Onboard to MEW with Coinbase Pay

Onboard to MEW with Coinbase Pay

Have a Coinbase account? Onboard into an open source and self custodial wallet like MEW! Follow our guide to onboard into MEW using Coinbase Pay.

By Kealii Naluai

2 min read

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Founded in 2012 by Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam, Coinbase is an American platform for cryptocurrency exchange. It holds a prominent position as the leading cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, marked by its substantial trading volume.

Are you a Coinbase user looking to explore self custodial wallets? Coinbase Pay makes it easy. Not sure how or where to get started? Follow our step-by-step guide below!

First things first, you'll need MEW downloaded. Click here to download MEW on iOS. Click here to download MEW on Android.

Once you've downloaded your wallet (and have a Coinbase account setup), you're ready to onramp! Click on "Buy crypto".

Select the amount you want to spend. Purchase at least $100 and earn free Energy to be spent on seasonal MEW Universe NFTs!

Select Coinbase Pay as your provider.

Select which asset you want to buy. You can choose from hundreds of ERC20 tokens!

Alternatively, if you already have funds on Coinbase that you just want to transfer over to a self custodial wallet, click on "Transfer from Coinbase".

After selecting how much you want to spend and the source of funds, your screen should look similar to the one below.

Preview your order before confirming. Click on "confirm" when you're ready.

You'll be asked to verify your identity. Enter in the 7-digit code that you receive via text.

After entering the code, you'll see a screen similar to the one below. You're all set! Check your MEW wallet in a minute and your funds will be there.

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