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MetaMask is a native crypto wallet built into your web browser and mobile device and designed to transact with the Ethereum blockchain.

You can store, send and receive directly from the MetaMask wallet in a secure environment. 

Just like your own encrypted wallet, your private keys are protected and not visible to MetaMask. 

There are many cryptocurrencies and blockchains that use MetaMask to transfer value and interact with crypto exchanges. 

BNB is one of those. 

In order to access your Binance wallet, you will need to manually add the network so MetaMask can retrieve your BNB funds. 

In this short guide below, you will see how easy it is for you to add BNB to Metamask. 

BNB to MetaMask Short Guide

In order to send BNB from Binance to MetaMask, you need to first add the Binance Smart Chain Network to MetaMask.

Once the Binance Smart Chain Network is added correctly, you’ll be able to send BNB to MetaMask with just a few clicks.

You can do this by toggling between the networks “Ethereum Mainnet” and “Smart Chain.”

Once you’ve copied your BNB address from MetaMask, you can now head over to the BNB withdrawal page on Binance.

In the last step, enter the amount of BNB that you want to send and click on “Withdraw.”

Keep reading for more detailed instructions on how to send BNB from Binance to MetaMask:

Setting up the BNB MetaMask network

You need to open your MetaMask wallet by clicking on the MetaMask icon in the browser toolbar.

Enter your password to access your wallet and proceed to Click on “Ethereum Mainnet” to open a list of networks.

In this image you see the Ethereum Mainnet, Harmony, and Costone Test Network. 

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To send BNB to your MetaMask wallet, you need to add the “Smart Chain” network first.

To do so, click on “Add Network” to switch to a screen that allows you to enter the network info. 

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Now, you need to add the “Smart Chain” network. (Make sure you are adding to the mainnet and not testnet)

The mainnet network input:

Copy these fields and paste them on the network page.

  1. Network name: Smart Chain 
  2. New RPC URL: https://bsc-dataseed.binance.org/
  3. Chain ID: 56
  4. Currency Symbol: BNB
  5. Block Explorer URL: https://bscscan.com

Now save your changes to add the “Smart Chain” network to MetaMask.

You can also add the testnet network

Testnet

  1. Network Name: Smart Chain – Testnet
  2. New RPC URL: https://data-seed-prebsc-1-s1.binance.org:8545/
  3. ChainID: 97
  4. Symbol: BNB
  5. Block Explorer URL: https://testnet.bscscan.com

Copy your BNB address on Metamask

After you’ve added the Binance Smart Chain network to MetaMask, you’ll automatically connect to it.

After saving the network, you will find your currency will be converted to BNB. 

You can copy your BNB address on MetaMask by clicking “Account 1” and then you can head to Binance and log in to your account.

Once you’re on Binance, hover over “Wallet” on the top navigation bar and Click on “Fiat and Spot” to go to your fiat and spot wallet.

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From this screen you see all your crypto balances, including your BNB balance.

Click on “Withdraw” to go to the withdrawal page.

After you’ve clicked on “Withdraw”, you’ll land on the BNB withdrawal page.

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Here you will see Address, Network, and Amount.

Highlight and select BNB in the dropdown.

Paste your BNB address from MetaMask into the Address field.

Now you can select the BEP20 network in the Network dropdown box if it’s not automatically selected.

You’re almost done, now you can enter the amount of BNB that you want to send to MetaMask in the “Amount” field.

The last step, click on “Withdraw” to withdraw your BNB.

To finish the withdrawal, you will need to confirm the transaction with a text code sent to your phone. 

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Expect up to one hour for the transaction to be completed. 

You can check your balance inside Binance to make sure your funds arrived!

Wrapping up:

You can see how easy it is to add BNB to your Metamask wallet in just a few steps. While Metamask is an extension you have to add to your browser, Brave is another option where the wallet is already native to the browser and also works with Binance. See this article to find out the difference between Brave Wallet and Metamask.

Recommended: See this guide on BNB staking

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