How to use MetaMask

Installing MetaMask

Step 1: Click here to go to the Chrome Webstore and get the MetaMask plugin 

Step 2: Click "Add to Chrome" to Install MetaMask as Google Chrome extension

Step 3: Click "Add Extension" to confirm and MetaMask will be added 

You can see that MetaMask is added by the little fox logo that shows up on the top right corner

Creating a new wallet

Step 1: Click the MetaMask logo 

Step 2: Read and agree to the MetaMask's Terms and Conditions 

Step 3: Click "Create new vault

Step 4: Enter a strong password and click "OK

Step 5: Metamask will now show you your seed. It is very important that you copy and store those 12 words, without them you cannot restore your wallet.  

Your account is now created! It's possible that 1 Ether shows up on your balance. That's because you're on the testnet 

Changing to the Mainnet 

Step 1: Click "Morden Testnet

Step 2: Select "Main Ethereum Network"  

Step 3: MetaMask will now ask you for the password. Type it and click "Unlock

Step 4: Click the copy logo to get your wallet address. Then all you have to do is send Ether to it from your favorite exchange or wallet.