How to setup MetaMask for Polygon (MATIC) Network

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

Pre-requisites

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

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

Scroll down until you find Add Network.

Enter in the Polygon settings as follows:

  • Network name: Polygon Mainnet
  • RPC URL: https://polygon-rpc.com
  • Chain ID: 137
  • Currency: MATIC
  • Explorer: https://polygonscan.com/

Click Save.

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

Transactions on the Polygon network requires MATIC which will be used as gas fee.

Buy MATIC on Binance or FTX and get discounts on trading fees.