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2 Extra Ways To Add MATIC To Metamask On Other Networks

MATIC To Metamask

If you have added the Polygon network to your Metamask wallet, MATIC will be the default currency.

Metamask Polygon Network MATIC Added

However, you are able to add MATIC to other networks as well, including the Ethereum Mainnet and the Binance Smart Chain.

How to add MATIC to Metamask on the Ethereum network

Here are 3 steps to add MATIC to Metamask:

  1. Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Ethereum Mainnet
  2. Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then search for MATIC
  3. Confirm the addition of MATIC to your Metamask wallet

Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Ethereum Mainnet

The first thing you’ll need to do is to ensure that you are using the Ethereum Mainnet on Metamask.

Metamask Select Ethereum Mainnet

This is the default network for all Metamask wallets. However, you are also able to connect Metamask to other blockchain networks, such as:

  1. Polygon
  2. Fantom
  3. Binance Smart Chain
  4. Avalanche

As such, do remember to be on the Ethereum Mainnet before moving on to the next step.

Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then search for MATIC

Once you’re on the Ethereum Mainnet, the next step will be to select ‘Import Tokens‘.

Metamask Select Import Token Ethereum

On the ‘Search‘ tab, you can search and select MATIC as the token that you wish to import.

Metamask Search MATIC

Alternatively, you can go to the ‘Custom Token‘ section.

Metamask Select Import Custom Token

After copying the Ethereum contract from CoinMarketCap,

MATIC CoinMarketCap ETH Contract

you can paste it in the ‘Token Contract Address‘ field in Metamask.

Metamask MATIC Autofill ERC20

If you pasted the correct contract address, MATIC should automatically appear as the Token Symbol.

Confirm the addition of MATIC to your Metamask wallet

The last step you will need to do is to confirm importing MATIC one more time.

Metamask MATIC Confirm ERC20

Once you’ve successfully imported MATIC to your Metamask wallet, you should see it as one of your assets under the Ethereum Mainnet.

Metamask MATIC Added ERC20

This process is similar to adding other tokens, such as SAND or RARI.

How to add MATIC to Metamask on the Binance Smart Chain

Here are 4 steps to add MATIC to Metamask on the Binance Smart Chain:

  1. Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain
  2. Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then ‘Import Custom Token’
  3. Copy the Binance Smart Chain contract from CoinMarketCap
  4. Double check that MATIC is detected and select ‘Add Custom Token’

Go to Metamask and ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain

The first thing you’ll need to do is to ensure that you are using the Binance Smart Chain on Metamask.

Metamask Select Binance Smart Chain

If you have not set up the Binance Smart Chain on your Metamask wallet, you can check out this step-by-step guide here.

Select ‘Import Tokens’, and then ‘Import Custom Token’

Once you’re on the Binance Smart Chain, the next step will be to select ‘Import Tokens‘.

Metamask Binance Smart Chain Import Token

On the Binance Smart Chain network, you are only able to import custom tokens.

Metamask Avalanche Import Custom Token

Copy the Binance Smart Chain contract from CoinMarketCap

For the next part, you can go to the MATIC page on CoinMarketCap.

There is a section called ‘Contracts‘, where you’ll see the BSC contract for MATIC after clicking on ‘More‘.

MATIC CoinMarketCap BSC Contract

You can click on the contract and it will be copied to your clipboard.

Double check that MATIC is detected and select ‘Add Custom Token’

Once you’ve copied the Contract Address, you can paste it in the ‘Token Contract Address‘ field in Metamask.

Metamask MATIC BSC Autofill

If you pasted the correct contract address, MATIC should automatically appear as the Token Symbol.

After selecting ‘Add Custom Token‘, you will need to confirm importing MATIC one more time.

Metamask MATIC BSC Confirm

Once you’ve successfully imported MATIC to your Metamask wallet, you should see it as one of your assets under the Binance Smart Chain.

Metamask MATIC BSC Added

This will allow you to view any MATIC that you’ve deposited via the BSC!

Conclusion

There are quite a few ways for you to add MATIC to your Metamask wallet. Depending on which network you intend to use MATIC on, the process is rather similar.

You can use the same methods to add DAI, USDC or USDT to your Metamask wallet, since you are able to add the same currency under different networks.

Don’t forget to check that the contract address that you’re copying matches the network that you’ve selected!

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