Polygon (earlier referred to as MATIC Network) is an Indian blockchain platform describing itself as “Ethereum’s Internet of Blockchains.”
In this article, we will tell you how to add Polygon on Metamask Wallet in easy-to-follow steps.
Polygon is the leading platform for providing scalability solutions to the Ethereum supporting multi-chain Ethereum ecosystem and infrastructure development.
Polygon has witnessed a growth of over 10,000% over the last year, endeavored to resolve some of Ethereum’s issues like poor user experience, low TPS (Transactions Per Second), and high fees.
First things first, you must have a MetaMask Wallet in order to add Polygon on Metamask wallet.
If you don’t have a MetaMask wallet, click here to read our article on “How to install Metamask Tutorial (Easy)?
Now, you are ready to follow the steps to add Polygon on Metamask Wallet.
ADD POLYGON ON METAMASK WALLET: STEPS
- Open your Chrome web browser and click on the MetaMask icon at the top right corner of your screen. (IMAGE)
- You can click on the Account icon at the top right, select Settings > Networks > Add Network. (IMAGE)
OR You can directly click on the “Ethereum Mainnet” drop-down menu at the top center and select “Custom RPC” (IMAGE)
- Add the following network details to add Polygon on MetaMask wallet: (IMAGE)
- Network Name: Polygon Network
- New RPC URL: https://rpc-mainnet.maticvigil.com
- Chain ID: 137
- Symbol: MATIC
- Block Explorer URL: https://polygonscan.com
- The last step is to connect your MetaMask wallet to Polygon Network that you have just added.
Click on the “Ethereum Mainnet” drop-down menu at the top center and select “Polygon Network” from the list. (IMAGE)
And that’s it. All done. Good job. Easy, right?
Please note that all the payments (including the transaction fees) on the Polygon network are to be paid with MATIC coins.
If you follow these steps you will be able to add Polygon on metamask in just a few minutes.
We hope this article simplified for you the process to add Polygon Network on MetaMask Wallet. Write to us in the comment section down below if you have any queries or confusion, we’d be happy to help.
Read here to know how to add different networks on metamask wallet:
How to add BSC network on Metamask Wallet? (link)
How to add Avalanche network on Metamask Wallet? (link)
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