How to get native balance by wallet

Learn how to get the native balance of a wallet using the Moralis Solana API.

Prerequisites

Before getting started, make sure you have the following ready:

  • Node v.14+ or Python
  • NPM/Yarn/PNPM or Pip

Step 1: Setup Moralis

First register your Moralis account and get your Moralis API Key.

Once you have your Moralis API Key, install Moralis SDK in your project.

npm install moralis @moralisweb3/common-sol-utils
yarn add moralis @moralisweb3/common-sol-utils
pnpm add moralis @moralisweb3/common-sol-utils
pip install moralis

Step 2: Get native balance of an address

In order to get the native balance of a wallet address, Moralis provides you the solBalance API endpoint to do so.

Here you'll need two parameters: address and network.

Once you have obtained both the address and network, you can copy the following code:

const Moralis = require('moralis').default;
const { SolNetwork } = require('@moralisweb3/common-sol-utils');

const runApp = async () => {
  await Moralis.start({
    apiKey: "YOUR_API_KEY",
    // ...and any other configuration
  });
  
  const address = 'BWeBmN8zYDXgx2tnGj72cA533GZEWAVeqR9Eu29txaen';

  const network = SolNetwork.MAINNET;

  const response = await Moralis.SolApi.account.getBalance({
    address,
    network,
  });
  
  console.log(response.toJSON());
}

runApp();
import Moralis from "moralis";
import { SolNetwork } from "@moralisweb3/common-sol-utils";

const runApp = async () => {
  await Moralis.start({
    apiKey: "YOUR_API_KEY",
    // ...and any other configuration
  });

  const address = 'BWeBmN8zYDXgx2tnGj72cA533GZEWAVeqR9Eu29txaen';

  const network = SolNetwork.MAINNET;

  const response = await Moralis.SolApi.account.getBalance({
    address,
    network,
  });
  
  console.log(response.toJSON());
}

runApp();
from moralis import sol_api

api_key = "YOUR_API_KEY"

params = {
    "address": "BWeBmN8zYDXgx2tnGj72cA533GZEWAVeqR9Eu29txaen", 
    "network": "mainnet", 
}

result = sol_api.account.balance(
    api_key=api_key,
    params=params,
)

print(result)

To execute the program, run the following command:

node index.js
npx ts-node index.ts
python index.py

In your terminal, you should see the following response:

{
  "lamports": "0",
  "solana": "0"
}

Congratulations 🥳 You just got the native balance of a wallet address with just a few lines of code using the Moralis Solana API!

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