Step-by-Step Guide: How to Add the Optimism One Network in MetaMask

If you're looking to interact with decentralized applications (dapps) on the Optimism Network (OP) mainnet, MetaMask is the perfect browser extension for you. MetaMask, which is widely used for Ethereum blockchain interactions, also supports other networks like BSC. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of adding the Optimism Network to MetaMask for the best user experience.

Step 1: Open MetaMask Wallet

To start the process, open the MetaMask extension in your browser by clicking on the MetaMask icon located in the top-right corner. This will open the MetaMask interface, which provides an intuitive and user-friendly interface for managing your assets.

Step 2: Select "Custom RPC"

In the MetaMask interface, click on the network dropdown in the top-right corner. From the list of options, select "Custom RPC". This will open a new window where you can enter the details of the Avalanche mainnet.

Chain Name: Optimism
Chain ID: 10
Symbol: OP
RPC URL: mainnet.optimism.io
URL: https://optimistic.etherscan.io/

Step 3: Enter the Optimism Mainnet URL

In the "New RPC URL" field, enter the URL of the Avalanche, which is " mainnet.optimism.io ". It is important to double-check the URL to ensure you are connecting to the correct network.

Step 4: Give the Network a Name

In the "Network Name" field, give the network a name. For example, you can call it " Optimism ". This will help you identify the network easily in MetaMask.

Step 5: Save the Network

Click on the "Save" button to add the Avalanche Network mainnet to your MetaMask interface.

Step 6: Select the Optimism Network

Now you need to select the  Optimism Network from the network dropdown. Once you select it, your MetaMask will be connected to the Optimism Network mainnet, and you'll be able to interact with Optimism Network dapps.

In conclusion, adding the Optimism Network to MetaMask is an easy process that can be completed in a few simple steps. By following the steps outlined in this article, you will be able to interact with  Optimism Network dapps and use the MetaMask wallet to manage your  Optimism Network assets. With MetaMask, you'll have a seamless experience interacting with the  Optimism Network while enjoying the best user experience and security that comes with it.

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