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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...

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...

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 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.

How do I change my profile picture in Metal Pay?

How do I change my profile picture in Metal Pay?

In this guide, we'll show you how to change your profile picture in Metal Pay! Step 1: Click on your profile picture to access the settings page. Step 2: Click on your profile picture, again. Step 3: Tap on 'Select from photos'. Step 4: Select a new profile picture...

Buy Bitcoin and TUSD for 0% Fees on Metal Pay

Buy Bitcoin and TUSD for 0% Fees on Metal Pay

We’ve built Metal Pay from the ground up to be the world’s easiest and most accessible way to buy, sell, and use cryptocurrency. Part of this involves our cutting-edge UI/UX, our cash wallets, and our responsive Support Team. But to go one step further, we’ve decided...

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Is it just us, or is it feeling hotter outside these days? Not only did the month of June see record heat around the world, but there was also a giant dust cloud from the Sahara Desert that blew across the Atlantic - because apparently anything can happen in 2020....

Metal Pay welcomes Dai (DAI) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Dai (DAI) to our Marketplace

While there are many different types of cryptocurrency, some people say that you can really boil it down to two broad categories: stablecoins, and everything else. However, Dai is going against the grain, offering a stablecoin that looks much more like a traditional...

Metal Pay welcomes TomoChain (TOMO) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes TomoChain (TOMO) to our Marketplace

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is a way for anyone, anywhere in the world, to participate in the global economy. If you think about traditional finance, it usually centers on government-issued currencies, centralized banks, and large payment processors. While this may...

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

We know that 2020 has been a year like never before for everyone around the world, and there’s quite a bit to feel unnerved about. However, there’s also a lot of good that has been happening that we shouldn’t lose sight of. For example, the cast of Parks and...

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

On Tuesday, May 12th, our CEO Marshall Hayner was invited to the GAINS Associates Telegram chat for a routine quiz and AMA. An hour was planned to answer your burning questions about the Metal platform and the Proton blockchain. Marshall surprised everyone as he...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Metal Pay

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Metal Pay

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that Proton is now available on the Metal Pay marketplace! XPR is available to buy, sell, deposit and withdraw. Additionally, you can send and receive XPR between friends, completely free. That’s right, crypto payments inside...

Receiving Your Stimulus Check in Metal Pay

Receiving Your Stimulus Check in Metal Pay

As many Americans might be aware, the United States Government is moving to send money directly to households that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These “stimulus checks” are expected to begin arriving in the coming weeks to Americans who have direct...

Metal Pay welcomes Decred (DCR) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Decred (DCR) to our Marketplace

Some cryptocurrencies exist to facilitate data sharing. Others are created to execute smart contracts in a blockchain ecosystem. But perhaps one of the most widely known uses for a cryptocurrency is a Store of Value (SoV). Cryptocurrencies that function as a SoV,...

Metal Pay welcomes Horizen (ZEN) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Horizen (ZEN) to our Marketplace

Real-world utility is a dream of many cryptocurrency projects, but few manage to reach that level of adoption. The reasons are simple: centralized systems slow things down, updates get stuck on the backburner due to a lack of consensus, and actual use-cases for many...

Metal Pay welcomes Binance USD (BUSD) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Binance USD (BUSD) to our Marketplace

Cryptocurrency is known for its fast transaction speeds, global accessibility, and quick price movements. As much as those features of cryptocurrency can excite and inspire people around the world, that last quality – quick price movements – can make some investors...

Metal Pay welcomes TRON (TRX) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes TRON (TRX) to our Marketplace

Cable companies dictate what TV shows viewers can watch in their living rooms. Record labels decide which artists can release albums and when they can do so. Movie studios determine release dates for new films. In all of these examples, the larger corporations charge...

Metal Pay welcomes Cosmos (ATOM) to our Marketplace

Metal Pay welcomes Cosmos (ATOM) to our Marketplace

You’ve heard of the major players in cryptocurrency: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and more. By now you’ve also probably noticed a trend with cryptocurrency: what happens in one blockchain rarely, if ever, crosses over into another blockchain. In some ways, this is...