How To Transfer Crypto (BTC, ETH, ADA, SHIB etc.) From eToro To MetaMask?

IMPORTANT WARNINGS


  • Trying to deposit a non-supported token may result in the loss of tokens.
  • Send a small test amount first
  • Beware when choosing the network which you want to use for sending crypto

eToro double-layered withdrawal


Transferring from eToro to Metamask requires you to withdraw twice. This means that you need to withdraw from your eToro main account to your eToro wallet, and then you withdraw that to your Metamask as well.

The first step is to open your eToro main account. The main page is the place where you can see all the details of your account, you can see the news feed which is like social media where people can write. You can see all the big winners of the day, you can see the prices of coins and some other stuff. Basically, this is an investors hub of sorts. 

After you are done checking your home page go to your assets. Here you can see all the coins you can buy or already own. If you do not own any, you can open trade to buy some.

Here you can open a new trade in order to own some coins. Let’s take XRP for example, if you want to buy XRP, you click on it, and you will see this page. You can see the new trade, there you can see the price and also the spread as well. But however much you want you can go back to the list.

When you are done selecting which coin you want to withdraw, you check that coins page. You can see the “transfer to wallet” option. That wallet means your eToro wallet and not your Metamask wallet. This is a very important difference because you will be sending it to yourself again, just to a different eToro part. 

Click on the “transfer” button to finish sending to your eToro wallet. This will be your last task at eToro main account. After you send it to your eToro wallet, you can close your eToro main account and for the rest of the transfer, all you will use will be your Metamask and your eToro wallet.

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Check to see if you received your coins at your eToro wallet. If they are already there, now it is time to get your deposit address from Metamask. Click on the coin you want to send, and open up your metamask.

Downloading Metamask and Depositing Cryptocurrency


If you haven’t downloaded metamask yet, you should do that for your browser. 

The links for metamask;
Chrome: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/metamask/nkbihfbeogaeaoehlefnkodbefgpgknn
Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ether-metamask/

Edge: https://microsoftedge.microsoft.com/addons/detail/metamask/ejbalbakoplchlghecdalmeeeajnimhm?hl=en-US

When the download process is over, you need to start a new account. Metamask will ask you to create a new password. This needs to be both a safe and long one, but also one that you can memorize very well. 

12 words called “backup phrases” is a safe fallback plan in case you forget your password. In a case where you do not remember your password, there is no email sent to you to reset it, there are these 12 words. Save them somewhere secure and if you ever forget it, you can reset your password and verify that it is in fact you who asks for it by providing these 12 words.

If you already had an account, this is where you will start. The rest of the metamask parts do not matter to you. Just open up your Metamask account and click on the red rectangle area and you will have your deposit address copied. 

eToro wallet to Metamask


When you received your deposit address from Metamask, you will go back to your eToro wallet. Here you will see the form you need to fill out. In this form, you will have a chance to enter the amount of the token you want to send. You can do this by the amount of the coin, or amount in dollar terms as well. After that, you will paste the address to the address column. There is nothing else you need to fill in, just click send and go to the confirmation page.

In this last part of the deal, we have the verification phase. In order to fill out this form, you need your phone with you. Either the SMS or 2FA version will be enabled on your account. Based on whichever one you enabled, enter that code in order to verify. Click the verify button when you are done.  This means you are done and your coins will be moving from eToro wallet to Metamask.

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Mithat Can Ozdemir

Mithat Can Ozdemir

Mithat Can Özdemir is an editor in CaptainAltcoin. He majored in American Literature in college. He worked as junior content editor in various ad agencies and gradually moved into freelancing. He first learned about crypto in 2013 and has been a full-time crypto person since 2016. He has been part of many crypto projects in their marketing department as well. His focus is mainly about how crypto currencies could be the key towards financial freedom not just individually but also globally.

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