In this guide, we’ll show you step-by-step instructions on how to transfer Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask. Ethereum (ETH) is used as the base currency for a lot of crypto games and NFT platforms. Knowing how to safely transfer it to your MetaMask is a good base skill to learn.
There are a few key concepts and tutorials that we will explain in detail:
- What is Binance?
- What is MetaMask?
- How MetaMask works as a wallet for your cryptocurrency
- How to transfer your Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask
- A preview of what you can do once ETH is in your wallet
If you have any questions about transferring Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask or just want to offer up your advice, comment down below at the bottom of this guide.
Before we get into the specific instructions on how to transfer Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask, let’s explain a few key concepts in simple terms for you to understand.
What is Binance?
Binance is the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world in terms of daily trading volume. Anybody in the world can use Binance to quickly and easily buy and sell cryptocurrencies by connecting their bank accounts, credit cards, and other online accounts.
One of the main reasons why Binance is so popular is because of the high number of cryptocurrencies which are supported by the exchange. As of November 2021, there are over 500 coins listed on the exchange, included all of the biggest ones:
- SHIBA INU
What is MetaMask
MetaMask is a cryptocurrency wallet that allows you to store cryptocurrency safely. It runs as a web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.
MetaMask allows you to connect to crypto games and makes sure that you are in sync with the game’s blockchain.
By default, MetaMask connects to the Ethereum blockchain, which is the home to thousands of Ethereum-based tokens. This makes it as simple as possible to move Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask because all of the technical details are worked out as soon as you install MetaMask.
For the rest of this article, we are going to assume a few things:
- You already have an active Binance account and ETH coin purchased. If you don’t, here is a guide on how to create a Binance account and buy cryptocurrency.
- You have already installed the MetaMask wallet. If you don’t have that yet, here is a guide on how to sign up for MetaMask and get started.
After you’ve followed the steps in the guides above, you should launch MetaMask, where you will be greeted with the dashboard below:
How to Transfer Ethereum From Binance to MetaMask
This tutorial shows you how to transfer Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask quickly and easily.
Total Time: 2 minutes
Copy your ETH address in MetaMask.
Under the ETH section of your MetaMask dashboard, hover over the account address (where it says “Account 1”) and click on it to copy your address to your clipboard.
Withdraw ETH in Binance
Log in to your Binance account. From the top menu, navigate to Wallet > Fiat and Spot to see all of your crypto coin balances. Under ETH, click on Withdraw.
Withdraw ETH to MetaMask
In the Address box, enter in the address of your wallet you copied from MetaMask. Make sure the Network is set to the ERC20 Ethereum one. Set the amount you want to send and then click on Withdraw.
And that’s it! It will take a few minutes you will move Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask.
So after you see your ETH cryptocurrency in your MetaMask wallet, you’ve successfully transferred Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask.
What comes next?
Well, here are some of the most common things you will do next:
- Convert your ETH to a crypto game currency
- Store your ETH coin for future trading
- Store and hold your ETH coin for long-term
If you are looking to convert your Ethereum to a game coin, you can do that from the MetaMask Swap screen.
If you have any other questions for us, comment down below and let us know.
Ethereum from Binance to MetaMask FAQ
Here are some frequently asked questions about sending, receiving, and using crypto from Binance to MetaMask.
How long does it take to transfer ETH from Binance to MetaMask?
Transferring your coins into MetaMask will take less than five minutes in most cases. After this, your coins will show up in your MetaMask wallet and you will be able to convert, store, or use them.
What are some crypto games that use Ethereum as its base currency?
A lot of popular crypto games use Ethereum as its base currency, including Axie Infinity, Gods Unchained, Sorare, and F1 Delta Time.
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