NFT tokens in your MetaMask wallet

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You can view NFTs in both MetaMask Extension and Mobile, as well as MetaMask Portfolio.

MetaMask Portfolio Mobile Extension

Managing your NFTs with MetaMask Portfolio 

MetaMask Portfolio is a standalone app that complements MetaMask and help you manage your tokens (and NFTs!). To see your NFTs, simply:

  • Launch MetaMask Portfolio
  • Sign in with MetaMask to the address you want to see
  • Click on the "NFTs" tab

MetaMask find NFTs portfolio

All the NFTs attributable to (owned by) the accounts that you link to the dapp should be displayed automatically. Please note that not all NFTs may display correctly — this is to do with how we're able to retrieve data about them for third-party sources. We are, however, working to maximize compatibility, with the goal of making sure the vast majority of NFTs will be displayed in the dapp.

 

FAQs

How do I turn on NFT detection?

Extension

When you switch to the 'NFTs' tab on the extension homepage, if you haven't already turned on NFT detection, a prompt will appear. Follow the link to bring up the security & privacy settings menu where you can turn on autodetect.

If you want to head there manually, simply go to Settings > Security & privacy.

MetaMask autodetect tokens settings extension

Please note: NFT autodetect is only available on Ethereum mainnet. The option will not appear in settings if you have a different network selected. 

Mobile

When you switch to the 'NFTs' tab on the app homepage, if you haven't already turned on NFT detection, a prompt will appear. Follow the link to bring up the security & privacy settings menu where you can turn on autodetect.

Please note: NFT autodetect is only available on Ethereum mainnet. The option will not appear in settings if you have a different network selected. 

Otherwise, follow these steps:

  1. Find the settings menu by tapping the gear icon in the bottom right of the app.

  2. Find 'Security & Privacy' and scroll until you see 'Autodetect NFTs'.

  3. Flick the switch to turn on autodetect. Note that 'Enable OpenSea API' (directly above in the menu) must be turned on as well, otherwise the NFT autodetect switch will be greyed out.

    MetaMask autodetect tokens mobile

    Most NFTs should now automatically appear under the 'NFTs' tab of your wallet.

What NFT types are supported?

You can add both ERC-721 and ERC-1155 NFTs to MetaMask on any network.

At the moment, sending NFTs is only supported for ERC-721 tokens.

"You are not the owner of this NFT" error

If you receive a message telling you that you are not the owner of the NFT, please be sure that you are trying to add the token to the right MetaMask account. Also, please verify on the network's block explorer that you own the NFT at your MetaMask wallet address. See our guide if you're unsure how to check your wallet on a block explorer.

How do I verify that I actually have the NFT?

Search for your MetaMask account address on the block explorer and review your transactions to see if the transfer of the NFT to your account has been successful. Alternatively, search for the NFT's contract address and check that its location matches your account's address, and that the transaction is complete.

You can see all of the transactions performed with your NFTs by clicking "ERC-1155/ERC-721 Token Txns" tab on the block explorer. If you do not see the NFT here, contact the sender.

"Personal address detected. Input the collectible contract address."

This error appears if you have pasted in an account that doesn't have the format of an NFT smart contract. Follow the instructions under the Mobile tab above to locate the NFT's contract address, and paste this in instead.

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