The CMC Academy step-by-step guide on how to add Gnosis chain to MetaMask. Read now!
Step 1: Install MetaMask
You can also pin the extension to your browser if you toggle the blue button:
Step 2: Opening MetaMask in a Separate Browser Tab
Once the installation is finished, the next step is opening the wallet in a separate browser tab. The wallet is available in the top right-hand corner of your browser. Click on the MetaMask fox icon if the wallet is pinned. If you haven’t pinned the wallet, click on the three dots on the top-right corner of the screen. You will see the following screen:
There’s also the option to expand the wallet to a new browser page by clicking on “Expand view:”
That opens MetaMask in a new tab:
Step 3: Add Gnosis Chain to Your MetaMask Wallet
By selecting the profile icon on the top right, you can add Gnosis chain. Click on settings to open the following screen:
Open the “Networks” option from the following screen:
And then bring the following screen:
Click on “Add a network” to add Gnosis Chain. Copy and paste the information from below:
- Network Name: Gnosis Chain formerly xDai
- RPC URL: https://rpc.gnosischain.com
- ChainID: 100
- Symbol: xDai
- Block Explorer URL: https://gnosisscan.io
Click on “Save” to add the network. Now Gnosis Chain is added to your network:
Step 4: Transfer GNO to Your Wallet
Select “Withdraw” and open the following screen:
Copy your MetaMask address from the clipboard in your account:
Paste it into the address folder. The correct network is automatically selected: in this case, Ethereum. GNO does not yet exist on the Gnosis Chain itself.
Select the amount you want to withdraw and click “Withdraw:”
After the exchange processes the withdrawal request, you receive GNO directly into your MetaMask wallet.