Metamask Setup and Bridging to Fantom Blockchain

Pro Tip: We have a FTM faucet for those first trades on the Fantom Opera chain at our discord, linked at the end of this article. Happy aping!!

Step 1: Add Fantom to Metamask

Click on the icon in the top right and go to Settings
Scroll down to Networks
Click on Add Network
Fill in the above info and click Save

Network Name: Fantom Opera

New RPC URL: https://rpc.ftm.tools/

Chain ID: 250

Currency Symbol: FTM

Block Explorer URL: https://ftmscan.com/

Now you can choose Fantom Opera chain

Step 2: Bridging from BSC or Matic to Fantom using Anyswap

Switch your Metamask wallet to Smart Chain (from BSC) or Matic (from Matic)

Go to https://stable.anyswap.exchange/#/swap and select Connect to a wallet in upper right corner

Select the From (BSC or Matic) at top, the To (FTM) at bottom. Select USDC as the token, and Approve USDC. Now click Swap to send funds from BSC or Matic to the FTM chain.

You should now receive the USDC in your wallet

You can now switch back to Fantom Opera chain
To have USDC show in your Metamask Wallet go to Assets and click on Add Token
Enter 0x04068da6c83afcfa0e13ba15a6696662335d5b75 for Token Contract Address, the rest should autofill. Press Next
Press Add Tokens to make USDC display in your Metamask wallet