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How To Add Avalanche Network To MetaMask Wallet

by cryptocreed

Last Updated on March 2, 2022 by cryptocreed

Adding Avalanche to Metamask wallet is similarly easy as adding Binance Smart Chain to Metamask wallet. If you have read the previous article on BSC To Metamask then you have got an idea of what is Metamask and why it is the most widely used crypto wallet.

You can download and install Metamask to your browser or device using this link. Make sure you have installed it through the official website, always do cross-check while accessing any type of wallet.

If you have already created or have an Avax wallet or address then you can ignore the first stage. Getting an AVAX wallet is the first that you should do. Here is the list of the top 5 best Avax wallets.

Do you know how to add Avalanche to Metamask? Below are the steps to add Avalanche to Metamask wallet.

Open Setting In Metamask

Now you have Metamask wallet installed and working but it is currently supporting ERC20 only, right? Now it’s time to add Avalanche to your Metamask wallet. Just following the given steps and you will get ended up adding AVAX to Metamask.

First, access your Metamask wallet and then click on the setting button that you can find the below image.

setting metamask

After clicking on Settings you will find different options, choose the Networks option to add Avalanche Network To MetaMask. Then click on Add Network or Custom RPC button.

Avalanche Mainnet Details

You can add Avalanche mainnet to Metamask, copy and paste.

Network Name: Avalanche Network
New RPC URL (Avalanche RPC URL): https://api.avax.network/ext/bc/C/rpc
ChainID: 43114 or 0xa86a
Symbol: AVAX
Block Explorer URL: https://cchain.explorer.avax.network/

The above information needs to add to the Metamask form and click on the Save button, that’s all. Now your Metamask wallet is ready to receive and send AVAX coins.

About Avalanche Chains

As you may know that there are 3 blockchains supported on Avalanche Network namely X-Chain, C-Chain, and P-Chain. C-Chain is mostly used chain, and Metamask only supports C-Chain network hence if you send any other chain coins then you may lose it.

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