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Membership Rewards

The MyCrypto Membership is a way to support MyCrypto's mission of making this industry more accessible, safe, and secure every single day. It supports the products and our team who build them…

What Is Contract ABI?

An Application Binary Interface (ABI) allows the MyCrypto interface to get very basic information about the functions and function types that are available in a smart contract. It is able to show…

What Is EIP-1559?

August 5th saw the deployment of the London hard fork, which includes various changes to how transaction fees are handled on Ethereum, aiming to make them more predictable. These changes are part of…

Intro to NFTs & NFT Token Standards

What does Non-Fungible Token actually mean? Fungibility is defined by Merriam-Webster as: "being something (such as money or a commodity) of such a nature that one part or quantity may be replaced by…

Common NFT Scams

Scams have run rampant in the crypto space for years, and NFT-related scams are increasing every day. As a relatively new (and very popular) trend, it has been the target of quite a lot of scams to…

How to Use MyCrypto More Privately

With the cryptocurrency industry growing faster than ever, it has become more and more lucrative for financial companies and institutions to know as much as possible about you and how you interact…

How to Connect an xDai Account to MyCrypto

If you want one place to view and manage all of your xDai accounts at once, you’ll want to get set up with MyCrypto. Visit app.mycrypto.com/add-account Select the wallet you’ll be connecting to…

How to Get xDai

Since xDai is based on the EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine), any Ethereum account can also be used on the xDai chain. This means that if you have an Ethereum account, you also have an xDai account and…

What Is the xDai Chain?

The xDai chain is an Ethereum-based sidechain that uses a Proof-of-Stake mechanism. It has been live since late 2018 and uses a stablecoin, xDai, as its native cryptocurrency. As the project’s site…

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How to Recover Assets Sent to the Wrong Address

If you've ever sent coins to the wrong address (for example, sending ETC or EWT to your ETH address), it can be scary, but it's solvable. Making this mistake with a Trezor requires a little more time…

Why Is Gas?!

When sending a transaction on the Ethereum network you may be startled by the cost to send said transaction, especially if you are returning from a cryptocurrency hiatus. Why are the gas fees so damn…

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How to Recover Assets Sent to the Wrong Address

If you've ever sent coins to the wrong address (for example, sending ETC or EWT to your ETH address), it can be scary, but it's solvable. Making this mistake with a Ledger requires a little more time…

Gas Required Exceeds Allowance or Always Failing Transaction

This error can occur when interacting with a contract, and means that MyCrypto could not estimate the gas limit for your transaction. This error can be caused by a few reasons, including: The gas…

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How To Speed up a Transaction

During times in which the Ethereum network is busy, you might notice that transactions can take longer than expected to confirm. With MyCrypto, it's possible to speed up these transactions to make…

Unable to See Token Balance

When you scan for tokens in your MyCrypto interface, not every token might show up right away. This is because MyCrypto keeps a list of tokens to scan for, and it's possible that the token you're…

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How To Access Your Energy Web Chain Tokens

Energy Web Chain ("EWC") is a blockchain designed to be used for the energy sector. Its utility token is Energy Web Token ("EWT") and this article will explain how you can access these tokens using…

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How to Change the Nonce When Using a Web3 App (Like MetaMask)

If you're using a Web3-compatible app like MetaMask to connect to MyCrypto, it's not possible to change the nonce in MyCrypto directly. Most Web3 apps change the nonce provided by MyCrypto, even when…

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Checking the Status of a Transaction

The MyCrypto transaction status feature allows you to view the status of previously sent transactions, as well as various transaction information, such as Gas Limit used, Gas Price used, and…

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How to Buy a MyCrypto Membership

MyCrypto is free, open-source, and built by a small, dedicated team of cryptocurrency addicts. We're on a mission to create a safer, more secure, and more accessible industry, and we need your help…

What Is a Derivation Path?

If you use a Secret Recovery Phrase or hardware wallet, you may come across the term "derivation path." In short, it specifies which private key (and thus which address) is used. A derivation path…

What Are Protected Transactions?

Protected transactions help you to send your funds in a safe way. When you protect a transaction, MyCrypto will automatically check the transaction, and everything around it, to ensure that your…

MyCrypto Membership Information

Ethereum gas fees can be a high barrier of entry to purchasing a MyCrypto Membership at times, so we've added support for purchasing memberships on the xDai and Polygon networks! Owning a MyCrypto…

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How to Use WalletConnect with MyCrypto

It is very easy to use your mobile wallet in conjunction with the functionality of MyCrypto. Many of the most widely used mobile wallets allow you to connect to web3 applications quickly and easily by…

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How To Know What Gas Price to Use

The gas price determines how much you pay per unit of gas. A higher gas price will mean that your transaction is confirmed faster, but will cost more, and a transaction with a lower gas price will…

Unable to Install the MyCrypto Desktop Application

The MyCrypto desktop application is part of an older version of MyCrypto that is not actively maintained. You can find the latest version of MyCrypto on mycrypto.com . When installing apps from third…

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How to Use QuikNode with MyCrypto

QuikNode is a service that allows you to get your own, personal Ethereum node. Besides Ethereum, they also provide nodes for Bitcoin and Ethereum testnets, with the possibility to choose between a…

What Are the Different Units Used in Ethereum?

When using Ethereum, you may encounter different units, such as Wei and Gwei. In this article, you'll find an explanation of the different units used, and a converter for all the different units. The…

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How to Send Tokens From a Mist Multisig Contract

If you're looking to send Ether from a Mist multisig contract, please refer to this article instead. If you have tokens in a Mist multisig contract, sending them from the contract is slightly more…

Which Networks Does MyCrypto Support?

MyCrypto supports a wide variety of different networks, better known as blockchains. The different types of networks that MyCrypto supports are all based on the original Ethereum codebase, with some…

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How Does View Address Work?

MyCrypto is a client-side application, which means that we never store your funds. Every address you access and transaction you generate is being done locally; nothing is actually sent to us. Your…

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