MetaMask Wallet

MetaMask: Set Up Your Wallet

Learn about MetaMask 2022

MetaMask is a free crypto wallet that allows you to connect to any platform that uses the Etherium blockchain. It is a great crypto wallet software for beginners. If you are someone who has just started to learn about cryptocurrency and the NFT scene, read this!

MetaMask
Source: Smart Liquidity Network

What is MetaMask?

As we said before, it is a digital wallet which you can use to make cryptocurrency transactions and specially for Ethereum (ETH) tokens. It is usually installed in the browser to buy an initial coin offering (ICO). With this digital wallet, users can control the blockchain in the browser without running an Ethereum node.

Installing MetaMask is also very easy because its extension is available for the browser. After installing this add-on , you can immediately register and create a new account. If you want to use MetaMask, download this extension. Look at these installation details,

  • Browser: It is compatible with Chrome Brave, Edge and FireFox.
  • Android: Yes, you can use it on any Android device.
  • iOS: It is also compatible with your Iphone.

Read this if you want to register too,

How to Register for MetaMask?

Follow these steps to register,

  1. Download and install MetaMask in your browser.
  2. Go to the main page.
  3. Click Get Started.
  4. To create a new account, select Create a Wallet
  5. Now click I Agree.
  6. Enter the password and Repeat
  7. Check the Term of Use and click Create.
  8. It will direct you to Secret Recovery Phrase page.
  9. Reveal the phrase (You must save it and keep it a secret)
  10. Click Next and confirm the phrase
Metamask List
Source: MetaMask

When you see this page read the tips and press “All Done.” Congratulations! You have successfully registered. If you want to access your wallet in multiple browser keep your phrase safe and secret. In case you forget it, you will lose access to your wallet.

Connect MetaMask to Opensea

Now that you have a registered account, you are ready to make transactions. Time to connect MetaMask to Opensea so you can shop or even sell NFT assets on the platform. Follow the steps below.

  1. Visit the Opensea site here
  2. Click “My Profile” in the upper right.
  3. Go to “Sign In to your Wallet”
  4. A pop-up will appear “Connect with MetaMask”
  5. Click Connect 

This will soon connect to your wallet. Once you have connected you can make the transactions immediately without any delays. We also want to share this overview by CoinDesk to give you maximum information,

Overview

Once you’ve completed the above steps, you’ll be able to access your new MetaMask wallet. There are two main components you’ll need to familiarize yourself with so that you can begin using the software:

  • Identifying your public address: This is the address you can freely share with people or platforms like exchanges in order to receive cryptocurrency into your wallet. Think of it as your home address that you share with people to receive inbound mail. It’s always advisable, however, to check to make sure any inbound tokens are compatible with MetaMask first before receiving them, otherwise, they might be lost forever.
  • How to fund/buy and send: These are the core functions of MetaMask.
MetaMask Interface
Source: CoinDesk

  • You can locate your unique MetaMask public address by clicking the “Account 1″ button (black arrow). To save you manually typing it when you need to use it, you can click the layered square icon beneath it to automatically copy it.

Conclusion

Well, here is a very thorough account of the services and download link for the MetaMask extension. Do check how to register for proper understanding. With MetaMask, you can perform crypto transactions such as buying and selling NFTs. You can also swap tokens. Cool right?

 

Rosheen Imtiaz
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