Finally! Let's start with Specular by bridging some funds to the network.

A bridge allows the transfer of digital assets between two different blockchain networks. It serves as the connection layer, enabling the transfer of tokens or data between them.

Deposit tokens from Sepolia to Specular (L1 → L2)

Now that you are all set up to interact with the desired networks, it’s bridging time!

Head over to the Specular Bridge.

Make sure you connect your wallet to the application and switch the network to Chiado. If you haven't done so already, don't worry! Just click the Connect wallet and Switch to Sepolia options, and the bridge interface will handle that for you!

Enter the amount you wish to deposit to Specular and then click the Deposit button.

Make sure you have enough Sepolia ETH in your wallet; otherwise, you won't be able to initiate the deposit.

After clicking the "Deposit" button, you will see the window shown below. The link next to Deposit initiation: is the transaction hash of the deposit initialization. By clicking on it, you will be redirected to where you can review the L1 transaction in more detail.

After submitting the transaction via MetaMask, you will be asked to finalize the deposit.

After the deposit is finalized, below Deposit finalization, you can see the new L2 transaction hash. By clicking on the link, you will be redirected to the Specular explorer, where you will be able to see the transaction receipt and observe your funds now residing on L2.

After bridging your Sepolia ETH to Specular, you will notice that on Specular, you haveETH.The reason for that is because ETH is the native currency on both networks.

Withdraw tokens from Specular back to Sepolia (L2 → L1)

To move your funds back to Sepolia L1 testnet, you must be connected to the Specular network.

Once you enter the correct amount and click the Withdraw button, you initiate a withdrawal of your selected amount from Specular to Sepolia. The withdrawal is initiated on L2 and is finalized on L1, which is the opposite process from a deposit.

Cool! You moved some funds around Specular. What’s next?

Looks like there are some more tokens on the network you can own, that means that you can swap some of your Specular ETH for some other test Tokens on the network!

Let's do it!

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