How to buy

Binance-Peg USD Coin

USDC

on

PancakeSwap
Binance-Peg USD Coin

Binance-Peg USD Coin (USD BEP20) is a token issued by Binance on Smart Chain; its price is pegged to USD Coin (USD ERC20) at a ratio of 1:1.

1

Create a wallet

This guide shows how to create a wallet in the Trust Wallet app but you can use any other Smart Chain wallet like Metamask.

Download Trust Wallet and set up your account.
Keep your seed phrase a secret, never share it with anyone.

2

Buy some BNB

  1. BNB is a cryptocurrency that can be swapped to others tokens like USDC. You can either buy BNB directly in Trust Wallet or get it on an external exchange like Binance or Crypto.com and then send it to your wallet.

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  2. Once some BNB is in your wallet, make sure it’s Smart Chain (black icon) and not regular BNB (yellow icon). You can swap regular BNB to Smart Chain in the app.

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3

Go to PancakeSwap

PancakeSwap is an exchange where you can swap one Smart Chain token to another. To do it, you need to connect it to your wallet.

  1. Open pancakeswap.finance/swap in your mobile browser.

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  2. Tap the Connect Wallet button.

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  3. Tap Wallet Connect and choose Trust.

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  4. This should bring the Trust Wallet app with a confirmation screen. Tap Connect.

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  5. Go back to the browser. Your wallet should be now connected to PancakeSwap.

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4

Swap BNB to USDC

  1. Tap Select a currency on the PancakeSwap trading view.

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  2. Copy the Binance-Peg USD Coin contract address: 0x8AC76a51cc950d9822D68b83fE1Ad97B32Cd580d, make sure it’s correct (check the official website), and paste it to the token field. You may need to wait a moment before PancakeSwap displays the token. If it doesn’t help, refresh the page and try again.

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  3. Tap the Import button once the token is loaded.

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  4. Approve the import in the next step.

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  5. Enter the amount of BNB you want to trade for USDC. Don’t swap all of your BNB – keep a few dollars worth of BNB to cover future transaction fees!

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  6. Almost there! Tap the gear icon and set the Slippage tolerance to 11-15%. Slippage corresponds to the transaction tax and token price volatility. The bigger the percentage, the higher the change of a successful transaction, but you may get respectively fewer tokens.

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  7. Tap Swap.

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  8. Confirm the transaction in Trust Wallet.
    That’s it! You’re now the proud owner of Binance-Peg USD Coin. If you wish to sell your USDC in the future, just swap it back to BNB.

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  9. If you don’t see Binance-Peg USD Coin in Trust Wallet, you may need to add it manually. Tap the toggle icon in the upper right corner, then find the Add Custom Token button. Tap it and you should see the Add Custom Token screen. Select Smart Chain in the Network field and paste the Binance-Peg USD Coin contract address. The token will be added to the wallet.

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