WanMask Guide

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In this guide, we will explain how to use WanMask, the browser extension wallet on Wanchain.

WanMask is a free and secure browser extension that allows web3 applications to read and interact with the Wanchain blockchain. It is almost identical to MetaMask, if you are already familiar with MetaMask, you can probably skip this guide.

How to create a wallet with WanMask?

In this section, we explain how to install and create a new wallet with WanMask.

1. Install WanMask on your browser

To create a new wallet with WanMask you need to install the extension first.

You can install WanMask for Chrome, Brave and Opera browsers from the Google Chrome web store

Click on ‘Get Chrome Extension’ and then ‘Add to browser’

Click ‘Get Started’

In the next screen, you can either import a wallet or create a new one. For this guide, we will create a wallet. It’s also possible to import a Wanchain wallet you already created by seed phrase.

Create a strong password and accept the terms of use. We recommend you follow best security practices by using a secure encrypted password manager such as LastPass, or at least make sure to follow XKCD’s famous password advice on making a password which is easy to remember but hard for computers to crack:

In the next step you need to write down your seed phrase. Never disclose your seed phrase, anyone with this phrase can take your assets permanently! Click on the box to reveal the words. Write down the words in the order they are presented. When you’re done, click ‘Next’.

Click on the words presented in the same order as you wrote them down. This is an extra step to make sure you wrote down your seed phrase. When you are done, click ‘Confirm’. Be certain to secure your seed phrase in a safe ...

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