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How to use CosmosKit

💡 Make sure you are using React18

CosmosKit V1 is deprecated, we suggest using CosmosKit V2

defaultSignOptions has been preset as below in latest version (core >= 2.7, react-lite >= 2.5, react >= 2.9):

    preferNoSetFee: false,
    preferNoSetMemo: true,
    disableBalanceCheck: true,


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Use CosmosKit from Scratch

1️⃣ Install Dependencies

Taking Keplr wallet as an example.

yarn add @cosmos-kit/react @cosmos-kit/keplr chain-registry

@cosmos-kit/react includes default modal made with @interchain-ui/react. If customized modal is provided, you can use @cosmos-kit/react-lite instead to lighter your app.

There are multiple wallets supported by CosmosKit. Details see Integrating Wallets

2️⃣ Wrap Provider

First, add ChainProvider and provider required properties.


import * as React from 'react';
import { ChainProvider } from '@cosmos-kit/react';
import { chains, assets } from 'chain-registry';
import { wallets } from '@cosmos-kit/keplr';
// Import this in your top-level route/layout
import "@interchain-ui/react/styles";
function CosmosApp() {
  return (
      chains={chains} // supported chains
      assetLists={assets} // supported asset lists
      wallets={wallets} // supported wallets
      walletConnectOptions={...} // required if `wallets` contains mobile wallets
      <YourWalletRelatedComponents />

3️⃣ Consume with Hook

Take useChain as an example.

import * as React from 'react';
import { useChain } from "@cosmos-kit/react";
function Component ({ chainName }: { chainName: string }) => {
    const chainContext = useChain(chainName);
    const {
    } = chainContext;

Localstorage Settings

current wallet

  • Key: cosmos-kit@2:core//current-wallet
  • Type: string

It records current wallet name. You can use this key to implement auto-connection in dapp. And it will expire after provided session duration.


  • Key: cosmos-kit@2:core//accounts
  • Type: SimpleAccount[]

It records the connected chains' account information. It's used for account restore when refreshing in CosmosKit. And it will expire after provided session duration.

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