Connecting to AVAX
Open Metamask. To connect your wallet to the Avalanche Network, click the drop down box at the top right and click "Add Network".
Here, we'll want to fill out all the boxes with these details:
Once you've done this, your wallet should now look like this:
On Metamask, you will be using the C-Chain version of Avalanche (There are 3 chains, X-Chain (Exchange), C-Chain (Contract) and P-Chain (Platform)). If you are using an exchange that supports Avalanche C-Chain withdrawals, you can copy your address from Metamask by clicking the wallet address directly below "Account 1" and use this to withdraw AVAX to on the C-Chain directly from the exchange. You can either send avax to your metamask address using a cex like binance or bridge from another chain using synapse protocol or anyswap.