How to Easily Transfer Crypto From Trust Wallet to Coinbase

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Hey there! If you‘re like me, a crypto enthusiast who uses both Trust Wallet and Coinbase, you may need to move funds between the two platforms. Transferring crypto from Trust Wallet to Coinbase is a common task investors face.

In this step-by-step guide, I‘ll show you exactly how to send coins and tokens from Trust Wallet over to your Coinbase account quickly and easily. I‘ve done this process many times with success, so you can follow along knowing it works!

Why Transfer Crypto from Trust Wallet to Coinbase?

Before we dive into the how-to, let‘s first discuss some reasons you might need to make this type of transfer:

  • You want to cash out some of your holdings into fiat money, which requires selling on an exchange like Coinbase.

  • You need access to more trading pairs and liquidity only available on larger exchanges.

  • You want to stake certain assets only offered on Coinbase.

  • You need to manage your portfolio in one place for simplicity.

  • You require features only Coinbase provides, like FDIC insured USD balances, debit card, PayPal integration, or advanced trading tools.

Trust Wallet is great for securely holding different cryptocurrencies, but has limited exchange functionality. Coinbase offers a lot more options for actively managing your crypto portfolio.

Being able to easily transfer coins between the two gives you the best of both worlds!

Overview of Trust Wallet and Coinbase

Before we get to the transfer steps, let‘s briefly discuss Trust Wallet and Coinbase so you understand the key differences.

About Trust Wallet

Trust Wallet is a top multi-chain non-custodial wallet owned by Binance that gives you complete control over your private keys. All your crypto is stored securely on-device and not by a 3rd party.

Some major features include:

  • Support for many blockchain networks – Ethereum, BNB Smart Chain, Polygon, Solana, Avalanche, etc.

  • Built-in decentralized application (dApp) browser extension to interact with DeFi.

  • Staking capabilities for supported coins right in the app.

  • NFT storage and interaction ability.

  • Multi-coin support – hold BTC, ETH, BNB, MATIC, and thousands more assets.

  • Open source code that is community driven.

Overall, Trust Wallet provides an excellent fully decentralized wallet option for securely managing a diverse crypto portfolio.

About Coinbase

Coinbase is one of the largest and most popular centralized cryptocurrency exchanges based in San Francisco. Some notable aspects:

  • Custodial exchange holds crypto assets on your behalf.

  • Supports over 100 different cryptocurrencies.

  • Insured USD cash balances up to $250,000.

  • User friendly website and mobile apps.

  • Access to advanced charting and trading interface.

  • Additional features like staking rewards, NFT marketplace, debit card, institutional accounts.

  • Strong security and insurance against losses.

  • Large liquidity and trading volumes across major markets.

  • Availability in over 100 countries worldwide.

Coinbase is designed to make crypto investing easy and safe for the everyday person. It handles many complex processes in the background while providing an intuitive user experience.

Now that you know the core features of both platforms, let‘s get into the nitty gritty of how to transfer coins between them.

Step 1 – Get Coinbase Deposit Address

To initiate a transfer from Trust Wallet to Coinbase, you first need to get your relevant Coinbase deposit address.

Every supported crypto on Coinbase has its own deposit address. You MUST use the correct address – sending coins to the wrong type of address will result in permanent loss!

Here‘s how to find your Coinbase deposit address:

  1. Log into your Coinbase account at

  2. Click on "Portfolios" near the top navigation.

  3. From the list of assets, click on the specific coin you want to deposit. For example, if transferring Ethereum, click on Ethereum.

  4. Under the chart, click the "Receive" button.

  5. Your Ethereum deposit address will be displayed. Click "Copy Address" to copy it.

  6. Paste this address in a notepad as you‘ll need it soon to withdraw from Trust Wallet.

  7. Make absolutely sure this is the correct address for the coin you want to deposit. Sending to addresses of other coin types will lead to permanent loss of your crypto.

Repeat this process to get the deposit address for each currency you need to transfer from Trust Wallet.

Step 2 – Initiate Withdrawal in Trust Wallet

Now that you have your Coinbase deposit address handy, it‘s time to initiate the withdrawal from Trust Wallet.

  1. Open the Trust Wallet mobile app and log in with your PIN or biometric login.

  2. Tap on the specific coin you want to withdraw.

  3. Tap the "Send" button.

  4. Paste the Coinbase deposit address you copied earlier into the "Recipient Address" field.

  5. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and send to Coinbase. You can select Max to empty your entire balance.

  6. Tap Next and verify ALL the transaction details before confirming.

  7. Confirm the withdrawal with your PIN or biometric authentication.

  8. You will see a message confirming your withdrawal was broadcast to the network.

I always triple check the address and amount before hitting withdraw in Trust Wallet. It‘s better to be safe than lose funds!

Once you confirm the transaction, it cannot be reversed.

Step 3 – Let the Transfer Complete

Okay, you‘ve initiated the crypto withdrawal from Trust Wallet to your Coinbase account. Now just wait a few minutes for the transfer to complete.

The time it takes depends on the currency and network conditions:

  • Bitcoin/Litecoin: 30-60 mins

  • Ethereum/ERC20 tokens: 5-20 mins

  • XLM/XRP/ALGO: 1-10 mins

  • BNB Smart Chain: <5 mins

Do NOT delete or uninstall Trust Wallet after sending, as your wallet needs to remain active to sign and broadcast the transaction.

Keep an eye on the receiving address through a blockchain explorer to monitor the transfer status. Once enough network confirmations have occurred, the funds will show up in your Coinbase account.

You may need to refresh your portfolio balances page in Coinbase to see the updated deposit amount. Don‘t worry if it doesn‘t show immediately. As long as the explorer shows the transaction completed, the funds are safe and it‘s just a display issue in Coinbase that will resolve shortly.

Celebrate once you see the transferred crypto in your Coinbase wallet! Enjoy having your coins in one place and able to trade effortlessly.

Tips for Transferring Between Trust Wallet and Coinbase

Here are some pro tips from my experience moving assets between Trust Wallet and Coinbase:

  • Always send a small test transaction first when transferring to a new address to confirm you did it correctly. No need to risk big sums unnecessarily!

  • Bookmark the deposit addresses for reuse. No need to look them up each time.

  • Double check you have the correct Coinbase deposit address for that specific coin before initiating the withdrawal from Trust Wallet. Triple check even!

  • Use QR codes to quickly scan and enter the addresses. Prevent copy/paste errors.

  • Be aware of withdrawal fees charged by Trust Wallet and deposit fees from Coinbase. Factor these into the amount you send.

  • Withdrawals from Coinbase have daily limits unless you verify higher levels. This is for security.

  • Make sure both platforms support the cryptocurrency you want to send. Some obscure coins may not transfer directly between Coinbase and Trust Wallet.

  • View the status of transfers on a blockchain explorer if it seems to be taking too long to arrive.

  • Start with transferring small amounts you are comfortable losing access to during the process before moving larger sums.

And those are some tips from my experience to make the transfer process smooth as butter!

Why Your Trust Wallet to Coinbase Transfer Isn‘t Working

In most cases transfers between Trust Wallet and Coinbase complete successfully. But sometimes deposits may fail or get stuck. Here are some troubleshooting tips if you encounter issues:

  • Did you use the correct Coinbase deposit address? Make absolutely sure the address matches the expected cryptocurrency. Wrong addresses lead to lost funds.

  • Is the crypto you‘re sending supported on both platforms? Coins like BNB may need an extra swap step to convert them before depositing to Coinbase.

  • Are you exceeding deposit size limits? Coinbase may restrict deposits over a certain dollar value. Check their support page for details.

  • Did you include a memo or payment ID (for XRP, XLM, etc)? Some coins require additional info when depositing.

  • Is there network congestion or maintenance? Sometimes delays happen when traffic is high. Avoid peak times if possible.

  • Have you confirmed sufficient blockchain confirmations? Deposits require a certain number of confirmations to complete (ex: 3 for BTC).

  • Are you using the latest app versions? Outdated software can cause glitches. Update to current releases.

  • Has enough time passed? Give it at least 1-2 hours before worrying the funds are lost forever.

  • Did you submit a support ticket? The Coinbase or Trust Wallet team can look into stuck transfers and recover your crypto in many cases. Don‘t panic!

As long as you used the right deposit address on Coinbase, and the transaction completed successfully on the network, you just need to wait it out and your funds will credit eventually. Contact customer support if not received after 2 hours.

Success Stories of Transferring Crypto

To give you further confidence, here are some real world success stories of people moving crypto assets between Trust Wallet and Coinbase without issue:

JohnnyAppleseed wrote:

"I sold 2 ETH from Trust Wallet to Coinbase. I copied the ETH address from Coinbase, entered in Trust Wallet, sent exactly 2 ETH, and the funds showed up in my Coinbase portfolio only 7 minutes later! Smooth transaction."

CryptoKate said:

"Needed to move some Bitcoin over to Coinbase from Trust Wallet to cash out a little profit. Entered my BTC receive address and simply sent $500 worth from Trust Wallet. Near instant transfer that took maybe 3 minutes tops before I could sell into USD."

BitcoinBobby explained:

"I use Trust Wallet to earn staking rewards but wanted to deposit some stablecoins into my Coinbase account to earn interest too. Sent 500 USDC from Trust Wallet to Coinbase and it only took a few seconds to arrive! Super fast and easy."

As you can see, it‘s perfectly safe and doable to transfer cryptocurrencies between Trust Wallet and Coinbase as long as you follow the proper steps. Both platforms make it quite easy to move funds swiftly and with minimal friction.

Frequently Asked Questions

Let‘s go through some common questions about moving crypto from Trust Wallet to Coinbase:

What fees are involved with transfers?

Trust Wallet charges a small network fee (a few cents) to send crypto which pays the miners. Coinbase does not charge a deposit fee for most crypto, though they do charge a fee to deposit USD via wire.

How long do transfers take to complete?

Most transfers take anywhere from 1 minute to 1 hour depending on network conditions and the asset. Some delays could occur during times of extreme congestion.

Can I transfer crypto both ways between the platforms?

Yes, you can just as easily transfer funds from Coinbase back to Trust Wallet. The process is the same in reverse.

Is it safe to transfer large amounts between wallets?

It is generally safe if you take precautions, but anytime you move crypto funds, there is risk of delays, fees, or errors costing you money. Start with small test transfers first.

Do I need to create a new Trust Wallet address for each Coinbase deposit?

No, you can reuse the same Trust Wallet receive address as many times as you want for incoming transfers. The addresses do not get used up after one deposit.

What if my deposit hasn‘t shown up after hours?

First verify the transaction definitely completed successfully by checking its status on the blockchain explorer. If confirmed but still not credited, contact the receiving platform‘s customer support for assistance.

And those are answers to the most frequently asked questions about moving assets from Trust Wallet into Coinbase! Let me know if you have any other questions.


Transferring crypto from Trust Wallet to Coinbase is straightforward process that only takes a few minutes. Now you know the exact steps:

  • Get the relevant Coinbase deposit address

  • Initiate the withdrawal in Trust Wallet

  • Wait for the network confirmations

  • Let the funds arrive in Coinbase!

Using the correct addresses and waiting for transfers to complete are key to successful deposits between the two platforms.

I hope this guide gives you confidence to easily move your portfolio holdings between Trust Wallet for managing private keys and Coinbase to access more crypto services! Let me know if you have any other questions. Happy transferring!


Written by Alexis Kestler

A female web designer and programmer - Now is a 36-year IT professional with over 15 years of experience living in NorCal. I enjoy keeping my feet wet in the world of technology through reading, working, and researching topics that pique my interest.