How to Add a Cryptocurrency to the iPhone Stocks App

Last updated on May 11th, 2023 at 04:37 am

Cryptocurrency is becoming more and more mainstream as information about its price rising and falling seems to show up in media all the time.

As a result of this increased awareness, adoption is increasing and people are purchasing coins as a potential investment strategy. There are many third-party apps that can display cryptocurrency information on your iPhone, but you can actually use the default Stocks app on the device to see a lot of helpful data.


How to View Price and Market Data for a Cryptocurrency in Stocks on iPhone

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus, in iOS 11.3.2. These steps will be using the default Stocks app that comes with the iPhone. There are a number of other apps that you can use to monitor cryptocurrency prices if you find the data in the Stocks app to be insufficient for your needs.

Pricing data for the cryptocurrencies displayed in the Stocks app comes from

Step 1: Open the Stocks app.

open iphone stocks app



Step 2: Choose the menu button at the bottom-right corner of the screen.

open stocks menu

Step 3: Touch the + button at the top-left of the screen.

tap the plus button at top left



Step 4: Type the three letter symbol of the cryptocurrency that you wish to monitor into the search field at the top of the screen, then select the correct search result.

how add cryptocurrency stocks iphone



You should now see that coin at the bottom of the list of stocks in the app. If you select it you can see important information about the coin such as high and low prices, market cap, and more.

cryptocurrency added to iphone stocks



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