From now, all existing users who currently have the old version(ver 1.14 and below) installed on their devices will be requested to complete this compulsory update before entering their f(x)Wallet.
After updating your f(x)Wallet app to the latest version, follow our step-by-step guide below to complete the address upgrade.
How to upgrade fx address to EVM-Compatible 0x address
Tap the pinned message on the top of My Wallet page, and select one fx address to upgrade. Each time only one fx address can be chosen and upgraded.
The upgrade will also transfer your FX Coins, including balances and, if any, delegations, in the selected address to the new 0x address. You'll need to keep a small amount of FX for the transaction fees. Make sure you have FX Coins in the wallet address you intend to upgrade.
Tap "Upgrade" to proceed, then tap "Pay" to submit the transfer. Normally, it'll take only seconds for the blockchain to confirm the transfer. Once it gets confirmed, the address upgrade is completed successfully. Tap "Done" to go back to My Wallet page.
Congratulations! You've successfully completed the Address Upgrade of one fx address. Now you can start using your new EVM-compatible 0x address.
How to upgrade more FX addresses
It's not compulsory to upgrade each fx address if you have multiple addresses in use.
For example, as a small amount of FX tokens are needed for the transaction fee, there's no need to upgrade fx address with zero balance. You can choose your own upgrade practice according to your needs.
The pinned message will be there as long as there's any fx address qualified for the Address Upgrade.You can also easily find your fx addresses that can be upgraded in Settings > Address Upgrade.
Tap the pinned message or go to Settings > Address Upgrade, you can view all available addresses and make a selection based on your own needs.
Follow the instructions to upgrade.
Address Upgrade FAQ
1. Will I lose my assets when upgrading from fx address to 0x address?
No. Your assets in the fx address will be automatically transferred to the new 0x address during the upgrade.
2. Will my recovery phrase be the same after upgrading to 0x address?
Yes. After the address upgrade, your recovery phrase is still the same.
3. What will happen if I don't upgrade my fx addresses?
After completing the address upgrade, you'll be able to take advantage of the EVM compatibility, enjoying the next-level scalability of Function X. Take a look at our brief comparison below:
4. How can I upgrade fx addresses?
If you are currently using f(x)Wallet, you'll need to complete the address upgrade. Please refer to our Address Upgrade Step-by-Step Guide.
If you are new to f(x)Wallet, you can simply create a new wallet. There's no need to upgrade the fx address. You'll directly begin with an EVM-compatible 0x address.
5. What will happen to my delegated FX tokens?
The address upgrade will move your delegation to the new 0x address. In other words, the From address (or the delegating address) of your delegated FX tokens will be changed to the corresponding 0x address, and the delegating rewards will be sent to that 0x address as well.
To check your delegation and rewards of the new 0x address, go to dApp Center > Delegate FX
6. What will happen to my un-delegated FX tokens that are in the midst of the 21-day waiting period? If I upgrade the address, will those tokens arrive at my new 0x address?
Yes. Once the 21-day waiting period ends, the un-delegated FX tokens will be unlocked to your new 0x address.