. You can do this by one of the following methods: when browsing or searching for items, use the bitcoin payment option filter, situated in the column on the left; or open the listing of the item you want to buy and cheek that the bitcoin payment method is listed under the Shipping & Payment tab (note: Deal of the Week items have this information under Payment).
Step 2: Proceed through checkout as you would for any other item. When you get to the payment page, select the Pay with bitcoin option.
Step 3: Enter the amount that you would like to pay with your bitcoins. You can choose to pay the full amount with your bitcoins or to make a partial payment with your bitcoin and top-up with another payment method. Please note that when making a partial payment you need to enter the amount at this step.(You may need to visit the Luno website to check your bitcoin balance).
Step 4: When you are ready, click on Pay with bitcoin. You will now have two options: to make the payment through a QR code using your smartphone, or to copy the wallet address and log into Luno to complete payment. If you log into Luno, enter your own bitcoin account in the Send from field and the unique wallet address from bidorbuy in the Send to field.
Step 5: Click on I have sent the payment and you're done. You will be re-directed back to bidorbuy to your payment confirmation page. You will then receive your payment confirmation email. Please note that any reversals of refunds will be done in Rands.What you cannot pay with bitcoins
Bitcoin is unfortunately not available for:
Who to contact for help when paying with bitcoins
Buyers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help placing your order with bitcoin.
Sellers, please note