How To Download and Install MetaMask Wallet.
Updated: Feb 15, 2021
Metamask Web Browser Extension
Metamask is one of the crucial wallets in DeFi and ethereum blockchain development in general. Its widely used for storing sending and testing Dapps on the ethereum blockchain.
To install metamask, head over to the official metamask website.
Due to the rising cases of fraudulent metamask sites, you must countercheck to ensure that you are on the official site (www.metamask.io).
Once you are on the site and after verifying you are on the right site:
1. Click the download now button.
2. From the the upper left corner of the image, select and click chrome.
3. Click on the Install Metamask for the chrome icon at the bottom of the image.
Clicking the icon will take you to the chrome web store.
Wait while the Metamask Chrome extension downloads on your browser.
4. After the download is complete you will see a cute little fox on your browser as shown below. Reveal your secret back up a phrase and write it on a piece of paper.
Do not take a screenshot or store it in any electronic device. You will need this seed phrase to restore your wallet to a new device. If anyone gets this seed phrase they can steal all your funds.
5. Create a strong alphanumeric password.
make sure you are connected to the ethereum main network by having the checkmark on the ethereum main network.
Welcome to Metamask Now you are ready to send and receive Ethereum and ethereum based tokens on your browser.
From your mobile device visit the metamask website and choose either android or iOS and download the app.
Once the download is complete navigate to settings
Open the Metamask extension on your computer web browser and tap continue.
A bar code will appear on your desktop extension. click sync on your mobile device and scan the barcode on your web browser mobile extension.
Alternatively, if you want to download Metamask on your mobile device only follow steps 1 to 5.
Make sure to write down your secret backup phrase and store it in a safe place.
Enjoy using your metamask wallet.