How to Connect OpenSea to MetaMask
A Step-by-Step Guide to Using OpenSea and MetaMask
By: Arya Ghobadi •Beginners
OpenSea NFT is the largest non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace in the world that supports Ethereum and Polygon blockchains. Often called the eBay of NFTs, OpenSea allows you to create and sell your own NFTs on their decentralized platform as well as discover new ones to add to your collection.
Founded in 2017, OpenSea typically handles between $30M to $100M a day in volume. You may be confused about what exactly an NFT is in the first place. NFTs are digitally unique files that memorialize art, video, objects, documents, and other things. Perhaps the most popular form of NFTs are avatars such as CryptoPunks, Bored Apes and SpaceDoodles.
In this tutorial, we walk through how to connect MetaMask to OpenSea. Before we start you need to know that in this tutorial we assume that you have read What is MetaMask and How to Use MetaMask guides and you have a MetaMask account!
Go to the OpenSea official website and click on the profile icon:
Choose the wallet that you want to connect to OpenSea and then click Next:
Click on Connect:
Now you’re signed in into your OpenSea account and your account name is default to unnamed and it only shows your wallet address below and by clicking on the gear button you can personalize your account on the right side of the screen:
Click on Sign:
Here you can update your profile and add username, bio, email address, profile picture and banner.
After clicking on Save, you will receive a verification, verify your email address and you will successfully set up an account on OpenSea and are connected to MetaMask wallet.
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