Setting up a Wallet

Using Base with your wallet

Coinbase Wallet​

The Coinbase Wallet browser extension provides support for Base by default.

To use Base with Coinbase Wallet:

  1. Open the Coinbase Wallet browser extension and log in to your account.

  2. Connect to an app using Coinbase Wallet.

  3. Open the network selection menu by clicking the network icon in the upper right-hand corner.

  4. Select Base.

Your active network should now be switched to Base.

Other wallets​

Base can be added as a custom network to any EVM-compatible wallet (MetaMask).


To add Base as a custom network to MetaMask:

  1. Open the MetaMask browser extension.

  2. Open the network selection dropdown menu by clicking the dropdown button at the top of the extension.

  3. Click the Add Network button.

  4. Click Add a Network manually.

  5. In the Add a Network manually dialog that appears, enter the following information for the Base Mainnet:


    Network Name

    Base Mainnet


    The public mainnet for Base.

    RPC Endpoint

    Chain ID


    Currency Symbol


    Block Explorer

  6. Tap the Save button to save Base as a network.

You should now be able to connect to the Base by selecting it from the network selection dropdown menu.

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