MetaMask Chrome extension is a version of MetaMask extension available for the browser Google Chrome. It is an extension that can be used for accessing Ethereum-enabled distributed applications or dApps.MetaMask Chrome extension and MetaMask extension gives its users the ability to create and manage their identities so that a secure interface is provided to the user for reviewing transactions before taking a decision whenever a transaction has to be performed by the dApp. It also prevents you from navigating to sites that are associated with phishing.

Steps to install and use MetaMask Chrome extension

  1. Navigate to the extensions section of the Chrome web store.

  2. Search for MetaMask over there.

  3. Check out the number of downloads that have been done till the time you are downloading to make sure that you are downloading the original version as duplicate versions made by hackers are also available in the market.

  4. Tap on the Add to Chrome button.

  5. Click on Get started once the installation process is done.

  6. If you are new to MetaMask Chrome extension and creating a wallet for the very first time, tap on the Create a wallet button and in case, you already have a wallet that you want to import here then you can simply click on the Import wallet button.

  7. In this step, you will have to make a choice. If you are okay with your data being collected to enhance your MetaMask Extension experience, then you need to click on I agree and if you don’t want any of your data to be collected then simply click on No thanks. Your wallet would be successfully created for both choices.

  8. In this step, you will have to create a strong password for your wallet. You will have to enter the password that you choose right now, every time you want to launch the MetaMask Chrome extension. And you will have to create a new password in case you reinstall Chrome. In that case, you will have to click on the import wallet button.

  9. You will have to click on the dark area that says “Click here to reveal secret words” to get your secret phrase.

  10. This is a crucial step. In this step, you will need to keep a backup of your secret phrase and store it safely because this is the only door or access to your wallet in case you have lost or forgotten your password.


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