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Understanding Magic Eden Wallet Addresses
Understanding Magic Eden Wallet Addresses

Demystifying crypto transactions across Bitcoin Ordinals, Solana, Ethereum, and Polygon

Updated over a week ago

Magic Eden Wallet stands as a pioneering cross-chain NFT-first wallet, bringing together various blockchain ecosystems. Amidst the groundbreaking nature of this platform, understanding the diverse addresses for receiving cryptocurrency becomes paramount. This guide aims to elucidate the intricacies of Magic Eden Wallet addresses, providing clarity on Bitcoin Ordinals, Solana, Ethereum, and Polygon chains.

Bitcoin

Your Bitcoin address in Magic Eden Wallet serves as the lifeline for transactions within the Magic Eden Bitcoin ecosystem. When acquiring digital artifacts, preparing your wallet, and engaging in transactions, the associated purchase price and fees derive specifically from this address, identified by the distinctive prefix '3'.

Ordinals and BRC-20

Ordinals and BRC-20 tokens exist in a separate address, owing to the intricacies of the Bitcoin Ordinals ecosystem. To securely store Ordinals, utilize a taproot address marked by the prefix 'bc1'. It's crucial to avoid sending Ordinals, BRC-20 tokens, or Rare Sats to your payment address to prevent accidental expenditures, ensuring their safe custody within the taproot address.

Solana

Your Solana address operates as the nexus for all Solana activities within Magic Eden Wallet, facilitating NFT purchases and transactions. Additionally, it serves as the gateway for receiving SPL tokens such as BONK. Recognizable by a unique alphanumeric string, Solana addresses are the linchpin for seamless interactions on the Solana blockchain.

Ethereum and Polygon

The Ethereum and Polygon addresses within Magic Eden Wallet are identical due to their shared status as EVM-based networks. These addresses, commencing with '0x', are versatile and accommodate transactions on EVM networks. Whether purchasing Ethereum or Polygon NFTs, engaging in the exchange of ERC-20 tokens such as LINK, or using DeFi, the wallet intuitively discerns the network, ensuring a streamlined experience for users.


Navigating the diverse addresses within Magic Eden Wallet enhances your proficiency in cross-chain transactions.


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