Setting up Binance Smart Chain

Setting up the BSC Mainnet on MetaMask.

The following is an outline on how to set up the network to interact with smart contracts available through DeFi protocols on the Binance Smart Chain.

Network Name

Binance Smart Chain


Chain ID

0x38, 56 in decimal (if 56 doesn’t work, try 0x38)



Block Explorer

If you experience difficulties in accessing Binance Smart Chain after these steps please consult Binance Docs Any difficulties will likely be resolved by changing to an accepted alternative 'New RPC URL' and 'Chain ID'.

Congratulations, your wallet can now plug-in to the BSC.

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