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Introduction

Waves allow you to hold and transfer Bitcoin Cash on its blockchain. This works through a so-called Multigateway approach: Bitcoins Cash are sent to a user's deposit address available in the Waves wallet and after the deposit the user receives a Bitcoin Cash token (wBCH) issued in the Waves blockchain. Every single Bitcoin Cash token is backed 1:1 with the real Bitcoin Cash.

Read more about What is a payment gateway?

How to receive Bitcoin Cash

Open your Waves wallet
In the Bitcoin Cash section, click on the Receive button.

The following window will appear. Before proceeding please carefully read the conditions:

The minimum amount of deposit is 0.001 BCH

If you will send less than 0.001 BCH, you will lose that money.

Send only BCH to this deposit address

Sending any other currency to this address may result in the total loss of your deposit.

Copy the shown Bitcoin Cash address or Scan QR Code and send a payment.

Note: Processing can take up to 120 minutes.

How to send Bitcoin Cash

Open your Waves wallet
In the Bitcoin Cash section, click on the Send button.

The following pop-up will appear.
Paste the Bitcoin Cash address you want to send to as well as the amount of Bitcoin Cash.
Please note that the gateway charges 0.001 BTC for the gateway fee as well as 0.001 Waves for the network fee. Before proceeding please carefully read the conditions.

After you have filled the form, click on the Continue button.

The following pop-up will appear.
To complete the operation, click on the Confirm or Back to repeat the process.

Note: Processing can take up to 120 minutes, the minimum amount is 0.001 BCH.

How to transfer Bitcoin Cash to another Waves account

You can send Bitcoin Cash directly to another Waves account. Just use the recipient Waves address, click on the Send and fill-in the sending form.

Note. The network fee is only 0.001 Waves (no gateway fee)

After you have completed the form, click on the Continue button.

The following pop-up will appear.
To complete the operation, click on the Confirm or Back to repeat the process.


More info

See more articles in the Transfers and Gateways chapter.

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