📈 Solana Wallets and Exchanges

Begin by installing a browser wallet extension that will allow you to transfer and exchange Solana (SOL) for tokens. We recommend using one of the following:

To convert fiat currency to cryptocurrency or vice versa, create an account with any of the following centralised exchanges (CEX), here are some popular choices:

When using a CEX, you will have the ability to purchase SOL and/or stablecoins. Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that reflect the value of fiat currencies, such as the US Dollar. Popular stablecoins are USDC and USDT (Tether), both of which are compatible with the Solana blockchain.

You can now transfer funds from your CEX wallet to your browser wallet by entering a desired amount.

Your Solana public key, more commonly referred to as a "wallet address" typically looks like a string of random numbers and letters, for example: 7DPZfpPG6ixj8nPhPT6XZzxgw8iz3CZ4QhwjAax6F9xD.

Solana is a highly efficient blockchain so transfers occur quickly, although occasionally transfers directly from a CEX will take a short amount of time whilst pending.

You are now ready to send SOL from to your Shinobi wallet address. Setting up Shinobi will be outlined carefully in the next section.

Some popular aggregators for Solana tokens that you might be interested in using include:

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