Try Sendah to send gifts back home to the Philippines!

Send flowers and gifts to the Philippines from the US

Do you live in the Philippines but have family abroad, especially in the United States? Tell them that not only can they use Abra to send money back home, but now they can even use Abra to send you a Jollibee Chicken Joy! Abra has partnered with Sendah (, an easy and convenient way for overseas family members to send gifts or load directly to loved ones in the Philippines. New, as of this month, Abra is available as a payment method on the Sendah […]

Abra Tellers are now available in over 170 cities around the world

Two months ago we launched our global Teller program. We’ve since received hundreds of applications from all over the world and interviewed nearly as many people to find the most qualified candidates to become early Abra Tellers. We are excited to announce that as of today, Abra customers can now use Abra Tellers to make cash deposits and withdrawals in over 170 cities in over 50 countries around the world, including over 1500 Tellers in the Philippines. This makes international payments and remittances via bitcoin […]

What is an Abra recovery phrase and why is it important?

Abra bitcoin wallet private key recovery phrase

Every Abra wallet is a bitcoin wallet that is used to store, send, and receive money. Like all bitcoin wallets, Abra uses special codes called “private keys” to authorize transactions. Anyone who has the private key to a bitcoin wallet can authorize transfers to other wallets. It is therefore very important to keep the private keys to your wallet safe and secure, away from prying eyes, in case anything happens to your wallet. Abra provides users the private keys to their wallet using a recovery […]

How to deposit altcoins into your Abra wallet using ShapeShift

Abra bitcoin wallet - deposit altcoins - ShapeShift exchange

Abra is a bitcoin wallet that lets you hold, send, and receive money in over fifty different currencies, including bitcoin. One question we often get is whether we have any plans to add support for digital currency alternatives to bitcoin, also referred to as “altcoins”. While we have no plans to add direct support for holding altcoins in the app, it is possible to fund your Abra wallet with altcoins using a convenient exchange service like ShapeShift. ShapeShift is a digital vending machine for altcoins. […]

Abra now supports adding money with over 60 US banks and credit unions

Last week we published our latest app update to the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. This update includes many new features, improvements, and bug fixes, including: Added new US banks and credit unions Improved bank deposit speed Revamped US bank deposit status updates Updated Bitcoin price feed Added new US banks and credit unions When we first launched US bank support, we supported 17 of the top banks in the country. Our latest update adds support for 46 new US banks and credit […]