How to Add Avalanche Network to MetaMask?(2022)

Add Avax to Metamask

Want to add Avalanche to Metamask?

If your answer is YES then don’t worry, you are at the right place.

The process of adding Avalanche to Metamask is the same as other networks like Polygon, and Fantom.

If you are new to Metamask and don’t know how to add a network to it then look no further as we have got you covered.

This post will explain the entire process of adding Avalance (AVAX) to Metamask with screenshots.

If you are curious to learn the procedure then keep reading this post.

Without any further ado, let’s get started:

Adding Avalanche (AVAX) To Metamask

To add Avalanche network to Metamask, you will have to follow a bunch of steps:

First, download the Metamask browser extension if you have not already.

Once downloaded, add it to your Google Chrome browser. Once you have successfully added and pinned it, open it by clicking on its icon.

Once opened, click on the ‘Import Wallet’ if you already have an account on Metamask.

If you don’t have an account on Metamask, click on the ‘Create Wallet’ option.

Now, create a password that you will use to access Metamask later.

Once created, click on the blurry section to get your Secret Recovery Phrase.

Once you got your Secret Recovery Phrase, confirm it by entering the same.

Once done, the process will be completed.

Once you have Metamask Wallet configured, open it by clicking on its icon located on the top right corner of the screen.

Once opened, log in to Metamask Wallet by using your password.

Once logged in, click on your Profile Icon as shown in the below picture.

Add Avax to Metamask


When you click on your profile avatar, a menu will appear on the screen, click on the ‘Settings‘ option.

Add Avax to Metamask

When you do so, a new window will open where you have to scroll down and click on the ‘Networks’ option.

Add Avax to Metamask

When you click on it, you will be shown a list of Networks.

To add Avalanche or AVAX to Metamask, click on the ‘Add Network’ option as shown in the above picture.

Add Avax to Metamask

Clicking on the ‘Add Network’ will take you to the ‘Add a Network Page’. Once you are on the page, you will have to enter the following details:

Network NameAvalanche Network
New RPC URL https://api.avax.network/ext/bc/C/rpc
Chain ID0xa86a
Currency SymbolAVAX
Block Explorer URLhttps://cchain.explorer.avax.network/

Once you have successfully entered the above details, click on the Save button.

When you click on the Save button, you will have Avalanche (AVAX) added to Metamask.

That’s everything you need to know about how to add AVAXto Metamask.

While you are here, you may also be interested in knowing how to add Arbitum to Metamask. If yes then click on the link.

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