Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

1. What is Rango?

Rango is a cross-chain DEX aggregator. It combines power of DEX aggregators inside blockchains (e.g. 1Inch) with multiple bridges (e.g. Binance Bridge) and cross chain liquidity providers (e.g. Thorchain) to give you access to better liquidity.

Rango can provide you complex routes from any coin in any blockchain to other coin in other blockchains. Alternatively, we should search and compare multiple DeFi tools yourself, while Rango aggregates all of them in an easy-to-use and elegant UI and much better user exprience.

2. Do you recommend using Rango's beta version?

Rango is stable and well-tested. But as there is no perfection, we are still testing and improving both functionalities and user experience. So we currently recommend to use Rango for small $ amounts first and make sure everything works before performing bigger swaps.

3. What is the diff. between ETH.ETH and BSC.ETH?

Since Rango is a multi-chain swapper, user can swap tokens inside a network and/or from one network to another. So you might see the same token in multiple networks,

that's why tokens' names in Rango are shown in `X.Y` format, which means token name Y on network X. So ETH.ETH means ETH token on Ethereum network [aka ETH native token], while BSC.ETH means wrapped ETH token on Binance Smart Chain network.

As another example, if you like to swap to USDT, you have at least four options including: ETH.USDT, BNB.USDT, BSC.USDT, Polygon.USDT. All of them are USDT but each on in a different network.

4. What is Routing?

Routing is the process that Rango computes the best path for your swap. Unlike Uniswap or Sushiswap which work inside a blockchain (e.g. Ethereum), Rango helps your chain multiple intra-chain and inter-chain products to achieve your goal.

Example: If you like to swap your SHIB (in Ethereum network) to DOGGY (on Bsc) here is a possible routing of 3 steps:

1. Convert SHIB to native ETH via 1inch-Ethereum

2. Use Binance Bridge to transfer your native ETH to Wrapped ETH on BSC network

3. Convert Wrapped ETH to DOGGY via 1inch-BSC

5. Why finding a route is sometimes slow?

Rango finds best route among tens of thousands of possible routes on realtime exchange rates from multiple sources. Sometimes these sources have slow API, or fail to answer in certain amount of time. So Rango retries and waits for them to make sure best route is finally offered to user.

6. Is Rango secure?

Yes, definitely. We are secure due to multiple reasons:

I. all your money is always in your own wallets

II. rango integrates the very best solutions and products like 1Inch and Thorchain which are backed by professional teams and powerful ecosystems

III. You can always view the details of transactions and revise before accepting or rejecting them

IV. Rango always find the best and most profitable route for you, so you'll experience lowest possible slippage

7. What wallets should I have to swap cross-chain?

Currently we support Metamask, Binance Chain Wallet, Terra Station, XDefi, Keplr, and we are going to support many more wallets soon.

Example: Assume you want to do a complex cross-chain swap, e.g. convert your DOGGY (which is in BSC network) to Anchor protocol (ANC) in Terra, you should connect a BSC enabled wallet (ex: Metamask or Binance Smartchain Wallet) and also your Terra Station wallet. Rest of the process is easy and you are guided via Rango app.

8. Which blockchains do you currently support?

Rango currently supports 16 blockchains, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Binance Chain, Binance Smart Chain, Terra, Osmosis, Cosmos, Akash, Polkadot, Doge, etc. And we are planning to include many more chains in near future.

9. Why I see 'No path found'?

It can sometimes happen due to these reasons:

I. your input amount is lower than some limits, ex: Terra Bridge needs the input to be at least 10$

II. your input amount is too high, some bridges or LPs (Specially for low market cap tokens) do have some daily or per transaction limits

III. Your requested coin is not supported by any of our bridges, LPs and DEX aggregators.

10. Will there be any airdrops?

Probably, but still considering :)