OpenSea, the largest NFT marketplace announced the onboarding of Solana-based NFTs in March 2022.
As they mentioned, Solana NFTs are live now on OpenSea.
You can buy and sell Solana NFTs on OpenSea.
To explore, buy or sell Solana NFTs, you need to connect any Solana wallet to the platform.
As of now, OpenSea supports Solana wallets Phantom and Glow.
Phantom is a famous Solana wallet that is built for DeFi and NFTs.
You can also check other Solana wallets: 7 Best Solana Wallets for NFT and Staking.
In this article, you will learn to connect Phantom wallet to OpenSea.
To connect Phantom wallet to OpenSea, you need to first install the Phantom wallet.
Then, visit the OpenSea NFT marketplace and click on the wallet icon.
Choose Phantom. Your Phantom wallet open up.
Lastly, allow OpenSea to connect with your Phantom wallet by clicking Connect.
Steps to Connect Phantom Wallet to OpenSea
1. Install Phantom Wallet
In case you already have installed Phantom wallet, you can skip this step.
First, you need to download the Phantom wallet: Extension and iOS app.
Phantom wallet is available as an extension for Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge.
After downloading the wallet, you need to create an account.
Just follow the on-screen instructions to complete the account creation process.
During this process, you need to set a password and store your secret recovery phrase.
You can refer to this step-by-step guide for further clarification: How to Install Phantom Wallet.
2. Head to OpenSea
After the Phantom wallet installation, you need to go to OpenSea.
3. Click the Wallet Icon
Upon entering the OpenSea, you will see several options on the top bar: Explore, Stats, Resources, Create, Profile Icon, and a Wallet Icon.
Click either the Wallet Icon or Profile Icon.
4. Connect Phantom Wallet
Now, you will be able to see several wallets that OpenSea supports.
Immediately after clicking Phantom, the extension will open up.
Enter your password and click Unlock.
Upon clicking Unlock, you will receive a request from OpenSea website.
By clicking Connect, you are allowing OpenSea to view your wallet balance, activity, and importantly request approval for transactions.
That’s it. You have connected Phantom wallet to OpenSea.
Enjoy the low gas fees and fast transactions.
On the instance of successful connection, you could see your Phantom wallet’s partial address under both the Wallet Icon and Profile Icon.
To access the Solana NFTs on OpenSea, you need to have a Solana wallet and connect it to OpenSea.
After connecting the Phantom wallet to OpenSea, you can able to explore, buy and sell Solana NFTs.
Once you are done with your purchase or exploration, ensure to disconnect your Phantom wallet from OpenSea.
It is always a good practice to disconnect the wallet from dApps after the purpose.
To disconnect Phantom from OpenSea,
- Click Wallet Icon, then click My Wallets, lastly, click Log out
- Alternatively, you can click Profile Icon and then Log out
In case you want to contact OpenSea support regarding Solana NFTs, you can refer to this guide: How to Contact OpenSea and raise Support Tickets.
1. Does OpenSea support Solana NFTs?
Yes, OpenSea now supports Solana NFTs. OpenSea confirmed the onboarding of Solana NFTs in March 2022. As they mentioned, Solana NFTs are launched on OpenSea on April 6, 2022.
The initial launch is in Beta, meaning it contains a limited collection of Solana NFTs. However, the future launch will include more collections.
2. I can’t able to see my Solana NFTs on OpenSea?
You can’t able to see your Solana NFTs on OpenSea if you are connected to OpenSea via MetaMask wallet. Since MetMask is an Ethereum based wallet, you can’t view your Solana NFTs with them.
To see your Solana NFTs on OpenSea, you need to connect your Solana wallets such as Phantom or Glow to OpenSea. Once you are connected with Solana wallet, you can view your Solana NFTs on the Profile page under the Collected tab.