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So you’ve purchased MOVR on an exchange and you’re ready to move it into your MetaMask wallet.  It’s a completely different chain so it’s not like your ERC-20 or BEP-20 coins that we’re all accustom to, but adding the Moonriver network to MetaMask is pretty simple.

Create a Wallet

If you don’t already have MetaMask installed go here to grab it and install in your browser or phone.  Create a wallet if you needed to install otherwise skip to the next section.

Create MetaMask Wallet

Create MetaMask Wallet

Connect MetaMask to Moonriver

Connect your MetaMask to Moonriver by clicking on the top right logo and opening the settings:

MetaMask Moonbeam

Next, navigate to the Networks tab and click on the “Add Network” button.

MetaMask Moonbeam

Here are the settings you’ll need to enter:

  • Network Name: Moonriver
  • RPC URL: https://rpc.moonriver.moonbeam.network
  • ChainID: 1285
  • Symbol (Optional): MOVR
  • Block Explorer (Optional): https://blockscout.moonriver.moonbeam.network/

That’s it, click save and you have your MOVR wallet all setup and ready to receive funds.

Staking MOVR

Once you have your funds in MetaMask you might as well stake it to earn some extra MOVR.  We explain how to Stake MOVR here.

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