How to Set up and Utilize Trust Wallet Browser Extension
So you want to try the Trust Wallet Browser Extension and take your step into the crypto world. In this guide we’ll walk you through the simple steps to setting up and using the Trust Wallet Browser Extension giving you access to thousands of Web3 dApps , token swaps , gaming experiences and more.
Trust Wallet has become a preferred choice for over 60 million cryptocurrency enthusiasts around the world. However Trust Wallet was primarily designed for mobile devices leaving many frustrated when trying to connect to dApps . This has all changed since the release of the Trust Wallet Browser Extension making it easier to connect your crypto wallets to decentralized apps.
What is Trust Wallet Browser Extension?
The Trust Wallet browser extension is a secure multi chain crypto wallet and gateway to thousands of Web3 decentralized applications (dApps) . It allows users to securely store, send and receive a wide range of digital assets and interact with decentralized applications (dApps) on their desktops . The browser extension serves as a perfect companion to the Trust Wallet mobile app. It utilizes the multi wallet feature to add, import and manage all your wallets in one place.
Although the Trust Wallet Extension is available it is important to note that it is still in beta, which means new features and capabilities are being added and refined.
Connect Trust Wallet with WalletConnect
To connect your Trust Wallet to your PC or Mac we would recommend using WalletConnect. WalletConnect is an open source protocol that allows seamless interaction between decentralized applications (DApps) and crypto wallets which includes Trust Wallet. It is also compatible with numerous popular wallets and DApps such as PancakeSwap and Uniswap.
To use Trust Wallet on your PC or Mac via WalletConnect follow these steps :
First open the DApp in your desktop browser ,click on the “Connect Wallet” button and then choose “WalletConnect” from the list of supported wallets. Go to Trust Wallet on your mobile device and go to “Settings” , select “WalletConnect” in the Trust Wallet settings tab. Scan the QR code generated by WalletConnect on your desktop. Then tap “Connect” to authorize the connection. Import Trust Wallet to MetaMask
If you are familiar with browser extensions and prefer using MetaMask you can also import your Trust Wallet to the MetaMask extension. This method will require you to use your Trust Wallet recovery phrase. However once imported, you can use Trust Wallet on your desktop PC or Mac via MetaMask.
Install the MetaMask extension on your browser. Launch MetaMask and click “Get Started” , go to “Import Wallet” and enter your Trust Wallet recovery phrase and set a password for your accounti , then click “Import” to complete the process.
What is Trust Wallet?
Trust Wallet is a user friendly multi chain crypto wallet designed to securely store, send and receive more than 9 million different tokens. It acts as a bridge that connects to individual blockchains through their nodes and provides you access to your encrypted digital assets stored in their respective public addresses.
As a hot wallet Trust Wallet stores the keys to your digital assets on a device that connects to the internet meaning you have custody of your private keys but unfortunately they are potentially much more exposed to the threats online. In addition to managing your digital assets Trust Wallet offers seamless Web3 access allowing you to connect and interact with a wide range of decentralized applications to explore the decentralized world.
The Trust Wallet Browser Extension offers a secure and user friendly way to explore the world of decentralized applications and manage your digital assets across multiple blockchains . If you previously used MetaMask but preferred your Trust Wallet now there is no need to swap and change.
It’s also worth saying that the browser extension is in beta so the team will likely improve on what’s already available. We hope you found our guide useful. If you have been using the Trust Wallet Browser Extension, let us know in the comments below what you think.