Metamask is a popular digital wallet that allows you to manage cryptocurrencies, interact with decentralized applications (DApps), and explore the world of blockchain technology. However, like any software, Metamask can encounter problems that might leave you feeling stuck. In this article, we’ll discuss common Metamask issues and provide simple solutions to help you navigate them.
|WETH not showing in my wallet
|In Metamask, click add token. Then search for WETH, then add. Any WETH balance will then show in your Metamask wallet.
|I can’t buy an NFT using ETH
|All Opensea NFT have a Ethereum diamond symbold above them. The colour represents the network they are on. For example, if the diamond is purple it means it is on the Polygon network, and must be pruchased using ETH on Polygon. This would mean you need to bridge (convert) ETH from the Ethereum mainnet to Polygon to buy the NFT.
|I want to create
an ERC-721 standard NFT?
|You will need to deploy a smart contract. You can follow a step by step guide on creating NFT smart contract on YouTube.
|Cannot access your wallet
|First, don’t panic. Check if you’ve stored your recovery phrase safely. If you have it, you can recover your wallet. If not, you might need to reset your wallet, but this will result in a new wallet address, so you’ll need to transfer your funds.
|Metamask allows you to adjust your transaction fee. Increasing the gas fee can speed up the process. Alternatively, you can check a blockchain explorer to see the status of your transaction and sometimes even cancel it.
|Ensure you’re using the correct network (Ethereum, Binance Smart Chain, etc.) that the DApp requires. You can switch networks within Metamask. If that doesn’t work, check if your browser extensions or ad-blockers are interfering with the connection.
|You don’t have enough cryptocurrency to cover a transaction or gas fees.Solution: Simply deposit more cryptocurrency into your Metamask wallet.
|Sent cryptocurrency to wrong network
|Unfortunately, it can be challenging to recover funds sent to the wrong network. Always double-check the network and recipient address before confirming a transaction.
|Regularly update Metamask and your browser, use a strong password, enable 2-factor authentication, and be cautious of phishing attempts. Keep your recovery phrase safe and private.
|You can reset your password, but it’s crucial to have your recovery phrase. Remember to keep it safe.