How to install Metamask.

Follow Coin
Feb 21, 2018 · 4 min read

You MUST use Metamask browser extension. If you have done this already please go to Part 3. If you don’t have MetaMask, you MUST install it, otherwise it may result in a permanent loss of funds!

Part 1: Installing Metamask

Step 1: You can install Metamask here: https://metamask.io

Step 2: Click “Add to Chrome” to Install MetaMask as Google Chrome extension.

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Step 3: Click “Add Extension” to confirm and MetaMask will be added

You can see that MetaMask is added by the little fox logo that shows up on the top right corner

Part 2: Creating a wallet

Step 1: Click on the Metamask logo.

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Step 2: Read and agree to the MetaMask terms and Conditions

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Step 3: Click “Create a new vault”, or “Create new wallet”. This depends on your browser.

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Step 4: Enter a strong password and click “OK”

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Step 5: Metamask will now show you your seed. It is very important that you copy and store those 12 worlds, without them you cannot restore your wallet.

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Your account is now created! It’s possible that 1 Ether shows up on your balance. That’s because you’re on the testnet

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Step 6: Changing to Mainnet.

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Step 7: Choose “Main Ethereum Network”

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Step 8: MetaMask will now ask you for the password. Type it in and click “Unlock”

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Part 3: Importing your ERC20 address where you have stored Follow Coin. MetaMask supports importing accounts in a number of different formats. To add an account from another client into MetaMask, use the Import Account menu item. Afterward, you can configure MetaMask to use the imported account by selecting it with the Switch Accounts menu item.

Step 1: After logging into MetaMask, open the account menu in the top right (looks like a person with a circle of arrows around them) and click Import Account.

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Step 2: Use Select Type to specify which authentication method you plan to use: Private Key or JSON File.

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Step 3: Enter the Private Key or browse to your JSON-file(this is your wallet backup file) and follow the prompts.

Step 4: To verify that MetaMask has imported the account, click Switch Accounts. The imported account should appear in the list of accounts and should be marked “Loose”

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Step 5: To view your FLLW. Open Metamask and click on tokens.

Click on add tokens and enter the following values:

Address: 0xA25D01d15fC0e3cDeDE1BEbEE4124394aaE0DB33(DO NOT SEND ETH TO THIS ADDRESS)

Token symbol: FLLW

Decimals: 18

Step 6: You are now ready to upgrade your FLLW using this guide: https://medium.com/@followcoin/token-upgrade-for-people-that-hold-follow-coin-on-etherdelta-a69b7f626057

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