Import Your Wallet to Trust Wallet
Discover how to import your existing Web3 wallet to Trust Wallet with this step-by-step guide. Plus, learn what you can do with Trust Wallet, and how it helps keep your decentralized journey safe and secure.
In this guide, we'll explain the process of importing your existing wallet into Trust Wallet. Because Web3 is an open ecosystem, most Web3 wallets allow you to import your wallet's address directly into other wallets, including Trust Wallet, anytime you want. This means you can use Trust Wallet to view and manage the same assets, while taking advantage of the extensive features the Trust Wallet ecosystem has to offer.
Below we’ll cover the necessary steps to import your wallet, describe some Trust Wallet features, and answer common questions about importing wallets in our FAQ section. Let's get started!
What is Trust Wallet?
Trust Wallet is the simple-to-use, self-custody crypto wallet and gateway to Web3 for people who want to fully own, control, and leverage the power of their digital assets. From beginners to experienced users, Trust Wallet makes it simpler, safer, and convenient for millions of people around the world to experience Web3, store and manage their crypto and NFTs, buy, sell, and stake crypto to earn rewards, and access dApps securely—all in one place. With features such as the Trust Wallet Security Scanner, and support for 10+ million digital assets across 100+ blockchains, Trust Wallet is a true Web3 hub that allows users to access the decentralized world safely, and without limits. Get Trust Wallet as a mobile app on Apple iOS, Android—or as the Trust Wallet Chrome Extension, available for desktop browsers.
Importing Your Existing Wallet to Trust Wallet
Before you import your existing wallet into Trust Wallet, you’ll need to ensure you have Trust Wallet installed on your mobile device or desktop browser.
Step 1: Install Trust Wallet
If you don’t yet have a Trust Wallet, install the latest version for your device.
Step 2: Get the secret phrase from your existing wallet
Next, you’ll need to get your secret phrase (often called a recovery phrase or seed phrase) from your existing Wallet.
**How to find your secret phrase in the follow wallets: **
Note: Remember to never share your secret phrase with anyone.
Step 3: Import your existing wallet to your Trust Wallet
Open Trust Wallet and choose “Add existing wallet”, when presented the setup options.
Choose the “Secret phrase” option.
Select “Multi-Coin Wallet” if you want to be able to manage all your crypto assets with one wallet.
Paste in your secret phrase or type it in the same order that you have it written down, then select “Restore wallet”.
From there, simply follow the instructions to start using your Trust Wallet and you’ll see your imported assets.
And that’s it. You’ve imported your existing wallet into Trust Wallet.
Frequently asked questions
I already have an existing Trust Wallet address set up, but I want to import a totally different wallet. Can I import an additional new wallet and use multiple wallets?
Yes, with Trust Wallet you can manage multiple wallets in one app. Here’s how to import a new wallet when you’ve already got an existing wallet set up.
Select the wallet selector dropdown. It’s located above your wallet’s balance on the home screen..
Select the plus (+) sign on the Wallets page.
Choose “Add existing wallet”.
Then import the additional wallet you want.
Note: You can switch between wallets easily anytime via the wallet selector dropdown on the home screen.
How do I switch between my different wallets?
The easiest way to switch between different wallets is via the wallet selector dropdown on the home screen, located above your wallet’s balance.
Optionally, you can also ‘long-press’ the Wallet icon in the bottom menu to reveal the Wallets page, or access the Wallets page via “Settings”.
I imported my wallet but didn't see all my assets. Where are they?
If you don’t see all your assets after importing, you can search for the asset and add it manually. Here’s how:
Select the Manage Tokens icon, located in the top right of the home screen.
Search the asset and then activate the toggle (example shown below).
Then you’ll be able to view the assets from the home screen.
What wallets can I import into Trust Wallet?
Trust Wallet is a Web3 self-custody wallet where you have full control over your private keys and assets. That said, you can import virtually any Web3 wallet as long as it gives you full control over your secret phrase and private keys.
That way you can take your secret phrase and import it into your Trust Wallet with ease.
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