Connect MetaMask to XRP Ledger Sidechain
The EVM compatible sidechains implementation is a proof of concept extension to the XRP Ledger protocol and is for development purposes only. There is no official amendment currently and it is not available on the production Mainnet. The EVM compatible sidechain bridge is connected to the XRP Ledger Devnet. Do not send transactions in Mainnet.
This tutorial walks through the process of installing MetaMask, configuring it on the XRP Ledger EVM sidechain network, and importing an existing account using a previously generated private key.
1. Installing MetaMask
Install the MetaMask extension on your browser from https://metamask.io/download/ . The extension supports most desktop browsers.
2. Create an Account on MetaMask
To create a new account on MetaMask:
Click the MetaMask icon.
Choose Create Account.
Enter the Account Name.
3. Adding XRP Ledger EVM Sidechain to MetaMask
To add XRP Ledger EVM Sidechain to MetaMask:
Open the MetaMask extension.
Use the drop-down menu to choose Add Network.
Enter the XRP Ledger Devnet endpoint information.
- Network Name: XRP Ledger EVM Sidechain
- New RPC URL: https://rpc-evm-sidechain.xrpl.org
- Chain ID: 1440001
- Currency Symbol: XRP
- Block Explorer: https://evm-sidechain.xrpl.org