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FAQ


Where is the official announcement?

Visit here for the official announcement.

What is the purpose of this hardfork?

Metropolis is a 2 part (part 1: Byzantium, part 2: Constantinople) milestone hard fork that upgrades Ethereum. Visit here for the EIPs involved.

Is there an easier explanation of the upgrades?

Visit here for a video explanation or here for a short explanation.

Do I need to upgrade my wallet?

Please upgrade your client if you are running an Ethereum node e.g. mist, geth, parity.
If you are using a wallet that is not a node, your provider should upgrade their systems e.g. myetherwallet, jaxx.