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.

If you do not see Kovan as an option, you will need to go to Settings > Advanced and toggle "Show test networks" to ON

To Enable Mumbai

  1. Select the currently connected network

  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:

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