A Swiss-based crypto messaging platform called Lite.IM developed a tool where you can send, received and earn Bitcoin.
This is great as it will make cryptocurrency closer to the people and aid in it adoption.
The WhatsApp platform aims to lower the entry barrier for the average person to use cryptocurrencies.
This initiative has the potential to grow into the easiest way to accept bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
N/B. This is not FBcoin. FBcoin is a cryptocurrency proposed by Facebook owners of WhatsApp. Lite.im is an independent corporation that builds this add-on to the popular texting platform Whatsapp.
How to Send, Received and Earn Bitcoin via WhatsApp
The Lite.IM is a tool developed to simply receive and send BTC via WhatsApp.
Lite.Im is developed by Zulu republic, who distributed a free airdrop for their native ZTX token in 2018.
All you have to do as a user is to add the Lite.Im WhatsApp bot and follow the instructions to start using and earning virtual currencies on the app.
- Start the process by clicking here.
- Choose your Language
- Set a password
- You’re all set!
The smart reading already saw option 6, share your code with friends and you can earn btc.
This is yet another way to earn bitcoin or crypto that are available for the people who are looking to earn crypto from home.
How do I receive Bitcoin on Whatsapp?
It’s simple, once you installed the bot you do the following:
- Type in 0 and press enter, to reset the bot
- You’ll see the options menu again, and you type in 1 to receive btc
- You select how you wish to receive it, we selected 2 QR code.
Send that QR code to your friends, and tell them you are open for business and you accept bitcoins!
How to change virtual currency
Besides bitcoin on Whatsapp, you can also use other coins on the messaging platform.
You go back to the main menu by typing “0”.
You change your default currency by selecting “1” and pick which coin you want to use between Ethereum, Litecoin and Zulu Republic token (ZTX).
At this time, it doesn’t look like the app supports ERC20 tokens yet. So it’s not suitable to earn airdrops on Whatsapp. However, if this feature is added later we will be sure to update you.