Bitpay releases Copay wallet v2.5.0

Announcements | August 22, 2016 By:

BitPay has announced a new feature on the latest version of the Copay wallet – using bitcoin to purchase Amazon Gift Cards directly within the app.

Available in version 2.5.0, the new feature will let users purchase Gift Card value in penny increments between $1.00 and $500.00. Gift Cards never expire and can be redeemed towards millions of items at,, and certain of its affiliated websites.

β€œThe gift cards are not backed up with your bitcoin wallet backups, so be sure to screenshot or write down the card number if you will not be spending it right away. Also, the code represents the value, so please take adequate precautions to protect this code,” said BitPay.

BitPay is a global bitcoin payment service provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.