To get started, open your browser and type “MetaMask” or click here to go to the MetaMask website. Now, click on Get Chrome Extension if your browser is Chrome. The MetaMask browser extension turns your browser into an Ethereum browser, and you can install it in either Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or the new Brave browser.
For this guide, we are going to get the “Google Chrome Extension”. So, let’s go ahead and click, “Get Chrome Extension” to go to that page. Now, this “Add to Chrome” button may look slightly different depending on the browser you’re using, but it’s usually in the upper right corner of the screen. Simply hit that button. then “Add extension” to install the extension.
Next, we need to set a password for your MetaMask Wallet. So enter a password, then re-enter to confirm and click “Create”. After creating your MetaMask vault, you will be presented with a mnemonic phrase or seed. This list of words will store all the information needed to recover your MetaMask wallet, so please save it somewhere safe and secret.
If your computer breaks or your hard drive becomes corrupted, you must have this backup phrase in order to download the same wallet software again and get your funds back. It is recommended you write this down – screenshots are NOT safe. Once you’ve secured that information, simply click the relevant button and …
Congratulations! Your MetaMask wallet is now ready for use.