Metamask Extension

Metamask Extension: the Crypto Wallet for Defi, Web3 Daps and Nfts

All the fundamentals of MetaMask extension

In this era, crypto trading is all the rage and the crypto economy is climbing the charts. People are favoring investments in cryptocurrencies. There are innumerable cryptocurrencies available and masses of crypto exchanges are present around us.

It is difficult to decide which platform you should prefer to use for trading because the fact is you have to be aware of the security of your funds as well. So, you can’t choose randomly.

Here we are with a most recommended and reliable trading gateway- MetaMask, where you can sell, buy and store your digital assets without any fear as it offers a high-end security level. Whether you are a mobile user or a desktop user it is available for both platforms.

Well! Obviously, this information is not enough so let’s have a closer look at what the MetaMask Extension is and how it works.

A quick overview of MetaMask wallet

MetaMask is a crypto wallet that allows you to store Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens in it. Along with this, it is trusted by millions of users as it provides extreme security to your dumped assets. Let’s move forward by looking at some key traits of this wallet.

  • It is a non-custodial Ethereum wallet

  • The downloading process is quite easy

  • It supports NFTS and works as a gateway to several blockchains

  • Easy wallet set-up procedure, no sign-up required

  • You can create more than one account in a single wallet

Enough about general traits, now heading up to know how to use it as a MetaMask Extension or MetaMask application.

How to download and install MetaMask browser extension?

As we have discussed in an earlier section that MetaMask is available for PC in form of a browser extension, it is available for Google Chrome Browser, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Brave browser.

No matter which browser you are using, we will guide you through the whole downloading procedure.

As we know Google Chrome is the most popular browser, so firstly, let’s take a dive into downloading procedure of Chrome MetaMask Extension.

MetaMask extension for Chrome

  1. Open the Chrome browser and navigate to Chrome Web Store.

  2. Enter “MetaMask” in the search column.

  3. Before clicking on “Add to Chrome”, make sure that you are going to add the right extension as there are multiple duplicates and fake extensions available.

  4. You can confirm it by checking the number of downloads as the right one have millions of downloads.

  5. After all, click “Add to Chrome” and the MetaMask extension will be added to Chrome.

MetaMask extension Firefox

Coming to the downloading procedure of MetaMask Extension for Firefox browser without making any ado.

  1. You will see a menu option after opening the Firefox browser.

  2. Open and look for the “Add-ons and Themes” option enlisted in the menu.

  3. Search for “MetaMask” by entering in search space.

  4. Metamask will be prompted with a slider button.

  5. Switch it on to enable the MetaMask extension for your browser.

Yes, you have successfully added the MetaMask extension for the Firefox browser. Now, let’s have a look at downloading procedure of the MetaMask extension for the Brave browser without any more delay.

MetaMask Brave extension

If you are a Brave browser user, follow the step-by-step guidance properly to add the MetaMask extension to your device.

  1. Click the hamburger icon (3 lines) after opening the Brave browser.

  2. Pick the “Settings” option up from the menu.

  3. Turn on the Crypto wallets and move further to look for “Extensions”.

  4. Search for “MetaMask” and add it to your browser when prompted.

Now, I hope you have enough idea of the downloading procedures. Well! Not exactly the same but a similar procedure will work for the edge browser. So, I am not going to repeat the whole stuff as we have much more to study further about the MetaMask extension.

If you are an Edge browser user, just go through the above-given procedure and you will be able to add MetaMask to your browser easily.

MetaMask Chrome extension Android mobile

Now, elaborating on the one part we have discussed in the intro section- MetaMask is available for mobile users as well but MetaMask can’t be used as a chrome extension on Android mobile devices but is available in the form of a mobile application.

If you are an Android device user and want to use MetaMask on your mobile, you can download it via the Play Store and start using it after MetaMask login.

After this, you may wonder- What is the process for MetaMask login? Don’t worry! We are here to give you a complete solution to your query.

MetaMask extension login procedure

In the process of MetaMask login, MetaMask sign-in credentials will be needed. And, you can get these credentials after registering yourself on MetaMask by providing the required details, creating a password and backing up the seed phrase.

Now, to begin the login process, make sure you have login credentials such as login password and seed phrase with you.

  1. Visit the login page of the MetaMask extension.

  2. You will see the space to fill in login credentials there.

  3. Complete the process by clicking the “Log In” button after entering the details.

Don’t you think it was super easy? Yes! It was. You can access all the fantastic features of the MetaMask wallet after completing this simple process.

Final words

MetaMask is trusted by its millions of users globally, so it is quite worthy to use for crypto trading. You can invest safely and earn massive income using the MetaMask extension or MetaMask mobile application.

Wrapping it up with a piece of advice that if the MetaMask extension is not working properly, you can solve the issue by navigating through MetaMask’s customer service portal.

Hope you have enjoyed the write–up. Good luck for your MetaMask journey.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I open a MetaMask extension?

You can enable the MetaMask extension in Chrome, Brave, Firefox and Edge browsers. To do this, you have to visit the respective browser and look for the extension or add-ons options in the menu or web store. For example in Google Chrome, go to the Chrome web store, search “MetaMask” and add it to Chrome. Similar goes for other browsers.

  • Does MetaMask have a Safari extension?

There is a big no for this question because MetaMask is not available as a Safari extension. You can use it as a Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Brave browser extension but not in the Safari browser.

  • How do I add a MetaMask extension to my iPhone?

You can use MetaMask on your iPhone in the form of a mobile application but not as an extension. It can be done by following a simple process, to do this, firstly, you have to go to your Apple App Store. Now look for the search space and type “MetaMask” there. MetaMask application will be prompted with the “Get” button. Click on it and start using it after the completion of the downloading process.

  • Does MetaMask work on Apple?

MetaMask is available for both Android devices and Apple devices in the form of a mobile application. You can use it on Apple mobiles (iPhone) by downloading the app through the Apple App Store but you can’t use it on Apple’s other devices as MetaMask is not available as a Safari browser Extension but only available as a mobile app.