How to Create a MetaMask Wallet: A Step-by-Step Guide

4 min readJun 2, 2023

MetaMask is a popular crypto wallet and gateway to blockchain applications, trusted by over 21 million users worldwide. It offers a secure and free way to manage your digital assets, providing key vault, secure login, token wallet, and token exchange functionalities. By using MetaMask, you can easily connect to blockchain-based applications and maintain control while interacting on the decentralized web. It supports various applications such as .bit, YokaiSwap,, NevDEX, Brainiac Finance and the upcoming NFTNation marketplace.

If you’re interested in swapping any Nervos Native tokens, you’ll need to connect your MetaMask wallet to one of the available Dexes. MetaMask is available as a Chrome extension and also has native apps for iOS and Android, in addition to being compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge browsers. In fact, MetaMask surpassed 10 million monthly active users in August 2021, solidifying its position as the leading crypto wallet.

To help you get started, here is a step-by-step guide to creating your MetaMask wallet:

Step 1: Download MetaMask Wallet

Before creating a MetaMask wallet, you need to download the MetaMask extension for Chrome or the MetaMask app from the App Store or Google Play Store for mobile devices. Visit the MetaMask website ( and click on the “Download Now” button. Choose your preferred method of installation, and if you’re using Chrome, select “Install MetaMask for Chrome” and click “Add to Chrome” on the Chrome Web Store page.

Step 2: Access MetaMask Extension

Once the MetaMask extension is installed in Chrome, you can access it by clicking on the puzzle icon located in the navigation bar. Scroll down until you find the MetaMask extension and pin it to the navigation bar for easy access. Click on the MetaMask extension to open it.

Step 3: Get Started

Upon opening the MetaMask extension, you’ll be greeted with the “Welcome to MetaMask” page. Click on the “Get Started” button to begin setting up your MetaMask wallet.

Step 4: Create a Wallet