How to Install MetaMask on Your Macbook

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Are you looking for an easy way to access the Ethereum blockchain on your MacBook? If so, then you should consider downloading and installing MetaMask. MetaMask is a secure and convenient way to manage your digital assets, explore decentralized applications (DApps), and more. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the process of installing MetaMask on your Macbook.

MetaMask is currently available for download on Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Microsoft Edge, or as an app via Apple or Android devices. To begin the installation process, you’ll first need to visit On the homepage of this website, click “Download Now” to get started. Once you do that, select “Mac” from the list of available devices and click “Install MetaMask for Mac”. This will bring up a pop-up window where you can confirm your choice to install MetaMask onto your MacBook.

After clicking “Install” in the pop-up window, open up your Downloads folder and double-click the downloaded file (e.g., “metamask_7_2_1_macos_dmg”). This will open up a new window with a few different options—click “Open Security Preferences” followed by selecting “Allow Anyway” at the bottom of the new window that appears.

Once this is done, open up Finder and search for “MetaMask Wallet” in the Applications folder—double-click it to launch it onto your desktop screen. The next step is to create an account—simply enter your email address and create a password before clicking on Create Account button at the bottom right corner of the screen. After doing this successfully, you should receive a confirmation email from MetaMask—open it, confirm that it was indeed sent by them (and not someone else!), and click on Verify Email button—this will take you back to MetaMask where you can continue setting up your wallet with additional details such as creating a Recovery Phrase which can be used if ever need arises to recover/reset your wallet in case something goes wrong!

Congratulations! You have now successfully installed MetaMask on your Macbook! You can now start exploring decentralized applications (DApps) as well as managing all kinds of digital assets with ease and convenience!

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Can MetaMask Be Used on Mac Computers?

Yes, you can get MetaMask on Mac. MetaMask is available as an app on both Apple and Android devices, as well as a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Microsoft Edge. To get MetaMask for Mac, simply visit the MetaMask website ( and select the “Get The Extension” button to download the browser extension. Alternatively, you can download the MetaMask app from the App Store or Google Play Store. Once you have downloaded the browser extension or app, you can create your wallet and start using MetaMask on your Mac.

Opening MetaMask in Chrome on Mac

To open MetaMask in Chrome on Mac, start by clicking the MetaMask extension icon in the top right corner of your Chrome browser. This will open the MetaMask window, prompting you to log in or create a new account. To create an account, click “Create a Wallet” and follow the instructions. Once your account is created, you can use it to manage your Ethereum accounts and tokens, as well as sign and send Ethereum transactions.

Installing MetaMask on a Laptop

To install MetaMask on your laptop, you will first need to visit the MetaMask website at On the homepage, click ‘Download Now’ to begin the download process. You will then be taken to a new page where you can select your preferred browser – in this case, select ‘Laptop’. Once selected, click ‘Install MetaMask for Laptop’ and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation. Once installed, you will be ready to use the MetaMask extension on your laptop!

Downloading MetaMask to a Browser

To download MetaMask to your browser, start by going to the Chrome Web Store Extensions section. Search for “MetaMask” and check the number of downloads to ensure that you are installing the legitimate MetaMask and not a hacker’s clone. Once you have confirmed this, click on the Add to Chrome button. This will begin to download and install MetaMask onto your browser. Once installed, it will be added to your list of extensions in Chrome. You can then open MetaMask by clicking on its icon in your browser’s toolbar.

Is Adding MetaMask to Chrome Safe?

Yes, it is safe to add MetaMask to Chrome. MetaMask is a secure, open-source digital wallet platform that allows users to store, send and receive Ethereum tokens and other digital assets. All of the data associated with MetaMask is kept in an encrypted format on your computer or device, meaning that no one can access it without your permission. Additionally, the 12-word Secret Recovery Phrase that you are given when you create a MetaMask wallet provides further protection from data theft. Finally, no one at MetaMask has access to or control over any of your personal or private information stored on its systems.

Using MetaMask on Multiple Devices

Yes, you can use MetaMask on two devices. By using your 12-word Secret Recovery Phrase, you’ll be able to access the same ETH addresses and tokens across multiple computers. All you need to do is install MetaMask on both of your devices, then open the application and enter your 12-word Secret Recovery Phrase. Once you have entered the phrase, MetaMask will automatically sync all of your accounts, tokens, and other data across both devices. With this setup, you can securely manage and store your crypto assets without having to worry abot transferring them between devices.


In conclusion, installing MetaMask on a MacBook is easy and straightforward. It requires downloading the extension from the Chrome Web Store, clicking ‘Install MetaMask for Chrome’, and then confirming the installation. After installation is complete, you can open MetaMask and begin exploring apps, managing digital assets, and more with its mobile Ethereum wallet. With MetaMask installed on your MacBook, you will have access to a plethora of different tools to help make your cryptocurrency transactions easier and more secure.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.