Learn about crypto and blockchain

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What are smart contracts?Smart contracts are coded contracts that run on the blockchain without human intervention. Learn more about how smart contracts work.
What is a custom RPC? How do I add a network to MetaMask?Learn about RPCs and how to add a custom network to MetaMask using the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) protocol.
Everything you need to know about crypto addressesA crypto address is a sequence of letters and numbers where cryptocurrencies can be sent to and from. Learn more about crypto addresses.
Solana Pay in ExodusSend payments on Solana Pay with Exodus Mobile with just a few taps. Scan the Solana Pay QR code to send payments on Solana Pay.
How do consensus mechanisms like proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS) work?Everything you need to know about consensus mechanisms like proof-of-work (PoW) and proof-of-stake (PoS).
Learn about EthereumEverything you need to know about Ethereum (ETH) in Exodus. Learn all about how Ethereum works, network fees, and ETH address formats.
Lightning in ExodusSend and receive Bitcoin with the Lightning Network in Exodus. Everything you need to know about Lightning in Exodus Mobile.
How do I find transaction information on a block explorer?Everything you need to know about how to find information on a block explorer! Learn how to view your transaction details and more!
What is the NFT Gallery in Exodus?Receive, send, and share NFTs with the NFT Gallery in Exodus! Everything you need to know about the NFT Gallery.
Can you cancel or reverse a transaction?Cryptocurrency transactions are permanent. When a cryptocurrency transaction is sent, it is impossible to cancel or reverse the transaction.
What is a hard fork, and how do I claim forked assets?A hard fork is a change in a blockchain where the new version is no longer compatible with the old, splitting the blockchain into two.
What is a Child-Pays-For-Parent (CPFP) transaction?Child-Pays-For-Parent (CPFP) transactions allow you to accelerate an incoming transaction by paying higher fees on an outgoing transfer.
What are the different types of crypto wallets?There are three different types of wallets: hot wallets, cold wallets, and centralized wallets. Learn about the different crypto wallets.
What is an ERC20 token?ERC20 tokens are Ethereum assets that exist on the Ethereum blockchain. Everything you need to know about ERC20 tokens on Ethereum.
What are the different types of cryptocurrencies?Explore the different types of cryptos. Learn more about the different types of cryptocurrencies, their functions, and unique features.
What is replace-by-fee? RBF explainedNetworks that support replace-by-fee can speed up an unconfirmed transaction by replacing it with a new transaction with a higher fee.
What are stablecoins?Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies or tokens that are backed by the value of a different asset to keep the price stable.
What is a replay attack?Learn more about the replay attack, and how blockchains use replay protection to protect users and keep funds safe from replay attacks.
What is counterparty risk?Counterparty risk is the potential loss due to the other party failing to meet their obligations.
What is a blockchain asset?Blockchain assets are digital assets, or tokens, that are created, stored, and transferred on a blockchain network.
What are change addresses?A change address is the address leftover change is sent to after a transaction. Everything you need to know about change addresses.
What are private keys?Private keys are a crucial part of how crypto works. Every crypto address has a corresponding private key, which controls access to crypto.
What is a memo, destination tag, and message, and how do I use them?Memos, destination tags, and messages are used by exchanges to identify a transaction to ensure funds reach the correct account.
Why is my transaction pending?Blockchain transactions are pending until they are confirmed on the blockchain. Learn more about why your transaction is pending.
Why is my available balance less than my wallet balance?The available balance in your Exodus wallet is the maximum amount your wallet can send or swap from your total balance.