Not sure how to get started? We'll help walk you through.
What do you need?
You'll need a computer to set up your digital wallet and buy, sell, trade crypto assets with.
Chrome or Firefox
The MetaMask Browser Extension turns your browser into a secure Ethereum wallet
Ethereum is your digital currency and what you will use to buy your crypto assets.
Buy from Coinbase
Step by Step
- 1Download Chrome or Firefox+
- 2Install MetaMask +Install MetaMask Browser Extension(your digital wallet)
- 3Send Ethereum to your MetaMask +For US citizens only:
You can purchase ETH from the MetaMask Browser Extension with the Coinbase service.
- Click the `Buy` button
- Select the `Coinbase` option
- Click the `Continue to Coinbase` button to purchase Ethereum.
For everyone else:
You need to buy ETH from Coinbase or another exchange using normal fiat currency.
- Copy your MetaMask address by clicking on the large `•••`next to your account.
- Select `Copy Address to clipboard`.
- Go to Coinbase or another exchange,
- Click `Accounts` in your top navigation,
- Select your ETH wallet and click `buy`.
- And follow the steps to `Add payment method` and paste your MetaMask address with the amount you'd like to transfer.
- 4Make a purchase and/or start bidding +You're ready to make your first purchase or bid on an item on OpenSea! Explore the marketplace.