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Bridging assets to zkEVM

Caution

Check the list of potential risks associated with the use of Polygon zkEVM in the Disclosures section.

Users can deposit assets from Ethereum and transact off-chain on Polygon zkEVM. For moving assets across chains (L1 ↔ zkEVM), you will need to use the zkEVM Bridge. The bridge interface is available for both Mainnet Beta and Testnet in the Polygon Wallet Suite.

The next video is a guide on how to bridge tokens from L1 to the zkEVM Testnet. The same video applies to the zkEVM Mainnet.

Step-by-step guide

Follow this step-by-step guide on how to bridge assets from Ethereum to Polygon zkEVM Mainnet and vice-versa. Or, from an Ethereum testnet to zkEVM testnet, and conversely.

Figure: wallet

  • Click on the Bridge wallet feature to access the zkEVM environment.

  • Set the amount of tokens to transfer from Ethereum network to zkEVM Mainnet (Or, from an Ethereum testnet to zkEVM testnet).

Figure: bridge2

  • Recent transactions and pending transactions can be viewed on the right hand side of the page.
  • Click the Bridge ETH to zkEVM testnet button to proceed. This is followed by Metamask’s prompt to approve gas to be spent.

Figure: metamask1

  • Click Confirm to approve the bridge transaction.

  • And allow a few moments for your transaction to be processed.

  • Once it is completed, past and pending transactions can be viewed by clicking the Transactions button located on the left side of the menu.

Figure: tx-history


Last update: January 19, 2024
Authors: EmpieichO (69.23%), kmurphypolygon (5.13%), Nadim Kobeissi (15.38%), Anthony Mpho Matlala (10.26%)