Avalanche Network MetaMask: How To Add Avalanche To MetaMask

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MetaMask is an Ethereum-based crypto wallet that facilitates cross-cryptocurrency transactions in a simplified manner and will also be launching its metamask token soon, but how do you add Avalanche Network to MetaMask?

The wallet supports multiple cryptocurrencies and offers additional services such as the ability to add custom tokens as well as connecting MetaMask to OpenSea to purchase different NFTs.

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However, MetaMask would require the Avalanche blockchain integration first to begin initiating transactions using AVAX. Let's take a look at how users can add Avalanche network to their MetaMask wallets to begin transacting AVAX via a few simple guided steps.

How To Add Avalanche To MetaMask

For users eager to add Avalanche integration to their MetaMask wallets, they first and foremost should follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Open up the MetaMask Chrome Extension or extension on the web browser of your choice. If on mobile, download the MetaMask wallet from the Google Play Store/App Store.
  • Create a crypto wallet by following simple instructions or import your existing wallet, if you have already made one.
  • By default, the MetaMask wallet is always connected to Ethereum mainnet. Click on the Ethereum mainnet panel to change the option.
  • Click the dropdown menu and select Add Network.

You will be then redirected to a page where you have to enter the AVAX network details. Exactly fill the details as listed below:

  • Network Name: Avalanche Network
  • New RPC URL: https://api.avax.network/ext/bc/C/rpc
  • Chain ID: 43114 or 0xa86a
  • Currency Symbol: AVAX
  • Block Explorer UR: https://snowtrace.io/

After filling this in, click on save. After this, your MetaMask wallet is connected to the Avalanche network, and you're done! This will allow you to trade or use Avalanche supported cryptocurrency such as AVAX through your MetaMask wallet.

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How To Add Avalanche To MetaMask Mobile

MetaMask is known for its exceptionally fast transfer capabilities. The wallet is known to conduct simple crypto transfers between multiple crypto exchanges and wallets and charges a nominal metamask gas fee to do so. Here's how users can add avalanche to MetaMask mobile.

  • Go to metamask mobile settings
  • Click on network
  • Click on add network
  • Fill the details mentioned below
  • Network Name: Avalanche Network
  • New RPC URL: https://api.avax.network/ext/bc/C/rpc
  • Chain ID: 43114 or 0xa86a
  • Currency Symbol: AVAX
  • Block Explorer URL: https://snowtrace.io/

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