MetaMask allows you to connect it to the hardware wallet but do you know why is it needed? Let me be precise.

We are aware of the fact that nowadays nothing is completely safe on the digital platform because of rising cybercrimes, scams and frauds. Even though the MetaMask wallet is encrypted with state-of-art security measures, you need to be extra careful regarding the security of your assets.

And this is the major reason why should you need a hardware wallet to connect with MetaMask. Yes! To ensure the resilient security of the assets that you have dumped in, you need to integrate both hardware and software wallets.

Do you know, how to connect your MetaMask wallet (software wallet) with a hardware wallet? Let me be precise on the same if you are not familiar with the process.

Here’s how you can integrate MetaMask with a hardware wallet

For this read, we will take the Keystone wallet as a hardware wallet and will show you how to connect it with the MetaMask wallet. Here are the steps you should follow for connecting MetaMask with Keystone.

  1. First of all, open the MetaMask extension or app and create a wallet.
  2. If you already have an account, you can import your MetaMask account with the private key.
  3. After setting up your MetaMask wallet, initiate the process of connecting the Keystone device.
  4. Open the Keystone wallet on your device and go to the “Menu” icon.
  5. Thenceforth, select the “Software wallet” option from the menu.
  6. Pick up the “MetaMask / Defi / Web3” option from the prompted list and tap “Confirm".
  7. Navigate to the upper-right corner of the toolbar and click the ellipsis icon (three dots).
  8. Select the “Connect software wallet” and pick up the account that you want to import.
  9. Now, tap “Confirm” and it will show a QR code, now go back to your MetaMask mobile.
  10. Click the “Accounts” identicon and pick up “Connect hardware wallet”.
  11. After this, hit “Continue” and scan the QR code with MetaMask mobile app.
  12. Pick up your preferred accounts and hit the “Unlock” button to finalize the process.

Kudos! You have successfully integrated your MetaMask wallet with a hardware wallet Keystone. If you want to connect it with any other hardware wallet, you can do it in a similar manner.

The Bottom Line!

MetaMask wallet is available as a MetaMask extension for Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Edge, and Brave browsers and as a mobile application for both Android and iOS devices. It supports all the Binance chain-based tokens as well as used to explore the decentralized web and NFT marketplace.

If you want to enhance the security of your wallet, you can easily connect it with a hardware wallet by following the instructions I’ve mentioned above. It will help you in trading with a peace of mind without worrying about the security of your purchased assets.