Setting up Metamask for Metis Andromeda Network

3 min readDec 26, 2021

Metis is an Ethereum Layer 2 optimistic rollup platform originally forked from Optimism and launched on mainnet on 19 November 2021.

It is an easy-to-use, highly scalable, low-cost, and fully functional Layer 2 framework that supports a wide range of use cases, including yield farming, DEX trading, and powering the gig economy via dApps that offer cheap and fast micropayments.

Metis Benefits vs Layer 1 Ethereum

It provides support for multiple, interconnected rollups with main focus on supporting easy creation of DACs (Decentralized Autonomous Companies) where even total blockchain novices can make it happen in a matter of minutes.

In this guide, we will show you how to setup Metamask to connect to Metis Andromeda Network.

Install the Metamask Extension from the Store

Visit the browser extension marketplace and download the MetaMask extension.

Create a MetaMask Wallet or Import One

I’d suggest creating a new one if you haven’t done so.

Click import wallet if you have an existing wallet.

Setup your password and secret recovery phrase somewhere safe.

Setup MetaMask to connect to Metis Network

Switch the connected blockchain by clicking on the tab saying Main Ethereum Network, we need to add Metis Network.

Scroll down until you find Custom RPC.

Enter in the Metis Network settings as follows:




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