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How to access your Flare account via MetaMask

This tutorial describes how to access your Ledger Flare (FLR) account via MetaMask.
 You can learn more about Flare here.

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.
  • Once you're all done, close Ledger Live as it can conflict with MetaMask.

Accessing your Ledger Flare account via MetaMask

  1. Download and install the MetaMask extension in your browser by following these steps.
  2. Open MetaMask and create a new MetaMask wallet as shown in this video. Do not enter your 24-word Secret Recovery Phrase anywhere but on your Ledger device. 
     In the next steps, you will add a second account to MetaMask: your Ledger Flare account.
  3. Once you're all set up, open MetaMask in your browser, click on the three dots icon, and select Expand view.
    MetaMask opens in a tab that is easier to navigate.
  4. Connect MetaMask to the Flare mainnet by following these steps. You can also add the Flare network using Chainlist
    You will need the RPC data below:
    Network Name: Flare
    New RPC URL: https://flare-api.flare.network/ext/C/rpc
    Chain ID: 14
    Currency Symbol: FLR
    Block Explorer URL: https://flare-explorer.flare.network/
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  5. Plug your Ledger device into your computer and open the Ethereum (ETH) app on your device by navigating to the Ethereum icon and pressing both buttons simultaneously.
    Your Ledger device displays Application is ready.
  6. In MetaMask, navigate to Settings > Connect Hardware Wallet > Ledger, and click Continue.
    After a brief moment, a list of account addresses appears.
  7. Select an account by ticking the box. Then click Unlock.
    Your Ledger Flare account and FLR balance appear in MetaMask.


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