Manage Connections and Networks
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Manage Connections and Networks

Many of the websites or applications you connect your wallet to require you to be using a specific network.

Currently, most websites use the main Ethereum network and new connections to your wallet usually default to this network. If you'd like to switch networks or wallets, you can easily do this in two ways on either your Android or iOS device:

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You don’t need to switch networks to see all of your tokens on the balance screen. Switching networks is only needed when connecting to a specific dapp/site.

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If this is your first time connecting your wallet to a website, you can follow our step by step guide on how to connect your wallet to a website: https://learn.rainbow.me/connect-to-a-websiteapp

Switching networks or wallets when first connecting to a site:

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After scanning the WalletConnect QR code or tapping Rainbow in the WalletConnect list, a connection prompt will appear in the Rainbow app.

Step 1: Tap on the Network section in the bottom right corner of the connection prompt to bring up a list of available Networks

Step 2: Select the Network you want to connect with

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Step 3: Tap on the Wallet section in the bottom left corner of the connection prompt to bring up a list of available Wallets

Step 4: Select the Wallet you want to connect with

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Switching networks or wallets after you're already connected:

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If you've already connected to a website and you want to go back and change your connection or wallet after the fact, you can do this from the Connection Manager screen.

Step 1: Navigate to the Discover section of the app by tapping the Discover button in the top right of the Balances page

Step 2: Tap on the QR Scanner icon in the top right

Step 3: Tap on the button displaying the number of existing apps connected

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Step 4: View all of your existing connections in one place

Step 5: Tap on a Network name on the right to change it to a different Network

Step 6: Tap on the site's name on the left to switch wallets, switch networks, or disconnect

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