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How to Add EVM Network to Metamask

"Add EVM Network to Metamask"

MetaMask is a popular Ethereum wallet that allows users to store, manage, and transfer their digital assets on the Ethereum network. One of the key features of MetaMask is its ability to connect to different Ethereum-compatible networks, including Ethereum mainnet, test networks, and custom private networks.

There are more than 100 EVM-compatible networks available, explore our top 50 list.

In this article, we'll guide you through the process of adding an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) network to MetaMask, so you can easily switch between networks and manage your digital assets.


How to Add EVM Network step-by-step

  1. Open MetaMask

  2. Click on the Network Selector

  3. Click "Add Network"

  4. Add a network manually

  5. Enter Network details

  6. Save and Connect

  7. Start using your EVM Network

Step 1: Open MetaMask

To start, open your MetaMask browser extension or mobile app. You'll see the main dashboard, which displays your Ethereum address, current network, and balances.

Step 2: Click on the Network Selector

At the top of the MetaMask dashboard, you'll see a dropdown menu labelled "Main Ethereum Network". Click on it to open the network selector.

Step 3: Click "Add Network"

In the network selector, scroll down to the bottom and select "Add Network". This will allow you to add a custom EVM network to MetaMask.

Step 4: Add a network manually

You will be redirected to a new page, select “Add a Network Manually”

Step 5: Enter Network Details

In the form, you'll need to enter the network details for the EVM network you want to add. You'll need the following information:

  • Network Name: A descriptive name for the network.

  • New RPC URL: The URL of the Ethereum node that serves as the backbone of the network.

  • Chain ID: A unique identifier for the network.

  • Symbol: The symbol for the network's currency.

  • Block explorer URL: You can find this information by searching for the network on Ethereum block explorer websites such as Etherscan or Blockchair.

Step 6: Save and Connect

Once you have entered all the required information, click "Save" to add the network to MetaMask. Then, select the network from the network selector and click "Connect". MetaMask will now connect to the network and display your address, network, and balances on the dashboard.

Step 7: Start Using Your EVM Network

Now that you've added your EVM network to MetaMask, you can easily switch between networks, manage your digital assets, and interact with Ethereum-compatible dApps on the network.



In conclusion, adding an EVM network to MetaMask is a straightforward process that opens up a world of possibilities for managing your digital assets and interacting with the Ethereum ecosystem.

Whether you're a developer, investor, or enthusiast, MetaMask makes it easy to connect to different Ethereum networks and unleash the full potential of the Ethereum network.

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