The CMC Academy step-by-step guide on how to add Astar Network to MetaMask. Read now!
TLDR: 4 Steps to Add Astar Network to MetaMask
- Install MetaMask software wallet
- Tap on Setting.
- Tap on add Network.
- Paste the necessary information and add Astar Network (ASTAR).
Step 1: Install MetaMask
Toggle the blue button and pin the extension to your browser:
Step 2: Opening MetaMask in Your Browser
After installation, MetaMask will be located at the top right-hand corner of your browser. You can open it by clicking on the fox icon (if your wallet is pinned) or on the extension's icon at the top-right corner of your screen (if it is not pinned):
Click on “Expand view” to open the wallet in a new tab:
You will see a screen like this:
Step 3: Add Astar Network to Your MetaMask Wallet
You can add Astar Network by selecting the profile icon at the top right of your MetaMask and clicking on settings:
Then click on “Networks”:
This brings up the following screen where you can add Astar Network to your selected MetaMask networks:
Click on “Add a network” to add Astar. Do that by copying and pasting the technical information about Astar from the information below:
- Network Name: Astar
- RPC URL: https://rpc.astar.network:8545
- ChainID: 592
- Symbol: ASTR
- Block Explorer URL: https://astar.subscan.io
Save the network by clicking on “Save” and it will be added to your MetaMask:
Step 4: Transfer ASTR to your MetaMask wallet
Select “Withdraw” and open the following screen:
Copy your MetaMask address from the clipboard in your account:
Paste it into the address folder and the correct network will be automatically selected by the exchange. In case this does not happen, you have to choose Astar as the network to avoid losing your assets!
Select the amount you want to withdraw and click “Withdraw:”
After the exchange processes the withdrawal request, you receive ASTR directly into your MetaMask wallet.