How to Buy Optimism (OP)
Explore the exchanges and markets where you can buy Optimism. Below the table of exchanges and markets, you can also find a step-by-step guide on how to buy Optimism.
How to buy Optimism
CoinScan Markets page lists every exchange selling Optimism, both centralized and decentralized. Compare the price of Optimism across every exchange to find the best price for Optimism, the best volume, or the highest-rated exchange to buy Optimism from. Coinscan has reviewed over 100 crypto exchanges in depth to assist your decision when choosing where to buy Optimism from.
Before investing in cryptocurrency, always perform thorough due diligence on the project. Ensuring the smart contract is safe, audited, or renounced, depending on the situation Cross referencing the tokens social media pages & website to ensure you are buying the correct token and not a scam Verifying that the liquidity is secured either by being locked, burned, or held in another secure way by a reputable third party. Checking that the team is active and involved in the project After committing to Optimism and picking an exchange, prepare your funds while also considering possible fees. Our exchange reviews extensively cover fees and requirements, helping you plan for transaction fees, withdrawal fees, and network costs.
Once you have all of the above figured out, the rest is relatively straightforward. Go to the exchange of your choice and if you don’t already have an account, create one using the convenient ‘visit site’ link on the right side of each exchange. Some exchanges require you to complete KYC requirements before you are allowed to trade or withdraw, so check Exchange reviews for clarification here. Now it’s time to deposit funds into your account or wallet. Most exchanges will require you to send funds to a wallet address that is assigned to you for a period of time. Make sure you select the correct network and token you are depositing, then double check wallet addresses to ensure your funds arrive safely! Once your funds have arrived, complete the purchase.
Once you’ve purchased your Optimism coins, you’ll need to determine how you will store those coins and more importantly, where. You can keep your Optimism coins on an exchange, in a self custodial wallet such as Metamask or Trustwallet, or a secure cold storage wallet like Trezor or Ledger. See our guide on the difference between all three so you can choose the method that best suits your needs. Generally, the more secure the storage method, the more inconvenience you’ll face when trying to trade them later on.
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