Adding Polygon To Metamask

This is a short guide on how to add the Polygon Network (MATIC) to Metamask.

The information in this guide derives from official sources:

First, log in to Metamask (you can download it here if you don't have it already).
You can create a new wallet or import an existing one.
Once you're in, click on the drop-down menu at the top. By default it will be connected to "Ethereum Mainnet".
Select "Custom RPC" from the list and input the following parameters:
  • Network Name: Polygon PoS (Matic) Mainnet
  • New RPC URL:
  • Chain ID: 137
  • Currency Symbol: MATIC
  • Block Explorer URL:
Click [Save] to add the new network. You're now connected to Polygon (MATIC).