Send Bitcoins from an ATM Directly to a Hardware Wallet
Bitcoin ATMs make buying bitcoins easy and fast. Bitcoins purchased from Bitcoin ATMs are delivered to the recipient in one of several ways:
- a private key printed on receipt paper;
- encrypted with user given password a private key is sent by email;
- to a Bitcoin address provided by user and scanned at the machine before payment.
What if, however, you want to deliver your bitcoins directly to a bitcoin hardware wallet? Hardware wallets don’t have screens and require software to interact with the device. So how can you send bitcoins from an ATM directly to your hardware wallet?
Mobile HD Watch-only Wallets
Using a mobile wallet like Mycelium or Sentinel, you can import your hardware wallet HD seed onto your mobile device. This allows you to view your hardware wallet addresses and accept payments to your hardware wallet from your phone. There will be no need to even carry or bring the hardware wallet with you to the ATM. Continue reading