Using a new network

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MetaMask connects by default to the Ethereum network. This is where the majority of Web3 apps live. But there are other networks too. You’ll now learn how to switch to a new network and add a custom network to MetaMask.

Step 1

Switch to a different network

Learn to switch to Polygon network on MetaMask. People use Polygon for faster and cheaper transactions, and it’s compatible with Ethereum, so is just as simple to use on MetaMask.

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Step 2

Add a custom network

To add a new network not yet in the MetaMask default options, you simply need to find out the network details. We'll add CELO, a carbon-negative blockchain network