The question is pretty much in the title. As I understand it, all EVM compatible chains have the same address space. And if you have an address on Ethereum you also have it on the other ones. Or am I misunderstanding something?

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    No, you're perfectly right. Can you clarify what you mean exactly by "resolve a polygon address on etherscan/polygonscan"?
    – Foxxxey
    Jan 25, 2023 at 18:21
  • yeah, but not necessarily the user will create an account on all the chains , and you need to send a transaction for that
    – Nulik
    Jan 25, 2023 at 18:31
  • I mean that I looked up an address on polygonscan and did find an entry for it. On etherscan the same address did not return anything.
    – rajohs
    Jan 25, 2023 at 19:53
  • Update. Now it was possible. I am confused.
    – rajohs
    Jan 25, 2023 at 19:56
  • Because they have been active on Polygon but not Ethereum ...
    – Chev_603
    Jan 31, 2023 at 1:54


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