Configure BNBChain in Metamask
If you have already connected your bnbchain testnet, you can skip this guide. If you haven’t yet, continue reading.
This is a 101 guide on how to add BNBchain(formerly, binance smart chain) to your wallet such as Metamask. For all practical purposes, this guide uses Metamask as a reference.
There are two ways to configure your metamask wallet to support BNB chain. Let’s call them the long & the short.

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  1. 1.
    Open your metamask wallet. Login, if you haven’t already.
  2. 2.
    Click on the top right circle, it opens up a dropdown menu. Scroll down to the bottom of this menu to access settings.
  3. 3.
    In the settings, locate Networks menu ****. This opens up the list of ethereum & evm compatible networks configured in your metamask wallet.
  4. 4.
    The button Add network, ****is prominently visible in the bottom-center. Click on it. This opens up 5 input fields. This is where you configure your bnbchain testnet & mainnet.
  5. 5.
    Now, copy-paste the below data into each of the 5 input fields.
    Testnet
    Network Name: BNB - Testnet
    New RPC URL: <https://data-seed-prebsc-1-s1.binance.org:8545/>
    ChainID: 97
    Symbol: BNB
    Block Explorer URL: <https://testnet.bscscan.com>
  6. 6.
    This configures your metamask wallet to support bnbchain testnet. Repeat step 4 to configure metamask wallet to support bnbchain mainnet. Copy-paste the below data.
    **Mainnet**
    Network Name: BNB - Mainnet
    New RPC URL: <https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/>
    ChainID: 56
    Symbol: BNB
    Block Explorer URL: <https://bscscan.com>
And, you are done.

If the above steps are too technical for you, here is an easy way.

  1. 1.
    Go to https://testnet.bscscan.com. Scroll down to the bottom.
  2. 2.
    In the bottom-right, locate Add Bsc network button. Click on it.
  3. 3.
    This opens up your metamask wallet. Click approve.

  1. 1.
    Go to https://bscscan.com/. Scroll down to the bottom.
  2. 2.
    In the bottom-left, locate Add Bsc network button. Click on it.
  3. 3.
    This opens up your metamask wallet. Click approve.
Congratulations, you have successfully configured your metamask wallet to support bnbchain.
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