How to use Polygon Bridge
This is a guide for moving assets from the Ethereum Network to the Polygon Network using the D'CENT Wallet. The D'CENT Mobile App's dapp browser (Discovery Tab) supports both Ethereum and Polygon networks, this allows moving assets between the two networks through the dapp browser.
1) From the main screen, press the (+) button to create an Ethereum account 2) Select Ethereum to add 3) From the main screen, view the Ethereum address (press Receive button) 4) Copy the Ethereum address and receive ERC20 assets to this account.
1) From the main screen press (+) button to add a Polygon (mainnet) account 2) Search for “Polygon” and choose Polygon (MATIC)
1) From the Discovery Tab, click on the network icon located at the top-right 2) Set the network to Ethereum
1) From the discovery tab, enter the following URL for Polygon bridge site: https://wallet.matic.network 2) At the bridge site, select Metamask as a wallet to login with 3) Continue by clicking OK button 4) Site login will require a signature. Click OK and authenticate(sign) with a fingerprint or PIN
1) Click on Move funds to Matic Mainnet button 2) Press “Ether” button to select an asset to transfer 3) Search for an asset to transfer (ie: USDT) 4) Enter transfer amount and press Transfer button
5) Press Continue to proceed 6) Review the fee requirement and press Continue to proceed 7) Press Continue to proceed
1) Click OK to proceed and authenticate(sign) with a fingerprint or PIN 2) Wait for the transaction to complete 3) Press Continue to complete
1) On your Polygon (mainnet) account, press History button 2) Press here to see the details of the transactions
3) From the external site, click on the Token list 4) Click on USDT from the list 5) Copy the contract address
1) From D’CENT Wallet, click on Add Custom Token button 2) Choose (POLYGON-ERC20) as the network 3) Choose your POLYGON MATIC as the linking gas(fee) account 4) Press the Paste button to paste in the contract address which was copied from STEP 7 above. Press Next and POLYGON based USDT token account will be created
In the Ethereum network, the transactions fee is paid using the ETH coin. Similarly for the Polygon network, MATIC coin is used to pay for the transactions fee.
If you have just completed transferring the asset to the Polygon network, you don’t be able to do anything because you won’t have any MATIC coin. Polygon network is providing a small amount (0.001 MATIC coin) to support users from the following faucets: