MetaMask can be downloaded on Chrome and Firefox, or on iOS and Android if you’re a mobile user. For the purposes of this tutorial, we’ll use the Firefox version, but the instructions will be more or less the same for every platform.
Firstly, you’ll want to head over to the MetaMask Download page. From there, select whichever platform you’re using, and follow the steps to install it on your device. Easy!
Next, follow along with the setup specified by the app. Go ahead and click Create a Wallet. Write down the backup seed phrase somewhere secret (preferably not on an Internet-connected device). Without this phrase, your funds can’t be recovered if your device is damaged or lost. Confirm that you’ve written them down on the next page.
And that’s it! You should now see your wallet, ready to send and receive funds.
You might notice straight away that we’re still dealing with an Ethereum wallet. At best, this won’t work with Plian network. At worst, you could lose funds by sending them to addresses you can’t actually use.Let’s change that.
If you haven’t added Plian network, when you go to PaiSwap and click Connect wallet button in the top-right corner, your MetaMask will ask you to select a wallet address and approve to switch to Plian child ( Plian L2wallet network).
Once connected successfully, you will see the wallet address here.
We want to access the Custom RPC to point the wallet towards Plian nodes.
On the setting page, we want to locate the Networks menu.
We want to click Add Network in the top-right corner to manually add the Plian one – it doesn’t come packaged with MetaMask. It’s important to note that there are two chains we can use here: Plian main chain (L1 wallet) or the subchain (L2 wallet). Below are the parameters to fill in for each.
Mainnet- Main chain
Network Name: Plian-L1 wallet
New RPC URL: https://mainnet.plian.io/pchain
Block Explorer URL: https://piscan.plian.org/pchain
Network Name: Plian-L2 wallet
New RPC URL: https://mainnet.plian.io/child_0
Block Explorer URL: https://piscan.plian.org/child_0
Once you Save the Network and return to the main view, you’ll notice two things: the network has automatically been set to the one you just entered, and the units are no longer denominated in ETH, but in PI.