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Upgrading to Gold

You can upgrade to Gold on the Robinhood app or on the Robinhood website.

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Why Upgrade to Gold?

When you upgrade to Robinhood Gold, you gain access to premium features such as professional research and Level II market data, and instant transfers up to your Portfolio Value starting at $5,000 (up to a max of $50k), rather than just $1,000 with a standard instant account. Additionally, if Robinhood approves your account for margin trading, you will be able to trade on margin with Gold.

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Can I try Gold, fee-free?

You can try Robinhood Gold for free for the first 30 days. After your free trial ends, you will be charged $5 for Gold, and every 30 days thereafter.

The free trial only covers the $5 monthly fee and does not cover your margin interest. This means that if you borrow over $1,000, you’ll still pay interest at the end of your billing cycle.

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Where can I upgrade to Robinhood Gold?

Once you place an equity trade with Robinhood, you can upgrade to Gold in the app or on the website.

To upgrade to Gold in your mobile app:

  1. Tap on the Account icon in the bottom right corner of the screen
  2. Tap the 3 bars on the top right corner of the screen
  3. Tap Settings
  4. Tap Robinhood Gold

To upgrade to Gold on our website:

  1. Tap the Account at the top right of the screen
  2. Tap Robinhood Gold
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Margin isn’t for me—can I still use Robinhood Gold?

Robinhood Gold is for every investor, whether or not you want to invest on margin. You can sign up for Robinhood Gold, turn margin trading off, and use all of the other premium features.

Even if you’re not interested in margin, you can still sign up for Gold and use the other premium features.

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What are the requirements for margin?

Federal regulations require you to have a minimum of $2,000 of Portfolio Value (minus any cryptocurrency positions) in your Robinhood brokerage account.

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For more information on margin including risks, please see Robinhood Financial’s Margin Disclosure Statement, Margin Agreement and FINRA Investor Information.

For more information on Robinhood Gold click here.

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