So, what is USD Coin?

USD Coin is a digital stablecoin that is pegged to the United States dollar and runs on the Ethereum, Stellar, Algorand, and Solana blockchains. Please note that CoinMetro only currently supports the ERC-20 version of USDC.

"USDC is issued by regulated financial institutions, backed by fully reserved assets, redeemable on a 1:1 basis for US dollars, and governed by Centre, a membership-based consortium that sets technical, policy and financial standards for stablecoins."

- https://www.circle.com/en/usdc

How to buy or sell USDC on CoinMetro

For all in-depth information on how to buy USDC using either our dashboard swap widget (suitable for beginners) or our exchange platform, please click here.

For all in-depth information on how to sell USDC using either our dashboard swap widget (suitable for beginners) or our exchange platform, please click here.

How to receive/deposit USDC

For all in-depth information on how to deposit USDC into your CoinMetro account, please click here.

If you're depositing from another exchange, it is important to ensure they support sending funds to ETH contracts, or use a full ETH wallet as an intermediary.

Note: As CoinMetro uses smart contracts for Ethereum and ERC-20 token deposits, the amount of gas required is slightly higher than a typical transfer. To be sure that your transaction is successful, please set the transaction gas limit to 55,000 for ETH. The fee difference is minimal. If your gas limit is too low, the transaction will simply be rejected by the Ethereum network. There is no risk for loss of assets caused by a too low gas limit.

How to send/withdraw USDC

For all in-depth information on how to withdraw USDC from your CoinMetro account, please click here.

Important Note - To request a withdrawal, your account profile needs to be verified as well as having the funds to cover your withdrawal. The first time a withdrawal is made to a destination, the destination needs to be verified via e-mail. If you have 2-Factor Authentication enabled for withdrawals, you will be asked to input the code for each withdrawal, approved or not. We suggest enabling 2-Factor Authentication to protect your account.

Withdrawals waiting for approval can be cancelled and withdrawal status can be found by selecting the wallet on the GO! Dashboard. Approved withdrawals cannot be cancelled. If there is no Cancel button, there should be a transaction ID (TXID). This is a link to the relevant tx hash (Transaction Hash) on a blockchain explorer website.

We hope this article has given you all the information you need on buying, selling, depositing and withdrawing USDC.

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