To send AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask, you need to add the Avalanche network to MetaMask. Then, copy your MetaMask wallet address. Paste it into the Send window on Coinbase. Enter the amount and complete the verification process.
1. Install MetaMask Wallet
You can skip this step if you have already installed the MetaMask extension. First, download the MetaMask. After downloading, click the extension. Now, you need to set up your account. The account setup process includes setting up a password and storing your recovery phrase.
2. Add Avalanche Network to MetaMask
To receive and view AVAX on MetaMask, you need to add the Avalanche network to it. To add the Avalanche network to MetaMask, you need to click Add Network in your MetaMask. Then, copy-paste the below Avalanche network details such as network name, RPC URL, ChainID, symbol, and explorer. Lastly, click Save.
3. Copy the MetaMask Address
Once you have added the Avalanche network to MetaMask, you need to copy your MetaMask address. To copy the address, simply click just above your AVAX balance.
4. Click Send/ Receive
Sign in to your Coinbase account. You will land on the dashboard. There you will be able to see Send/ Receive in the top right corner of the webpage. Click on the Send or Receive button.
5. Paste the MetaMask Address
After clicking Send/ Receive, there will be a Send window. Here, you need to enter the amount of AVAX that you wish to send. You can also enter the amount in the fiat currency by clicking the conversion icon.
Then, select Avalanche in the Pay field. Lastly, paste the MetaMask address that you have copied in Step 3 in the To field. Always be cautious while pasting the wallet address. Any typo may result in the incorrect address which leads to the loss of crypto. The Note field is the optional one. If you want you can mention something for your reference. Click Continue.
6. Complete the Authentication
After clicking Continue, there will be a confirmation pop-up. Ensure to review the address, amount, and gas fee. Click Send Now. Now, you need to authenticate the transaction. To proceed further with the transfer, enter the verification code you received on your registered phone number.
7. Check your MetaMask Wallet
Your transfer will be successful after submitting the verification code. You can head back to your MetaMask wallet and check the AVAX balance. You can also check your transaction on the SnowTrace, the Avalanche chain explorer. You have successfully transferred AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask.
Transferring AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask is a straightforward process. To receive AVAX on MetaMask, you need to add the Avalanche network on MetaMask. The transfer time of AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask is 5-15 minutes. It may vary depending on the network congestion.