Curiosity doesn’t kill the fox. It empowers it!
Once you have installed MetaMask, you are ready to generate your MetaMask wallet. Here’s how:
- Click on the MetaMask (fox) icon on your browser
- Click “Try it now” to proceed with the new User Interface
- Click "Continue" to proceed
- Enter your password, then click “Create” to proceed creating your MetaMask wallet
- You'll be directed to your unique account image. Click "Next" to proceed.
- Read the Privacy Notice. Then click “Accept” to proceed.
- Read the Phishing Warning, scroll down and click “Accept”
- Click on the shaded area to reveal your seed phrase.
- Back up your seed phrase.
- Click "Next" to proceed
- Confirm your seed phrase by clicking on the seed words in the order they are prescribed to you in the given space.
- Click "Confirm" to proceed.
- You'll then reach the "Deposit Ether" page. Scroll down and choose your preferred method to deposit Ether. You may choose to do so directly, or via Coinbase or ShapeShift. Otherwise, click the "x" button to proceed to your account.
- Voila! You’ve created your MetaMask wallet. You should see “Account 1”, which is also the default account of this wallet.