Buy Bitcoin in Hong Kong

FAQ

1. What is the Bitcoin price ?
The price shown on the ATM will be the exact price used for your transactions. Every Bitcoin exchange in the world have different price e.g. the Exchange A in US price can be vastly different to Exchange B in the US. Our ATM have our own price. There are no fees on top of that price. The price is shown real time on the ATM only not online.

2. Is there any difference between the different Bitcoin Wallet app ?
They all have the core functions i.e. to store, receive, send Bitcoin. Some have more security features. The safest one we know of is Blockchain.info

3. I have a transaction that is taking very long time to get 1 confirmation, is this normal ?
Sometimes the Bitcoin network gets very busy. It can take up to 24 hours to receive confirmations

4. I just bought Bitcoin but it is not in my wallet.
Some wallets display transactions with > 5 confirmations. Enter your wallet address into blockexplorer.com for instant check.

5. The machine does not scan my qr code
Try lower the brightness of your smartphone.

6. Is the ATM working now, I want to buy / sell Bitcoin ?
YES. If unsure check our facebook page. Any outage will be shown on the status. No need to email us for this question.

7. I sent Bitcoin to a stranger I never met. Can I get my Bitcoin back ?
Most likely not. Our shops have big disclaimer telling people to beware of any scams.

8. Machine dispense less cash or not dispensing cash at all. Help.
Don’t panic. Check out the video tutorial first. If any more problems, email us or message us on Facebook with your transaction id and time of transaction. We will sort you out one way or another.

9. I sent Bitcoin to the machine to dispense cash but no sms.
Do increase the Bitcoin tx fees to 0.0008.

Normally ATM will dispense cash if you send the right amount of BTC to the machine in a timely manner. (if you adjust the amount or send it late then no cash will dispense). If the machine sense that your transaction might stay ‘Unconfirmed for a long period of time’ then it will ask for your telephone number. After your transaction has 1-2 transactions it will send sms that says ‘Your cash is waiting! Go to the ATM and press Redeem.’ Then you can go to the machine, enter the telephone number and enter the sms then money will dispense. If you don’t redeem within 24hrs then code will expire. Please note to get refund, I need to wait until your transaction has a few confirmations and 24hrs after the code expires.

This normally happens when the mempool is high e.g. above 60,000 unconfirmed transactions. You can check life mempool count from https://blockchain.info/charts/mempool-count

A transaction with low fees can stay unconfirmed up to 80hrs. After that it will either reverse back to the sender or finally made it to the destination. There is nothing one can do to speed it up. Just wait.

10. Is there any amount limit ?

The ATM should have enough BTC or cash for most customers.

11. How to contact HKBitcoinATM ?
We will respond to info@hkbitcoinatm.com or Facebook message to provide technical support only. We will not reply to fake email that fall into spam box or fake Facebook account.