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Using A Test Network

Instructions for using on a test network

The Particle Accelerator ( currently supports two test networks

For Ethereum we support the Kovan network. When connected to Kovan you should see the Grey Ethereum logo.
For Polygon we support the Mumbai network. When connected to Mumbai you should see the Grey Polygon logo.
In order to use either Kovan or Mumbai, you will need to get testnet assets.

To Enable Kovan

Kovan comes with Metamask as a default test network while Mumbai will need to be manually added to be used.
Select Kovan from your Metamask Wallet
If you do not see Kovan as an option, you will need to go to Settings > Advanced and toggle "Show test networks" to ON
Showing test networks is an Advanced option that can be selected from Settings > Advanced

To Enable Mumbai

  1. 1.
    Select the currently connected network
  2. 2.
    Select “Add Network” from the dropdown
3. Use the following information for Mumbai
Network Name: mumbai
Chain ID: 80001
Currency Symbol: MATIC
Block Explorer URL:
4. Click Save
5. Choose Mumbai as your network before engaging with the Dapp

Getting Testnet Assets

To get testnet assets, the best resource is: