Uniswap How to swap coins on Uniswap: A Beginner's Guide

How to swap coins on Uniswap: A Beginner's Guide

Author: @Mycryptoview Token

Last Updated: August 04, 2023

If you're new to the world of DeFi and looking to swap coins on Uniswap, you're in the right place. 

What Is Uniswap?

Uniswap is a decentralised exchange (DEX) that allows users to trade cryptocurrencies without the need for intermediaries. It's a popular choice for many due to its user-friendly interface and low fees.

In this beginner's guide, we'll walk you through the process of swapping coins on Uniswap. We'll cover everything from setting up your wallet and connecting it to Uniswap, to finding and swapping your desired tokens.

Whether you're just getting started, this guide will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to buy tokens on Uniswap.

  1. Install MetaMask. If you are unsure how to install MetaMask check how to create Metamask wallet via the link below


      2. Go to Uniswap exchange website or on the main Uniswap website uniswap.org, click Launch App which should take you to the Uniswap exchange website.

      3. Click Connect to a Wallet to select a wallet - We are going to use MetaMask for this example.

           If you are connected you will see your Eth balance and the option to select a token.

      4. Select a token            

     In this example, we are going to use our native token Mycryptoview token(MCV). Search for the token you will like to swap if you can't find it head over to etherscan.io and search for example Mycryptoview. Note - you can use the same steps to find any token but make sure that the address for the token is the correct address as anyone can create any token with the same name.       

  • Copy the address from the contract section and head over to Uniswap
  • Paste the address in the search input

You will see MCV under the Token name section, Select MCV and MCV should display below

         5.  Enter the amount

Click swap and the token will be in your wallet. Note - your transaction needs to be successful before you can see the tokens in your wallet.

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