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Metamask® Chrome® Extension®

Get Start With Wallet MEtaMask

To install and use the MetaMask extension, follow these steps:

  1. Download MetaMask: Go to the official MetaMask website ( and select the browser you are using, such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. Click on the "Download" button for your browser.

  2. Install the Extension: Follow the on-screen instructions to add the MetaMask extension to your browser. This usually involves clicking "Add to Chrome" or "Add to Firefox".

  3. Create a New Wallet: When you open the MetaMask extension for the first time, it will prompt you to create a new wallet. Click "Create a Wallet" and follow the steps to set up your account.

  4. Set a Password: Choose a strong password for your MetaMask wallet. The password must contain a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters.

  5. Secure Your Seed Phrase: MetaMask will provide you with a 12-word seed phrase. Write this down on paper and store it in a secure location. This seed phrase is crucial for recovering your wallet if needed.

  6. Verify Your Seed Phrase: MetaMask will ask you to verify your seed phrase by selecting the words in the correct order. This ensures you have properly recorded the seed phrase.

  7. Unlock Your Wallet: After setting up your account, you can unlock your MetaMask wallet by entering your password whenever you want to access it.

  8. Manage Your Assets: With your MetaMask wallet set up, you can now buy, send, spend, swap, and exchange your digital assets, as well as connect to decentralized websites and applications.

Remember, your keys and assets always stay under your control with MetaMask. The extension adds functionality to your browser, so it requires permission to read and write to any webpage you visit.

How to connect metamask to a specific ethereum network

To connect MetaMask to a specific Ethereum network, follow these steps:

  1. Open MetaMask: Log in to your MetaMask wallet.

  2. Access Settings: Click on the account options, usually represented by a circle icon, and select "Settings."

  3. Navigate to Networks: In the settings menu, choose "Networks."

  4. Add Network: Click on the "Add Network" button.

  5. Enter Network Details: Input the following information for the specific Ethereum network you want to connect to:

    • Network Name: Name of the blockchain network (e.g., Binance Smart Chain, Polygon Network).

    • New RPC URL: URL MetaMask will use to access the blockchain network.

    • Chain ID: ID used by MetaMask to sign transactions for the network.

    • Symbol: Native token of the blockchain network (e.g., BNB for Binance Smart Chain, MATIC for Polygon).

    • Explorer: URL for evaluating accounts and transactions on the network (e.g., for Ethereum, for Avalanche).

  6. Save Information: After entering the details, click "Save" to add the network to MetaMask.

  7. Confirmation: You will be redirected back to the wallet screen, where you should see signs confirming the addition of the blockchain network to your MetaMask wallet.

  8. Deposit Tokens: To deposit the native token of the network into your wallet, obtain your wallet address and send the tokens to your wallet address on the specific network.

By following these steps, you can easily connect MetaMask to a specific Ethereum network of your choice.

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