How to transfer AVAX between Exchange (X), Platform (P) and Contract (C) chains on Avalanche?
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In Avalanche ecosystem, there are three built-in blockchains: Exchange Chain (X-Chain), Platform Chain (P-Chain), and Contract Chain (C-Chain). AVAX tokens can be exchanged on the X-Chain, delivered as a stake when verifying the Primary Network on the P-Chain, and used in smart contracts or to pay for gas on the C-Chain.
To transfer AVAX between chains, the easiest way is to use the Avalanche Wallet which is a non-custodial and secure way to access and move AVAX.
In this tutorial, we will walk you through how to transfer AVAX between these three chains.