To create a new wallet you have to install the extension first. Depending on your browser, there are different marketplaces to find it. Most browsers have MetaMask on their stores, so it’s not that hard to see it, but either way, here they are Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.
In this tutorial, I will be using Google Chrome as an example but the same steps apply to different browsers as well. If, for some reason, the links above don’t work for you, just search MetaMask Extension on your favorite search engine, and you can find it there.
And it’s as easy as that to install the extension on your browser, now continue reading the next step to figure out how to create an account.
And that’s it now you have created your MetaMask account successfully. A new Ethereum wallet address has just been created for you. It’s waiting for you to deposit funds, and if you want to learn how to do that, look at the next step below.
The MetaMask extension will always be available in your browser’s toolbar, ready for you to continue the journey into the Crypto world. It’s easily accessible, and as you saw from these steps, simple to use as well. Sending coins is also very intuitive; there’s a big send button, and the rest are easily understandable. But in case something wrong happens and you need to restore your account, you have this option. First, you have to back it up, and let’s look at how we can do that.
Suppose you change browser or computer and want to connect your wallet again, here’s how to do it. First, you have to find your seed phrase, which you should have stored, to begin with.
Now save the Secret Seed Phrase somewhere, preferably not digitally. The backup is done now all you have to do is to learn the restoring process.
And that’s it now you have successfully restored your account by following these easy steps. I can say that you are fully prepared now to take on the crypto world as far as your wallet management is concerned.
Metamask is your bridge to the decentralized web and it’s important you understand how to get prepared for it carefully. Hopefully, this article has helped some of you find the answers they needed and if you have a question about the process don’t hesitate to leave a comment below I will respond to all of you.