How to Send Polkadot (DOT) to Metamask on Moonbeam Network
This guide will take you through depositing XC-20 assets to Moonbeam. Here’s a primer on XC-20. In this tutorial Polkadot (DOT) will be used. Before you proceed, you will need the following items ready:
- DOT balance on your wallet
- 2. MetaMask Wallet
- 3. Polkadot.js wallet extension
If you don’t have any of the mentioned items or you have your Polkadot balance on a centralized exchange like Binance, then click this guide to get you ready.
Step 1: Open Moonbeam Dashboard
Head to Moonbeam Dashboard by clicking here, or visiting https://apps.moonbeam.network/moonbeam
Step 2: Deposit DOT
Find Polkadot in
Cross Chain Assets panel and click on
deposit. A prompt to Connect Polkadot.js will come up, click on
Step 3: Allow Application Access
Polkadot.js pop-up will come up. Click on
Yes, allow this application access.
Step 4: Deposit to Moonbeam from Polkadot
On the next window, set origin chain to
Polkadot, and choose your address from drop down menu. Next enter your desired amount and click
Step 5: Sign Transaction
Sign the transaction when it comes up. Once done your assets should arrive in less than a minute.
Step 6: Add Token Address to MetaMask
Moonbeam dashboard will show token balance once assets arrive. To see your assets in MetaMask wallet click on
add to MetaMask.
Step 7: Confirm Adding Token
Add Token to confirm when MetaMask notification comes up.
You have successfully sent XC-20 asset to Moonbeam, you can now see your asset on Metamask and pool, farm, send or withdraw xcDOT as you would any other erc-20 asset.
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