Now You Can Store Your NFTs on MetaMask

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In Brief

  • MetaMask introduction of version 10.28, users can now enjoy a dedicated NFT tab that simplifies viewing and transferring these unique tokens.
  • This update not only improves the overall user experience but also levels the playing field with newer wallets and mobile competitors.
  • MetaMask is committed to expanding its NFT capabilities. Although no specific timeline has been provided, the wallet plans to enable users to send ERC-1155 tokens within the extension soon.
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The widely used MetaMask crypto wallet has added support to its browser extension’s capabilities for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). This update could prove useful for NFT holders and make trading a bit easier and safer. 

MetaMask announced its latest version of an extension. All ERC-721 and 1155 tokens should appear as long as automatic NFT detection is enabled. v10.28 brings an NFT view into its browser extension. With this update, users can send ERC-721 tokens.

New Features Helping User Experience 

MetaMask, the market leader in software non-custodial crypto wallets, announced the latest update incorporating an NFT tab on April 5. This will allow users to access respective NFTs within wallets easily. 

“In our latest version of extension, all ERC-721 and 1155 tokens should appear as long as automatic NFT detection is enabled. With this update, you can send ERC-721 tokens. We’ll add the ability to send ERC-1155 tokens soon.” 

MetaMask Crypto Wallet Supporting NFT Extension 
MetaMask Crypto Wallet Supporting NFT Extension 

What Does This Mean?

MetaMask is a popular browser extension wallet that allows users to interact with Ethereum-based decentralized applications (dApps). Further manage their Ethereum-based assets. With the new NFT tab in version 10.28, MetaMask users will have a dedicated section to view and manage their NFTs.

NFTs are unique digital assets stored on the Ethereum blockchain representing anything from digital art to virtual real estate. However, managing NFTs can be tricky, especially for new users.

With the new NFT tab in MetaMask, users can easily view all their NFTs in one place. Thus, making it easier to keep track of their collections. Consequently, it would benefit NFT users by simplifying transferring their NFTs and reducing the risks involved.

By allowing users to send NFTs directly through the MetaMask browser extension, they can avoid the potential hazards of interacting with smart contracts or using third-party platforms.

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Shubham Pandey
An engineer and an accountant by degree, Shubham ventured into the crypto world to pursue his passion. He believes digital currencies will redefine our economies in the decades to come, which drove his transition into this industry. Shubham has a multicultural background, having lived across India, Qatar, Oman and Australia. He is currently settled in Melbourne. As a News Writer, Shubham aims to actively analyze trends in the crypto world and break it down for everyday readers.
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