How to Transfer AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask in Minutes!

If you want to add some AVAX to your MetaMask wallet, you’re in luck. This article will help you how to quickly transfer AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask. Just follow the steps below, and you’ll have your AVAX in no time.

What is the AVAX token?

The AVAX token is a native token used to power the Avalanche network. The Avalanche network is a decentralized finance platform that enables users to lend, borrow, and trade cryptocurrencies. The AVAX token is mainly used to pay transaction fees on the network and to reward users for participating in the network.

Can I send AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask wallet?

Yes, you can send AVAX from Coinbase to your MetaMask wallet! The process is quite easy and only takes a few minutes. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

  1. Log into your Coinbase account and go to the “Send/Receive” page.
  2. Enter your MetaMask wallet address in the required field.
  3. Specify the amount of AVAX you want to send in the required field.
  4. Click on the Send button and confirm the transaction.

That’s it! Your AVAX will now be safely stored in your MetaMask wallet.

You can also check a more detailed guide below.

Steps to Transfer AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask

  1. Download and Install the Metamask Wallet
  2. Add Avalanche Mainnet (Network) to Metamask
  3. Copy your Metamask Address
  4. Sign in to your Coinbase Account
  5. Click the Send & Receive Button
  6. Paste your Metamask Address
  7. Complete the Authentication Process
  8. Go to your Metamask Wallet

For this guide, we will be using the Chrome browser to be able to have access to our Metamask wallet and Coinbase account easily.

Download and Install the Metamask Wallet

If you have already downloaded and added the Metamask wallet to your browser, skip this step and continue to the next one.

Go to to download and install the Metamask wallet. Adding Metamask to your browser is easy; follow the instructions provided, and it will be done in no time.

You can create a new wallet or import an existing one after successfully adding the Metamask extension to your browser.

You can refer to the link below if you encounter difficulty setting up your Metamask wallet.

How to Create a MetaMask Wallet: The Ultimate Guide

Add Avalanche Mainnet (Network) to Metamask

Once you have created or imported a wallet, we can add the Avalanche network to your Metamask wallet.

On your Metamask extension, click the Network and Add Network button.

Just Copy and paste all the information below into the required fields.

Avalanche Mainnet Details

Network Name: Avalanche Mainnet


Chain ID: 43114 or 0xa86a

Symbol: AVAX


Adding the Avalanche network to your Metamask will enable you to access the Avalanche chain with your Metamask. You can also view your AVAX balance and access different DApps on the Avalanche blockchain.

Copy your Metamask Address

After you have added the AVAX network, you can now copy the Metamask address. On your Metamask extension, click the address, which will automatically copy the entire address.

Sign in to your Coinbase Account

Go to the Coinbase website and login into your account.

Use your username and password to access your account.

Click the Send & Receive Button

Once you have access to your Coinbase account, you can send or transfer your AVAX token to your Metamask wallet.

To do this, look for the Send & Receive button on the upper-right side of your screen. Once you have found it, click it to continue.

Paste your Metamask Address

After you have clicked the Send & Receive button, you can select your AVAX token and send it to your Metamask wallet.

Choose the AVAX token and enter the amount you will send to your Metamask wallet.

Paste your Metamask Address on the required address field. You can also put a note for the transaction that you will be processing.

Double-check each given field, and once everything is done, you can press the continue button to proceed with the authentication process.

Complete the Authentication Process

After you click the Continue button, there will be a pop for confirmation.
Make sure to review everything, like the amount, address you will be sending, and gas fees.

Once everything is in order, you can click the send button.

Now there will be a verification process to complete the transaction. There will be a code that will be sent to your phone number that is registered on your Coinbase account. Use the code and complete the process.

That’s it! You have successfully transferred the AVAX token from your Coinbase account to your Metamask wallet.

Go to your Metamask Wallet

Go to your Metamask wallet and check your AVAX balance. Usually, it would take 2-5 mins, and you will receive the funds in your Metamask wallet. But there are instances when the network is delayed due to high traffic. And this would take about 30 to an hour for you to receive the tokens.

What wallet supports AVAX?

Many different wallets support AVAX. The most popular ones include Metamask, Trust wallet, Electrum, and Exodus. All of these wallets are excellent choices and offer additional features.

Metamask is a popular option because it is an easy-to-use wallet that can be accessed through a browser extension. Trust wallet is another popular choice because it is a mobile wallet that offers many features and is very user-friendly. Electrum is an excellent choice for those who want more control over their finances and want to store their AVAX on a desktop wallet. Exodus is also a great choice, especially for those who wish to keep their AVAX on an offline hardware wallet.


Transferring AVAX from Coinbase to MetaMask is a simple process that only takes a few minutes. Once you have your MetaMask account set up, follow the steps outlined in this article, and you will be able to transfer your AVAX tokens in no time.

William Laurier is a writer and crypto enthusiast who is passionate about the potential of blockchain technology. He has been involved in the cryptocurrency community since early 2017 and is excited to see where the industry goes in the years ahead. William believes in the power of decentralized systems to create a more equitable and efficient future. He is very excited to be part of the blockchain community and constantly looking for new ways to learn and contribute.

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