How to switch network in MetaMask on Polygon

You can switch between different blockchain networks while on Polygon quite easily. This guide will show you how to switch between networks on Polygon using the MetaMask wallet.

Step 1: Go to

Step 2: Connect a wallet you own by entering your password and clicking “Unlock”.

Step 3: Approve the Signature Request from Polygon by clicking “Sign”.

Step 4: You should now be on the Polygon dashboard. Now, click on the MetaMask extension in your browser and select the Pull Down Menu that says “Polygon Mainnet”. A selection will appear, with a tick next to the network you are connected to. Currently, this is Polygon.

Step 5: When you need to use Ethereum Mainnet again, just select the “Ethereum Mainnet” option to switch to Ethereum. Choosing any other option will connect you to that particular network.

Step 6: And you’re done! When you have connected, the wallet should show “Ethereum Mainnet” to confirm that you have just switched to the Ethereum network.

Now you can switch your Metamask wallet between two chains whenever you need it for dapps.

Option 2.

Go to find a Matic Mainnet and click on "Add to Metamask"

Option 3.

Add Polygon Network in Metamask manually.

  1. Open MetaMask and click the network dropdown menu, which is located at the top of the window. This will say “Ethereum Mainnet” by default.

2. Click “Custom RPC” and enter the details as seen in the screenshot below. We’ve also included a plain text version of the details below the screenshot so you can simply copy and paste.

Network Name: Polygon Mainnet


Chain ID: 137

Currency Symbol (optional): MATIC

Block Explorer URL (optional):

3. Click “save”. You’re now connected to the Polygon network!

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