Coinbase Wallet Users Now Have a Standalone Browser Extension

The offering comes amid an increase in the use of self-custody crypto wallets.

Nov 8, 2021 at 7:23 p.m. UTC
Updated Nov 9, 2021 at 1:41 a.m. UTC

Users of the Coinbase crypto exchange can now access Coinbase Wallet through a standalone browser extension, bypassing the need to confirm transactions on their smartphones, the company said in a blog post Monday.

  • Coinbase first introduced the extension in May, and now customers can use it to browse decentralized apps, access thousands of cryptocurrencies, trade on decentralized exchanges, earn interest and collect non-fungible tokens, Coinbase said.
  • In addition, users can import an existing self-custody wallet, including MetaMask, Trust Wallet, Coinbase Wallet or other Ethereum-based wallets.

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Michael Bellusci is CoinDesk's crypto payments reporter.