Summary: You can add the Binance Smart Chain network to your Metamask wallet because it is an EVM-compatible network, which is supported by Metamask.

To add the Binance Smart Chain network, you will need to add the verified BNB RPC details to your account. Follow this guide to safely add this information and get started on Binance.

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Can I add Binance (BNB) to Metamask?

Yes, Metamask currently supports the Binance Smart Chain (BNB) network because it is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM) compatible network. This means that the Binance blockchain is built in the same programming language as Ethereum, which is called solidity.

This means that all applications that are built on Ethereum can be ported to the Binance Smart Chain Chain and vice versa. Metamask currently supports all networks that are built using solidity and are EVM compatible like AVAX, Fantom, Binance Smart Chain, Polygon, and many others.

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How to add Binance Smart Chain to Metamask

To add the BNB network to your Metamask wallet, please follow this short guide:

  1. Download the Metamask browser extension.
  2. Go on your Metamask wallet and select the 'Add Networks' button.
  3. Copy and paste the verified Binance (BNB) RPC details onto this page. (You can find the verified Binance Smart Chain RPC in the paragraph below).
  4. Once you input these details and select 'Save' you will be connected to the Binance Network.
Add Binance Smart Chain BSC to Metamask
Adding Binance Smart Chain to a Metamask account.

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Binance Smart Chain Verified RPC Details

  • Network Name: Smart Chain
  • New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/
  • ChainID: 56
  • Symbol: BNB
  • Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com

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About Binance Smart Chain (BSC)

Binance Smart Chain is a high-performance blockchain layer 1 protocol with a wide range of applications in the DeFi space. The native token of the Binance Smart Chain network is BNB.

Binance Smart Chain

The Binance team has created a set of powerful tools and services to support the growth of the Binance Smart Chain ecosystem. These include:

  • A DEX aggregator that provides users with liquidity from multiple exchanges in one place
  • A staking portal that allows users to easily stake their BNB tokens and earn rewards
  • A developer portal that provides resources and documentation for building on Binance Smart Chain

The Binance team is also working on a number of other projects to support the growth of the Binance Smart Chain ecosystem, including a cross-chain bridge that will allow users to move assets between Binance Chain and Ethereum.

The Binance Smart Chain protocol is built on top of the Tendermint consensus algorithm, which is known for its high performance and scalability. The Binance team has also implemented a number of features to improve the security of the Binance Smart Chain protocol, including a staking mechanism that requires users to lock up their BNB tokens in order to participate in consensus.

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Jun 22, 2022
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