How to Trade on a Decentralized Exchange using Atomic wallet app?

Atomic Wallet is one of the best Cold storage wallet that you can use to store over 300 plus cryptocurrency. It comes with  Atomic Swap, Crypto Exchange and Buy Crypto features. Recently, they released the mobile version of their wallet both for Android and iOS. I have written a Comprehensive Guide about the Android version, which you can read here – How to use Atomic Wallet for Android?

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Since, it is not easy to connect a mobile based crypto wallet to a decentralized exchange. In this post we will know on How to connect Atomic Wallet app to a Decentralized Exchange and trade with it. We will be using two Ethereum based DEX and a browser based desktop wallet. They are IDEX , DDEX and Metamask.

IDEX:

IDEX is best known for trading Etherreum (ERC – 20) tokens. As per Coinmarketcap, while writing this post IDEX is  ranked 140 with a volume of $2114050.80. In order to trade on Idex, you need to have Ethereum in your Atomic Wallet app. Please read the FAQ to know about fees and charges.

Connecting Atomic Wallet app to IDEX:

Step 1.

Open Atomic wallet app by entering wallet password.

Atomic wallet

Step 2.

Then tab on Setting, which is at the bottom right hand corner.

Atomic Wallet settings

Step 3.

Tab on Private keys and Confirm your wallet password once again.

settings

Step 4.

Tab on Ethereum from the list and then on Copy.

Step 5.

Open Idex on your mobile browser and tab on the Hamburger Button or the 3 bar menu button at the top right hand corner of the screen.

Idex

Step 6.

From the drop down menu, tab on UNLOCK WALLET right at the bottom.

unlock wallet

Step 7.

Select Private Key and on the right below Enter Your Private Key paste your Atomic Wallet app’s Ethereum Private Key. Then tab on Unlock.

private key

Step 8.

That’s it, your Atomic Wallet app is now connected to IDEX. You can now start trading. Using the same Hamburger Menu at the top right hand corner, tab on FULL BALANCE and then select Hide zero balance. Here you will see the list of tokens stored in your wallet. In my case I only had 25 AWC.

AWC

Step 9.

If the tokens are being traded on IDEX, you will be able to see a Deposit Button. To withdraw assets back to your wallet, tab on WITHDRAW button. To transfer tokens to a different wallet, tab on the Transfer button. After you have completed your trade on IDEX, do SIGN OUT by using the same Hamburger Menu button.

DDEX:

DDEX is the first decentralized exchange built on Hydro Protocol Technology. As per Coinmarketcap, while writing this post DDEX is ranked 179 with a volume of $317,860. In oder to trade on DDEX you need to also have Ethereum, which you have to convert to WETH ( Wrapped Ether ) using the exchange. Please read the FAQ to know about fees and charges.

Connecting Atomic Wallet app to DDEX:

Step 1.

Download DDEX mobile aap and Install it to your android device. Click here to Download

Step 2.

Open Atomic wallet app by entering wallet password.

Step 3.

Then tab on Setting, which is at the bottom right hand corner.

Step 4.

Tab on Private keys and Confirm your wallet password once again.

Step 5.

Tab on Ethereum from the list and then on Copy.

Step 6.

Open DDEX app and then tab on IMPORT EXISTING WALLET.

ddex app

Step 7.

Tab on Private Key. Enter a wallet name and then paste the Private key. Click on Import.

ddex connect

Step 8.

That’s it your wallet is now connected to DDEX exchange. To know how to Trade on the exchange, you can go through this post created by DDEX team. Click here

Metamask:

For security reason it is always advised not to use Private Key to access your wallet, while trading on an exchange. As all decentralized ethereum based exchanges allow you to connect using Metamask, you can also set up Metamask to access your Atomic Wallet. As Metamask acts like Bridge between your Browser and Ethereum Blockchain, it is far much secure, safe and easy to use.

Connecting Atomic Wallet app to Metamask:

Step 1.

Download Metamask Extension:

Step 2.

Open Atomic wallet app by entering wallet password.

Step 3.

Then tab on Setting, which is at the bottom right hand corner.

Step 4.

Tab on Private keys and Confirm your wallet password once again.

Step 5.

Tab on Ethereum from the list and then on Copy.

Step 6.

Open Metamask and enter password to login or Create a new wallet.

Step 7.

Click on the top right hand corner round icon to display the drop down menu.

metamask

Step 8.

Click on Import Account, paste the Private key, then click on Import.

metamask connect

Step 9.

That’s all you need to do, Now you can trade on all decentralized ethereum based exchange using Metamask.

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In the end:

Before I conclude, Follow us on Twitter for the latest post, you can also follow Atomic Wallet on Twitter for the latest on wallet updates. I will update this article if there are any changes required in the future. What do you think about this article? please do leave your comment. I hope this detailed post helps you in your future endeavor with cryptocurrency trading.

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About The Author: Shounak

A content writer, content creator & community manager by profession. Shounak has been a Blockchain Enthusiast and Bitcoin Investor since 2015. He founded this blog to help newbie understand and realize the power of decentralized currency also known as cryptocurrency.

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