Written by Proton Chain News Staff

On March 29, 2020

How to claim the XPR airdrop by holding MTL

About the Proton (XPR) snapshot and airdrop:

A snapshot will be made at Ethereum block #9773868, which should occur on Monday, March 30th, around 1:00 PM GMT.

This snapshot records all of the balances in the MTL ecosystem and every account with a balance will be credited Proton tokens at a 1:1 ratio. So if you had 1 Metal token on the snapshot date, you will receive 1 Proton token.

The airdrop will follow shortly after the snapshot has been completed. 

Where do I need to store my Metal tokens to receive the XPR airdrop?

Any valid Ethereum address capable of storing MTL tokens can be used. While we understand you may have stored your tokens on a centralized service (such as an exchange, wallet service, lending platform, etc.), there are some limitations that you should be aware of.

Even though these services usually honor airdrops, we cannot guarantee they will; if you wish to have access to your Proton tokens immediately, the safest option is to move your Metal tokens to an account that you have full control of before this snapshot occurs.

Metal Vault and Metal Pay are our recommended wallets to claim the Proton (XPR) airdrop because Proton (XPR) is listed as an ERC-20 token by default for your convenience. You don’t need to take any other extra steps, in order to claim the Proton (XPR) airdrop when you hold MTL in Metal Vault or Metal Pay.

We have compiled a list of crypto wallets with custom ERC-20 token support and exchanges that we know are able to support the XPR airdrop. Simply click on an image of the respective wallet or exchange to auto-scroll to the info you need on this page.

We will update this page when more exchanges support the snapshot and airdrop.

If you’re using a different ERC-20 wallet than the ones we listed on this page, you can try to add XPR and MTL manually if the wallet supports adding custom ERC-20 tokens. Click here for the required token information.

Metal Vault is a web wallet that allows you to store Bitcoin, Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens. It’s developed by the Metal team, that is merged with the Lynx team to build the Proton blockchain. Proton (XPR) is listed as an ERC-20 token in Metal Vault by default.

How to set up a Metal Vault account to store MTL and XPR

Setting up a Metal Vault account is easy, follow this guide on how to create an account. A Metal (MTL) and an Ethereum (ETH) wallet, that can store ERC-20 tokens, will be automatically created upon account creation.

Make sure to store the Metal Keycard safely and securely. It can be used to regain access to your account if you lose access, by forgetting your password for example.

How to send MTL from another wallet or exchange to Metal Vault

Once your account has been created, you can send your Metal (MTL) tokens to Metal Vault. You can do that by clicking on the Metal wallet. Next, click on the ‘Receive’ tab to send a transaction. Here is a guide on how to receive a transaction in Metal Vault if you need more guidance.

How to claim XPR in Metal Vault

For every MTL you hold on Metal Vault when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

Once the airdrop has taken place, your XPR coins will show up on Metal Vault automatically, as you can see in the image below You’ll be able to send or receive XPR as a wrapped ERC-20 token from the Ethereum wallet in Metal Vault.

You can view the balances of ERC-20 tokens under the tokens tab in your Ethereum wallet. To view tokens with no balance, click on the ‘View empty balances’ option.

Metal Pay allows you to buy, sell, send, receive, convert, deposit and withdraw crypto with ease. Metal Pay is a mobile crypto wallet and payments app that has been developed by the Metal team, that merged with the Lynx team to build the Proton blockchain. Currently only available in the US, but the Metal team is working towards global availability.

How to claim XPR in Metal Pay

You can deposit MTL you hold on the blockchain or from any exchange to Metal Pay. Visit this guide on how to deposit crypto to Metal Pay.

For every MTL you hold when the snapshot takes place, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio once the airdrop happens, as you can see in the screenshot below.

How to claim XPR in Trust Wallet

For every MTL you hold on Trust Wallet when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Trust Wallet

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Trust wallet. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Enjin Wallet

For every MTL you hold on Enjin Wallet when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Enjin Wallet

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Enjin wallet. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in MyEtherWallet

For every MTL you hold on MyEtherWallet when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to MyEtherWallet

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to MEW. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in MyCrypto wallet

For every MTL you hold on MyCrypto when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to MyCrypto

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to MyCrypto. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Exodus

For every MTL you hold on Exodus when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Exodus

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Exodus. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Metamask

For every MTL you hold on Metamask when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Metamask

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Metamask. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Ledger wallets

For every MTL you hold at the snapshot, on a third party ERC-2o wallet that is capable to interact with Ledger, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio once the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Ledger

Proton (XPR) may not be listed directly in Ledger wallets but you can add any ERC-20 to third party wallets like Metal Vault or MEW. XPR is enabled by default On Metal Vault. Check this guide on how to set up your Ledger wallet in Metal Vault.

Add the following token information if you want to use a different third party wallet for Ledger products:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Ledger wallets

For every MTL you hold at the snapshot, on the Trezor Beta Wallet or a third party ERC-2o wallet that is capable to interact with Ledger, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio once the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Trezor

Even though ERC20 tokens are currently not integrated in the Trezor wallet, they can be safely used with Trezor Beta Wallet and third-party wallets like Metal Vault and MEW. XPR is enabled by default on Metal VaultCheck this guide on how to set up your Trezor wallet in Metal Vault.

Add the following token information if you want to use the Trezor Beta Wallet or a different 3rd party wallet for Trezor products:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Cool Wallet

For every MTL you hold on Cool Wallet when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Cool Wallet

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Cool Wallet. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

How to claim XPR in Coinomi

For every MTL you hold on Coinomi when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

How to add Proton (XPR) manually to Coinomi

Follow this guide on how to manually add a custom ERC-20 token to Coinomi. Add the following token information:

  • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
  • Decimals: 4
  • Symbol: XPR
  • Name: Proton

Binance has announced support for the XPR snapshot and airdrop on their website. Read their article for more information. For every MTL you hold on Binance when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

    Bilaxy has announced support for the XPR snapshot and airdrop on their Telegram. Read their post for more information. For every MTL you hold on Upbit when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

      Upbit has announced support for the XPR snapshot and airdrop on their website. Read their article for more information. For every MTL you hold on Upbit when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

        Bithumb has announced support for the XPR snapshot and airdrop on their website. Read their article for more information. For every MTL you hold on Bithumb when the snapshot occurs, you will be credited XPR at a 1 to 1 ratio when the airdrop happens.

          How to add Proton (XPR) manually to a crypto wallet that supports adding custom ERC-20 tokens:

          Add the following token information:

          • Contract address: 0xd7efb00d12c2c13131fd319336fdf952525da2af
          • Decimals: 4
          • Symbol: XPR
          • Name: Proton

          How to add Metal (MTL) manually to a crypto wallet that supports adding custom ERC-20 tokens:

          Add the following token information:

          • Contract address: 0xF433089366899D83a9f26A773D59ec7eCF30355e
          • Decimals: 8
          • Symbol: MTL
          • Name: Metal

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