Paying with Bitcoin

How to enable Bitcoin.

In this tutorial, we walk you through step-by-step on how to enable Bitcoin payment processing on Pinwheel.

  • The first step to activating Bitcoin is to email support to enable the service on your account.

  • You will need to go through an application process which will involve submitting supporting documentation.
  • Once you have completed the application process, your Bitcoin payment processing will be turned on you will be able to see transactions in the drop-down menu.

Here is an example of the payment flow on Shopify (we support additional eCommerce platforms as well):

  • The customer will select a product.

  • The customer will be directed to the payment section of the checkout process.

  • The customer will then be directed to the Hosted Payment Page.

  • The customer will select “Pay Now”

  • Once the payment is complete, the customer will be redirected back to your store.

  • Now you can check your order and wait for blockchain confirmation, which could take 2-10 minutes.