Being a crypto investor, you will surely have a crypto wallet through which you organize and manage your digital funds. At the time of setting up a wallet account, you might have come across options either to create a new wallet or to import an existing one.
If an investor chooses to import his wallet, then all the data of his existing wallet will be transferred safely, without any loss. You can continue using your existing wallet across multiple devices and any transactions made by the investor will appear in the wallet across all the wallet providers.
In this read, we will be learning the steps of how to import the MetaMask wallet to the Coinbase wallet extension but before that, we will be having a look at what things are important for importing a wallet.
What information should an Individual have to import a wallet?
To import an existing wallet, the investor should have the recovery phrase. The recovery phrase is the most crucial element of a wallet. Importing a wallet won’t leave any impact on the investor’s existing wallet. The recovery phrase usually comprises a 12-word phrase.
Here’s how to import the MetaMask wallet
Before proceeding with the steps, make sure that you have installed the Coinbase wallet extension on your operating device. Once, you have successfully installed it, go with the further steps listed underneath:
- Open your MetaMask Wallet through an extension or mobile app
- Enter your wallet password to access the account
- Move to “Settings” “Security Privacy”
- Now, bang on “Reveal Secret Recovery Phrase”, and enter the password
- Copy Secret Recovery Phrase and note it down somewhere safely
- Launch the Coinbase wallet extension and then choose “Import an Existing Wallet”
- Now hit on “Import Recovery Phrase”
- Mention your Secret Recovery Phrase
- Choose a username and then create a strong wallet password
All done!! Your MetaMask wallet is now imported to the Coinbase wallet extension. It is now all ready to use.
Wrapping it up!!
By following the above steps, one can easily import his MetaMask wallet safely and with much ease. In case, you ever got stuck in any of the operations related to crypto activities, you can get in touch with its support desk which will guide you on the right path to come out of the problem.