There’s a good chance that if you haven’t previously heard of Uniswap, you did hear about it through the grapevine during the recent De-Fi craze of 2020. However, you might be surprised to learn that Uniswap launched way back in November of 2018.
No one could blame you for wanting a piece of this action, and in this article, you will find a simple step-by-step tutorial that is suitable for beginners to intermediate users alike. By the time you’re through, you’ll have completed the first steps to becoming an expert on the ins-and-outs of utilizing a Decentralized-Exchange (DEX), such as Uniswap.
How to Install Metamask
If you don’t already have a Metamask wallet installed on your browser, learn to set one up here: How to install Metamask.
Now that you’ve installed the Metamask wallet as a browser extension, it’s time to connect Metamask to Uniswap so that you can start buying tokens!
How to Connect Metamask to Uniswap
- Step 1: Start by opening your preferred internet browser of choice. Make sure it’s the same browser that you installed the Metamask extension on!
- Step 2: Now head up to the address bar and visit “uniswap.org”.
- Step 3: Next, you’ll be greeted by the landing page to Uniswap. If you look at the upper-right corner, you’ll notice a button that says “Launch App”, click it!
- Step 4: A new page will appear revealing the Uniswap user-interface (UI) that you’ll be using to interact to buy tokens. Bookmark this page as clones and imitators are looking to steal your hard-earned crypto! (ALWAYS confirm the web address before executing a trade on Uniswap, or any DEX, for that matter.)
- Step 5: Click “Connect Wallet” (the pink button), located in the upper right-hand corner.
- Step 6: The final step is to select the appropriate wallet and click “Next”, followed by “Connect” once the pop-up window appears that displays your wallets.
You’re all set to begin your journey into the exciting world of De-Fi (Decentralize-Finance). For more guides, be sure to check out swapfol.io for more guides and articles to help you succeed and protect your investments.
Don’t forget to join our excited and growing community on social media! We have many supporters and team members willing to help you troubleshoot and resolve any issues you may have. It’s also a fun place to chat and hang out. Earn free Swapfolio tokens (SWFL) just for sharing your thoughts, ideas, and enthusiasm! We hope to see you there!