Creating Your Account

The next step is to create an account after you've installed the extension on your browser. If you're using MetaMask for the first time, you'll see a screen similar to the one below, and you'll want to pick "Create a Wallet."

Following that, you'll be prompted to agree the terms of service and create a password (this password will be needed for logging into your wallet from time to time). Then comes the most crucial step: disclosing and safeguarding your seed phrase.

When you reach the screen below, you'll click 'click here to reveal secret words'

It will then reveal your 12-word secret backup phrase. Do not screenshare when doing this or let anyone see this phrase.

These words should not be copied and pasted into your Notes app or anywhere else on your computer or phone. These must be written down and saved in a separate location. When writing down your seed phrase, keep in mind that it must be put in the same order as it appeared on the screen. If you forget or lose your seed phrase, you'll lose access to all of the crypto in that wallet. After that, you'll be asked to confirm that phrase in the same order that it was delivered.‍

After confirming, you're done with the wallet set up.​

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