Many wallets and exchanges support sending to native SegWit (Bech32) addresses.
However, you may occasionally wish to send bitcoin from a platform that does not yet support sending to native SegWit addresses. For such cases, Blockchain.com wallet offers you the option to receive to a Legacy address instead of a native SegWit address.
This option is currently available in the web wallet, but it is coming soon to the Android and iOS mobile apps.
To generate a Legacy address:
Log into your wallet via web-browser.
Navigate to Settings - Wallets & Addresses
- Select Bitcoin and click on Manage button on the right of the DeFi Wallet to which you would like to receive Bitcoin to.
- Select Legacy
- Click Add Next Address
- A new Legacy address will now be displayed under Unused Addresses. Copy this address and provide it to the sender or input it on the platform from which you are withdrawing.