MetaMask is a cryptocurrency wallet used to interact with the Ethereum blockchain. It can be accessed through an app or through a browser extension.
Step 1.1: Download MetaMask wallet
Go to https://metamask.io/ and click on “Download”. Choose your preferred browser or mobile application and install the MetaMask extension.
MetaMask supports iOS, Android native apps along with Chrome, Firefox, Brave and Edge browser extensions.
Step 1.2: MetaMask wallet installation
Click on the MetaMask extension and click on “Get Started”.
You can either import an existent wallet using the seed phrase or create a new one.
Step 1.4: Create a strong password for your wallet.
Step 1.5: Securely store the seed phrase for your wallet
Click on “Click here to reveal secret words” to show the seed phrase.
Click on “Next”.
Step 1.6: Seed phrase confirmation
Confirm your secret backup phrase by clicking on each word in the order in which the words were presented on the previous screen. Click on “Confirm” to proceed.
Congratulations! Your MetaMask wallet has been set up successfully.
You can now access your wallet by clicking on the MetaMask icon at the top-right-end corner of your preferred browser.