This is a step-by-step guide and meant for complete crypto newbies without access to an exchange, credit card, or other methods
except for PayPal/Paysafe Cards.Note: There are fees involved.In order to buy BitShares, you need Bitcoin, but before we start, here's what you need first:
* Open an Account at https://blockchain.info/wallet - it's your Bitcoin Wallet
* Open an Account at https://www.virwox.com/ - there's the magic
* Open an Account at wallet.bitshares.org - your BitShares Wallet
1. Deposit PayPal to Virwox
2. Exchange Money to Virwox' Currency - Dollar/SLL
3. Exchange SLL on Virwox to Bitcoin - BTC/SLL
4. Send Bitcoin to your Blockchain.info Wallet
5. Exchange Bitcoin for BitShares on metaexchange.info1. Deposit PayPal to Virwox
* Login to your Virwox account and move to https://www.virwox.com/deposit.php
* Search for "PayPal Express Checkout" - deposit money.
Full: http://i.imgur.com/yecZvSi.png2. Exchange Money to Virwox' Currency - Dollar/SLL
* Go to EUR/SLL if you deposited in EURO or USD/SLL if you deposited in DOLLARhttp://i.imgur.com/HSj4udT.png
* Exchange USD to SLL and Place the Order!http://i.imgur.com/hni96Z6.pnghttp://i.imgur.com/VnRO8Cj.png
"The order has been placed and FILLED COMPLETELY."3. Exchange SLL on Virwox to Bitcoin - SLL/Bitcoin
* Go to BTC/SLL https://www.virwox.com/place_order.php?instr=11
* Exchange SLL to BTC and Place Order!http://i.imgur.com/skTnwZD.png
"The order has been placed and FILLED COMPLETELY."4. Send Bitcoin to your Blockchain.info Wallet
* Go to https://www.virwox.com/withdraw.php
- Withdraw to Bitcoinhttp://i.imgur.com/w72sVrn.png
We need our Bitcoin address now,
* Head over to https://blockchain.info/wallet/
and Login. If you don't have a wallet yet, click "Start A New Wallet" and register.
* Copy Your Bitcoin Address - for me it would be 1NQuMQgzLwUbp7rRfAXC1X27RwEjxzJq5Chttp://i.imgur.com/cQ8KHwf.png
* Go back to https://www.virwox.com/withdraw.php
- enter the Amount of Bitcoin and Paste your Bitcoin address.
* Click "Request Withdrawal" - NOTE: 1st Withdrawal can take up to 48 hours!Check your Blockchain.info Wallet once in a while - in the meantime let's create a BitShares Online Wallet:
* Go to https://wallet.bitshares.org/
* Create an Account - you only need a Passphrase, make it long! Make sure to write down your Brain Key!
* Click: "Create New Account"http://i.imgur.com/qfwtv0T.pngIMPORTANT: After you entered your account name you MUST register this very account name with BitShares - http://i.imgur.com/IRfG7Qd.pnghttp://i.imgur.com/1Y6lpYi.png
* Use faucet to register your account and follow the 1 step needed.
If everything went as planned you should see this http://i.imgur.com/7fAhMfv.pngLast Step: Exchange Bitcoin to BitShares
Once you received the Bitcoin from Virwox,
* Go to your Blockchain.info wallet
* Click Tab "Send Money"http://i.imgur.com/FAUqUgL.png
* Open https://metaexchange.info/
- select BTS/BTC (https://metaexchange.info/markets/BTS/BTC
* Click the Green "Buy BTS" Field
Now it's time to enter our BitShares Namehttp://i.imgur.com/SPDg8EM.png
* Click "Submit"
You should see "Your bitcoin deposit address" now
* Copy bitcoin deposit address and move to your blockchain.info Wallet tab "Send Money"http://i.imgur.com/mdPdGZQ.png
* Paste Bitcoin address in "To:" Field and set the amount of Bitcoin you want to exchange.
* Click "Send Payment"http://i.imgur.com/SlbPw9J.png
That's it - if everything went as planned you should see a fresh BitShares deposit in your BitShares Wallethttp://i.imgur.com/EXBNL1I.pngIf you need help, feel free to contact me directly or via this thread!
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