IoTeX Network: Step-by-Step Guide to Connect with Metamask
IoTeX Network is a blockchain platform designed for the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. It aims to provide the ability to connect millions of IoT devices, offering faster transactions and enhanced security. As a user of IoTeX, you can connect your digital wallet with Metamask to perform transactions on the IoTeX Network.
Metamask is a browser extension designed to serve as a wallet for decentralized applications on Ethereum, and it can also be used with other blockchains such as IoTeX. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to connect your Metamask wallet with IoTeX Network.
Step 1: Install Metamask
If you already have a Metamask wallet, jump to Step 2. If not, you will need to install the Metamask extension for your preferred browser.
Step 2: Create or Import a Wallet
After installing Metamask, create a new wallet or import an existing one. It is essential to back up your wallet seed phrase or private key securely.
Step 3: Add IoTeX as a Custom Network in Metamask
To add the IoTeX Network, open the Metamask extension, click on the network dropdown, and select "Custom RPC." Input the following information:
Network Name: IoTeX
New RPC URL: https://babel-api.testnet.iotex.io/
Chain ID: 4690
Symbol (optional): IOTX
Block Explorer URL (optional): https://testnet.iotexscan.io
Once you have completed these fields, click "Save."
Step 4: Switch to IoTeX Network
Metamask will by default be set to the Ethereum network. To switch to the IoTeX network, click on the network dropdown, and select "IoTeX." Metamask will now be connected to the IoTeX Network.
Step 5: Add IOTX Token to your Metamask Wallet
To send or receive IOTX tokens or to participate in IoTeX Network transactions, you will need to add IOTX as a token to your Metamask wallet. To add a token, click "Add Token" and enter the following details:
Token Contract Address: 0x6fb3e0a217407efff7ca062d46c26e5d60a14d69
Token Symbol: IOTX
Step 6: Manage your IoTeX Network Transactions
Now you have successfully connected Metamask with the IoTeX Network. You can now use your Metamask wallet to make transactions on IoTeX Network, including sending or receiving IOTX tokens.
In conclusion, connecting your Metamask wallet with IoTeX Network is a straightforward process that can be done in a few simple steps. By using Metamask, connecting to IoTeX Network allows you to participate in a blockchain platform designed for the Internet of Things ecosystem.
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