Coinbase® Wallet Extension - Gitbook

Coinbase® Extension® Learn how to install, create, or import your Coinbase Wallet extension on your Chrome or Brave browser. The extension lets you explore dapps

Setting up the Coinbase Wallet browser extension is a straightforward process. Here are the general steps you can follow:

  1. Install the Extension:

    • Visit the official Chrome Web Store or Mozilla Firefox Add-ons website.

    • Search for "Coinbase Wallet" and find the official extension.

    • Click on "Add to Chrome" (for Chrome) or "Add to Firefox" (for Firefox) and confirm the installation.

  2. Create a Wallet:

    • Once the extension is installed, open it by clicking on the Coinbase Wallet icon in your browser.

    • If you already have a Coinbase account, you can log in using your existing credentials. If not, you may need to sign up for a new account.

  3. Secure Your Wallet:

    • Follow the on-screen instructions to set up security measures like a PIN or biometric authentication.

  4. Backup Your Recovery Phrase:

    • Coinbase Wallet will provide you with a recovery phrase (backup phrase). Write this down and store it in a safe place. This is crucial for recovering your wallet if you lose access to your device.

  5. Explore Features:

    • Once your wallet is set up, you can explore various features, including sending and receiving cryptocurrencies, managing your portfolio, and interacting with decentralized applications (DApps).

  6. Connect with DApps:

    • Coinbase Wallet allows you to connect with decentralized applications. You can explore and use various DApps directly through your wallet.

  7. Security Tips:

    • Keep your recovery phrase secure and never share it with anyone.

    • Enable all available security features to protect your wallet.

    • Be cautious about phishing attempts or fake Coinbase Wallet extensions. Only use the official extension from reputable sources.

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