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Connecting with Metamask


  • MetaMask Wallet New to MetaMask? Follow our step-by-step guide to set up your MetaMask Wallet and start securely managing your digital assets today.

Staking Guide

Step 1) Add the FIL chain in the MetaMask wallet

Currently, there are two ways to add the Filecoin Network to MetaMask:

1.1 Here are the steps to manually add the FIL chain to MetaMask:

  • Click on "Extensions" and open the "MetaMask" extension
  • Switch the network in "MetaMask" setting
Click on the current network
click "Add network"
click"add a network manually"
click "save"
Once added successfully, MetaMask will automatically switch to the Filecoin mainnet

1.2 Steps for automatically adding the FIL chain to Metamask through HashKing

  • Click on "Approve" to allow the site to add the network
  • Click on "Switch Network" to connect to Filecoin Mainnet
  • Upon Success, MetaMask will automatically switch to the Filecoin-EVM network

Step 2) Transfer assets to Filecoin-EVM

Currently, there are different prefixes . The addresses used in the Filecoin-EVM ecosystem start with F4 or 0X. You can view the corresponding addresses in "MetaMask" or "Block Explorer"
  • To view Filecoin deposit addresses, copy your MetaMask public address and search the address on an explorer. Here FilFox is shown as an example.
    MetaMask & FilFox
  • Transfer assets to Filecoin-EVM

2.1 Users can transfer Filecoins from other wallets or exchanges to MetaMask wallet address

The ChainUp Custody Wallet solution is available to exchange FIL native network assets to FEVM
In the wallet, there are two types of Filecoin Networks, Filecoin-EVM network (FEVM) and Filecoin Native Network. The assets are not interoperable.

Steps to transfer FIL native network assets to FEVM with ChainUp Custody

  1. 1.
    Get the payment address of the FIL Native Network
Swipe left to quickly view the payment address or click to enter the currency details page to view the payment address.
  1. 2.
    Get the payment address of FEVM
(FEVM) supports two different formats of payment addresses, transfer to any address that can receive the corresponding assets
  1. 3.
    Transfer assets to the FEVM network
Important: Please ensure that the receiving network is Filecoin-EVM.
  1. 4.
    Start staking
You may now transfer the Filecoin (FEVM) to your MetaMask wallet and start staking with HashKing .