Phantom Wallet

When you deal with cryptos that work on the Solana blockchain, you often end up choosing a Phantom wallet for the token's safe storage.
This wallet is known for its ease of usefulness and makes your crypto trading journey seamless. Despite the fact that it is easy to use, a few Phantom wallet users faced hurdles while using it. One of the most frequently faced issues is "Phantom wallet not connecting." If you are also seeing this error message while connecting your wallet with that of another wallet or while connecting to the Solana blockchain itself, then you can refer to the guidelines that I am going to provide below.
Why is a Phantom wallet not connecting to Solana?
There could be a whole bunch of reasons why Phantom users are not able to connect to the Solana blockchain. A few of them have been discussed in the section underneath:
  • There is a problem with the device that you are using to perform this operation
  • If your device is working fine, then there could be some issue with the network that you are trying to connect through. High traffic on the Solana network could also be the cause
  • Apart from that, if there is some issue with the internet connectivity on your current device, then also it can lead to such issues
Now that we know a few reasons why is Phantom wallet not connecting, let us now take a look at some additional topics in this regards.
Why do I see the "Phantom wallet Failed to get assets" error?
Apart from the connectivity issues, a lot of Phantom users also face issues while getting the assets. As said already, the reasons behind the same could be many, but we will look at those reasons that would help you get assets at the earliest.
To shed some light on the problem-causing factor, it has been figured out that the problem is usually caused due to poor internet connectivity. In that scenario, what you are suggested to do is power off and on the internet connection or you can also try to switch to another available connection.
Fix Phantom wallet not connected to chrome
As we know, for the purpose of using a Phantom wallet, we either need to get its extension installed or we need to gain access to its mobile application. If while using Phantom through its Chrome extension, you suddenly see an error that tells you that you are not connected to its Chrome extension, then there is a need to look into this matter.
First of all, you need to make sure that you are using the latest version of the Phantom wallet Chrome extension on your device. If you think that is not the case, then you need to figure out the problem with the Chrome web browser that you are using. The most important yet primary task that you need to perform is to install the web browser update.
Now that we have discussed the Phantom wallet not connecting issue at length, let us now take a look at another important topic that needs concern.
Phantom wallet not showing balance- what to do?
If you are using the Phantom wallet for a long now and you are not able to fetch your wallet balance under any circumstances, then there is one thing that you can try. You can follow the necessary steps given below and then you will be able to find out the wallet balance:
  1. 1.
    First of all, you need to open the wallet app
  2. 2.
    And then, go to its "Settings" menu and then click on the Blind sign
  3. 3.
    Turn on this blind sign and then send some balance from your hardware wallet to Phantom
  4. 4.
    As soon as you make the transaction, you will be able to see the available balance
In this blog post, we have covered various topics such as Why my phantom wallet is not working? And the ways to eliminate these issues. If you liked this post, do share it with other phantom wallet users. In addition to that, you should always make sure that your browser, phantom extension, or app is always updated to avoid facing issues with it.
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