MetaMask is a browser extension that enables users to access their wallet on the blockchain through their browser. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of creating a MetaMask wallet.
Click here if you already have a MetaMask wallet and you want to import your MyEtherWallet.
Go to https://www.MetaMask.io and install the extension. It is available for Chrome, Firefox, Opera and the Brave browser.
Click the blue Add button
Click Try it now to install the newest version.
Create a password and click Create. Be sure it is secure and to write it down somewhere else for safekeeping.
You can here see the unique image created for your new account. Click Next.
Read the Privacy Notice and click Accept.
Read the Phishing Warning and click Accept.
Click Download this Secret Backup Phrase to download your 12 secret words in a .txt file and store this somewhere for safekeeping. You can also reveal the secret words by clicking on Click here to reveal secret words and inputting input your password.
Click Next to proceed.
Confirm the correct sequence of the secret words. Click on each word in the correct order to confirm that you have saved the secret words.
Click Confirm to proceed.
You have successfully created your MetaMask wallet! Click on View Account to proceed.
Change the account name, so you can easily identify it.
Click on Export Private key.
Input your password and click Confirm to reveal the private key. Save the private key somewhere for safekeeping - it is directly connected to the address, gives access to it and cannot be changed.
Click to copy your wallet address to the clipboard. Save it and start using MetaMask by sending Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens to your address.