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How to connect to GetBlock with MetaMask

# How to connect to GetBlock with MetaMask

MetaMask is a browser extension that serves as an Ethereum wallet and enables you to run Ethereum dApps in a browser without running a full Ethereum node. It’s supported in Chrome, Brave, and Safari browsers.

To get started with MetaMask, you will need to install its extension for your smartphone or browser at https://metamask.io/download . For Opera browser you can use “Install Chrome extensions” official add-on to install MetaMask from Chrome webstore.

Setup your wallet if you haven't done it yet.

To add Custom RPC Network click on the current network.

metamask screenshot 1

Then click on the Custom RPC button.

metamask screenshot 2

After this fill in the following fields:

• Network name – call it whatever you want;

• New RPC URL – https://eth.getblock.io/mainnet/?api_key=YOUR_API_KEY ;

• Chain ID – you can get Chain ID with this curl command:

curl --location --request POST 'https://eth.getblock.io' \
--header 'x-api-key: YOUR-API-KEY' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "eth_chainId",
"params": [],
"id": "getblock.io"
}'

• Currency Symbol – optional;

• Block Explorer – optional.

Then click on the Save button

metamask screenshot 3

Custom network will be added and selected as default.