How to Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

OpenSea is the largest decentralized NFT marketplace.

To access OpenSea, you need a cryptocurrency wallet.

OpenSea supports multiple wallets. But MetaMask is the most popular one.

To connect MetaMask to OpenSea, you need to first install the MetaMask wallet.

Then, head to OpenSea NFT marketplace and click on the wallet icon.

Choose MetaMask. Your MetaMask wallet extension will open up.

Select your MetaMask account.

Lastly, allow OpenSea to connect with your MetaMask wallet by clicking Connect.

Steps to Connect MetaMask Extension to OpenSea

  1. Install MetaMask
  2. Go to OpenSea
  3. Click on the Wallet Icon
  4. Connect MetaMask

1. Install MetaMask

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

First, you need to download the MetaMask wallet.

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

It is also available as a mobile application: Android and iOS.

After downloading the MetaMask wallet, you need to create an account.

To create a MetaMask account, just follow the on-screen instructions.

The account creation process includes storing a 12-word secret recovery phrase and creating a new password.

If you want, you can refer to this step-by-step guide: How to Create a MetaMask Wallet.

2. Go to OpenSea

Once you are done with the installation and account creation, you need to go to the OpenSea website.

Visit https://opensea.io/.

3. Click on the Wallet Icon

After visiting the OpenSea, you will be able to see multiple options on the top bar: Explore, Stats, Resources, Create, Profile Icon, and a Wallet Icon.

Click on either the Wallet Icon or Profile Icon.

4. Connect MetaMask

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

Now, you will be able to see a list of wallets that OpenSea supports.

Click on MetaMask wallet.

Upon clicking the MetaMask wallet, it will open up.

Type in your password and click Unlock.

Now, you need to select your MetaMask account to connect with OpenSea. Because some people might have multiple accounts.

Select the checkbox and click Next.

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

Then, you need to give permission for OpenSea to view the account balance, address, activity, and suggest transactions to approve.

So, click Connect.

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

You have connected MetaMask to OpenSea.

Steps to Connect MetaMask Mobile Application to OpenSea Mobile Application

Note, you can’t buy NFTs on the OpenSea mobile application. The OpenSea mobile application only allows users to browse, share, and manage the artworks.

This is because OpenSea doesn’t want to share commissions with app stores.

  1. Install MetaMask and OpenSea Mobile Application
  2. Launch OpenSea Application
  3. Tap on Profile
  4. Connect MetaMask

1. Install MetaMask and OpenSea Mobile Application

If you have already installed the MetaMask wallet and OpenSea applications, you can skip this step.

First, you need to download the MetaMask wallet.

MetaMask is available as a mobile application: Android and iOS.

After downloading the MetaMask wallet application, you need to create or import an account.

To create a MetaMask account, just follow the on-screen instructions.

The account creation process includes storing a 12-word secret recovery phrase and creating a new password.

If you want, you can refer to this step-by-step guide: How to Create a MetaMask Wallet.

To import an account, simply enter the 12-word secret recovery phrase that you have noted during the account creation process and set a new password. That’s it.

For OpenSea application download, Android and iOS.

2. Launch OpenSea Application

Launch your OpenSea application, after downloading it.

Then, click on Continue.

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

3. Tap on Profile

Now, you will be on the Home page.

You need to tap Profile.

4. Connect MetaMask

After tapping Profile, you can see the wallet list.

Tap on MetaMask.

In case you have multiple accounts, you need to select your MetaMask account to connect with OpenSea.

Select the checkbox and click Next.

or

You need to give permission for OpenSea to view the account balance, address, activity, and suggest transactions to approve.

So, click Connect.

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

You have connected the MetaMask mobile application to the OpenSea application.

Conclusion

After establishing the connection, you can mint NFTs or Buy NFTs in OpenSea.

Refer to this step-by-step guide for minting: How to Mint NFTs in OpenSea using MetaMask.

Refer to this step-by-step guide for buying: How to Buy NFTs.

To find the best crypto wallet for OpenSea, refer to this guide: Best Crypto Wallet for OpenSea: To buy and secure your NFT.

To contact OpenSea and Raise tickets, refer to this guide: How to Contact OpenSea and raise Support Tickets.

You can check whether you have established the connection or not, by clicking the profile icon or wallet icon on the OpenSea website.

If you can see your wallet address there, you are connected.

FAQ

1. I can’t connect MetaMask to OpenSea?

If you can’t connect MetMask to OpenSea,

  • Go to OpenSea.
  • You need to manually open the MetaMask extension by clicking the puzzle icon.
  • Then, click on the three dots beside the Account.
  • Click on Connected sites.
  • Lastly, click on Manually connect to current site.

Connect MetaMask to OpenSea

Now, you should be able to connect MetaMask to OpenSea.

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