How To Install MetaMask Wallet On Your Desktop

What Is MetaMask Wallet?

MetaMask Wallet is a browser extension or cell phone app that you can use to store crypto and interact with decentralized applications.

Add MetaMask Wallet To Your Browser

You can add MetaMask to your Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Opera or Edge browser.

The process is the pretty much the same for each browser.

Step 1 for any Browser :

Go to the MetaMask Website, and click the download button.

How To Add MetaMask To Chrome:

After clicking the Download Button, You will be redirected to the MetaMask Chrome Extension download page.

Click “Install MetaMask For Chrome”

You will be redirected to the Chrome Extension store click “Add To Chrome”

You will receive a pop-up to confirm the installation.

Click “Add extension”

Your metamask wallet will open on the getting started page.

After you have added MetaMask extension you will see the MetaMask Icon at the top of your Browser next to the address bar.

If you do not see the MetaMask Icon on your Chrome Toolbar:

Click the puzzle icon

Click the pin next to the MetaMask Icon to pin it to your toolbar.

You should now see the MetaMask Icon on your chrome toolbar.

Click the icon to open the wallet.

How To Install MetaMask On FireFox:

After clicking the Download Button Within Your FireFox Browser, You will be redirected to the MetaMask FireFox Extension download page.

Click “Install MetaMask On Firefox”

You will be redirected to the Firefox add On Page for MetaMask

Click “Add to FireFox”

You will receive a pop-up to confirm the installation, In the pop up, click “OK”

Your metamask wallet will open on the getting started page.

Once the extension has been added, you will see the icon at the MetaMask Icon on your Firefox Browser Toolbar

You can click the Icon to Open Your MetaMask Wallet.

How To Install MetaMask On Opera:

After clicking the Download Button Within Your Opera Browser, You will be redirected to the MetaMask Chrome Extension download page. (note that Opera uses Chrome Store extensions, this is why the button does not say “Install MetaMask For Opera”)

  1. Click “Install MetaMask For Chrome”

You will be directed to the MetaMask Page In Chrome Extension Store

Click Add To Opera

You will receive a pop-up that provides the details of the install. Before the click add extension to confirm you would like to install MetaMask on Opera.

Click “Add Extension”

Your metamask wallet will open on the getting started page.

To add the metamask wallet to your Opera Browser ToolBar:

Click the extension icon, located at the top of the window next to your address bar.

Click the Pin next to the MetaMask Icon

How To Install MetaMask On Brave Browser

After You click the download button on the MetaMask Website, you will be redirected to the Brave Browser MetaMask Download Page.

Click “Install MetaMask On Brave”

You will be directed to the MetaMask Page In Chrome Extension Store.

Click “Add to Brave”

You will receive a pop-up to confirm you want to add the extension to your browser.

The pop-up lists the permissions that need to be granted to the extension.

Click “Add Extension”

Your MetaMask wallet will open on the getting started page.

To add the Metamask Icon to your Brave Browser toolbar, click the puzzle icon, and then click PIN next to the Metamask wallet icon.


You can also use MetaMask Wallet on your mobile phone, however the mobile version is buggy. If you are looking for a mobile DAAP wallet for your phone, I would recommend Trust Wallet OR TokenPocket