How to Import Your Coinbase Wallet to Trust Wallet
In this guide, we'll explain the process of importing your Coinbase Wallet into Trust Wallet. Because Coinbase Wallet is a self-custody wallet built to support the open Web3 ecosystem, it allows you to import your wallet’s address directly into Trust Wallet anytime you want. That means you can use Trust Wallet to view and manage the same assets, while taking advantage of extensive features the Trust ecosystem has to offer.
So below, we cover the necessary steps to import your wallet, describe some Trust Wallet features, and answer common questions about importing wallets in our FAQ section. Let's get started!
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 also as the Trust Wallet Chrome Extension.
What is Coinbase Wallet?
Coinbase Wallet is a standalone crypto app that allows people to store, or self-custody, their own crypto. Beyond storage, it supports sending, receiving, and even purchasing of a variety of different cryptocurrencies. It also features a Web3 DApp browser that allows users to interact with decentralized applications directly from the app.
How to import wallet from Coinbase to Trust Wallet
Before you import your Coinbase Wallet into Trust Wallet, you’ll need to ensure you have Trust Wallet installed on your mobile device or computer. Trust Wallet is available as a mobile app as well as the Trust Wallet Chrome Extension.
Step 1: Install Trust Wallet
If you don’t yet have a Trust Wallet, you’ll need to install it for your device. Trust Wallet is available as a mobile app and as the Trust Wallet Extension. In this example we’ll use the mobile app.
Step 2: Get your secret phrase from Coinbase Wallet
Next, you’ll need to get your secret phrase (often called a recovery phrase or seed phrase) from your Coinbase Wallet. Here’s how.
- Select “Settings”.
- Choose “Manage all wallets”.
- Choose “Show recovery phrase”.
- Then select “Copy to clipboard” to copy the secret phrase, or select the ‘eye’ icon to reveal your secret phrase and note it down on a piece of paper for the next step.
Note: _Remember to never share your secret phrase with anyone.
Step 3: Import your Coinbase Wallet to your Trust Wallet
- Open Trust Wallet and choose “I already have a wallet”.
- Choose “Restore with secret phrase”.
- Select “Multi-Coin Wallet” if you want to be able to manage all your crypto assets with one wallet.
- Paste in your secret phrase or type it in the same order that you have it written down, then select “Import”.
From there, simply follow the instructions to start using your Trust Wallet and you’ll see your imported balances.
And that’s it. Now your Coinbase Wallet is imported into your Trust Wallet.
Frequently asked questions
I already have an existing Trust Wallet address set up, but I want to import a totally different wallet. Can I import an additional new wallet and use multiple wallets?
Yes, with Trust Wallet you can manage multiple wallets in one app. Here’s how to import a new wallet when you’ve already got an existing wallet set up.
- Choose “Settings”.
- Select “Wallets”.
- Select the plus symbol.
- Then import the wallet you want.
How do I switch between my different wallets?
- You can either ‘long-press’ the Wallet icon OR choose “Settings”.
- Select “Wallets.
- Then choose the wallet you want to access.
I imported my wallet but didn't see all my coins/tokens. Where are they?
If you don’t see all your coin/tokens after importing, you can search for the asset and add it manually. Here’s how:
- Select the toggle/filter icon.
- Search the asset and then activate the toggle.
- Go back to the main Wallet screen.
What wallets can I import into Trust Wallet?
Trust Wallet is a Web3 self-custody wallet where you have full control over your private keys and assets. That said, you can import virtually any Web3 wallet as long as its also gives you full control over your secret phrase and private keys.
That way you can take your secret phrase and import it into your Trust Wallet with ease.