Explore an EOA Address on Etherscan

Users can bring up any address page on Etherscan by searching for an address using the search bar that is present on every page of our website. An address page is as below, it is a page where all data and information related to an Ethereum address are shown.

For this breakdown, we will be looking through an EOA address (What is an EOA address?) page in 3 different sections, namely Overview, More Info and Activity.

Section A: Overview

  1. Address: This shows the Ethereum address that you are currently viewing

  2. Copy: Clicking on this button will copy the address into your clipboard

  3. View QR Code: Clicking on this button will show you the QR code for the address you are viewing

  4. View Addresses on Blockscan: Clicking this brings you to Blockscan.com, where it shows on which other network(s) is this address active.

  5. Blockscan Chat Message: Clicking this brings you to Blockscan Chat where you can chat with the owner of the address that you are currently viewing. No sign-ups needed, read more about it here.

  6. Owner: The "blue label" is reserved for exchanges, projects, or figures of public interest and its presence on the address page marks the address as belonging to this entity. Clicking this label directs you to a list of other addresses owned by the owner.

  7. Public Label: This label shows the sector/industry/service that the address is in. Examples of other categories for the label are Exchange, Old Contract, DeFi and Stablecoin. For the full list of all available labels, visit here.

  8. Public Note: This banner shows important announcements related to the address (if any). This could be for a number of purposes such as token migration (for contract addresses), suspicious activity, inactivity (for contract addresses), etc.

  9. Public Name Tag: This shows the Name Tag that is attached to the address. The Name Tag is usually linked to the address' official website.

  10. ETH Balance: This shows the current ETH balance of the address.

  11. Ether Value: This shows the value (in USD) of the total ETH held in the address.

  12. Token: This field shows the total value (in USD) of all the tokens held in the address. Clicking this will bring out a drop-down list of all the tokens inside the address with their value (if available) in USD.

  13. View Expanded ERC-20 Token Holding: Clicking this redirects you to another page with an expanded view of all the tokens held in the address (like the screenshot below).

Section B: More Info

  1. Private Name Tag: In contrast to the Public Name Tag where everyone can see it, if you tag an address with a private name tag, the name tag will be shown only to you.

  2. Add Address To Watch List: By clicking this button, the address will be added to your personal watchlist. To fully explore this feature, please go to the Watch List tab on the profile settings page.

  3. More Info: A dropdown will appear when clicking this button that displays a list of actionable items like validating account balance, updating name tag, reporting/flagging address, and more.

  4. Validate Account Balance: Clicking this opens a new tab to a feature (called EthValidate) to validate the balance of the address against Infura, MyEtherWallet, and MyCrypto's nodes. You can also copy and paste other addresses into the [EthValidate](https://etherscan.github.io/ethvalidate/)'s input box.

  5. View Private Note: Clicking this shows the private note assigned to the address.

  6. Print Account Report: A printable summary of the address with all its important data and records will be prepared according to your selected range of time (with a maximum of 365 days range).

  7. Check Previous Balance: Clicking this redirects you to a feature that allows you to check/look up the last balance of the address at a specified time/date or block number.

  8. Update Name Tag: This will open up a form to submit a Public Name Tag suggestion to us. If you think an address belongs to a project/figure of public interest, an exchange, or a major organisation, submitting this form helps us identify the address and afterward assign a Public Name Tag to it accordingly for the information of other users.

  9. Remove Name Tag: If you think an address has been wrongly tagged on our explorer, submitting a request via this form will help us rectify it and reassign the correct Public Name Tag to it for the information of other users.

  10. Submit Label: If you believe that the address belongs to a certain category or a specific industry, click here to submit your Public Label suggestion to us (Please refer here for a list of the labels that we use on our platform).

  11. Report/Flag Address: If you think that the address is hacked, performs suspicious activities, belongs to a scam/spam project, etc., click here to submit a report to us.

  12. Token Approvals: Clicking this redirects you to a feature to revise or revoke the smart contracts that have been allowed access to assets in your wallet. Read our write-up on this here for more information on how this tool can save your funds.

Section C: Activity

This is the section where all activities related to the address are recorded. This section is then categorised into six separate tabs:

  1. Transactions: This tab shows all the incoming and outgoing transactions involving the address sorted in chronological order.

  2. Internal Txns: This tab shows the internal transactions (transactions resulting from a contract address's activity) of the address.

  3. Erc20 Token Txns: ERC-20 token transfers' history is located under this tab and is separated from the ETH transactions under the Transactions tab.

  4. Erc721 Token Txns: ERC-721 token transfers' history is recorded here.

  5. Erc1155 Token Txns: ERC-1155 token transfers' history is recorded here.

  6. Analytics: This tab shows the statistics and historical values of the address' ETH balance, transactions and token transfers

  7. Comments: You can post public comments related to the address on this section via Disqus. Kindly take note that the comments are moderated to filter out spam/malicious comments

  8. Produced Blocks: This tab shows all the related information on the blocks produced by the address. The tab is only visible for the MEV Builder address.

  • Raja Amir
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