OKX DEX user guide (app)

Published on Aug 24, 2023Updated on Apr 12, 20243 min read1,613

OKX DEX is a one-stop, multi-chain, and cross-chain trading aggregator. OKX DEX helps you to find the best route to place an order across different DEXs via X Routing. By comparing prices across liquidity pools and splitting orders, you can get the best trading prices with minimal slippage, and lower network gas fees in multi-chain and cross-chain scenarios. There are 2 main features that you can use:

Note: currently, OKX DEX supports 20+ chains, 400+ DEXs, and offers 3,000,000+ crypto assets in one place, including mainstream cross-chain bridge like cBridge, MultiChain, and SWIFT

Market

OKX DEX has launched the Token market feature, aiming to help you discover hot tokens anytime, anywhere.

  1. Open your OKX app, select Wallet > Trade > Market
  2. Search for your preferred token at Search. Alternatively, you can find your preferred token from the token list
  3. Select your preferred token and read its overview. You can select the star icon to add it as your favorite
    CT-app-wallet-tradefavouriteAdd crypto to your favorites for quicker access
  4. Select Go swap or Limit order to proceed

Trade

With Trade, you can easily swap your crypto with 2 available features. You must connect your wallet before getting started.

  1. Once connected to your wallet, select Wallet > Trade
  2. Here, you will find Swap & Bridge or Limit order options
    CT-app-wallet-tradeinterfaceSwap & Bridge (Go swap) and limit order in Trade

How do I use Swap & Bridge?

Currently, OKX DEX supports trading crypto on 26 chains and cross-chain swaps on 17 chains.

Swap

  1. In From, select the amount of tokens you wish to swap from; In To, select the amount the tokens you wish to swap into
  2. You can customize the slippage tolerance percentage, then select Swap
  3. If you have sufficient gas fees, you will be redirected to the order summary page and select Confirm swap after confirming the details
  4. If you have insufficient gas fees, select Approve [crypto] > Fill up [crypto] > Swap for gas, a recommended feature for you to quickly convert mainstream assets into gas fees
    CT-app-wallet-swapforgasFill up quick with Swap for gas function
  5. Check the token and amount then select Fill up [crypto] to confirm
  6. Enter your password to complete the gas swap
  7. You will be redirected to the order summary page and select Confirm swap after confirming the details

Bridge

  1. Select the amount of Pay and Receive token you want (on a different network)
  2. You can customize the slippage tolerance percentage, then select Swap cross-chain
  3. Select Confirm after confirming the details
    CT-app-wallet-swapandbridge-bridgeSwap & Bridge (Go swap) and limit order in Trade

Note:

  • You can select your preferred route on different cross-chain bridge
  • Some tokens require certain levels of slippage. For example, some tokens have low liquidity, and the transaction may fail if you set the slippage tolerance to less than 5%