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Frequently Asked Questions about PIP Extension

Basic Information

What is PIP?

PIP is a Web3 layer on the internet that allows people to send and receive cryptocurrencies and tokens, and monetize content on top of the existing social media platforms, such as Twitter, Reddit, Discord, and Twitch.

Where can I use PIP?

PIP can be used anywhere on the internet.

Can I use PIP on mobile?

PIP currently supports Desktop only.

How do I use PIP?

  1. 1.
    Open your Chrome, Edge, or Opera browser.
  2. 2.
    Install PIP browser extension.
  3. 3.
    Sign up for PIP and connect your Phantom, Slope or Binance wallet.
  4. 4.
    Link your Twitter, Twitch, Discord or Reddit account to your PIP account.
  5. 5.
    Click the button automatically embedded in the social platform or PIP tag to send the tip to anyone on the Internet.

What is a PIP tag?

A PIP tag is a special text that identifies you on Web3 and functions as a simplified wallet address. PIP extension detects the PIP tag displayed on websites or social media, and users can send tokens to users by clicking the tag without knowing their wallet addresses.

What kinds of wallets are supported in PIP?

PIP with Solana Blockchain

What is Solana (SOL)?

Solana is a decentralized blockchain built to enable scalable, user-friendly apps for the world, and it is one of the fastest-growing ecosystems in crypto, with over 400 projects spanning Defi, NFTs, Web3, and more.

Why does PIP use Solana?

Solana is an ideal blockchain to build products and services on. It is a layer-one blockchain protocol with scalability and smart contract functionality. Its high TPS and low fees allow us to create a true Peer-to-Peer economy.

Where can I buy Solana?

Solana can be bought in any major crypto exchange and swaps.

What happens if I send crypto to someone who doesn't use PIP?

If you send tips to anyone who has not signed up for PIP, the extension will act as an escrow service. If the receiver signs up for PIP, the tip you provided will be automatically transferred to his/her PIP account. If the tip is not received within 24 hours from the time you sent, it will be automatically returned to your wallet and the transaction will be cancelled.

I accidentally sent money to the wrong post. Can I cancel the payment?

Blockchain transactions are irreversible by design. You cannot cancel the payment that is already made.

I just sent crypto to my friend on Twitter. When will my friend receive the payment?

If your friend on Twitter is already a PIP user, he/she will receive it instantly. If not, your friend must claim the received crypto within 24 hours by installing the PIP extension and connecting the Phantom wallet.

How can I send my NFT to others via PIP?

  1. 1.
    Install PIP extension and connect your Slope or Phantom wallet
  2. 2.
    Visit the social media and click user, user’s PIP, or PIP button to enable the function.
  3. 3.
    Change the currency to ‘NFT’, and you will find NFTs in your connected wallet.
  4. 4.
    Choose and click the NFT that you want to send.
  5. 5.
    Leave the message (Optional) and press ‘Continue’ button

Is it possible to send and receive other currencies?

Yes, you can send other SPL tokens. Currently, the PIP extension supports Solana, BNB, BUSD, PIP, Serum, Raydium, USDC, Bonfida, Kin, Woof, SolDoge transactions.

Should I pay a fee for sending NFT?

No fee is currently imposed for sending NFT.

Can I send NFT and claim $PIP with the reward farming program?

Transferring NFT is not included in the reward farming program.

Can I send NFT that is not listed in the marketplace?

You can send your original NFT if it is in the connected wallet.

PIP with Binance Smart Chain

Registration

Should I sign up for PIP extension again to register my Binance wallet?

You do not have to. You can add your Binance wallet to your existing account/tag.

I connected the wrong wallet to my tag. Is there any way to undo?

PIP extension currently does not support disconnecting/changing wallet function. Please be sure to check your wallet before connecting to the extension.

I cannot find any way to connect my Binance wallet. What should I do?

Please update your extension and sign out/sign in again. If it does not work, delete the extension and re-install. Contact [email protected] or visit our Discord for any further issues.

Can I connect my Binance wallet to more than two different tags?

No. PIP extension allows only one PIP tag/account to connect with the wallet. You may receive an error when attempting to connect a Binance wallet that is already linked to another tag.

Installation

Where can I download the latest version of PIP extension?

You should visit the Chrome App Store to install the latest version of PIP extension.

Does it support browsers other than Chrome?

It officially supports Chrome, Edge, and Opera.

Is there any way to install the extension outside of the Chrome Web store?

DO NOT INSTALL THE EXTENSION ON ANY OTHER WEBSITES. It may cause various issues in both your computer and wallet.

Connecting Social Platform

Is it necessary to connect my social account in order to use the extension?

It is possible to send tokens with other users' PIP tags, but you must connect the account to use the full functionality of the extension, including the escrow service.

Can I connect my social account to multiple PIP accounts?

No. It is not allowed. You will face “Duplicated Network” error if you try.

How do I know the correct tag is linked with my social account?

Visit the “social” page by clicking the
icon in the navigation bar.

How do I disconnect from social media?

Click the "Disconnect" icon that is located at the right side of each social platform section.

Reward Farming

Can I obtain the farming reward with Binance wallet?

Yes, but you must connect your Solana wallet to claim and store the reward.
  • You can earn rewards by transacting with Binance wallet or Solana wallet.
  • You should only claim and save rewards with the Solana wallet.

How are the rewards claimed stored?

All of your rewards will be saved in your Solana account that is connected to the account.

Can I transfer my reward to my Binance wallet?

No. $PIP is a SPL token and cannot be transferred to the Binance Smart Chain mainnet. You may lose your $PIP if you attempt to transfer them to other wallets that do not support Solana system.

Switching Network

Please check that your accounts should be connected to both Solana network and Binance Smart Chain network to switch.

How can I switch networks?

You can click the header icon and select the network you want to connect.

Why does the extension ask permission to access my wallet when I switch networks?

The PIP extension checks the wallet to connect and detects if you attempt to link a wallet that is different from the one you were previously using. This process is essential for security. If you haven't connected your wallet yet, you can do so now.

Sending Money

What tokens can I send with BNB Smart Chain?

PIP currently supports BUSD and BNB

Should I change my network to send BUSD and BNB?

Yes. Switch the extension to BNB Smart Chain.

What is “Allow Spend Limit?”

Spend Limit is the maximum amount of tokenS that PIP can control in your wallet. For example, if you approve 10 BUSD, PIP can handle 10 BUSD in your wallet.
The extension only asks you to set the spend limit if
  • You send BUSD for the first time (Not for BNB)
  • You send more BUSD than the allowance you set.
You can customize the amount of allowance, but it will be automatically set to 10x of the amount of the tip you will send (i.e. if you want to send 10 BUSD → Default allowance: 100 BUSD) for making your tipping experience more simple.

What if the receiver is not a PIP user?

If you send money to anyone who has not signed up for PIP, the extension will act as an escrow service. If the receiver signs up for PIP, the money you sent will be automatically transferred to receiver's PIP account. If the money is not received within 24 hours from the time you sent, it will be automatically returned to your wallet and the transaction will be cancelled.
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Basic Information
PIP with Solana Blockchain
PIP with Binance Smart Chain
Registration
Installation
Connecting Social Platform
Reward Farming
Switching Network
Sending Money