How to Buy Worldcoin (WLD) Using Trust Wallet
If you’re wondering how to buy Worldcoin (WLD) in a way that’s simple, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll show you how to buy WLD using Trust Wallet, a secure self-custody crypto wallet used by millions of people.
Buying WLD in the Trust Wallet mobile app is as easy as:
- Selecting the Buy button from the main wallet page
- Selecting WLD and choosing the amount you want to buy
- Follow the remaining steps to complete your purchase
We’ll go into more detail on the process in this guide, but first, let's have a look at what Trust Wallet and Worldcoin are.
Note: Although this guide focuses on buying WLD using Trust Wallet, you can also easily deposit WLD from a centralized exchange. This allows you to self-custody your assets and have full control. Check out the FAQ section of this guide for instructions.
What is Trust Wallet?
Trust Wallet is the simple-to-use, self-custody crypto wallet and gateway to Web3 for people who want to fully own, control, and leverage the power of their digital assets. From beginners to experienced users, Trust Wallet makes it simpler, safer, and convenient for millions of people around the world to experience Web3, store and manage their crypto and NFTs, buy, sell, and stake crypto to earn rewards, and access dApps securely—all in one place. Trust Wallet is available as a mobile app and as the Trust Wallet Chrome Extension.
What is Worldcoin?
Worldcoin is a cryptocurrency and digital identity project initiated by the collaboration of OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, Alex Blania, and Max Novendstern. With the aspiration to address income inequality, it introduces a distinctive "proof-of-personhood" through its World ID feature. Under the operation of the company, Tools for Humanity (TFH), Worldcoin's three-fold mission encompasses the creation of a global unique digital identity, a universal currency known as the Worldcoin token, and an app that enables transactions using both this token and other traditional assets. As an open-source, decentralized protocol, Worldcoin has been a highly discussed topic by developers and technologists in Web3 and in many other industries.
Before you get started
Before we dive into how to buy WLD using Trust Wallet, you’ll need to create a wallet if you don’t already have one. Trust Wallet is available as a mobile app or you can get the Trust Wallet Extension for your desktop web browser. In this example, we’ll set up a new wallet using the Trust Wallet Mobile App.
Step 1: Download the latest version of the Trust Wallet App.
Step 2: Set up your new wallet
- Open the Trust Wallet app, and select the option to create a new wallet.
- Choose an option to back up your wallet.
- Follow the instructions to complete your wallet setup.
Tip: If you already have a wallet that’s not Trust Wallet, you can choose to import that wallet. In this case, you’d choose the “I already have a wallet” option.
Step 3: Buy WLD using your Trust Wallet
- Select the “Buy” button from the main wallet page.
- Select WLD (if you don’t see it, you can use the search function).
- Select the amount you want to buy, then select the “Next” button.
From there, it’s just a matter of following the simple instructions to complete your purchase. Once the purchase goes through, the WLD will automatically be stored in your Trust Wallet.
Frequently asked questions
Aside from buying WLD, can I also deposit and store WLD from a centralized exchange or another wallet?
Yes, you can easily deposit and store your WLD securely using Trust Wallet. Follow these steps:
- Select the “Receive” button from the main wallet page.
- Choose WLD from the list of assets. If needed, you can search for “WLD” to find it.
- Copy your WLD deposit address and use that on your centralized exchange account.
- From there it’s just a matter of following your instructions to receive WLD in your wallet.
When I buy the WLD using Trust Wallet, where is it stored?
When you buy WLD directly using your Trust Wallet, it’s stored directly in your wallet. There’s no need to transfer your WLD from one address to another or do anything else – the crypto will be stored safely and automatically.
How do I check my WLD balance in Trust Wallet?
To check your WLD balance in the Trust Wallet app, simply open the app and view your current balance from the main wallet page.
How do I check the WLD price in Trust Wallet?
To check the WLD price in the Trust Wallet app, simply open it and view the price from the main wallet page. Alternatively, you can also select the WLD asset and tap on the chart symbol to view more detailed information on the WLD price.
Note: Any cited numbers, figures, or illustrations are reported at the time of writing, and are subject to change.