How To Join Bitcoin Mining Pool?

By Sumedha Bose

If you are interested in cryptocurrency mining, chances are you already know how to join a Bitcoin mining pool. But if you don’t, this might be worth a read.

There is no shame in admitting that a lot of us didn’t know what a Bitcoin mining pool was for a long time, let alone knowing how to join a Bitcoin mining pool.

Some of us are still clueless in fact. However, it is now important to have knowledge regarding these things, if you are interested in the cryptocurrency market.

We have previously written on Top Bitcoin Mining Pools of 2018, and although the year is 2019 now, most of this list remains unchanged.

If you however do not know how to join a bitcoin mining pool, here is a step by step guide to help you out.

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How To Join A Bitcoin Mining Pool In 3 Easy Steps

Step 1

The first step is to educate yourself on how a Bitcoin mining pool looks like and how it functions. The internet is a big place and it is easy to get lost in there.

Make sure you have all the necessary resources and information you need in order to join a Bitcoin mining pool. Having the right equipment is extremely necessary.

Step 2

The next step is to look for a Bitcoin mining pool that fits your needs. Most mining apps and services support their own official mining pools, in addition to which, there are pools created by online communities.

Each and every Bitcoin mining pool has a numerical address embedded into the custom settings in the Bitcoin mining software. This address will help you reach the Bitcoin mining pool.

Additionally, majority of mining apps and services run their own official pools, which you can opt out of by changing it to a ‘custom pool’ in the application settings.

Try to look for official Bitcoin mining pools since it already has a lot of miner working together to mine Bitcoin. They can always help you out if you hit a snag.

Step 3

Once you have decided on the Bitcoin mining pool that you wish to join, simply sign up for that and start interacting with your fellow miners.

You will need to create an account and only then can you start mining. Make sure to research well on the fee, the country of origin and the reputation of the mining pool before you decide to join it.

That’s it. It is that easy to join a Bitcoin mining pool. So go forth and pick your tribe, happy mining!

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Sumedha Bose

Sumedha uses words as her crutch to get by in life. She takes a keen interest in debating, dancing and destroying the patriarchy in her free time. She can be contacted at [email protected].

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