Steps to Create Avalanche Mainnet Account Using Metamask
Welcome to this tutorial on how to create an Avalanche Mainnet account using Metamask. In this tutorial, we will go through the steps of setting up MetaMask, funding your AVAX Mainnet account, and exporting the private key of your account. By following these steps, you will be able to easily create and manage your Avalanche Mainnet account using the popular wallet extension, MetaMask.
- Choose a wallet: There are different types of wallets available, so you will need to choose one that meets your needs. For this tutorial, we will be using the open-source and trusted Metamask wallet.
- Download and install the wallet: Visit the Metamask website at and find the button to download the wallet for your particular browser. Once the installation is successful, open the wallet.
- Agree to the conditions: When you open the wallet, you will be prompted to agree to the conditions. Click on the button to accept.
- Create a new wallet: You will see a screen with the option to create a new wallet. Select this option and create a new password.
- Watch the security video: A video will appear on your screen to guide you through the process of securing your wallet and familiarizing yourself with the security features
- Reveal a secret recovery phrase: You will be prompted to reveal a secret recovery phrase. Click the lock button and write down the words that appear, as this will be your only way to recover your account if something happens and you lose access.
- Verify your key: After completing the secret recovery phase, you will be taken to a verification screen. Follow the prompts to verify your key.
Your account is now set up: Once you have successfully verified your key, your account is now set up and ready to use.
Step -1 : Setting up MetaMask
Log in to MetaMask -> Click the Network drop-down (Already selected Ethereum Mainnet) -> Click on Add Network button
Avalanche Mainnet Settings
Network Name: Avalanche Mainnet C-Chain
New RPC URL: https://api.avax.network/ext/bc/C/rpc
Enter these values and save
on successfully connected you will see a screen
Step -1 : Funding your AVAX Mainnet Account Using Metamask
Select “Buy” Option → U can directly deposit Avax or Buy AVAX with Transak
Buy Avax with Transak
Transak – Crypto delivered to your wallet redirect to this website
Enter the amount & select currency,
Payments methods can also be shown,
Total Payment Fees can also be shown
Step 3: Export Private Key of Account
Click on three dots icon -> select “Account Details” Option → select “Export Private Key” → type your metamask password & select the “Confirm” option → “shows the Private Key”