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We are delighted to announce that you can now buy bitcoin with mobile money in Uganda!

With mobile money providing a faster way to access ugx, we have added this option so you can fund your wallet and buy bitcoin smoothly, faster and more securely in Uganda on Yellow Card. Furthermore, you will also be able to withdraw bitcoin to mobile money easily. So you can send bitcoin, ethereum or tether to your Yellow Card account and cash out to mobile money in an instant.

We will walk you through the simple process here:

Buy bitcoin with mobile money in Uganda

How to buy bitcoin with Mobile Money in Uganda

To buy bitcoin with mobile money, you must have a Yellow Card account and it is very easy to create one. Simply visit or download our mobile app from your app store and provide the required information. This should less than 5 minutes. Once you have created your account, your UGX and bitcoin wallets will be activated. The next step is to fund your UGX wallet. To do this:

  1. Sign in to your Yellow Card account
  2. From your dashboard select deposit
  3. Choose the Mobile Money option
  4. Enter the amount you want to deposit
  5. Enter your mobile number and select your mobile money provider ( MTN or Airtel)
  6. Confirm the deposit information and authorise the transaction on your mobile device.
  7. Your account will be credited instantly with the deposited amount.

Now that you have deposited ugx into your account, go to your dashboard and select Bitcoin. Enter the amount you want to buy and confirm the details. Your bitcoin wallet will be added to your wallet immediately.

How to withdraw bitcoin with Mobile Money in Uganda

You can also sell bitcoin on Yellow Card and withdraw your money directly to Mobile Money. This may be bitcoin you already have in your Yellow Card wallet or you can also send from other external wallets to your YC wallet and sell.

First, from your dashboard go to your bitcoin wallet and sell the amount of bitcoin you want. Then to withdraw the money:

  1. From your dashboard, select withdraw
  2. Select Mobile Money
  3. Enter the amount you want to withdraw
  4. Enter your mobile phone number and Mobile Money provider
  5. Confirm the withdrawal details and input your 4-digit PIN
  6. Your money will be instantly sent to your mobile number.

In addition to the bank transfer option, you can now buy and sell bitcoin instantly in Uganda with the mobile option.