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How to create a Metamask Wallet and get access Ethereum Network's applications

Illustration How to create a Metamask Wallet and get access Ethereum Network's applications
To begin accessing decentralized applications (dApps) and cryptocurrencies, you need to install and initialize the Metamask Wallet. We will guide you through three easy and clear steps.

Metamask is a digital wallet that acts as a gateway to decentralized applications (dApps) on various blockchains. It enables users to manage their crypto assets and digital identity in a secure and intuitive manner. The application is available as a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, and Brave, as well as a smartphone app. With Metamask, users can easily access their token assets and the broader cryptocurrency ecosystem in a user-friendly way.

Metamask allows you to connect with any blockchain that is compatible with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM). This is a network that uses Solidity programming language, which is the same language used by Ethereum.

Metamask is a tool that stores users' private keys, which are essential for accessing and managing their crypto assets stored on the blockchain. It serves as an interface that allows users to view their balances, send and receive crypto assets, and interact with dApps.



Why use Metamask for investing in on-chain crypto assets?

Security : Metamask encrypts your information on your device, meaning that you are the only one who can access your private keys and assets.
Accessibility : As both a website browser and mobile application, Metamask makes it easy to access crypto assets and dApps from wherever you are.
Control: You have complete control over your transactions and private keys, which is a crucial aspect for every investor who wants to operate safely in the crypto network.
Interoperability : Metamask supports Ethereum and other compatible blockchains, providing

1. Download metamask


ease download the Metamask application directly from their official website on your preferred browser.

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2. Add Chrome Extension


When you click on the link above, it will take you to the website extension page. Although this example uses Chrome, the download process is likely the same when using alternative browsers such as Firefox, Opera, and Brave. To download, click on the "Add to Chrome" option.

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"When a pop-up window appears, simply click on the 'Add extension' button."
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3. Metamask's Wallet configuration


After downloading, Metamask will run as a new browser page. If it doesn't, click on the Metamask logo in the top right-hand corner of your screen to launch it manually. To facilitate further access, we recommend that you install the extension if you haven't already.

Please click on "Create a new wallet".

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When using Metamask, you will be prompted to create a new and personal password that will allow you to unlock your wallet.

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We highly recommend that you take one minute to watch the video and fully understand the advantages of this double security measure.

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Click on "Secure my wallet" to enjoy the benefits of this feature.

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When creating a cryptocurrency wallet, a "seed phrase" or "mnemonic phrase" is generated. This phrase consists of a series of random words that is crucial for ensuring the security of your Metamask Wallet and the protection of your funds. Here are some reasons why it is important:

1. Access to your funds
2. Security Recovery
3. Protection against technical faults
4. Confidentiality

To recap, the seed phrase is a crucial element for ensuring the security of your Metamask Wallet. Be sure to store it in a safe place and avoid sharing it with anyone. Losing it could lead to permanent loss of funds.

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Congratulations! You are now ready to explore and interact with Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible applications using your new Metamask Wallet.

For optimal security, we recommend using a hardware wallet such as Ledger.
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