MetaMask is a web 3 wallet that allows users from all over the world to buy and store their cryptocurrencies in a non-custodial fashion. The following outlines a step-by-step guide on how to get XDB using MetaMask.
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- Video on how to buy XDB with Metamask (desktop version)
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This article is for educational purposes only.
Step 1: Download & set up metamask
1.1: Metamask can be downloaded as a mobile app or installed on your desktop browser as a plug in. Download here.
1.2: Once downloaded, step up and secure your wallet by following the full setup instructions here.
Step 2: Fund your account with ethereum
2.1: To pay for fees and buy XDB, ethereum (ETH) is required. For example, if you are hoping to buy $500 worth in XDB tokens, you may want to have at least $550 in ETH in your wallet.
2.3: Send that ethereum from your exchange account (example: coinbase wallet) to your metamask account.The wallet address of your metamask can be located at the top of your wallet
Step 3: Acquiring XDB
3.1: From your Metamask wallet, select “swap.”
3.2 Under the Swap to section, enter this address 0xb9eefc4b0d472a44be93970254df4f4016569d27 and click XDB DigitalBits once it loads. This is the XDB contract address, and will ensure that you are acquiring the correct XDB token.
3.3: Enter the amount of ETH you would like to swap to XDB
3.4: Review your transaction to ensure all the details are correct by clicking “Review Swap”
3.5: Once everything looks good, click on Swap.
Your transaction may take a few minutes to process. After it is successful you will see it appear in your Metamask account.
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