How to Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

MetaMask is primarily used to interact with the Ethereum blockchain.

However, you can add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) network as well.

By adding BSC to MetaMak, you can store, send or receive BNB.

To add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask, you need to click Add Network on MetaMask.

Then, paste the BSC network details into it.

Steps to Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

  1. Install MetaMask & Create an account
  2. Click Add Network
  3. Add the BSC Network

1. Install MetaMask & Create an account

You can skip this step if you have already installed MetaMask.

First, you need to go to the MetaMask website to download the extension.

MetaMask is available as an extension on Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge.

It is also available as an application on Android and iOS.

Once you have downloaded the extension, click on the extension.

Then, follow the on-screen instructions.

You need to set a password and store your secret recovery phrase during the account creation process.

You can refer to this step-by-step guide: How to Create a MetaMask Wallet: A Step by Step Guide.

2. Click Add Network

Once you are done with the installation and account creation process, you need to launch your MetaMask wallet extension.

Click the network dropdown box.

Then, click Add Network.

Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

3. Add the BSC Network

A window will appear after clicking Add Network to allow you to add a custom network.

You need to add the details one by one manually.

We recommend you copy-paste the details instead of typing.

Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) Mainnet Details:

Network Name: Smart Chain

New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/

ChainID: 56

Symbol: BNB

Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com

After copy-pasting the above network details, you need to click Save.

Just after you have clicked Save, the BSC network will automatically get changed on your MetaMask wallet.

That’s it. You have successfully added the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask.

You can confirm this by navigating into your MetaMask wallet.

Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

Steps to Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask Mobile Application

  1. Install MetaMask Mobile Application
  2. Tap on Settings
  3. Tap on Add Network
  4. Add the BSC Network

1. Install MetaMask Mobile Application

If you already have the MetaMask mobile application installed, you can skip this step.

MetaMask applications can be downloaded here: Android and iOS.

After the download, open the application and tap on Get Started.

Now, you will be able to see two options: Create a New Wallet and I already have a wallet.

If you already have an account in MetaMask wallet, you need to tap on I already have a wallet and enter your seed phrase.

Otherwise, you need to tap on Create a New Wallet.

Creating a new wallet is a simple task.

You need to set a password and store your seed phrase/ recovery phrase.

2. Tap on Settings

After the installation, you need to tap on the three parallel lines located on the top left side of your MetaMask application.

Then, you need to tap on Settings.

3. Tap on Add Network

Now, you will be able to see multiple options.

Just tap on Networks.

Add Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask

Now, you can see networks that are already added to your MetaMask application.

To add the BSC network, you need to tap on Add Network.

4. Add the BSC Network

Now, you need to add the BSC network details one by one manually.

We recommend you copy-paste the details instead of typing.

Binance Smart Chain (BSC) Mainnet Details:

Network Name: Smart Chain

New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/

ChainID: 56

Symbol: BNB

Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com

After copy-pasting the above network details, tap on Save.

Just after you have tapped on Save, the BSC network will automatically get changed on your MetaMask wallet application.

That’s it. You have successfully added the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) to MetaMask application.

Conclusion

Adding the BSC to MetaMask is a manual but simple task.

After connecting your MetaMask to Binance Smart Chain (BSC), you can send/ receive BNB.

If you want to switch back to Ethereum Mainnet, you can do so by clicking the network dropdown.

Then, click Ethereum Mainnet.

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