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Coinbase Extension in the search results and click on it. Click on the “Add to Browser” or “Install” button (the exact wording may vary depending on your browser).

As of my last knowledge update in January 2022, setting up the Coinbase Wallet browser extension involves a series of steps to create a new wallet or import an existing one. Please note that the interface and steps may have changed since then, so it's recommended to refer to the latest official documentation from Coinbase for the most accurate information. Here's a general guide:

Setting Up the Coinbase Wallet Browser Extension:

  1. Install the Extension:

    • Visit the Chrome Web Store or Firefox Add-ons (depending on your browser).

    • Search for "Coinbase Wallet" and install the extension.

  2. Open the Extension:

    • After installation, look for the Coinbase Wallet icon in your browser's toolbar.

    • Click on the icon to open the extension.

  3. Create a New Wallet:

    • If you don't have a Coinbase Wallet, the extension will guide you through the process of creating one.

    • Set up a secure passphrase for your wallet. Ensure it's strong and kept confidential.

    • Coinbase may provide you with a recovery phrase. Save this recovery phrase in a secure and offline location.

  4. Import Existing Wallet (Optional):

    • If you already have a Coinbase Wallet or another wallet with a recovery phrase, the extension may offer an option to import it.

    • Follow the instructions provided within the extension to import your existing wallet.

  5. Explore Decentralized Applications (dApps):

    • Once your wallet is set up, explore the extension to discover decentralized applications (dApps). These are blockchain-based applications that you can interact with directly from your browser.

  6. Manage Assets:

    • Use the extension to manage your cryptocurrency assets. This may include checking balances, sending and receiving funds, and interacting with decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms.

  7. Enable Security Measures:

    • Review and enable any security features provided by the Coinbase Wallet extension. This may include setting up two-factor authentication for added security.

  8. Adjust Preferences:

    • Explore the settings or preferences within the Coinbase Wallet extension to customize your experience according to your preferences.

  9. Stay Informed:

    • Keep an eye on Coinbase's official announcements and support channels for updates and important information related to the Coinbase Wallet extension.

Remember to exercise caution and ensure that you are using the official Coinbase Wallet extension. Additionally, regularly check for updates and follow best practices for securing your cryptocurrency assets. If you encounter any difficulties, consult Coinbase's official documentation or support resources for assistance.

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