How to add Linea to MetaMask

The easiest way to add the Linea zkEVM to your MetaMask Wallet is by inputting the RPC details and Network ID into your account. The network is currently only in Testnet, meaning users can only connect to the testnet deployment on Goerli.

Here is a simple 4-step guide to getting started:

  1. Download and install a MetaMask Wallet if you do not have one yet.
  2. Open your Wallet and select 'Add a Network' and 'Add a Network Manually'.
  3. Input the verified RPC information (see below for reference).
  4. Click 'Save', and you are now connected to the Linea zkEVM!
Add Linea to MetaMask

Linea zkEVM RPC Details

Here are the official Consensys Linea zkEVM RPC details for the testnet:

  • Network Name: Linea
  • RPC URL:
  • Chain ID: 59140
  • Currency Symbol: ETH
  • Block Explorer URL:

How to Bridge to Linea

Once you have added the Linea network to your MetaMask Wallet, you will want to bridge assets to layer 2 to test the application. We recommend doing this as we believe it may be an eligibility requirement for the upcoming MetaMask airdrop, which is also owned by Consensys, which has deployed the Linea zkEVM. To do this, visit the Linea Bridge, connect your wallet and transfer any amount of assets you want to the new zkEVM.

Bridge to Linea

What is Linea?

Linea, the next evolution of ConsenSys zkEVM, is an innovative Layer 2 solution designed to power a new generation of Ethereum-based dapps. With the testnet now open to all, Linea offers a developer-centric approach, providing seamless integration with popular tools like MetaMask and Truffle. The platform leverages zero-knowledge proofs and full EVM equivalence for scalable dapps, while maintaining fast transaction speeds, reduced gas costs, and strong security. Linea aims to help Ethereum scale and fulfill the promise of Ethereum 2.0 by connecting its past and present to its potential future.

Bottom Line

In conclusion, the Linea zkEVM is an innovative Layer 2 solution on Ethereum that aims to power a new generation of dapps. By following a simple 4-step guide, users can easily add the Linea network to their MetaMask wallet, bridging assets to layer 2 for testing purposes. Linea offers seamless integration with popular tools and promises scalability, fast transaction speeds, and reduced gas costs, all while maintaining strong security. By participating in Linea's testnet, users and developers can contribute to Ethereum's scaling journey and unlock its full potential.