Riddhi D.
10:15 10th Mar, 2023

How to Add Optimism to Metamask in 4 easy steps

Optimism Layer 2 blockchain is based on the $ETH Network but is faster and cheaper compared to ETH. Let’s learn how to add optimism in metamask

In order to add Optimism Network to Metamask follow these steps:

1. Setup a Metamask wallet.

2. In case of a new metamask wallet the default network is set to Ethereum Mainnet. Click on the network tab located on the top right and then select the ‘Add Network’ option.

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Add network

3. To add network to metamask fill in the following details under the ‘Add        Network’ window.
Network Name: Optimism
New URL:
Chain ID: 10
Currency Symbol: ETH
Block Explorer URL:

4. Click on save when done

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Save Network

Optimism is also available in the list of popular networks from where you can add it directly to your metamask.

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After completing all the steps the network will be added making your metamask on Optimism network look like this:

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How to add the Optimism token (OP) to Metamask wallet:

1. Click on Import Tokens

2. Enter the following details in the custom token window that pops up:
Token contract address: 0x4200000000000000000000000000000000000042
Token symbol: OP
Token decimal: 18

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Import tokens

3. After filling in the details. Click on “Add custom token” and then “Import Tokens” you’d have then successfully added Optimism to the metamask wallet.

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That’s it! You can now start trading with the Optimism Metamask network.

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