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Wallet set up

The first thing you need for getting started on sans.finance is setting up a wallet which supports Binance Smart Chain(BSC).
There are lots of crypto wallet options for smart phones and computers.
You can choose a wallet which suits you best from the below tables and follow set up instructions.

Computer/Browser plugin wallets

You can install these wallets as an application on your computer or as a plugin on Chrome or Firefox browsers.
Below table will give you idea about the most popular wallets used on computers.
MetaMask
Binance Wallet
Token Pocket
Binance Smart Chain support
⚠️
⚠️
Built-in DApp browser
Hardware wallet compatible
Open source
Interact with BscScan
⚠️ Requires additional setup

Details and setup guide

MetaMask
Binance Wallet
Token Pocket
Pros:
  • Longer setup time than other options
  • Additional steps needed to use with Binance Smart Chain and PancakeSwap
  • Extra information and settings may confuse beginners
Cons:
  • Open source for auditability
  • WEB3 capable on BscScan
  • A strong history of security and reliability
  • A large amount of how-to guides and resources online
  • Many tools and custom settings
  • Supports a very large number of languages
  • Is also available on mobile devices
Click here to download Metamask.
Below video shows how to install Metamask.
You can find how to configure Metamask for BSC network in the below video.
Binance Wallet is a browser-plugin wallet that natively supports the Binance Chain (BEP2) Binance Smart Chain (BEP20) networks. Binance Wallet was developed by the Binance cryptocurrency exchange.
Pros:
  • Open source for auditability
  • Backed by the Binance cryptocurrency exchange
  • Can be directly linked to a Binance or Gmail account
  • A streamlined user experience
  • Supports Binance Smart Chain by default, making using PancakeSwap easy
  • Supports a large number of languages
  • Hardware wallet compatible
Cons:
  • Lacks some custom settings of other wallets
  • Lack of additional tools makes some actions available in other wallets impossible
  • Has fewer online resources than more established wallets
Click here to install Binance Wallet.
Token Pocket is a standalone application available for both Mac OS and Win64 devices. Token Pocket allows you to manage your cryptocurrency in software independent of your browser.
Pros:
  • Open source for auditability
  • Independent of your browser and any of its permissions
  • Allows users to easily switch between many crypto networks
  • Supports many networks by default
  • A less cramped user experience than browser plugin wallets
  • Is also available on mobile devices
Cons:
  • Asks users to enter their private key as part of desktop setup process
  • Only supports Chinese and English languages
  • Has some issues with the English translation
  • Has fewer online resources than more established wallets
Click here to install Tocket Pocket.

Smartphone/Mobile wallets

Smartphone/Mobile wallets allow you to access your crypto almost anywhere. Wallets are available on both Android and iOS devices.
This comparison table gives an overview of the most popular mobile wallets.
TrustWallet
Metamask
Token Pocket
SafePal
Binance Smart Chain support
⚠️
Built-in DApp browser
✅ Android
⚠️ iOS
Hardware wallet compatible
🔶
Open source
Interact with BscScan
⚠️ Requires some setup 🔶 Only supports SafePal hardware wallet

Details and setup guide

Trust Wallet
MetaMask
Token Pocket
SafePal
Trust Wallet is a popular wallet for smart devices. It supports DApps, NFT collectibles (with Opensea.io support), and in-wallet staking.
Pros:
  • Open source for auditability
  • Backed by the Binance cryptocurrency exchange
  • Easily switch between several crypto networks
  • Includes networks by default
  • Includes in-wallet staking options
  • Has additional features such as NFT collection, BNB staking, and DApp access within the wallet
Cons:
  • Language tied to phone settings
  • Limited DApps
  • Transaction notifications can be delayed
Click here to download Trust Wallet.
Click here to see Trust Wallet setup guide.
MetaMask is a very popular browser-based wallet plugin that supports ERC20 (Ethereum network) and BEP2 & BEP20 (Binance Chain and Binance Smart Chain networks).
Pros:
  • Open source for auditability
  • WEB3 capable on BscScan
  • A strong history of security and reliability
  • A large amount of how-to guides and resources online
  • Many tools and custom settings
  • Offers ETH purchases with Transak
  • Supports a very large number of languages
  • Is also available a browser plugin for desktop devices
Cons:
  • Longer setup time than other options
  • Additional steps needed to use with Binance Smart Chain and PancakeSwap
  • Extra information and settings may confuse beginners
Click here to install Metamask on your smartphone.
Token Pocket is a cryptocurrency management app that natively supports many cryptocurrency networks. It also has a desktop application available.
Pros:
  • Open source for auditability
  • Allows users to easily switch between many crypto networks
  • Supports many networks by default
  • A less cramped user experience than browser plugin wallets
  • Is also available as desktop software devices
Cons:
  • Only supports Chinese and English languages
  • Has some issues with the English translation
  • Has fewer online resources than more established wallets
Click here to install Token Pocket.
Click here to see Token Pocket setup guide.
SafePal is available as both a software and hardware wallet. The wallet is easy to install and create, and comes ready to support BEP2 (Binance Chain) and BEP20 (Binance Smart Chain) right away.
Pros:
  • Easily switch between several crypto networks
  • Offers 25% fee discount paying with BNB (requires login)
  • Has the option for Google Authenticator built in
  • Supports a large number of languages
  • Setup process is very simple
  • Is available as both a software and hardware wallet (work together)
  • Supports NFTs on both the BSC and ETH networks
Cons:
  • Isn't fully open source
  • Has some features that are not yet ready for use (such as DeFi)
  • Does not give user notifications
  • Does not enforce strong security during initial setup and wallet creation
  • Has fewer online resources than more established wallets
Click here to install Safepal.
Click here to see SafePal setup guide.