Step-by-Step Guide: How to Add the Arbitrum One Network in MetaMask for Seamless Interaction with Dapps

If you're looking to interact with decentralized applications (dapps) on the Arbitrum One 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 Arbitrum One mainnet 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 BNB Smart Chain mainnet.

Mainnet (This is the one you are probably looking for)

Network Name: Arbitrum One

New RPC URL: https://arb1.arbitrum.io/rpc

ChainID: 42161

Symbol: ETH

Block Explorer URL: https://arbiscan.io/

Step 3: Enter the Arbitrum One Mainnet URL

In the "New RPC URL" field, enter the URL of the Arbitrum One mainnet, which is "  https://arb1.arbitrum.io/rpc ". 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 " Arbitrum One ". This will help you identify the network easily in MetaMask.

Step 5: Save the Network

Click on the "Save" button to add the Arbitrum One mainnet to your MetaMask interface.

Step 6: Select the Arbitrum One Mainnet

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

In conclusion, adding the Arbitrum One mainnet 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 Arbitrum One dapps and use the MetaMask wallet to manage you BArbitrum One assets. With MetaMask, you'll have a seamless experience interacting with Arbitrum One mainnet while enjoying the best user experience and security that comes with it.

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