How to link my Coinbase Wallet to my account

Before you begin

  • Confirm you have the Coinbase Wallet app, or extension, on your device; visit Download Coinbase Wallet for help

  • Be signed in to your Coinbase Wallet on your device

Link your Coinbase Wallet and Coinbase account on mobile

  1. Open Wallet app Coinbase Wallet on your mobile device.

  2. Tap Migrated from, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) on the bottom of the screen to go to your settings.

  3. Tap Connect to Coinbase.

  4. Follow the remaining steps to connect your accounts.

You’ll be asked to sign into your account. Learn how to reset your password if you forgot your password.

Note: You can only transfer available balances on to Coinbase Wallet. Crypto "on hold" in cannot be transferred to Coinbase Wallet. Learn more about available balances.

Link your Coinbase Wallet and Coinbase account on desktop

  1. Open Wallet app Coinbase Wallet on your web browser extension.

  2. Tap on the top right of the screen to add crypto.

  3. Select 'Add crypto with Coinbase Pay'

  4. Sign in to your Coinbase account to authorize Coinbase Wallet (Extension). Learn how to reset your password if you forgot your password.

With Coinbase Wallet, you can convert crypto that’s available on a decentralized exchange (DEX). A DEX is a third-party service like 1inch or Uniswap where you can convert your crypto without using a centralized exchange like Coinbase. When you use these services, you’re sending your crypto directly from your self-custodied Coinbase Wallet to a DEX service to execute a trade.

You will be prompted to download Coinbase Wallet when you select “Open Coinbase Wallet.” Download the app from the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android to get started. If you already have the Coinbase Wallet app installed on your device, you will be taken to that asset page in the Wallet app to execute your trade.   

Important: Assets in Coinbase Wallet are not held by Coinbase. When you use Coinbase Wallet, your crypto is sent to a decentralized exchange that is not controlled by Coinbase.

Trading on Coinbase Wallet FAQ

How do I transfer crypto from my account to my Coinbase Wallet?

Can I buy the supported cryptocurrency listed on Coinbase Wallet from my Coinbase account?

  • The supported crypto on Coinbase Wallet may not be available for buying and selling on For all the supported crypto available to trade on, sign in to your account and go to the Trade page. Learn more about why you see unsupported crypto on Coinbase.

What types of crypto are supported on Coinbase Wallet? 

  • Wallet supports all ERC-20 tokens (including USDC and DAI), Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, XRP, Stellar Lumens, and Dogecoin. 

Will crypto supported on Coinbase Wallet be supported on Coinbase?

  • There is no guarantee that crypto available on Coinbase Wallet will eventually be listed on In the meantime, we are continuing to add support for more cryptocurrencies on our platform in accordance with our listing framework.

For more information about trading on Coinbase Wallet, see this help article.

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