Once you're successfully set up and connected to Trader, you can now trade tokens over-the-counter with no counterparty risk, no deposits, or no trading fees. In this example, we will demonstrate how to make and take an order using ETH <> AST.

  1. Find the token you wish to send and receive by clicking the drop down menus on both sides. 

2. You can find the token you wish to trade by typing the token ticker or by entering the token's contract address into the search bar. If this is your first time trading with a token on AirSwap Trader, you will need to sign a confirmation within your wallet to approve the trading of the token. If you have approved the token on Trader before, you will not need to sign. Read more on why approvals are necessary.

3. Enter the quantities of the order. Remember, you are only approving the "You'll send" side of the order. The other side will be completed by a counterparty.

4. Set the order to be public or private. If you would like to make your order public, leave the "Counterparty wallet" field blank. If you would like to make your order private, make sure that the "Counterparty wallet" field is filled with your counterparty's exact wallet address. With private orders, only the owner of that wallet will be able to complete your order. 

5. Finally, set the expiration time for your order by using the drop-down menu next to "Expires in."

6. IMPORTANT: Make sure you review all of the terms of your order. You can review the conversion tool below each asset to help you verify the conversion.

7. Once everything is verified, you can create the order by clicking "Create." You will have to confirm and sign within your wallet that you are connected with to finalize the order creation.

8. You can confirm that the order is created, if you are able to see the "Ready to Share" page. Use the link at the bottom to share the order with your counterparty. If it's a public order, share it anywhere you think there will be interested traders!

Congratulations! You've successfully created an order on AirSwap Trader.

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