How to connect to Arbitrum

Connect your wallet to Layer 2 for cheap & near-instant transactions

Once you’ve deposited assets from Ethereum to Arbitrum, the next step is to connect your wallet to Arbitrum and start interacting with L2 dapps!


Connect to Arbitrum Automatically

The easiest way to connect your wallet to Arbitrum network is by visiting the Arbitrum Bridge. Click Add L2 Network in the top right corner and confirm it in your wallet.


Your wallet should now be connected to the Arbitrum network. For more information, see the Arbitrum Bridge Tutorial.


Connect to Arbitrum Manually

Alternatively, you can manually add the Arbitrum network to your wallet as follows.

  1. Visit to

  2. Click on Connect Wallet to connect your wallet to Ethereum

  3. Open MetaMask and click on the network name at the top of the window

  4. Click the Custom RPC button at the bottom of the network list.

  5. Enter the following network details.

    • Network Name: Arbitrum Mainnet

    • New RPC URL:

    • Chain Id: 42161

    • Currency Symbol: ETH

    • Block Explorer URL:

  6. Hit save and you will connect to the network.


You’re ready to go! When you visit, you should now see an Arbitrum banner and network badge.



Switch back to L1 Network

To switch back to L1, click on the network badge and select Switch to Ethereum. Alternatively, open your wallet and select a different network using the menu from steps 3 and 4.



Now that you're connected to Arbitrum, learn how to swap and provide liquidity in the Uniswap app with low fees and near-instant confirmation!



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