Are you having a ‘cannot estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap?
If your answer is YES then don’t worry, you are not alone who is getting this error right now.
There are tons of PancakeSwap users who reported that they are getting an error that says “The transaction cannot succeed due to error: cannot estimate gas” preventing them from buying or selling tokens on PancakeSwap.
There are chances you are getting a ‘cannot estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap for swapping tokens like Bonfire and Safemoon.
Regardless of the reason that causes the ‘cannot estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap, this post will not only explain the meaning of this error but also teach you the simplest way to fix it in 2023.
Without any further ado, let’s get started:
What Does Cannot Estimate Gas Error Mean?
The error ‘cannot estimate gas’ means that the exchange on PancakeSwap is not able to estimate the fee of the transaction.
This error usually arises when we have multiple decimal places where tokens are supposed to be.
If you are getting a “The transaction cannot succeed due to error: cannot estimate gas” error on PancakeSwap, make sure you don’t have extra decimal places in the number of tokens.
Besides having too many decimal places, you may get this error on PancakeSwap because you are trying to buy or sell tokens that are not legit or verified.
So, before you buy or sell tokens on PancakeSwap, make sure to check their recent transactions.
Irrespective of what reasons led to the ‘can’t estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap, you can easily fix this issue by following a few simple steps.
PancakeSwap Cannot Estimate Gas Error Fix
‘Cannot estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap can be fixed by simply changing Slippage Tolerance to 12% and the number of tokens that you are swapping.
To change Slippage Tolerance on PancakeSwap, you will have to tap on the Settings icon located at the top right corner of the screen.
When you tap on it, you will have to enter 12.00 at the Slipparge Tolerance as shown in the above picture.
Once entered, head back and tap on the Swap option.
Now, you would not get the ‘can’t estimate gas’ error on PancakeSwap and you will be able to buy or sell tokens without any interruption.
When you do so, a new window will appear asking you to confirm the action.
When you click on the Confirm Swap option, you will be shown the Network Fee.
To complete transactions on PancakeSwap, make sure you have enough Smart Chain in your Wallet.