DeFi

Add Fantom to Metamask

By 
Austin Barwick
 on  
June 15, 2022
Verified Author

In this guide, we outline the easiest way to add the Fantom Opera network to your Metamask Web 3 wallet. Get started in minutes with the verified RPC details to start using the Fantom network and making the most of their DeFi and GameFi applications.

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Can I add Fantom to Metamask Wallet?

Yes, you can add the Fantom Network to your Metamask wallet because it is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible blockchain. This means that the Fantom Network uses the same programming language called 'Solidity' to build applications on their blockchain.


How to add Fantom to Metamask

Adding Fantom to your Metamask account is simple and can be done in 4 easy steps:

  1. Download the Metamask Wallet onto your Chrome or Mozilla browser.
  2. Click on your Metamask browser extension and select 'Add Networks'.
  3. Add the verified Fantom RPC details onto this page (find this information in the paragraph below).
  4. Confirm the Fantom RPC details and add the network to start using the Fantom blockchain.
Add Fantom to Metamask
Adding Fantom Network RPC Details to Metamask.

Fantom RPC Details

The RPC details for Fantom that you need to add to your Metamask are as follows:


About Fantom

Fantom is a decentralized platform that provides instant transaction speed and scalable dApp development. The Fantom Foundation was founded in 2018 by Michael Kong, Dr. Ahn Byung Ik, and Dr. James Ahn. Fantom uses the Lachesis consensus protocol and operates on a Directed Acyclic Graph (DAG) ledger. The Fantom Opera Network is powered by the native FTM token.

Fantom Network

The key difference between Fantom and other blockchains is that it uses DAG technology instead of blockchain technology. With DAG, each new transaction confirms two previous transactions, which allows for much faster transaction speeds than traditional blockchains.

Fantom also has its own programming language, called FantomFlow. FantomFlow is designed to be easy to use for developers of all levels of experience. This programming language is compatible with Ethereum's native programming language Solidity, which means applications are portable across both chains.

The Fantom Opera Network is still in development, but the foundation has already partnered with businesses and organizations such as the United Nations, Microsoft, and PwC. The team is working on various use cases for the network, including supply chain management, payments, and identity management.

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Author Bio

Austin is a NFT and Metaverse maniac - with over 20% of his portfolio invested into the space. He is our resident multi-chain NFT expert.

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