SOL is the native currency of the Solana blockchain. You’ll need to obtain some SOL in order to buy Solana items using OpenSea. First, you’ll want to ensure you’re logged into a Solana-compatible wallet, such as Phantom or Glow.
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Adding SOL through your OpenSea wallet sidebar
You can add SOL by heading to the wallet icon, located on the top-right of the OpenSea website. You'll see a blue button titled "Add Funds."
You’ll see a prompt providing your wallet address. You can transfer funds from an exchange, or from another wallet, using the wallet address connected to your Solana OpenSea account. Here’s what you’ll see when you click “Add funds”:
Copy your wallet address by clicking the "copy" button, and use the same address to send crypto from your exchange or other wallet. You can also consult the FAQ for each exchange below.
Depending on where you live, you may also be able to buy more SOL with your credit card using MoonPay. MoonPay is a third-party service that allows you to buy cryptocurrencies with traditional payment methods like debit/credit cards and bank transfers. For more information on which geographic regions support MoonPay, please click here.
Please note that these are third parties and we cannot make any guarantees about their service.
Adding SOL through your wallet
Currently, there are 2 ways to add SOL directly in your Phantom wallet. To start, click “Deposit”:
You’ll then see two options appear:
One selection you can make is to buy with MoonPay.
If you choose to buy SOL via MoonPay, you’ll see a pop-up like this appear on your screen. Please follow the prompts to make your purchase:
The other option you’ll see is to transfer from FTX, which is an exchange like Coinbase. For more information on which geographic regions support FTX, please click here.
Clicking on FTX in your wallet will prompt you to log in or create an FTX account. Please follow the prompts to make your transfer:
If you live in a geographic location that is not supported by MoonPay nor FTX, we advise you to deposit SOL directly from a supported exchange.