Get Free Bitcoins from 21 Faucets That Pay

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[Update #55 July 13th, 2017 – Testing MagicBitcoin. Also, Qoinpro.com is up and running again, and I’ve received a payout. Moved Multi-CoinFaucet.com to the confirmed list. Updated several faucet descriptions, and moved some to the testing list because they stopped paying. – Bryan]

[Update #29, February 16th, 2017 – My Bitcoin Faucet Guide was originally published on December 31st, 2013. It’s been updated many times, but the version below has been revamped to focus on the few faucets I’ve found that still pay. – Bryan]

Bitcoin’s price has climbed past US$1,000 again, increasing interest in Bitcoin faucets. I’ve put together a list of Bitcoin faucets that pay. Bitcoin faucets aren’t going to make you rich, but each faucet in my list is tested and monitored by me to make sure they pay. If you need more info on Bitcoins, check out my Bitcoin primer.

Bitcoins Raining Down

Bitcoin Faucets

Most Bitcoin faucets work by paying out tiny fractions of a Bitcoin in exchange for loading a page full of ads. There are also sites that pay Bitcoins for watching videos or doing crowd-sourced tasks.

You’ll need a Bitcoin wallet, either a standalone client-side wallet or a cloud-based wallet like Blockchain.info. For Dogecoin faucets, download the Dogecoin wallet.

Read on for descriptions of how each works.

Get Free Bitcoins from Bitcoin Faucets that Pay

Faucet
CoinRangePeriodPayoutsWithdrawalSpecial Notes
Bitcoin113 – 11,300 satoshis60 MinsDirect30,000 satoshisBest faucet, period – see review for features
Dogecoin1.20 – 120 Doge60 MinsDirect6 Doge Twin to FreeBitco.in
Bitgames.ioBitcoin75-300 satoshisDirect60 Minutes30,000 satoshisThere is a lot going on with this faucet, including the main faucet, offers, bonuses, and gambling (which we do not test).
Multi-CoinFaucet.comBitcoin
Ethereum Cryptocoin
55 satoshis (times two faucets)Faucet
Hub or Coinbase
60 Minutes70,000 satoshisThere are two faucets (Dice Roll and Faucet under Earn) for both Bitcoin and Ethereum. You’ll want to use a FaucetHub or Coinbase address.
Bitcoin50 – 200 satoshis15 MinsDirect50,000 satoshis Redirects, great faucet
Bitcoin20-200 satoshis5 MinsDirect25,000 satoshisRedirects, pays more the longer page sits
Dogecoin.5 – 1.5 Doge5 MinsDirect100 DogeRedirects, pays more the longer page sits.
Bitcoin40-150 satoshis5 MinsDirect20,000 satoshis Redirects, straight forward faucet
BitcoinVariableDailyDirectVariableRegister, refer your friends, get free Bitcoins and several altcoins every day without even logging on.
Bitcoin50-250 satoshis30 MinsFaucet HubInstantRedirects, straight forward faucet. (Faucet balance resupplied as of 4/22/2017)
Bitcoin10-100 satoshis5 MinsFaucet HubN/ARedirects, double CAPTCHA, adds 1 satoshi to reward for each use
Bitcoin30-10,000 satoshis30 MinsFaucet
Hub
InstantSwitched back to FaucetHub. Straight forward faucet.
Bitcoin30-50 satoshis60 MinsePayN/AStraight forward faucet. Payouts haven’t decreased with the increase in Bitcoin, and I’ve moved it up on the list.
Bitcoin30-50 satoshis60 MinsDirect10,000 satoshis30 second timer on Submit
Bitcoin10-30 satoshis5 MinsFaucet HubN/AYou must click through a few webpages, but they’re fast. [Link corrected]
Bitcoin15-50 satoshisFaucet Hub5 MinsDirectStraight forward faucet that pays immediately to Faucethub.io
Dogecoin0.0725 – 0.225 Doge5 MinsFaucet HubN/AYou must click through a few webpages, but they’re fast. [Link corrected]
Bitcoin22 – 240 satoshis7 MinsFaucet HubDirectRedirects, double CAPTCHA. Frequently runs dry, but is always refilled. Faucet balance is posted.
Dogecoin0.4 – 15 Doge7 MinsFaucet HubDirectRedirects, double CAPTCHA. Frequently runs dry, but is always refilled. Faucet balance is posted.
Dogecoin0.1 – 10,000 Doge7 MinsFaucet HubDirectAggressive redirects, timer on CAPTCHA. I doubt it actually pays out the high end of the range, but it’s possible. I’ve gotten as much as 5 Doge on a claim. Recently dry.
Bitcoin10-46 satoshis5 MinsFaucet HubDirectRedirects, double CAPTCHA, adds 1 satoshi to reward for each use

Task Sites that Pay in Bitcoin

SiteCryptocoinRangePayoutsPeriodWithdrawalSpecial Notes
BitcoinVariableDirectVariable50,000 satoshisBitcoinGet has a good track record. Surveys, video watching, tasks, and other offers. Pay close attention to what information you’re willing to give for these offers.
 BitcoinVariableDirectVariable30,000 satoshisSurveys, video watching, tasks, and other offers. Pay close attention to what information you’re willing to give for these offers.

Testing

SiteCryptocoinRangePayoutsPeriodWithdrawalSpecial Notes
Bitcoin150 satoshisDirect5 Mins30,000 satoshisRequires signup. Straight forward.
Bitcoin25-250 satoshisEpay5 Mins16,000 satoshisHasn’t paid recently.
Bitcoin40-60 satoshis20 MinsXapoN/AHasn’t paid recently.
SwissAdsPaysFaucetBitcoin86-33,000  satoshisFaucet
Hub or Coinbase
60 Minutes100,000 satoshisUses same engine as MultiCoinFaucet, but is Bitcoin only.
Forumcoin EthereumEthereum Cryptocoin750-750 weiDirect5 Minutes0.001

Ethereum

Straight forward faucet that pays out direct.
Bitcoin30-10,000 satoshisDirect15 Mins40,000 satoshisThis site is a gambling site using the rock, paper, scissors metaphor, but they also have a faucet.
Ethereum Cryptocoin0.00001-100 EtherDirect60 Mins1 EtherUses the same engine as FreeBitco.in, and I’m very interested in Ethereum. You’ll need an Ethereum wallet to use this faucet. Waiting on a payment.
Ethereum Cryptocoin0.00000300-0.03 EtherDirect5 Mins0.05 EtherFast faucet paying out in Ethereum.
BitcoinVariable5 MinsDirect20,000 satoshisHasn’t paid recently.
Bitcoin130 satoshiDirect10 Mins100,000 satoshisHasn’t paid recently.
Bitcoin138,000-141,000 satoshisDirect120 Mins0.5BTCMyFacuet.biz is a scam. WARNING: DO NOT SEND BITCOINS TO THIS FAUCET FOR “VIP” STATUS!
BTC Matrix
N/AN/A N/AN/AN/ABTC Matrix is a Ponzi scheme as near as I can tell. Stay away from BTC Matrix. More details on page 2.

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74 Comments Add a comment

  1. RP aren’t completely useless on freebitco.in. You only need a few thousand to activate BTC bonuses. If you make enough faucet claims this is more profitable than doing a simple cashout. Going for BTC bonuses is a much better option since RP value is tied to BTC/USD exchange rate so by the time 100k RP is reached you might not get very many satoshi anyways.

  2. Bryan Chaffin

    mbukbitcoin, I ran into trouble with their registration process and have a support ticket. I’ll add them to my testing list if they’re able to work it out.

    bitminer, I didn’t realize you were asking about a cloud mining operation when I first responded. My problem with cloud miners is simple: if they can make a profit mining, why bother selling shares? Why not just earn the Bitcoins and keep the profits? As such, I’ve not found a cloud mining operation I can recommend. Note that I didn’t test this one specifically.

  3. Bryan Chaffin

    Andrius As Esu, I just checked again to make sure: I definitely got my first payout from them. It’s sent to Epay.info, so you’ll need to withdraw it from there to get it in your wallet. I’ve never had any issues with Epay, though they do take a few days to process withdrawals.

  4. How sure are you that bitcoinbeetle.us pays? Have you tested it recently? When is supposed to give payouts? Does payout begin as soon as you hit your desired or default amount? Or does it happen on a certain day? Is there any contact information where they actually respond?

  5. Bryan Chaffin

    I 100% received a payout on March 10th from Bitcoin Beetle. I didn’t receive a payout this Friday, which Andrius noted above is their payout date. Being just a couple of days late, I’m not worried about it, but am keeping my eye on them.

  6. Still no paynment from Beetle. Anyway, you can check this interesting social platform and faucet in one. Faucet is really good, the only minus – minimal withdraw 200k satoshis. But they can be collected pretty fast, and i got already a payment. So you should really try it. [Thanks for the link – Bryan]

  7. Thanks for listing my faucets.
    Please be informed, that you also can sign in with BTC address.
    Then payouts are handled via Faucethub.io
    That means you have to register your BTC address at Faucethub in advance in order to get also immediate payout.
    The range of rewards is adjusted automatically depending on current BTC price.
    So if price go down, the reward will increase.
    Regards and enjoy.

  8. I’d say FreeBitco.in has been dethroned by MoonBit.co.in and BonusBitcoin.co, though it is still worthwhile. Notes on each:

    FreeBitco.in remains a steady performer, as you note. Per my calculations in the comments on your old article, I am well over 99% confident that they never pay more than the first three tiers of claims (1x, 10x, 100x baseline), so forget that $200 jackpot, or even $20 or $2. Ditto FreeDoge.co.in.

    MoonBit.co.in has a baseline payout about 75% of FreeBitco.in if you claim once an hour. However, their daily loyalty bonus rises by 1% for each day you claim at least once, maxing out at 100%, so the hourly baseline is 150% of FreeBitco.in after you’ve been claiming steadily for a few months. In addition a) the mystery bonus adds another 1%-100% of baseline with a fairly even distribution; b) you can boost the hourly take if you claim more than once per hour, though I’m not sure how much higher it can go since I don’t have the time to spare for a claim every five minutes; and c) because the payout continues to go up until you make a claim (I think it maxes out after 24 hours), your first payout after a gap of more than an hour will be bigger than usual, whereas it’ll be the same for FreeBitco.in after a gap. In all, I don’t bother to claim more often than once an hour from MoonBit.co.in, but I still get around twice as much from them in a week as I do from FreeBitco.in.

    BonusBitcoin.co is even better, with an average payout about 125% that of FreeBitco.in to begin with. (You say your average is lower than they quote; it will remain so until you hit the rare 5000 satoshi payout, which will yank your average up in a big jump. You can also choose to claim the average payout every time instead of a random value, and I have chosen this to have assurance of the amount I’ll receive.) More than that, though, you can claim up to four times an hour and, unlike MoonBit.co.in, the payouts are all the same size, not smaller for more frequent claims. This means, if you are stubborn enough to return every 15 minutes, you can get five times as much from BonusBitcoin.co as from FreeBitco.in! (Plus a daily bonus of 5% of your claims over the past three days, or about a 15% boost overall.) Also, the payout threshold can be as low as 10,000 satoshi, though they charge a fee of 1000 satoshi for payouts less than 50,000 satoshi. I have received one payout of 10,000 satoshi and one of 50,000 satoshi so far, as advertised.

  9. Bryan Chaffin

    Cindy, I don’t send money to faucets. I suspect—but don’t specifically know—that it’s too-good-to-be-true at best or a ponzi scheme, at worst. The “comments” being posted seem awfully suspect, too, but your mileage may vary.

    I don’t know precisely what they’re doing, but I don’t send money to faucets. That’s my bottom line.

  10. Bryan Chaffin

    I’ll add something on on Claimers.io when I can, Er Zadar. The short version is that I’m testing and understand how it’s supposed to work, but haven’t yet gotten enough to confirm that they pay.

    I did reach the minimum withdrawal for MyFaucet.biz. The withdrawal mechanism doesn’t function properly. I have a ticket filed with them, but I’m not all that hopeful.

  11. Bryan Chaffin

    Tessy, I’ve had a withdrawal on AutoFaucet sitting for a while now. That happened once before, but when I canceled that withdrawal and re-withdrew it went through in minutes. I noticed their last payments went out on May 14th. I’m watching that. When I see new payments going out, I’ll resubmit and see what happens.

  12. Bryan Chaffin

    Er Zadar, I received my first payout from Claimers in 24 hours, which what they described. Tessy, I’m still waiting for my current payout, but AutoFaucet sent out more payments to other users since I posted last.

  13. Bryan Chaffin

    Hi richboy, autoclaim on AutoFaucet is a paid feature requiring Premium status or higher. I personally don’t recommend sending money to faucets, and I haven’t done so with AutoFaucet to test out the autoclaim feature.

    I note that ads get turned off when you buy Premium or higher status. If no ads, where’s the money coming from for visiting? That feels sketchy to me. At least with the free faucets, I know where the money is ultimately coming from (ads).

    If you haven’t bought a higher status, I don’t recommend doing so. If you have, I fear I don’t know how to turn on the autoclaim feature.

  14. Bryan Chaffin

    Richboy, I do think myfaucet.biz is a scam. A brilliant one, at that. Even the name…

    I’ve got notes to that effect in the guide itself. I’m still watching it just because, but it was always too good to be true.

  15. Bryan Chaffin

    richboy, Freebitco.in and FreeDoge.co.in both peg their payouts to $200 – $0.002. It’s how they’ve stayed solid all these years—because they’re buying Bitcoin as they go, their costs remain constant.

    Note that while the top tier prize is officially pegged at $200, I’ve personally never seen anything higher than the third tier pay out.

    In any event, their payouts have always been tied to the price of Bitcoin and rise and fall accordingly.

  16. Bryan Chaffin

    hanson, I suspect shenanigans with the site you posted. Seemed too good to be true when I read it, and when I signed up and posted my own link, nothing happened.

    kaajinsh, I’ll check out the faucet you posted.

  17. Bryan Chaffin

    Thanks for the updates, Tessy—I’m still waiting for multiple payouts from AutoFaucet. On the one hand, they did send out multiple payments this weekend, but none of my pending payouts was included. One thing that concerns me about them is that they haven’t reduced payouts with the increase in the price of Bitcoin. So…I’ll keep watching.

    And I agree with Tessy, Terry. I commented above, but I’ll repeat: I don’t send money to faucets and cloud mining operations are inherently sketchy.

  18. terryfitz

    Has anyone used
    Bitcoin Free Generation and Mining Tool where you enter your Bitcoin Wallet
    Select the amount of BTC you want to generate
    You can choose between 0.1 BTC and 5 BTC on some of them and then when it says it has generated the amount you asked for, it asks you to send them a miners fee to speed up the transaction

  19. Bryan Chaffin

    Terry, I call shenanigans on all of those things. If they could generate those Bitcoins, they’d generate them for themselves. That’s my take, at least.

  20. Have you been keeping an eye on transaction confirmation times? I’ve tried to do some “profit-taking” on the huge increase in BTC-to-USD value lately by buying a Gyft card, but the transaction has just been sitting there with zero confirmations in the blockchain for more than two weeks! Can’t cancel it, can’t force it to complete, so my BTC is just tied up, of no use to anybody. Please give us any insights you have as to which wallet clients have the intelligence to attach a large enough miner’s fee to transactions that they don’t get ignored; MultiBit HD failed me on this, and I didn’t know enough to check before it caused me a problem. You might also comment on the big run-up in miners’ fees and confirmation times that has accompanied the big run-up in BTC price.

  21. Bryan Chaffin

    @richboy, I did reach the minimum before calling it a scam. The withdrawal window doesn’t have a withdrawal button. My theory on MyFaucet.biz is this: make a faucet paying out more than 1,000 times any other faucet, but never actually pay out. Put a VIP purchase option on the faucet. Some small number of people will buy it thinking it will allow them to withdraw their balance. Sit back and wait. It’s in the very name, “MyFaucet.” We are his faucet.

    @looper, there is a real issue with Bitcoin on confirmations. The blockchain is being overwhelmed and needs to be overhauled to allow more transactions to go through, There are two warring factions, with some folks aligned with miners who want a system that benefits miners, and other folks wanting a system more beneficial to Bitcoin transactions. In the meanwhile, the miners are successfully jacking up transaction fees, even while the value of Bitcoin goes up. And delayed transactions are becoming ever more the thing. If you haven’t already, see if Gyft can cancel the transaction.

  22. Just registered with your referral FunArtem. Let’s see how this goes.

    Thank you for this great article Bryan. Really informative on which faucets to use for beginners such as myself. Keep up the good work.

  23. terryfitz

    Hi everyone has any one had any experience with Magic Bitcoin Faucet
    Min Withdrawal is 30,000 ok reached that on 18th june did a withdrawal , said ok but currently as of 11.pm 30/6 still pending

    Anyone used [MagicBitcoin]

    Hasn’t cost anything

    PS myfaucet is gone cannot login for last 3 days lol

    Terry

  24. Bryan:
    Have you investigated other crypto-currancies? I have a friend who’s building a rig to mine those. A couple racks with numerous video cards, to do the hard number crunching. Apparently video cards for these kind of rigs are getting to be hard to come by.

    • Bryan Chaffin

      Hey geoduck, I missed your note until now. I’ve mined Bitcoin and several altcoins, though my mining days are in the past. Shoot me a note if you have any specific questions.

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