MetaMask Guide

Step 1: Download Metamask

  • Desktop: Visit https://metamask.io on your web browser to download.
  • Mobile: Use your mobile app store to find ‘MetaMask’.

Create or Import

Step 2a: Create Wallet

  • Desktop: Run the extension from the top right of your browser. You may need to click on the jigsaw icon and then pin the icon.
  • Mobile: Open the recently downloaded app.
  • Click on Getting Started, followed by Create a Wallet and finally Agree.
  • Enter your desired password and accept the Terms of Use.
  • You will now be presented with a short video and important information on how to keep your wallet safe. Click Next when you are ready.
  • Write down your Secret Recovery Phrase ( also known as Seed/Mnemonic Phrase). Please use a Pen and Paper only and store them in a safe place.
  • Repeat the words back into the wallet and click Next.
  • Providing you entered them in correctly you will be presented with a Congratulations page.

Step 2b: Import from another wallet

  • Please use my guide here to export your private key from an existing wallet and then return to Step 3 of this guide.

Step 3: Add Harmony Network

  • A full guide from the harmony docs can be found here but I will break it down for you below.
  • Click on the network dropdown (top center). It will likely already say Etherium Network.
  • Click on Add Network and enter the following information.
  • Network Name: Harmony Mainnet
  • New RPC URL: https://api.harmony.one
  • Chain ID: 1666600000
  • Currency symbol (optional): ONE
  • Block Explorer URL (optional): https://explorer.harmony.one/
  • Click Save.
  • You will now see the Harmony Network in the dropdown at the top. Make sure this is selected to be able to 1) see you assets and 2) interact with the harmony blockchain.

Step 4: Staking — Link your wallet

  • Desktop: On Chrome or Brave Browser navigate to: https://staking.harmony.one
  • Mobile: Use the ‘In App Browser’ ( click the menu button to find this — Browser ) and navigate to: https://staking.harmony.one
  • Click ‘Sign In’ on the left hand side ( Mobile: click the three dots top-right to display menu ).
  • Click ‘Use an existing address’
  • Click ‘Use MetaMask’ — or click this link
  • Click ‘Sign In’ — blue button
  • You will now be prompted to choose your Account from a list ( if you have mutiple ). Select your desired wallet and click Next and then Connect.
  • Your wallet and the staking page are now linked!! You can confirm the link by click the Portfolio tab on the left. This will show you a summary of your wallet, staked, unstated, rewards etc.
  • If you operate multiple wallets you can change the wallet in which you are logged into the staking site quickly by switching it on the metamask wallet itself via the profile icon ( top right ).

Step 5: Sending and receiving ONE

  • You need to aquire the ONE version. Paste the 0x Metamask address into explorer and then click the ONE tab at the top. You will see the address convert itself to the ONE format. Copy this into your origin wallet. Please send a test amount first.
  • You need to aquire the 0x version of the exchange ONE address. Paste the exchange ONE address into explorer and click the ETH tab at the top. Copy this address into Metamask and make sure that the gas is set to 30 gwei on Metamask. Please send a test amount first.

6) Choose your validator

7) Stake

8) Confirm stake

9) Collect Rewards

10) Top up your stake

Other points

  • Rewards will start to accrue on the next epoch after you stake (between 0–24hrs time)
  • Unstaking will take 7 epochs to complete before the coins are unlocked.

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