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    Gate.io Blog How to Install Metamask & Connect to GateChain

    How to Install Metamask & Connect to GateChain

    16 November 17:51


    Introduction to MetaMask


    MetaMask is a software cryptocurrency wallet for interacting with the Ethereum blockchain, focusing on Ethereum-based tools and infrastructures. It allows users to access its Ethereum wallet through a browser extension or mobile app to interact with decentralized applications.


    1. Installation


    Example: Install MetaMask in the Chrome browser

    1. Search in Chrome browsing: Click to Install
    Note: Make sure to select the version provided by metamask.io


    2. Click "Add to Chrome''. After the installation is successful, you can go and create an account!


    2. Create an account


    1. You can choose to ‘import a wallet’ or ‘create a wallet’. Here we choose to "Create a Wallet".


    2. Create a password and backup account mnemonic phrases



    3. After completing the mnemonic phrases verification, the account is successfully created. Then you can go to connect to the GateChain network!


    3.Configure the GateChain network


    1. Click MetaMask - Settings - Network - Add Network to configure the GateChain network service

    - When Hipo browser switches chains, you can add chains to your wallet
    - Customizable addition of networks
    - Network name: GateChain (customizable)
    - RPC URL1: https://evm.gatenode.cc
    - RPC URL2: https://evm-hk.gatenode.cc
    - Chain ID: 86
    - Symbol: GT
    - Block explorer: https://gatescan.org/



    4. Transfer your GT to another MetaMask account


    1. Select the account you want to transfer, go to the homepage and click the "Send" button.


    2. Enter the account address and amount to be sent, and click "Next step".


    3. Confirm the transaction information, click "Confirm", and wait for the transaction to be packaged.


    4. After the transaction is successful, you can go to the GateChain browser to view the transaction details.
    - Block explorer: https://gatescan.org/


    About Gate Chain

    Gate Chain is a new generation of public chain focusing on user asset security and decentralized transactions. With an original online hot insurance account, the clearing protection system creatively solves the core basic problems of the industry such as user digital asset theft, private key damage and loss, decentralized trading, and cross-chain transfer. With six years of blockchain technology accumulation, two years of focused research, a technical team of 100 people, relying on excellent innovation ability and strong financial strength, to create a revolutionary blockchain Gate Chain.

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