MetaMask is one of the most popular browser plug-in wallets with multi-chain support. It allows users to interact with the ethereum ecosystem, which hosts a large number of decentralized applications (Dapps), without having to download the entire blockchain on their device. Because...
MetaMask is a plug-in type (no need to download client) lightweight digital currency wallet, mainly used in Chrome Google Chrome and Firefox, the iconic logo is a small fox head, very recognizable. MetaMask is very secure and highly compatible with ethereum smart contracts and Dapp, which makes it very popular among the developer community and experienced users. Today, we will take you step by step through the installation of Chrome and MetaMask, and understand its basic usage, some pages in the following steps need scientific internet access to open.
If you haven't installed Chrome, go to the official Chrome website firstDownloadIf already installed, skip to the next step
I. Chrome plugin library installation
1. From chrome official websitehttps://chrome.google.com.
2. Click "Add Extension" in the confirmation screen to install MetaMask Wallet to Chrome.
II. Generate wallet
1, as shown in the figure below follow the guide step by step, first click "Start using".
2、If you have used MetaMask before, you can click "Import Wallet" on the left to import the helper words.
3. Click "I agree"
4. Set a password with sufficient strength (not a mnemonic but equally important, you need to keep it carefully), and click "Create" after setting.
5, then is the most important step, click "click here to show secret words" to generate a helper word, the system will randomly generate 12 English words, the helper word is to help you backup and restore the wallet the most most important key, must be properly stored, it is recommended that the twelve words immediately recorded by hand on paper, and saved in a safe place (more The safest way is to record them on multiple sheets of paper and keep them in 2 or 3 places respectively), do not take pictures, screenshots, store them on the internet or disclose them to others at will, or you will probably lose all control of your wallet! No one can help you get your coins back after you lose them, including MetaMask wallet officials!!!
6、After confirming that the mnemonic backup is correct, click "Next", click to enter the mnemonic words you just backed up in order, and click "Confirm" when finished.
7, the last is to read the notes and click all the way to confirm, into the following interface that the new wallet creation is complete, congratulations!
At this point, the installation of Little Fox is complete, thanks for watching. In the next chapter, we will share the basic usage of MetaMask Wallet.