What is Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Crypto.com Wallet Extension is a browser-based plug-in that makes it possible for you to easily and securely connect to decentralized apps (DApps). Previously, accessing DApps was a tedious process because you had to open your Crypto.com DeFi Wallet mobile app to complete each connection. Now, you can freely browse and play around with DApps using Wallet Extension, which acts as a gateway to accessing them from the web browser on your computer.
You only need to scan the Wallet Extension’s QR code once to link your DeFi Wallet and access all your DApps.Transactions need to be approved via your DeFi Wallet to ensure security.
How do I install and connect Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Step 1: Go to the Crypto.com Wallet Extension download page and click ‘Add to Chrome’ to initiate the installation.
Step 2: Open the QR scanner on your Crypto.com DeFi Wallet mobile app which can be downloaded via the link https://crypto.com/defi-wallet and scan the QR code in the extension pop-up to connect.
How do I connect to DApps with Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Follow the simple steps below to connect to any DApp (e.g. Uniswap interface):
Click ‘Connect Wallet’ on the Uniswap interface
Tap ‘Crypto.com | Wallet Extension’
Do I still need to use the Crypto.com DeFi Wallet mobile app to access DApps?
Yes. All token approval and transactions initiated via Wallet Extension need to be confirmed using your DeFi Wallet to ensure security.
Can I create a new wallet on Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Currently, you cannot create a new wallet via Wallet Extension and can only do so from your DeFi Wallet mobile app.
Will my private keys be stored in Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
No. Your private keys will only be stored in the security module of your DeFi Wallet mobile app.
Which networks are supported by Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Currently, we support the Ethereum network and are working to integrate the Crypto.org Chain Cronos. We also plan to introduce more networks in the future.
Which browsers support Crypto.com Wallet Extension?
Currently, you can download Crypto.com Wallet Extension in Chrome. We are planning to introduce more browsers in the future.
Why are my balances not showing on the DeFi Wallet?
Occasionally, due to the congested network traffic or app traffic, the DeFi Wallet app will encounter display issues. These issues lead to your balances and transaction history not showing up.
Please rest assured that your crypto assets are safe, as the DeFi Wallet app is a non-custodial app - Crypto.com does not hold your crypto, your crypto assets always follow your private keys, aka your recovery phrase. The DeFi Wallet app is only an app interface to display your crypto balances and provide an easy UI for you to manage your crypto assets.
Your recovery phrase allows you access to your crypto assets, always backup your recovery phrase and keep it safe! You can easily import your crypto assets with your recovery phrase into other wallet app interfaces to see and manage your crypto assets.