Add Token to Trust Wallet

Get a step-by-step guide to add a token to the TrustWallet.

It’s hard to overestimate the positive impact of mobile wallets on cryptocurrency adoption. One of the most famous mob crypto wallets is the “Trust Wallet.” Adding a token to the Trust Wallet unlocks a +25M audience for your crypto project. Also, having a coin logo on the app increases your asset’s reliability and attractiveness. So, find below an ultimate guide on how to add a token to the TrustWallet.

What’s Trust Wallet?

The Trust Wallet is one of the most popular decentralized wallets like Metamask. It allows users to purchase, store, and collect crypto and NFTs. Also, users can exchange and earn cryptocurrencies inside the app. Its core advantage is to give users complete control of their assets. So, no centralized authority can hold any user funds because everything is on the blockchain. 

Advantages

Getting a token logo visible on Trust Wallet gives a lot of advantages to your crypto project. The main of them are:

  • Getting access to the +25 million people who are using Trust_Wallet.
  • Decreasing the risk of fake coins that try to copy your altcoin.
  • Growth of reliability and trust.
  • Making an asset more attractive for buyers and holders who use Trust Wallet’s tools.

Requirements

Before applying, ensure that your coin satisfies Trust Wallet’s requirements.

  • First, your token must have 10,000 holders and 15,000 transactions. IMPORTANT: TrustWallet excludes airdrop tokens. So, for example, your application will fail if you have 9000 holding wallets with one coin on each.
  • Second, a startup must have a website with a white paper, a clear roadmap, and tokenomics. 
  • Besides, you must have a working telegram group and at least two social accounts (FB, Twitter, Reddit, etc.) without fake followers and bots.
  • Ensure all texts, images, and logos on your website are original. Don’t copy content from other websites. 
  • A token should have price traction on CoinMarketCap or Coingecko. 
  • In addition, it’s better to prepare a full token audit provided by a reputable entity.

However, the team has a right to reject your application for any reason. Developers will not list fraudulent and low-value projects.

Prepare information

Also, prepare specific information about your coin before the application’s submission. Find below an example of data set for filling a Github request to list an asset on Trust Wallet:

  • Token Name: Galactic Quadrant
  • Type: BEP20
  • Token Symbol: GQ
  • Decimals: 18
  • Description: Galactic Quadrant (GQ) is a utility token for the Outer Ring videogame that allows in-game and off-game purchases.
  • Website: https://outerringmmo.com/
  • Explorer: https://bscscan.com/token/0xf700d4c708c2be1463e355f337603183d20e0808
  • The id/contract/address of the token, same as the subfolder name: 0xF700D4c708C2be1463E355F337603183D20E0808.
  • Links: all social accounts ULRs and coin-trackers links (CMC and CG).
  • Tags: you will see all available titles in step #4 below.
  • Contract Address: 0xf700d4c708c2be1463e355F337603183D20e0808.
  • Checksum address (for ERC20 and BEP20 tokens): 0xF700D4c708C2be1463E355F337603183D20E0808.
    To get a checksum address, use a free tool.
  • Logo: A token logo must be transparent and have a size of 256×256 pixels in png format. Also, name a logo file as logo.png.

Processing fee

In addition, you must prepare a non-refundable processing fee. For example, in step #5, the TrustWallet will ask you to pay 700 TWT (BEP2) or 5 BNB. The maintainer (from TrustWallet’s team) will tell you the payment address and memo inside the Github thread. Example

Blockchains

Currently, you can add altcoins to TrustWallet that runs on Binance Smart Chain (BEP20), Ethereum (ERC20), Binance (BEP2), and Tron (TRC10, TRC20).

Steps

Follow the steps below to add a token to the Trust Wallet.

Step 1. Sign in GitHub

Register or log in to GitHub. Then open the assets page

Step 2. Create a fork

Click on the Fork button as on the screenshot below.

GitHub: Fork
Make a Fork on GitHub.

Then, press the “Create fork” button. 

Fork TrustWallet
Create a fork.

Step 3. Open the desktop app

Go to that page https://assets.trustwallet.com/, log in through your GitHub account and click on the “Add Token.”

Pull Request creation
Fast way to make a Pull Request.

Step 4. Fill the form

Enter all info about your token into the form. Then, click on the “Create Pull Request” button.

Quick way to make pull request
Fill the form to make a Pull Request.

After that, copy a link to the pull request and open it. For example, https://github.com/trustwallet/assets/pull/22512.

Get a link to PR
Copy the link to the Pull Request.

Step 5. Payment and discussion 

On the next screen, you will see the conversation thread and instructions for payment.  So, pay it as instructed and wait for a reply from a maintainer in the GitHub thread. Also, this example of real pull request might be helpful for you.

Get address and memo for the fee payment.
Copy address and memo for the fee payment.

Also, note that the best way to complete a payment is to convert BUSD (BEP20) to the 720 TWT (BEP2) on the Binance and withdraw TWT (BEP2) to the maintainer’s address with a required memo. After the payment, the TrustWallet’s bot automatically catches and processes it. So, you’ll see “payment made” (notification example) in the PR almost immediately.

pay TWT BEP2 to TrustWallet
Paying TWT (BEP2) to Trust Wallet.

Step 6. Merge

After the payment, a maintainer evaluates your asset and (if everything ok) merges it. As a result, a token logo becomes visible in Trust Wallet. 

"Merged" means success.
If everything is ok, the pull request is merged.

Check the results

Apart from searching inside the wallet app on your smartphone, you can check your token in the browser https://assets.trustwallet.com/. So, enter the token’s contract address (or symbol) and click on “Search.”

Find your coin on the TrustWallet.
Find the asset on the TrustWallet.

Waiting time

Usually, the app caches logos for 14 – 48 hours after a successful merge. But, if you want to see changes immediately, use a new installation.

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How to List Token on Coinbase for Free

Increase your crypto startup recognition. Make it visible to +40M people. Learn how to add token to Coinbase at no cost. No need to fill in complicated forms.

Thanks to the previous article, you have learned how to add altcoin to Binance for free. Today, get an ultimate guide on how to list a token on Coinbase at no cost. So, read a few paragraphs below if you wish to boost your crypto startup awareness without paying a penny. Moreover, you don’t have to fill out any forms for that. Let’s rock.

What’s Coinbase?

Coinbase is the second most extensive cryptocurrency exchange after Binance. Brian Armstrong founded it with just a $150k investment in 2012. And in 10 years, Coinbase’s market capitalization rose to $85B due to May 2022. So, now, the exchange’s purpose is to create an open financial system for the world. Also, the team aims to help people convert digital currency into and out of their local money. Another exciting fact is that Brian wants to make a one-stop platform for merchants with a simple interface and powerful tools.

Traffic

Although the number of Coinbase’s visitors is twice as low as Binance‘s, it’s still huge. For example, Coinbase’s traffic was around 39.1 million visits in August 2022. Just image that all these humans could add your cryptocussency to their watchlists in few clicks.

Coinbase's traffic
Number of Coinbase’s users.

Advantages

Coinbase has a powerful engine that allows anyone to explore the crypto economy. This tool lets users filter +10,000 coins (including your altcoin) by trade volume and price change (gainers and losers). Moreover, users can define the period: as 1 hour, day, week, month, and year. Another advantage includes comparing your token with other currencies with a similar market cap. Look at the example of such a comparison.

Explore coins on Coinbase
Coinbase’s Cryptocurrency Explorer.
Currency comparing
Compare your currency with other coins by market cap,

TIP: After appearing on the Coinbase, make announcements on all your channels to increase demand on your token. Check out the example of such post.

How to add my coin?

Adding a token to Coinbase’s explorer is automatic. It means you don’t have to fill in complicated forms. All that you need to do is to verify your asset on CoinMarketCap tracker. After that, Coinbase starts showing the coin by retrieving data from CMC’s API. Moreover, the higher your currency’s rank on CMC, the higher its position on Coinbase’s list of assets. 

TOKPIE (TKP) on Coinbase
TOKPIE (TKP) on Coinbase’s list of assets.

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