Sending Ether to your Wallet
Congratulations, you now own ETH! Now, let’s send it over to your MetaMask wallet.
In your MetaMask app, find your public address. This is a long number starting with 0x listed underneath your account name. Tap on this number to copy it to your clipboard.
  • Once you’ve copied your address from MetaMask, go back into your Coinbase app and navigate to the “Portfolio” tab on the bottom of your screen. From there, click on “Ethereum” and click on your “ETH Wallet.”
  • Then, click on the send icon on the right hand side of the screen.
  • Now, decide how much ETH you would like to send to your MetaMask address. You can choose a portion or send the max amount available. *We recommend sending a very small amount as a test transaction to ensure that the funds are received in your MetaMask. Sending a small test transaction out before adding large amounts of funds to ensure you have successfully created a wallet you can operate is a good idea. Also, please note that before sending any value to a wallet, it’s recommended to test your seed recovery phrase and ensure you have the same address after recovery before adding any value to a wallet from an exchange like Coinbase.
  • Finally, in the “To” bar, paste the address you copied from MetaMask, add a note (optional) and hit “Preview send.”
  • Once you finalize, you will have successfully sent your ETH from Coinbase into your MetaMask wallet!
Excerpt from Gary Vaynerchuk's guide to buying cryptocurrency.
Copy link