POA Network on MetaMask

Siddig Zeidan edited this page Jul 16, 2018 · 7 revisions

Install MetaMask plugin for Google Chrome

Install the MetaMask plugin from Google Chrome Store

Note that this plugin is currently available only for Google Chrome v59.0.3071.115 or later.

MetaMask is also available on Mozilla Firefox

Install the MetaMask plugin from the Firefox Add-on Explorer

Note that this plugin is currently available only for Mozilla Firefox v42.0 or later.

Connect to the POA Network

  1. Click on the Network name next to the head of the fox in the upper left corner and select "Custom RPC" from the dropdown list

  2. Enter the one of the RPC connection urls (however, if master of the ceremony explicitly provided you with another connection url you should use it).

  • POA Core Network: https://poa.infura.io
  • POA Sokol Network: https://sokol.poa.network

Note: url on the screenshot below is just an example

Connect MetaMask to POA Network

  1. Wait a little bit, the network name in the left upper corner should change to "Private Network"

Importing of keys

  1. Click on the account icon in the right upper corner, and then on "Import account"

Step3

  1. In "Select Type" dropdown choose "JSON file" option. Then click on "Select file" and browse your filesystem to locate the keyfile. Enter password for the keyfile and click "Import".

Note: name of the file on the screenshot below is just an example, it will be different in your case

Step3

  1. Click on the account icon in the right upper corner again and select the newly created account (usually the newest one is the lowest one in that list, however you should check the address 0x... field below account name).

Supported browsers

  • Google Chrome v 59.0.3071.115+
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