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  • Dogecoin (DOGE) available on both the Android and the iOS versions of the app as from next week.
  • Coinbase Wallet app can be downloaded from anywhere in the world.

The leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, Coinbase will be adding support for Dogecoin (DOGE) on “Coinbase wallet.” This means that DOGE will be available on both the Android and the iOS versions of the application. Coinbase also took time to differentiate between and Coinbase wallet:

 “ a.k.a Coinbase Consumer is a digital currency brokerage – you use it to buy or sell cryptocurrency in exchange for fiat currency (i.e. USD or your local currency). Coinbase Consumer can also act as a custodian, storing your digital currency for you after you purchase it. Coinbase Consumer is available in 32 countries.

 Wallet is a user-custodied digital currency wallet and DApp browser. This means that with Wallet, the private keys (that represent ownership of the cryptocurrency) are stored directly on your device and not with a centralized exchange like Coinbase Consumer. You do not need a Coinbase Consumer account to use Wallet and you can download Wallet from anywhere in the world.”

Additional details in a blog post said that users will be able to start using the Coinbase Wallet app store Dogecoin as from next week. The Product Lead at Coinbase Siddharth Coelho-Prabhu explains to users on how to start using the wallet:

“To find your DOGE wallet, all you need to do is tap ‘Receive’ on the main wallet tab and select DOGE.”