Getting started on Solana: Part 3 - Swapping bridged tokens on Solana

If you followed Part 1 and Part 2 of this guide, you should now have bridged tokens in your Solana wallet. The USDC we bridged from Ethereum is now on Solana, but it’s not yet “native” Solana USDC.

Now, you’ll want to use a decentralized exchange (DEX) on Solana to swap your bridged USDC for Solana-native USDC. You’ll also need more SOL to pay for transactions, so we’ll show you how to get more SOL as well.

The three DEXs we’ll be using in this article are Saber (as recommended by Portal), Jupiter (as recommended by Allbridge), and Orca (for more SOL). You can also find deep liquidity for swapping bridged tokens on Mercurial.

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