Anyone who has your Secret Recovery Phrase or private keys can control your assets, and therefore send tokens out of your accounts. Never share them with anyone, including the MetaMask team or anyone claiming to represent us.
How do I make sure my MetaMask is secure?
- 1) Never share your secret phrase.
- 2) Download MetaMask only from the official website.
- 3) Use a strong password for your wallet.
- 4) Connect to only websites you trust.
- 5) Turn on these recommended security settings.
- 6) Lock or log out from MetaMask when not in use.
- 7) Use multiple MetaMask wallets.
How to install MetaMask wallet?
- Visit metamask.io (always be super careful when dealing with crypto that you are on a legitimate site).
- Click on 'Download.
- Click on 'Install MetaMask.
- If you are using Chrome, you will be taken to the Chrome web store.
- Click 'Add to Chrome.
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What is the use of MetaMask in blockchain?
Hey all, we have a VERY important PSA to help keep your assets safe 👩🏫
⚠️ Disconnecting MetaMask from a dapp does NOT ensure your tokens are always safe! ⚠️
When ppl say 𝗿𝗲𝘃𝗼𝗸𝗲, they mean at smart contract level. Disconnecting from dapps doesn't include contracts.
— MetaMask 🦊 (@MetaMask) March 4, 2022
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can I make money with MetaMask?
What coins are stored in MetaMask?
How many cryptos does MetaMask have?
What blockchains are supported by MetaMask wallet?
- Binance Smart Chain.
Why is MetaMask needed?
How do I connect my Ethereum wallet to MetaMask?
How do I connect my MetaMask to my wallet?
Does MetaMask wallet support Ethereum?
How do I set up Ethereum wallet?
- Go to the app store (iOS) or to Google Play (Android).
- Search and download Coinomi.
- Open the app and write down your recovery sentence of 24 words.
- Set a strong password.
- Add ethereum to your wallet.
- Use your receiving address to receive ether.
- Which wallet is best for Ethereum?
- MetaMask is the most popular wallet for Ethereum. It's available as a mobile app and a browser extension. Users can leverage its intuitive design to store and manage ETH and ERC-20 tokens, as well as to access DApps, NFTs, and DeFi.
- How do I add an existing account to MetaMask?
- Tap 'Add account or hardware wallet' at the bottom of the menu. Hit 'Import account'. On this screen, paste in the private key of the account you want to import, or scan a QR code if supported by the other wallet. Tap 'Import' to complete the process.
- How do I connect my ETH wallet to MetaMask?
- Download MetaMask. The first thing you'll want to do is visit https://metamask.io/ and click Download.
- Create your Wallet. Now that you installed MetaMask, you have the browser extension.
- Back Up and Verify Your Secret Backup Phrase. This is a very important step!
- Find your Ethereum address.
- How do I add Ethereum network to MetaMask?
- Open MetaMask in your browser and click on the Ethereum network. Click Add Network. A new MetaMask tab with a list of popular networks opens. If you see the network you want to add to the list, click Add.
- How do I connect another account to MetaMask?
- In wallet view, tap the name of the currently selected account. On the account selector menu that appears, tap 'Add account or hardware wallet', then select 'Add new account'. The account will be added when you tap. If you want to change its name later, use the instructions here.
- Is it safe to keep Ethereum on MetaMask?
- Yes, MetaMask is a free browser plugin that works with many current browsers. Users should only download the extension from a trusted source. Are MetaMask wallets safe? MetaMask is one of the safest online cryptocurrency wallets in the world.
- What is MetaMask used for?
- MetaMask is a free web and mobile crypto wallet that allows users to store and swap cryptocurrencies, interact with the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem, and host a growing array of decentralized applications (dApps). It is one of the most widely used crypto applications in the world.
- What is my Ethereum address for MetaMask?
- Find your Ethereum address
Now that you have your wallet set up, you can find your Ethereum address. You can open your wallet by clicking the fox icon in the top right corner and that will open your wallet. Now if you click the letters and numbers that start with "0x...." and copy that -- that is your address.
- Do I need ETH in my MetaMask wallet?
- Technically, no. You can accept signature requests from sites without any value in your account. Having cryptocurrencies in your MetaMask account (such as ETH, ERC-20, ERC-721, or ERC-1155 tokens) will allow you to invest, trade, play games, own unique digital items (NFT collectibles), and much more.
What crypto can metamask hold
|Is MetaMask legal in the US?
|By essence, anyone in any country in the world can use MetaMask. MetaMask is a self-hosted wallet that interacts with Ethereum and other blockchains through nodes, the most popular of which are run as a service by Infura.
|How do I get ETH on MetaMask?
|To deposit ETH or ERC-20 tokens to your MetaMask wallet from an exchange or another wallet, you will simply need to submit a transaction pointed to the address of one of your accounts in MetaMask. Please check the exchanges that operate in your country here.
|How do I access Ethereum wallet?
|Keystore/JSON + Password
|How do I show ETH in MetaMask?
|After you enter your MetaMask public address into the block explorer or follow the link in MetaMask itself, you'll see your account's page. Below shows an example on Ethereum mainnet. Your ETH balance, its current fiat value, and the total balance of all your ERC-20 tokens are displayed.
|How do I add ETH network to MetaMask?
|Open MetaMask in your browser and click on the Ethereum network. Click Add Network. A new MetaMask tab with a list of popular networks opens. If you see the network you want to add to the list, click Add.
|Why is ETH not showing up in MetaMask?
|If a token isn't appearing in your dashboard, it may be because it is not on a supported network, or isn't a supported token on one of those networks. (Currently supported networks include Ethereum mainnet, Polygon, BNB Chain, Avalanche, OP Mainnet, Arbitrum, Fantom, and Linea).
|How do I find my ETH on MetaMask?
|Type WETH into the Import tokens search box. You should see Wrapped Ether (WETH) show up as an option. After confirming, you should see WETH appear in your item list on the MetaMask extension.
|How do you store Ethereum on MetaMask?
|How do I transfer my existing ETH and tokens to MetaMask? You can send ETH and tokens from another wallet to a new MetaMask account. Simply copy your new MetaMask public address and go to your existing wallet or exchange to send funds to your new wallet address.
- Why is my ETH not showing up on MetaMask?
- If you are on the wrong network, your ETH will not show up in your wallet. For example- If You are on the BNB Smart Chain network, but you think you are on the Ethereum Mainnet. You send 1 ETH to an address, but the transaction fails because you are on the wrong network.
- How do I check my Ethereum wallet?
- Head to EthVM.
- In the search bar, enter your Ethereum public address, (0x…..).
- You will be taken to a wallet overview. At the top, the checksummed version of your address will be displayed. Read our article about the differences between checksummed and non-checksummed addresses.
- How can I see my token in MetaMask?
- To see your tokens, click on the Tokens tab. Your tokens should be listed under this tab. If they're not, and automatic token detection isn't picking them up, then click on 'Import token' at the bottom.
- What chain does MetaMask use?
- As mentioned earlier, MetaMask is used to connect with the Ethereum blockchain. But to connect MetaMask to the Binance Smart Chain DApps, certain settings need to be changed so that the wallet is focused on the nodes of the Binance Smart Chain network.
- Is MetaMask an ERC20?
- MetaMask. MetaMask is one of the most popular wallets among crypto investors for storing their ERC-20 tokens. It is a free web-browser-based wallet supporting multiple blockchains and tokens, including Ethereum blockchain, BNB chain, Fantom and more.
- What networks does MetaMask accept?
- EVM-compatible blockchains
- BNB Smart Chain (formerly Binance Smart Chain/BSC)
- Optimism (Optimistic Ethereum)
- EVM-compatible blockchains
- Can MetaMask send to blockchain?
- Your legacy browser doesn't have the ability to connect to this new kind of network, so MetaMask builds on top of them, pulling and pushing data to and from these public blockchain networks, with all of the interactivity we've come to expect from a Web experience built in.
- What Ethereum node does MetaMask use?
- By default, MetaMask connects to an Infura node. You can also set up MetaMask to use a node that you run locally.