STEP 1: DOWNLOAD METAMASK
Before creating a MetaMask wallet you need to download the MetaMask extension to chrome. If you are using a mobile you need to download the MetaMask app on the App Store or Google Play Store.
First Go to https://metamask.io/ where you can click on the “Download Now“ button. Choose your preferred way of installing the MetaMask extension.
In this guide, we will take you through setting up a Metamask wallet through Chrome.
STEP 2: ADD METAMASK ON CHROME EXTENSION
After the process, you will take to the MetaMask page of Chrome Web Store where you can click “Add to Chrome”
STEP 3: CLICK ON THE METAMASK EXTENSION AND CLICK GET STARTED
After clicking on the Metamask extension you will land on the ”Welcome to Metamask” page
You could able to see the “Get Started” button.
Click “Get Started” to get started with your Metamask Wallet.
STEP 4: CREATE A WALLET
After clicking on the “Get Started”, you will land on the “New to Metamask” page.
On the page, you see two options.
- One is “No, I already have a Secret Recovery Phrase.” If you have already created a Metamask Wallet then this is the right option for you. Then click “Import Wallet” and enter your Private Key
- The second one is “Yes, Let’s get set up!”. This will create a new wallet and Secret Recovery Phrase. If you are creating a Metamask Wallet for the first time then this is the right option for you. Since this article is written for someone who is setting up their Metamask Wallet for the first time, click on “Create a Wallet” to create a new MetaMask Wallet.
STEP 5: SELECT “I AGREE”
Before creating a MetaMask Wallet you have to agree to the Terms and Conditions.
You can read out all the rules like how Metamask stores and collects events. After reading all the necessary descriptions you Select the “I Agree” button.
STEP 6: CREATE PASSWORD
After clicking “I Agree” you were asked to create a Password for your Metamask wallet
Create a New password and the password must be a minimum of 8 characters.
STEP 7: STORE YOUR BACK-UP PHRASES
You will be on the Secret Recovery Phrase page.
You have to click “CLICK HERE TO REVEAL SECRET WORDS” to reveal the secret recovery phrases.
After storing and memorizing the phrases you can click “Next” to move forward to the next step
STEP 8: CONFIRM YOUR SECRET RECOVERY PHRASE
You have to select each phrase in correct order exactly like secret phrases which are displayed in the previous steps.
Make sure that you have selected each phrase in order and double confirm it.
After entering each phrase in exact order according to your secret recovery phrases. Then you can click “Confirm” to move forward to the next step.
STEP 9: START USING METAMASK
Click on “All Done”, after that you can right now start using Metamask.
Note: If you are using Onus, please check this tutorial link: https://blog.heroestd.io/2022/02/11/tutorial-how-to-create-onus-wallet/