MetaMask, as we all know, is one of the widely used and accepted gateways to access the Ethereum blockchain. Using this extension, one can easily have access to a lot of decentralized apps and gaming websites. This software wallet is available in the form of a web extension which is known as the MetaMask extension. On the other hand, if you do not have a PC but you have a mobile phone, then you can have access to this wallet by using the MetaMask app available on the official website.
But if you are not able to add the extension through the official website, then you can get it downloaded directly from the Chrome web store which is available for all Chrome users. So, if you are someone who is interested in learning this procedure, then you can follow the directions that we have included in the sections below.
From the Chrome web store, you can easily find and add the extension to the toolbar of your browser.
Walk through to the steps to install the MetaMask extension
If you are not able to install the crypto extension via MetaMask.io, then you can go through the steps that are listed below to make sure that you are able to use MetaMask through your Chrome web browser:
- To begin the procedure, you need to visit the Chrome Web Store
- Now, go to the "Extensions" section and search for "MetaMask"
- Then, select it and click the "Add to Chrome" option
- As soon as the installation is complete, select "Get Started"
- If this is the first you are using MetaMask, click on the "Create a wallet" option
- If you are already using a wallet, click on the "Import Wallet" option
As soon as you start setting up a new wallet, you will need to select a new password for logging in to MetaMask and you will also need to backup your secret recovery phrase. In addition to this, you can go ahead with creating multiple accounts within the same wallet. Thus to help you with all of this, we have given clear instructions on how to install the MetaMask extension on your browser directly from the Chrome web extension store. In addition to this, we have also given basic instructions on getting started as a new user.