How to Add Cronos to MetaMask: Quick & Easy Method

MetaMask is primarily used to interact with the Ethereum network.

However, you can also add other chain networks like Cronos to MetaMask.

Cronos is an Ethereum virtual machine blockchain that is running on a Proof of Authority (PoA).

Cronos has its native currency CRO.

By adding Cronos to MetaMask, you can store, send, or receive CRO and other tokens that are on Cronos blockchain.

To add Cronos chain to MetaMask, you need to click Add Network on MetaMask.

Then, paste the Cronos network details into it.

Steps to Add Cronos to MetaMask

  1. Install and Set Up MetaMask
  2. Click Add Network
  3. Add the Cronos Details

1. Install and Set Up MetaMask

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

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

The MetaMask extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge.

Once you have downloaded the extension, click the extension.

Then, follow the on-screen instructions.

The account setup process includes setting a password and storing your secret recovery phrase.

Refer to this step-by-step guide if you need further clarification: How to Create a MetaMask Wallet: A Step by Step Guide.

2. Click Add Network

Launch your MetaMask wallet extension once you are done with the installation and account creation process.

Click the network dropdown box.

Then, click Add Network.

Add Cronos Network to MetaMask

3. Add the Cronos Details

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

You need to add the details one by one manually.

Instead of typing, copy-paste the details.

Add Cronos to MetaMask

Cronos mainnet Beta Details

Network Name: Cronos

New RPC URL: https://evm.cronos.org

ChainID: 25

Symbol: CRO

Block Explorer URL: https://cronoscan.com/

Once you have copy-pasted the network details above, you need to click Save.

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

That’s it. You have successfully added the Cronos network to MetaMask.

You can confirm this by navigating into your MetaMask wallet.

Add Cronos Network to MetaMask

Steps to Add Cronos to MetaMask Mobile Application

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

1. Install MetaMask Application

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

Otherwise, you can download MetaMask applications here: Android and iOS.

After the download, launch 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 type in your seed phrase.

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

It is easy to create a new wallet.

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

2. Tap on Settings

Once the installation is complete, you need to tap on the three parallel lines located on the upper left side of your MetaMask application.

Then, you need to tap on Settings.

3. Tap on Add Network

You will now be able to see multiple options.

Just tap on Networks.

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Now, you can see pre-existing networks.

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

4. Add the Cronos Network

You need to add the Cronos network details one by one manually now.

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

Cronos mainnet Beta Details

Network Name: Cronos

New RPC URL: https://evm.cronos.org

ChainID: 25

Symbol: CRO

Block Explorer URL: https://cronoscan.com/

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

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

That’s it. You have successfully added the Cronos network to MetaMask application.

Conclusion

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

After connecting your MetaMask to the Cronos network, you can send/ receive CRO and other tokens on the Cronos blockchain like the VVS token.

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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