Wallet Connect

Comprehensive users guide for Wallet Connect
WalletConnect is an open-source protocol that allows users to connect their digital wallets to dApps on various platforms, such as mobile phones or web browsers. This guide will provide step-by-step instructions on how to connect and use WalletConnect with your preferred wallet and dApp.

What do you need to have beforehand?

  • Compatible wallet with WalletConnect support (e.g., MetaMask or Trust Wallet)
  • A dApp that supports WalletConnect.
  • A device with internet access.

Connecting a Wallet to WalletConnect

To connect your wallet with WalletConnect, follow these steps:
Step 1: Open your digital wallet on your device.
Step 2: Look for the WalletConnect option within your wallet. This is usually available under the "Settings" or "Connections" tab.
Step 3: Tap or click on the WalletConnect option to enable it.

Connecting WalletConnect to a dApp

Step 1: Open the dApp on your device or visit its website.
Step 2: Look for the "Connect Wallet" button or a similar option within the dApp.
Step 3: Select "WalletConnect" from the list of available wallet options.
Step 4: A QR code will appear on the screen. Scan the QR code using your wallet's QR scanner. This will establish a secure connection between your wallet and the dApp.
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Approving and Signing Transactions

Once connected, you can now use dApp and initiate transactions. When you request a transaction, WalletConnect will prompt you to approve or reject the transaction in your wallet. Follow these steps to approve and sign transactions:
Step 1: Review the transaction details, such as the destination address, amount, and gas fee.
Step 2: If the transaction details are correct, approve the transaction by tapping or clicking your wallet's "Approve" or "Confirm" button.
Step 3: Your wallet will sign the transaction, and the dApp will execute it.
Always double-check the transaction details before approving any transaction. Be cautious of phishing attacks and malicious dApps.

Disconnecting WalletConnect

When you finish using the dApp, it's a good practice to disconnect WalletConnect from your wallet. Follow these steps to disconnect:
Step 1: Open your wallet and navigate to the WalletConnect settings.
Step 2: Locate the connected dApp and tap or click the "Disconnect" button.
Step 3: WalletConnect is now disconnected from the dApp, and you're done.