How to setup MetaMask for Gnosis (GNO) Network

In this guide, we explain how to setup Metamask for Gnosis Chain network.

Pre-requisites

  • MetaMask extension installed on the browser
  • At least one wallet created or imported
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Connecting MetaMask to Gnosis Chain

Switch the connected blockchain by clicking on the tab saying Main Ethereum Network, we need to add Gnosis Chain.

Scroll down until you find Add Network.

Enter in the Gnosis settings as follows:

  • Network name: Gnosis Chain
  • RPC URL: https://rpc.gnosischain.com/
  • Chain ID: 0x64
  • Currency: xDAI
  • Block Explorer URL: https://blockscout.com/xdai/mainnet

Click Save.

You have now connected to the Gnosis Chain Mainnet with your Metamask Wallet!

Transactions on the Gnosis Chain network requires xDAI which will be used as gas fee.

xDAI token

xDai tokens are stablecoins and used to pay for gas and transactions on the Gnosis Chain.

How to get xDAI tokens

xDAI is relatively difficult to get, here are some options:

  • From another user on the Gnosis Chain
  • Converting Dai from Ethereum to xDai using the xDai Bridge
  • Convert Dai from BSC to xDai using the OmniBridge
  • Purchase directly with fiat using Ramp.Network