What is zkSync Era?
Based on ZK Rollup, zkSync Era is a Layer 2 scaling protocol launched by Matter Labs to improve the scalability of Ethereum. zkSync Era is EVM compatible, allowing developers to easily deploy smart contracts on the network.
Click here for more about the zkSync Era.
How to use zkSync Era with imToken?
Switching nodes to enter the zkSync Era wallet
Open your ETH wallet, click on "Ethereum" at the top of the page, and select "zkSync Era" in the pop-up window.
Note: To switch back to the ETH wallet from zkSync Era, click on "zkSync Era" at the top of the page, and select "Ethereum" in the pop-up window.
Transferring and receiving
In the zkSync Era wallet, you can enter the page for transferring and receiving assets by clicking the corresponding token icon. Let’s take ETH as an example.
Click “Transfer” then enter the amount and recipient’s address to transfer.
- Please make sure that there is sufficient ETH in your wallet to pay for the gas fee before transferring;
- If you are transferring from the zkSync Era wallet to an exchange, be sure to select the zkSync Era deposit network on the exchange.
Click “Receive” then you can share your QR code or wallet address on the page to receive assets from others.
Note: If you are withdrawing from an exchange to the zkSync Era wallet, be sure to select the zkSync Era withdrawal network.
Cross-chain deposit and withdrawal
Deposit and withdrawal refer to the process of using cross-chain bridges to deposit assets from the ETH wallet to the zkSync Era wallet or withdraw assets from the zkSync Era wallet to the ETH wallet. Here we will take “zkSync Era Bridge” as an example.
1. Click "Browser", enter "zkSync" in the search bar and click "zkSync Era Bridge". After the DApp is launched, click "MetaMask" to connect your wallet.
2. Select the token to be deposited and enter the amount, then click "Deposit" to initiate the transaction. After the transaction is done, the page will display "Deposit Successful". After about 5 minutes, you can find the funds in your zkSync Era wallet.
If you want to withdraw your assets to ETH wallets, please open “zkSync Era Bridge” and select "Withdraw".
Note: Due to the security mechanism of zkSync Era, it takes about 24 hours for the withdrawal to arrive.
Experiencing DApps on zkSync Era
Click “DApp” on the wallet page then you can see the most popular DApps in the zkSync Era ecosystem.
Now you can experience the DApps that you are interested in.
For best security on large amounts of crypto, consider our hardware wallet, imKey. imKey also allows users to use zkSync Era and supports Layer 2 ecosystem.
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