How to add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

MetaMask is a secure, open-source wallet for storing Ethereum-based digital assets and tokens. It allows you to access decentralized applications (apps) and decentralized exchanges (DEXs) without having to download and install anything onto your device. MetaMask also works as a bridge between the Ethereum blockchain and other blockchains, such as Binance Smart Chain (BSC), so you can interact with DApps and DEXs on other networks. In this guide, you will learn how to add the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask and use it for transactions.

Step-by-Step Guide to adding Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask:

Log in to your MetaMask wallet by entering your credentials on the homepage and clicking “Log In”. After logging in, select the circle icon at the top-right of the screen and click “Settings”. Select “Networks” from the menu on the left side of the screen and click “Add Network”. Input the following information into the new window:

-Network Name: Smart Chain

-New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/ 

-ChainID: 56

-Symbol: BNB 

-Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com 

Next, you press “Save” and you will be brought back to the wallet screen where two red boxes should appear, confirming that you have successfully added the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask. You can confirm that BSC was added successfully by two red boxes on the wallet screen.

*Refer Chainlist for latest RPC details.

How to deposit BNB tokens

Depositing BNB token into your MetaMask wallet is a simple process that can be done in just a few easy steps. First, you will need to have the BNB token already in your possession. If you do not have any BNB tokens, you can purchase them through an approved exchange such as Binance or Coinbase.

Once you have purchased your BNB tokens, you can add them to your MetaMask wallet by following these steps:

1. Log in to your MetaMask wallet and select the “Swap” option on the home page.

2. Select the “Binance Smart Chain” network from the list on the left side of the screen.

3. Enter your BNB address and select “Continue” to proceed to the next step.

4. Carefully review all of the details regarding the transaction and then press “Confirm” if everything looks correct.

5. You will receive a confirmation message after the transaction is complete. Congratulations, you have now added your BNB tokens to MetaMask!


Adding BNB tokens to your MetaMask wallet is a straightforward process and can be done in just a few simple steps. By following this guide, you should now have all the information necessary to get started with adding Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to your MetaMask account. With these tokens safely stored away in your wallet, you will be able to access decentralized apps and exchanges on different networks.


How can I add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask?

To add BSC to MetaMask, log in, click “Settings” then “Networks”, and enter the following information into the new window: Network Name: Smart Chain, ChainID: 56, Symbol: BNB, Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com Press “Save” to confirm that you successfully added the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask.

What is a Block Explorer URL?

A Block Explorer URL is an online tool that allows users to explore all transactions on a particular blockchain network such as Ethereum or Binance Smart Chain (BSC). The Block Explorer URL for BSC is https://bscscan.com/.

Can I use MetaMask to store other cryptocurrencies?

Yes, MetaMask supports a wide variety of different cryptocurrencies and tokens, including BNB tokens. For more information about the supported assets, please visit https://metamask.io/assets/

Disclaimer. The information provided is not trading advice. Cryptopolitan.com holds no liability for any investments made based on the information provided on this page. We strongly recommend independent research and/or consultation with a qualified professional before making any investment decisions.

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