Setup Wallet

Unified Account

With the Unified Account system, users can use an Ethereum account to interact with contracts in EVM, Polkadot/Acala Substrate runtime, and a hybrid of these. Euphrates will support Ethereum LST and pools and beyond, so with Unified Account, you set it up once, and can use it for cross-stack cross-chain interactions. Read more here.


  1. Ethereum wallet e.g. MetaMask with an account not bound to any Polkadot/Substrate account. (Create a MetaMask Wallet, create an additional account in the Wallet)

  2. Substrate Wallets e.g. Polkadot{js}, Talisman, Subwallet with an account not bound to any Ethereum account. (Create a Substrate Wallet)

  3. ACA in your Substrate Wallet to pay for transaction fees (Fund Your Substrate Wallet)

Set up a Unified Account

To enable Unified Account and use Acala EVM+, you will

  1. Login with a supported Ethereum wallet e.g. MetaMask, Wallet Connect

  2. Login (once) with a Polkadot/Substrate wallet e.g. Polkadot{js}, Talisman, Subwallet

  3. Sign a transaction to bind the two accounts

Step-by-Step Guide

To setup

  1. Go on the Euphrates App and click “Connect Wallet”

  1. Click MetaMask or your Ethereum wallet of choice via Wallet Connect

  1. Select the account you wish to connect and click “Next”

  1. Confirm the selection by clicking “Connect”

  1. If this is your first time interacting with the Acala Network you will be asked to add the network to your Metamask and switch to it. Click “Approve” then “Switch Network”.

If you are having trouble connecting your MetMask, you can either add it via Acala on ChainList, or manually add the Acala network by opening your MetaMask wallet and going to Settings-> Networks -> Add Networks and entering the following information: Network Name: Acala


Chain ID: 787

Currency Symbol: ACA

Block Explorer URL

  1. Select your Substrate Wallet

  1. Select the account you wish to connect and click “Connect”

  1. Ensure you have the correct accounts and click “Bind”. Binding is permanent and cannot be undone once completed.

  1. Sign the transaction on your Ethereum Wallet, then Approve the binding on your Substrate Wallet

  1. Congratulations, you have successfully unified your wallets 🎉

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