zkSync ERA is a Layer-2 protocol that uses ZK technology to scale Ethereum while maintaining its values of freedom, self-sovereignty, and decentralization. Its goal is to achieve hyper scalability by processing unlimited transactions without compromising security or cost. It focuses on self-custody and intuitive UX to onboard the first billion users to web3. Over 200 projects have registered their interest in deploying on zkSync ERA, and it has raised capital from top investors in the industry and is backed by Matter Labs.
In this article, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to set up zkSync ERA with MetaMask.
Before we begin, you will need:
If you haven't already, install the MetaMask extension on your preferred browser (e.g., Chrome, Firefox, or Brave). You can download it from the MetaMask website (https://metamask.io/). You can follow the instructions to set up your wallet, create a new account, or import an existing one.
There are two ways to connect to zkSync Era Mainnet with MetaMask. First is by using our Quick Connect feature which will setup zkSync on your MetaMask with the best performance RPC endpoint.
The second method is to manually setup through MetaMask setting