If you want to use the blockchain network for crypto transactions you need a dApp browser (distributed application) to connect with your digital wallet. The most easy dApp available for blockchain transactions is digital wallet provider MetaMask. You can use MetaMask for various means:
Follow the instructions below with explanation how to install MetaMask and then read on to explore more! Step 1: Go to the Metamask Website: https://metamask.io/ Step 2: Click the button “Download Now” Step 3: Click the button “Install MetaMask for Chrome” Step 4: Click the button “add to Chrome” and “add extension”
You now have MetaMask installed and you can open MetaMask at the right top corner in Chrome. You see that the Fox logo of MetaMask appears. Lets move on to open your new wallet!
You should be aware that you can interact with different Blockchain Networks. A transaction on the Bitcoin Network is not compatible with the (Ethereum) Main Network. The type of Blokchain Network is visible at the right top corner. Most dApps are programmed on the Ethereum Network with Solidity, so in most cases you don’t have install a custom made Netwerok. However it might be helpful if you dive deeper into the cryptospace! How to install MetaMask Blockchain Networks? Well, lets go to:
We included the most recurring blockchain networks with the details on how to add a custom Network in Metamask in the table below:
Over time your crypto portfolio might increase with different type of coins, NFT’s representing a significant value. If that’s the case we recommend you to install MetaMask with a hardware Ledger. If you are ready for the next step you can start here:
We hope this blog helped you on how to install MetaMask and enjoy the blockchain revolution to come!