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Metal Pay is coming to Georgia!

Metal Pay is coming to Georgia!

With the Peach State becoming available for Metal Pay, more people than ever can buy and sell cryptocurrency for 1% fees or less.

Improving Representation for Women in the Cryptocurrency Industry

Improving Representation for Women in the Cryptocurrency Industry

There is a paradox throughout the cryptocurrency industry: although women account for the majority of the daily economic activity in America, they are still underrepresented in cryptocurrency as a whole. While this is changing, it’s not changing fast enough. Think of...

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Metal Employee Spotlight – Mike Fong and Maria Cho

Everything that we’re doing here at Metal is only possible with the excellent team we’ve built over the last few years. From designing Metal Pay to be the easiest way to buy and use cryptocurrency, to building the Proton blockchain to power the next generation of DeFi...

New Lower Fee Structure on Metal Pay Effective Immediately

New Lower Fee Structure on Metal Pay Effective Immediately

We’re always trying to find ways to make buying and selling cryptocurrency easier for you, which is why we’ve updated our fee structure effective immediately. With this fee structure, Metal Pay users will enjoy a fee reduction for buying and selling cryptocurrency in...

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy has been updated!

As a technology company nestled in the money services industry, Metal Pay takes privacy and security very seriously as provided herein. To demonstrate our commitment to privacy and security, we have developed this Privacy Policy to explain how we or a partner may...

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

Metal 2020 – Year in Review

The past year has been a shock for billions of people around the world. It seemed like no other year in recent memory had such a mix of good news and bad news, hardship and excitement, opportunities and closed doors. 2020 has been hard, but it has also been an...

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Marshall’s AMA with WazirX – MTL, Proton, and more!

Our CEO, Marshall Hayner, recently sat down with the team from WazirX to celebrate them listing our first cryptocurrency, Metal (MTL), on their exchange! WazirX is one of the largest and most trusted exchanges in India; adding MTL to this exchange gives over a billion...

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

Metal Heads-up – November 2020

It’s pretty ironic that just as the seasons change and winter inches closer, the cryptocurrency winter is beginning to fade. The price of Bitcoin is climbing, altcoins are following close behind, and whispers about cryptocurrency are spreading throughout the media. It...

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork – What it means for you

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blockchain has completed an upgrade that has resulted in what is known as a “hard fork,” which creates two separate cryptocurrencies. For individuals who own BCH, this has implications that you should be aware of. In this article, we’ll give you...

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR) – Consensus Without the Blockchain

While much is written about blockchain ecosystems and how they can be used to achieve consensus across a variety of sources, alternatives to blockchain technology aren’t as widely known. One project seeking to redefine how consensus is achieved is Hedera; using their...

Metal Pay 2.6 is now available

Metal Pay 2.6 is now available

Our team has been hard at work finding ways to make Metal Pay better, faster, and safer than ever before - which is why we’ve released version 2.6.0 for iOS! With this update, Metal Pay continues its trajectory of redefining how integrated cryptocurrency and personal...

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

Metal Pay Goes to Canada

We are thrilled to announce that Metal Pay has gained a Money Services Business (MSB) license for Canada! This means that Canadian citizens will soon have access to peer-to-peer payments and other Metal Pay services that US users have come to know and love, including...

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making...

Zcash Fireside Chat Recap

Zcash Fireside Chat Recap

Recently, Metal CEO Marshall Hayner sat down with Bradley Miller from Zcash to discuss both projects, their vision for cryptocurrency, and so much more. This came at a pivotal moment for both companies; Zcash is preparing for its first network halving, scheduled for...

Stablecoins Explained

Stablecoins Explained

Most people who invest in cryptocurrency want to have a way to move money from one coin to the next, or to pull their investment out of a coin and place it somewhere safe. Converting from cash to crypto and back multiple times can cost you quite a bit in fees - so...

Understanding Chainlink (LINK)

Understanding Chainlink (LINK)

In basic terms, Chainlink is a decentralized network that can communicate directly with smart contracts, providing them with real-time data and automating how contracts are carried out. LINK is the cryptocurrency used in the Chainlink system and fuels this network of...

Metal Pay 2.5 is now available!

Metal Pay 2.5 is now available!

We love finding ways to make cryptocurrency easier for you to use, which is why we’re thrilled to bring Metal Pay 2.5.0 to our iOS users. With this update, Metal Pay takes another step closer to our vision for how integrated cryptocurrency and personal finances should...

How do I unlock the Cash Card in Metal Pay?

How do I unlock the Cash Card in Metal Pay?

Unlocking the Cash Card allows has the following benefits: A Cash Wallet that with an FDIC-insured cash balance in our partner bank Send and receive Cash payments, feeless. Ability to earn crypto rewards in MTL by sending and receiving Cash payments. More information...

How do I unlock the Crypto Card in Metal Pay?

How do I unlock the Crypto Card in Metal Pay?

Unlocking the Crypto Card has the following benefits: Access the Marketplace to buy and sell over 30+ cryptocurrencies. Ability to buy BTC, TUSD, MTL, and XPR for free. Send and receive crypto payments, feeless. Deposit and withdraw cryptos that have mainnet...

Metal Pay welcomes Paxos Gold (PAXG) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Paxos Gold (PAXG) to our Marketplace

While there are lots of different types of investments, people often use broad categories to describe where they are investing their money. Stocks represent a share of a company, bonds represent your trust in the issuer; real estate represents ownership of private...

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

August is one of those busy months where the sleepy days of summer give way to a whirlwind of activity. Parents around the country are scratching their heads trying to figure out how school is supposed to look this year, and college students are doing the same. While...

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Ah, the dog days of summer. Everything seems to be getting hotter these days - from the temperature, to the cryptocurrency markets. While we’re seeing record-breaking highs across the United States and around the world, we’ve heard that several altcoins are...

How do I sign up for Metal Pay?

How do I sign up for Metal Pay?

Step 1: Locate and download Metal Pay from Metallicus, Inc. in the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Step 2: Click the Metal Pay icon on your phone to launch the app.  Step 3: Tap on the 'Get Started' button to begin the signup process. Step 4: Enter your email...

How do I link my debit card to Metal Pay?

How do I link my debit card to Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to link a debit card to Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Payment methods' button. Step 3: Tap on the '+' icon. Step 4: Tap on the ‘Debit card’ button. Step 5: Tap on the...

How do I link my bank to Metal Pay through bank login?

How do I link my bank to Metal Pay through bank login?

In this guide, we'll show you how to link your bank to Metal Pay through bank login! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Payment methods' button. Step 3: Tap on the '+' icon. Step 4: Tap on the 'Bank login' button. Step...

How do I add Cash to Metal Pay?

How do I add Cash to Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to add Cash to Metal Pay! Note: there is a $1 minimum for Cash deposits. Step 1: Click on the Cash Card on the Metal Pay home screen to see your Cash balance. Step 2: Click on the 'Add Cash' button when you want to add Cash from your...

How do I Cash out from Metal Pay?

How do I Cash out from Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to Cash out from Metal Pay! Note: there is a $1 minimum for Cash withdrawals. Step 1: Tap on the Cash Card on the Metal Pay home screen to see your Cash balance. Step 2: Tap on the 'Cash Out' button when you want to send Cash to your...

How do I deposit crypto to Metal Pay?

How do I deposit crypto to Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to deposit crypto to Metal Pay! Important: Each ERC-20 token has its own wallet address, so make sure to deposit ERC-20 tokens in the correct corresponding wallet address.  Example: Only send MTL to an MTL address. Don't send MTL to...

How do I withdraw crypto from Metal Pay?

How do I withdraw crypto from Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to withdraw crypto from Metal Pay! Note: A service fee is added on top of the withdrawal amount. Check the fees here for each crypto asset. Only cryptos with a mainnet label have withdrawal capabilities. What cryptos are supported to...

How do I buy crypto in Metal Pay?

How do I buy crypto in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to buy crypto in Metal Pay! Note: Minimum buy is $10. All purchases include a fee, in proportion to your in-app MTL balance. Reduce fees by holding Metal (MTL). Step 1: Tap on the Crypto Card on the Metal Pay home screen to go to the...

How do I sell crypto in Metal Pay?

How do I sell crypto in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to sell crypto in Metal Pay! Note:  Minimum sell is $10. All sales include a fee, in proportion to your in-app MTL balance. Reduce fees by holding Metal (MTL). Step 1: Tap on the Crypto Card on the Metal Pay home screen to go to the...

How do I convert crypto to crypto in Metal Pay?

How do I convert crypto to crypto in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to convert crypto to crypto in Metal Pay! Note: Minimum buy is $10. All purchases include a fee, in proportion to your in-app MTL balance. Reduce fees by holding Metal (MTL). Step 1: Tap on the Crypto Card on the Metal Pay home screen...

How do I send Crypto in Metal Pay?

How do I send Crypto in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to send Crypto in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on the 'Send' button on the Metal Pay homepage to access the payment page. Step 2: Select the person you want to send crypto to. Step 3: Select the amount you want to pay, add a note of what...

Metal Pay 2.4.0 is here!

Metal Pay 2.4.0 is here!

We’re passionate about making cryptocurrency easier to use, which is why we’re constantly finding ways to improve every last bit of Metal Pay. We believe that cryptocurrency should be easier to use than it often is, and each update we roll out brings us one step...

How do I send Cash in Metal Pay?

How do I send Cash in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to send Cash in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on the 'Send' button on the Metal Pay homepage to access the payment page. Step 2: Select the person you want to send Cash to. Step 3: Select the amount you want to pay, add a note of what the...

How do I claim Pop in Metal Pay?

How do I claim Pop in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to claim Pop in Metal Pay! Note: A transaction amount must equal or exceed $1 to be eligible for Pop. Step 1: After sending or receiving Cash payments in Metal Pay, you're eligible to receive Pop.  Step 2: You will receive a...

How do I select a default payment method in Metal Pay?

How do I select a default payment method in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to select a default payment method in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Payment methods' button. Step 3: Select a funding source. Step 4: Tap on 'Set default' to select the...

How do I request a payment in Metal Pay?

How do I request a payment in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to request a payment in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on the 'Request' button on the Metal Pay homepage to access the requests page.  Step 2: Select the person you want to request a payment from. Step 3: Select the amount you want to...

How do I cancel a payment request in Metal Pay?

How do I cancel a payment request in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to cancel a payment request in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on 'Payments' on the Metal Pay homepage to access the payment history page.  Step 2: Tap on the requested payment on the 'Waiting to pay you' list. The requested payment...

How do I decline a payment request in Metal Pay?

How do I decline a payment request in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to decline a payment request in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on 'Payments' on the Metal Pay homepage to access the payment history page. Step 2: Tap on the payment in the 'You need to pay' list to bring up the payment information page. Step...

How do I send a payment reminder in Metal Pay?

How do I send a payment reminder in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to send a payment reminder in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on 'Payments' on the Metal Pay homepage to access the payment history page. Step 2: Tap on the requested payment on the 'Waiting to pay you' list. The requested payment information...

How do I pay someone using their phone number in Metal Pay?

How do I pay someone using their phone number in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to pay someone using their phone number in Metal Pay! Important: Metal Pay is not available in all states. Check with your friend first if he/she would be able to use Metal Pay before sending a payment. Step 1: Tap on the 'Send'...

How do I add a contact to Metal Pay?

How do I add a contact to Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to add a contact to Metal Pay! Step 1: Go to your contacts app to add a new contact to Metal Pay. Step 2: Tap on your the '+' symbol to add a new contact. Step 3: Add your friends' info to your phone's contacts. Step 4: Your friend...

How do I change my password in Metal Pay?

How do I change my password in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to change your password in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Change Password' button to change your password.  Step 3: Enter your current password and tap on the 'Next'...

How do I reset my password in Metal Pay?

How do I reset my password in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to reset your password in Metal Pay! Step 1: Log in to Metal Pay. Step 2: Tap on the 'Forgot Password' link. Step 3: Enter your email or phone number. Step 4: Enter your new password. Step 5: Confirm your new password and tap on...

How do I enable 2FA in Metal Pay?

How do I enable 2FA in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to enable 2FA in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Set up 2FA' button to change your password.  Step 3: Copy the recovery key and store it in a safe location. Step...

How do I enable or disable Apple Touch or Face ID?

How do I enable or disable Apple Touch or Face ID?

In this guide, we'll show you how to enable or disable Apple Touch or Face ID in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on the 'Turn on/off Touch/Face ID' button to enable or disable Touch or Face ID. Step 3: Tap on the...

How do I enable or disable notifications in Metal Pay?

How do I enable or disable notifications in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to enable or disable notifications in Metal Pay! Step 1: Tap on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Tap on 'Notifications'. Step 3: Tap on 'Open Settings' to edit your notification settings in the Settings app.