Create Custom RPC (Arbitrum)
Sometimes the public Arbitrum RPC causes applications running on it to load slowly. If you're experiencing slow load times using Perpetual Pools, read this tutorial on how to set up a custom RPC.
  1. 1.
    Create an account on Alchemy.
  2. 2.
    Select 'Ethereum' as the ecosystem.
  3. 3.
    Create an app. Ensure you select 'Arbitrum Mainnet' as the network.
  4. 4.
    Select 'VIEW DETAILS' on the application you just created.
  5. 5.
    Select 'VIEW KEY'.
  6. 6.
    Copy the HTTP link.
  7. 7.
    On MetaMask, switch the network to Arbitrum One (Mainnet). Note: If you have not added Arbitrum One to your wallet check out this tutorial.
  8. 8.
    Select on the 'Account' drop down and select 'Settings'.
  9. 9.
    Select 'Networks'.
  10. 10.
    Select 'Arbitrum One'.
  11. 11.
    Paste the copied HTTP link to replace the existing 'New RPPC URL'.
  12. 12.
    Select 'Save'.
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