1. What is MetaMask?
MetaMask allows you to visit the distributed web of tomorrow in your browser today. It allows you to run Ethereum decentralized applications right in your browser.
Please see the below video for more information:
2. What is Ether and Ethereum?
Ethereum is a decentralized platform for applications that run exactly as programmed without any chance of fraud, censorship or third-party interference. Ether is a cryptocurrency used as a fuel for operating the distributed application that run on Ethereum
For more information check out the resources below:
About Ethereum: https://www.ethereum.org/
About Ether: https://www.ethereum.org/ether
3. How to install Metamask?
To use some features on the Indorse website, you will need to install MetaMask, a digital wallet. You will need to send Ether to the MetaMask account to be able to use these Indorse features.
Note: A digital wallet like MetaMask acts like a bank account - treat it with respect and make sure you don’t forget your password or the seed words.
To get started, see the below video to guide you through setting up MetaMask
4. Why is MetaMask locked?
Occasionally the Indorse website will tell you that MetaMask is locked. This happens because MetaMask automatically locks your account after a certain period of time. To unlock, simply click on the MetaMask extension and type in your password.
5. Main vs Test Networks: How to switch networks in MetaMask?
The Ethereum mainnet is the official Ethereum network, more secure and uses Ether which has real monetary value.
Testnets are playground Ethereum networks in which the Ether is agreed to have no monetary value. Developers use these playgrounds to test applications before deploying them to the mainnet for their users.
To switch between these networks, click on the network name next to the MetaMask icon and select your desired network.