Wallet

Adding crypto to your wallet

When you link your Coinbase account to your Coinbase Wallet, you can buy or transfer any supported crypto on Coinbase.com directly from Coinbase Wallet. 

If you don't have a Coinbase account, you can create an account from the Coinbase Wallet mobile app.

To sign up for a Coinbase account through Coinbase Wallet:

  1. Open and sign into your Coinbase Wallet.

  2. Tap Migrated from https://help.coinbase.com/content/dam/help/articles/wallet/icons/Settings%20Tab.png, updated at Mon Apr 11 2022 12:52:36 GMT-0700 (Pacific Daylight Time) to open your Settings.

  3. Tap Buy or transfer from Coinbase.

  4. Tap Sign up for Coinbase, and follow the remaining prompts.

Note that you'll need to do the following:

  • Verify your email

  • Add a 2-step verification method to secure your new account

  • Verify a new payment method 

  • Verify your identity

Learn more about creating a Coinbase account.

Once you’ve connected your Coinbase account to your Wallet, then follow the below steps:

  1. On the Coins tab, tap Buy or transfer > Buy or transfer from Coinbase.

  2. Tap Buy next to the crypto you’d like to purchase, then enter the amount you’d like to buy.

  3. Tap Continue, then choose your payment method or add a new payment method. 

  4. Tap Confirm. (You can always tap the back button to go back.) 

  5. Follow the remaining prompts.

Once you’ve connected your Coinbase account to your Wallet, then follow the below steps:

  1. On the Coins tab, tap Buy or transfer > Buy or transfer from Coinbase.

  2. Tap the asset balance by the crypto you’d to transfer. 

  3. Enter the amount you’d like to transfer.

  4. Tap Continue. (You’ll see Coinbase balance under From.)  

  5. Tap Confirm, and follow the remaining prompts.

Note: Assets moved to Coinbase Wallet from Coinbase.com will no longer be held by Coinbase. Therefore you are responsible for keeping your assets secure.

  1. Tap Buy or transfer.

  2. Tap Transfer from elsewhere

  3. Choose the coin you’d like to receive. 

  4. Tap Copy or share address to share your asset address or have the sender scan the unique QR code.

MetaMask

From the MetaMask browser wallet extension:

  1. Go to the Coinbase Wallet extension, click Show Wallet address and Copy to copy your Coinbase Wallet address.

  2. Open the MetaMask browser extension, and enter your password to access your MetaMask wallet.

  3. Click Send and paste your Coinbase Wallet browser address that you copied from step 1.

  4. Enter the amount of crypto you’d like to send and select the asset.

  5. Complete the transaction. 

From the MetaMask mobile app:

  1. Go to the Coinbase Wallet extension, click Show Wallet address > QR code

  2. Open the MetaMask mobile app, and tap Send > QR code and scan the Coinbase Wallet extension QR code in your web browser. 

  3. Enter the amount of crypto you’d like to send and select the asset.

  4. Complete the transaction.

Trust Wallet or another wallet

  1. Go to the Coinbase Wallet extension, click Show Wallet address > QR code

  2. Open the Trust Wallet mobile app, and tap Send > QR code and scan the Coinbase Wallet extension QR code in your web browser. 

  3. Enter the amount of crypto you’d like to send and select the asset.

  4. Complete the transaction.

You can also import your MetaMask or Trust Wallet into the Coinbase Wallet via your 12-word recovery phrase to make it easier to track your balances and conduct transactions.

Note: Third Party Payments is currently available in Thailand with Transak.  Additional regions will be added on a future date.

To Add Funds to your wallet using a Third Party Payment Provider:

  1. Log in to your Coinbase Wallet

  2. Click the 'Buy' button

  3. Select the coin you wish to buy

  4. Enter the amount

  5. Select the Third Party Payment Provider

  6. Complete the steps with the Third Party Payment Provider

  7. Confirm the transaction details in your Coinbase Wallet.

Network fees

To ensure that transactions are processed on the blockchain, outgoing transactions will incur a network fee. This fee is paid to cryptocurrency miners who secure and process transactions on the respective network. This fee is applied when conducting various actions, such as sending crypto to another wallet address, trading one crypto for another, and using dapps or DeFi applications.

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