Would you like to know how to install the MetaMask wallet and add the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) mainnet there? It is easy! Just follow these steps.
How to install the MetaMask wallet
First let’s install the MetaMask extension to the Chrome browser. To do this go on to metamask.io and click on “Download”.
Once redirected click on “Install MetaMask for Chrome”.
Once redirected to the Chrome web store click “Add to Chrome”
and click on “Add extension” from the pop-up.
Once added you will be redirected onto MetaMask.
Click on “Get Started”.
Click on “Create a wallet” or “Import wallet” if you already own one.
Let’s create a new wallet. Once redirected click on “I agree”.
Next type in your password. Retype it again and click on “Create”.
Once redirected click “Next”.
Then click on “Click here to reveal secret words”. These words need to be saved for the next step and you will need them for logging into your account in the future.
Once they are saved click on “Next”.
Re-enter them in order and click “Confirm”.
Congratulations! Now your MetaMask wallet should be created.
To access MetaMask click on the puzzle piece at the top right menu of the Chrome browser and find MetaMask.
You can also pin it to your browser by clicking on the pin icon. This will make it easier for you to access.
How to add the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) mainnet
Now let’s install the Binance Smart Chain. Click on the MetaMask Chrome extension.
Click on your profile at the top right corner and follow to “Settings”.
Next scroll down, click on “Networks”,
and “Add network”.
Then fill out the boxes with this information:
- Network name: Smart Chain
- Chain ID: 56
- New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/
- Currency Symbol: BNB
- Block Explorer URL (Optional): https://bscscan.com
Click on “Save”.
The Binance Smart Chain should now be added to your MetaMask and you are currency on it. Great!
How to connect MetaMask wallet to Choise.com website
Now let’s connect your MetaMask wallet to Choise.com website.
Open the Chrome browser and go to Choise.com main page.
Click on the wallet icon at the top right corner.
Choose “MetaMask” in the pop-up menu.
Be sure that your Metamask wallet is using the “Smart Chain” network. If not, it is easy to fix. If you see the warning “Add or change network to Binance Smart Chain MainNet” just click on “Add or change your network”.
MetaMask notification window will appear.
Click on “Switch network”.
After that try to connect your wallet again and click on the “MataMask” button once more.
That’s it. The wallet icon is changed to a profile icon. The icon of MetaMask fox appears as well. Actually it is a button to disconnect the wallet.