How to Connect Your Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea5 min read

OpenSea, as its name suggests, is the largest NFT platform in the world. People can discover, sell and buy a variety of NFTs. To sell and buy NFTs on OpenSea, you need to log in through a wallet with cryptocurrencies.

OpenSea supports various wallets, such as MetaMask, Coinbase Wallet, WalletConnect, Fortmatic, Trust wallet, etc. Coinbase wallet is perhaps one of the best wallets that you can use to interact with OpenSea. You need ETH to mint or buy NFT. ETH also requires you to pay gas fees when transacting on Opensea.

If you want to transfer ETH from your Coinbase account to your Coinbase wallet, check out this guide.

How to Connect Your Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea

  • To connect your Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea, you need to visit the OpenSea website and click on the wallet icon.
  • Then select Coinbase Wallet.
  • If you are connecting from the Coinbase Wallet browser extension, you must accept the connection to your wallet to establish the connection.
  • If you’re logging in from the Coinbase Wallet mobile app, you’ll need to scan your QR code to log in.

Steps to Connect Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea

1. Install Coinbase Wallet

2. Log in to the OpenSea site

3. Choose your Coinbase wallet

4. Click Connect

1. Install Coinbase Wallet

If you have already installed Coinbase Wallet, please go ahead to skip this step. If not, you can download the Coinbase wallet extension on your browser.

After downloading Coinbase Wallet, you will receive a 12-word seed/recovery phrase. Ensure to keep it in a safe place.

To access your Coinbase wallet, you need to set up a password. After completing this installation process, you can proceed to the next step.

2. Log in to the OpenSea site

The OpenSea mobile app does not currently support Coinbase Wallet. Visit the OpenSea platform on a laptop or computer. On the Opensea homepage, look in the upper right corner.

There you can see a wallet icon. Click on it.

3. Choose your Coinbase wallet

After clicking on the wallet icon, you will see different wallet options. This includes Coinbase Wallet, WalletConnect, MetaMask, and more.

Click Coinbase Wallet.

Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea

4. Click Connect

Clicking on Coinbase Wallet will open the Coinbase Wallet extension. This window will request permission to connect your Coinbase wallet to the OpenSea website. Authorization allows OpenSea to view your wallet balance and send transaction requests.

However, OpenSea cannot touch or transfer your funds without your consent. Then click Connect.

Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea

That’s all. You have connected your Coinbase wallet successfully to OpenSea.

Steps to connect your Coinbase Wallet mobile app to OpenSea

1. Install the Coinbase Wallet app

2. Log in to the OpenSea site

3. Choose your Coinbase wallet

4. Scan the QR code

1. Install the Coinbase Wallet app

You can skip this if you have already installed the Coinbase mobile app. Install the Coinbase Wallet mobile app for both iOS and Android.

After the installation on your devices, you need to create a new wallet.

Creating the wallet account includes a 12-word recovery/seed phrase and setting a new password. If you already have an account with Coinbase Wallet, you can restore it using the seed/recovery phrase.

Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea

2. Log in to the OpenSea site

Since the OpenSea mobile app is not compatible with Coinbase Wallet, you must log in to the OpenSea desktop. Visit the OpenSea website.

Once on the OpenSea site, you will see more options in the upper right corner of the web page. These include Explore, Stats, Resources, Create, a profile icon, and a wallet icon.

Click on the wallet icon.

3. Choose your Coinbase wallet

After clicking on the wallet icon, you will see different wallet options.

Click Coinbase Wallet.

4. Scan the QR code

When you click on Coinbase Wallet, a pop-up appears. It will contain a QR code.

Now go back to the Coinbase Wallet mobile app and tap on the QR code icon. Scan the QR code to connect to OpenSea. After scanning the QR code on your phone, your wallet profile will be reflected in OpenSea.

That’s all. Your Coinbase wallet has successfully connected to OpenSea.

Conclusion

You can connect Coinbase Wallet to OpenSea through the Coinbase Wallet browser extension or mobile app.

Once you have established a connection, you can transfer NFT from OpenSea to Coinbase Wallet.

You can log out of OpenSea’s Coinbase wallet by clicking on the profile icon then Exit or the wallet icon then My Wallets->Exit.