Metamask Extention is a popular cryptocurrency wallet that allows users to manage their digital assets in a secure and convenient manner.
You can set up MetaMask on your computer within a couple of minutes. Google Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Edge, or any Chromium-based browser will do. Let’s take the example of the Chrome browser to help you understand better. To download and install MetaMask, follow the given steps:
- 1.Go to the MetaMask homepage, press ‘Download’, and click on ‘Install MetaMask for Chrome’.
You will now be redirected to the Chrome web store.
- 1.Click on ‘Add to Chrome’
- 2.Select ‘Get Started’ and then click on ‘Create a wallet’
- 3.Then select any one of the options ‘No Thanks/I Agree’
- 4.Create a strong password; it must be at least 8 characters long
- 6.Hit the ‘Create’ button
You will be given a 12-word backup phrase. Copy it down somewhere safe. Anyone with access to this phrase can gain entry into your account. So, it is crucial to keep it very safe.
- 1.Now, click on ‘Next’
- 2.Confirm your backup phrase by entering it in the correct order
- 3.Click on ‘All Done’
You are now ready to buy, sell and swap tokens using your MetaMask crypto wallet.
For an android phone, you can download the MetaMask – Blockchain Wallet app from the Google Play Store. For an iPhone, you can download the same from the App Store.