How to get BCH without messing with keys etc?

Bitcoin Questions and AnswersHow to get BCH without messing with keys etc?
Andy asked 3 weeks ago

Hi, I am using electrum wallet and see all kinds of complicated and dodgy-sounding ways to get the BCH, but I dont want to mess around I barely understand electrum anyway.
Is there a way to just transfer all my balance to some exchange where it will also show my BCH, then sell the BCH for BTC and then send it all back to my electrum wallet?

Andy replied 2 weeks ago

Hi that will be interesting, but for now I just want to get hold of the BCH, I can’t sell it till I have it. Thanks!

2 Answers
Zsofia - 99Bitcoins support Staff answered 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy, we will write a post soon about how to buy Bitcoin Cash on the market. In the mean time, you can check the exchanges listed on where you can buy directly Bitcoin Cash.

Ofir Beigel Staff answered 2 weeks ago

Hey Andy, just to follow up on this, at the moment I don’t know of any exchange that will automatically give you BCC if you didn’t have your BTC on the site at the time of the split.
My guess is that you’ll have to “mess” with your keys if you want to get BCH.

Andy replied 2 weeks ago

Oops, replied in wrong place to Zsofia….

Yes It looks like no other options. A good reason to hold on to it for now and see if it becomes worth all the bother. Thanks.

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