How to add Moonriver to MetaMask

Ever wonder how to add MOVR, Moonriver-based tokens, to your MetaMask wallet? Here is an ultimate step-by-step guide with several solutions. You’ll need to connect to Moonriver manually, but if you’ve read the guide, you’ll get it done quickly. Let’s dive in.

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What is Moonriver?

What is Moonriver

Moonriver is a smart contract platform that allows developers to deploy their Ethereum dapps in a substrate environment with minimal friction. As a decentralized smart contract platform, Moonriver requires the MOVR token to function.

Since Moonriver is compatible with Ethereum, users can connect Moonriver to MetaMask, an Ethereum-based crypto wallet.

There are several ways to do this.

MoonRiver to Metamask web

Moonriver to Metamask web guide

Step 1. If you already have a MetaMask wallet, you can skip this step. If not, go to the MetaMask website and download a browser extension you use (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Brave). Create an account, set a password, and save your recovery phrase somewhere safe.

Step 2. Once you create an account, you’ll see the “Add Network” bar in the right corner of your MetaMask extension.

metamask add network web extension screen

Step 3. You need to add the network manually following details:

Network name: Moonriver

New RPC Url:

Chain ID: 1285

Currency Symbol: MOVR 

Block Explorer URL:

Good job. Now you’re able to switch networks via the “Networks” bar.

Networks MetaMask bar, browser

MoonRiver to MetaMask via ChainList

Moonriver to MetaMask via ChainList guide

Step 1. The same as we explained before.

Step 2. Open ChainList website. Connect your MetaMask wallet. Tap “Search Networks.”

Step 3. Past “Moonriver” is the search bar. Click “Add to MetaMask”

Chainlist search bar

You are magnificent. Moonriver network has been added to your MetaMask wallet.

Moonriver to MetaMask mobile app

Step 1. Download an official mobile application via the MetaMask website. Set a password and a seed phrase.

Step 2. Tap on the bar on the left of the screen. Click on “Settings.”

MetaMask mob version

Tap on “Networks.” Click “Add Network.” Go to “Custom Networks.” Past:

Network name: Moonriver

New RPC Url:

Chain ID: 1285

Currency Symbol: MOVR 

Block Explorer URL:

Congratulations. Moonriver network has been added to your MetaMask mobile application.


In this article we have listed several ways to install Moonriver network on your MetaMask wallet. As mentioned at the beginning, it was quite simple. You can now receive and send MOVR tokens. With these instructions, you can follow the same steps when connecting other networks if they’re compatible with Ethereum.


  • Previously worked in the arts, now specializes in covering crypto with an emphasis on DeFi, blockchain and mass adoption. Offers simple and clear writing, always looking for new ways to present information. Major in International Relations, minor in English, in a spare time reads postmodern literature, does yoga and watches movies.

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