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How to access your Ledger Polygon (MATIC) account via MetaMask

This tutorial describes how to access your Ledger Polygon (MATIC) account via MetaMask.

Before you start

  • Make sure to update Ledger Live to the latest version via this link.
  • Open Ledger Live and connect your Ledger device to My Ledger to ensure that your Ledger device is running the latest firmware version.
  • Ensure that the latest version of the Ethereum (ETH) app is installed on your Ledger device.
  • Ensure the latest version of the Polygon (MATIC) app is installed on your Ledger device.
  • Once you're all done, close Ledger Live as it can conflict with MetaMask.

Video instructions

Accessing your Ledger Polygon (MATIC) account via MetaMask.

  1. Connect your Ledger to MetaMask by following these steps.
  2. Once your device is connected, click on the networks menu and select Add network.



  3. Add the Polygon Mainnet network then click Approve.

  4. Click Switch to Polygon Mainnet.



    Your Polygon account appears.

Next steps

Connect MetaMask to other networks
You can easily connect MetaMask to any other Ethereum-compatible (EVM) network like Arbitrum, Optimism or Binance Smart Chain by following these instructions.
Where are my tokens?
MetaMask does not detect all tokens in your account automatically. To import new tokens to MetaMask:
  1. Verify that MetaMask is connected to the correct network. Learn more.
  2. If needed, connect to the correct network by using Chainlist.
  3. Finally, import your token to MetaMask by following these instructions.

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