What Is WalletConnect?

In Web3, WalletConnect is a protocol to allow users to use various kind of wallets with different services.

WalletConnect is an abstraction layer that supports connecting different wallet to a web3 and decentralised finance protocols. It supports both non-custodial and custodial wallets.

Wallet types may include

  • Mobile app based wallets

  • Desktop app based wallets

  • Website based wallets

  • Hardware wallets

  • Multisignature wallets

  • Professional custodial wallets like MetaMask Institutional, Fireblock, Q-redo

WalletConnect is supported across multiple blockchains, including e.g. EVM-Compatible ones, NEAR, Chia and Solana.

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