Add Okex Chain to MetaMask

Add Okex Chain to MetaMask

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In this guide, we outline the best way to add the Okex Chain (OKC) to your MetaMask or alternative web 3 wallets. Get started with OKX exchange's official blockchain built using the Cosmos Tendermit SDK.

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How to add Okex Chain to MetaMask

The easiest way to add Okex Chain to your MetaMask wallet is by adding the verified RPC endpoints to your list of available networks. Fortunately, OKX make this process very easy through their platform and allow users to do this at the click of a button.

You can follow this simple guide to securely add the Okex Chain to your MetaMask wallet:

  1. Visit the OKC Chain home page.
  2. Select the 'Connect Wallet' button at the top of the page.
  3. Select the 'MetaMask' or alternative wallet that you want to connect.
  4. Select the 'Connect Wallet Extension' button and your MetaMask will automatically connect to Okex Chain.
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Add OkexChain to MetaMask, Phantom, Wallet Connect or OKX Wallet.

Okex Chain RPC

If you would prefer to manually input the Okex Chain (OKC Chain) RPC endpoints to your MetaMask network, you can do so with the verified details below:

  • Network Name: OKExChain Mainnet
  • RPC URL: https://exchainrpc.okex.org
  • ChainID: 66
  • Symbol: OKT
  • Explorer: https://www.oklink.com/okexchain/

How to Bridge to OkexChain

If you have successfully connected your MetaMask wallet to OkexChain, you will want to bridge assets over from another network to start using DeFi, NFT and other applications on the blockchain. The easiest way to bridge to OkexChain is with the OKC Bridge that was built by the team behind the Okex exchange.

With this method, you can transfer USDT, USDC, BTC, ETH, OKB and other tokens from Ethereum mainnet or Tron. If you bridge more than $100 of value, you automatically get an OKT airdrop worth $10.

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Bridge USDT from Ethereum to OkexChain.

What is OkexChain?

OkexChain is a high-performance, decentralized cryptocurrency exchange built on the Cosmos Tendermint SDK. The OKT token is the native cryptocurrency of OkexChain and provides holders with staking rewards and voting rights to help govern the network.

The OkexChain network launched in Q4 2019 with a focus on providing a decentralized alternative to the centralized Okex exchange. OKC trading pairs are available on the OKDEX decentralized exchange and the network plans to launch additional DeFi applications in 2020.

The OKC team is led by CEO Jay Hao, who also founded the popular cryptocurrency exchange Huobi. The project has raised $10 million from leading investors such as Polychain Capital, OKEx, and Danhua VC.

Final Thoughts

Okex Chain, built on the Cosmos Tendermint SDK, offers a high-performance, decentralized cryptocurrency exchange. To connect your MetaMask or other web 3 wallets to Okex Chain, simply follow the easy steps outlined in this guide. Once connected, you can use the OKC Bridge to transfer assets from Ethereum mainnet or Tron to start engaging with DeFi, NFT, and other applications on the blockchain.

Andrew Chen

Andrew Chen is a lead editor and auditor of content for Buy Bitcoin Bank, with a Masters of Computer Science and extensive knowledge in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. He has helped ensure the accuracy and quality of the platform's educational resources for new and experienced investors in the crypto space.

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