I downloaded the desktop version of Remix, and am trying to connect it to the main network. I can do this in the web version of Remix easily, opening up MetaMask on my browser. However, in the desktop version, when I toggle 'injected Web3' for the environment, I get the error: 'No injected web3 provider found. Make sure your provider (eg MetaMask) is active and running'.

How do I connect MetaMask to the Remix Ethereum IDE for Windows desktop?

  • First Login to metamask with your password. Keep the metamask opened and then again open the remix ide. Oct 11 '19 at 17:33
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    MetaMask is a browser extension you can only use it from within the browser. My guess is that stand alone Remix uses electron so it should be possible to run MetaMask but you have to do some work github.com/MetaMask/metamask-extension/issues/5365.
    – Ismael
    Oct 12 '19 at 3:49

Doesn't look like it's possible. https://medium.com/remix-ide/getting-started-with-remix-desktop-5f6380568d12

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