How to buy Blackbytes using the 'market buy' option

By @pauljmurray

Download Obyte wallet

Visit and download a wallet. For buying Blackbytes we recommend using a desktop wallet (Windows, Mac or Linux).

Click the downloaded installation file to install the Obyte wallet

Once the Obyte wallet is installed and running, open the main menu


Select the 'Bot Store' tab

Select the 'Blackbyte Exchange (Semi-trustless)' option

Click 'ADD BOT'

This will add the bot to your Obyte wallet has now been added to your wallet

Market Buy suggests the 2 best fitting sell offers based on the number of Blackbytes you wish to buy

You just need to type 'buy' followed by the 'number' of Blackbytes you wish to buy followed by your 'wallet address', so the format is buy [amount] [wallet_address]

In the above example we are requesting to buy 50 GBB of Blackbytes and the receiving address is MKOVDDQTUN7OBIPSKIG7DFX3XH6GTJPM

This is entered as buy 50g MKOVDDQTUN7OBIPSKIG7DFX3XH6GTJPM

(note that 0.1 is the minimum order. the 'g' means Gigabytes of Blackbytes, so in the above example we are requesting to buy 50 Gigabytes of Blackbytes).


Click the 'submit' button

Once you have entered your order click the submit button to view the two best fitting options

Select order

The two closest matching sell orders are displayed. In this example we will buying Option 2 by clicking on the blue 'payment request' link beneath the listing

Note: We requested we wanted to buy 50GBB (50g) but there was no sell order for 50GBB. The closest sell order was for 38GBB which is why we are buying 38GBB.

View the contract

The contract is now displayed. In this example we will be paying 1.30363GB to buy our 38GBB. Scroll down to view the payment button.

Send payment

Wait for the delivery of Blackbytes

Your Blackbytes will be delivered to the Blackbyte section of your wallet which you can access from the 'HOME' tab. Inside the Obyte wallet Blackbytes are listed as 'GBB'. Remember to keep the wallet open until the Blackbytes are delivered. Delivery usually happens within 1 hour.