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How to re-add the MetaMask extension to your Chrome web browser?


Perhaps, it's a long time since we have known MetaMask and we are also sure that this wallet is never going to let us down. Being a non-custodial wallet, MetaMask gives users complete control over their crypto assets and related private keys. And the best part is, using metamask extension is pretty easy which means that you do not have to go through a tough procedure to get started with it.

In addition to being a non-custodial wallet, it also ensures the highest security standards by letting you set a strong password and also provides you with a backup phrase in case you ever forget your password or wish to import the wallet on another device. Those users who do not wish to use the MetaMask extension can go ahead with using the MetaMask app which means the wallet is available for usage on your PC as well as mobile app.

Apart from that, currently, it is being used by 30 million users all over the globe and many users are planning to use it in the future. However, despite giving you a smooth crypto storage journey, the wallet may also get you into some kind of technical glitches. So, in that particular scenario, we suggest you remove and re-add the MetaMask extension.

So, if you do not know how to do that and came here looking for a solution on the same, then you must follow the steps given in the upcoming section of this read.

Steps to remove MetaMask extension

In this article, we are taking into consideration the MetaMask extension for Chrome. The steps might slightly vary for other web browsers:

First, open your Chrome web browser and look for the MetaMask icon in the toolbar at the top Now, right-click on the icon when you see it and select "Remove from Chrome" Wait for the removal process to come to an end If you can't find MetaMask on the toolbar, click on the puzzle icon on the Chrome toolbar Now, spot the MetaMask extension, right-click on it, and select "Remove from Chrome" Once you are done with it, you need to re-add the extension to use the MetaMask extension again. To do that, follow me through this read further.

Steps to re-add the MetaMask extension

First of all, you need to note that there are two different methodologies that can be followed if you wish to add MetaMask to your browser. First of all, one can go to the official website to fetch the .exe files. Or, you may also get the extension from the Chrome web store. Here's how to get the extension from the official site:

Open the Chrome web browser and visit the website Further, you can choose the option to "Download MetaMask for Chrome" When on the download page, you can select "Add to Chrome" In this step, select the "Add extension" option to get it re-added Concluding notes:

MetaMask extension and the app are the two ways through which you can start using the MetaMask wallet on your device. Lastly, one should note that there are only two ways through which the extension can be added and hence, one should avoid becoming a prey to the scam by avoiding visiting fake or lookalike websites.

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