Ethereum is a decentralized open-source blockchain system that features its own cryptocurrency, Ether. ETH works as a platform for numerous other cryptocurrencies, as well as for the execution of decentralized smart contracts.
Learn more about Ethereum before purchasing. And now let’s create a wallet for ETH storage.
Step 1. Go to MetaMask and click the «Download for Chrome» button.
Step 2. Click the «Add to Chrome» button and install the extension to your device.
Step 3. Once the extension is installed, it will open in a new window. Click the «Get Started» button.
Step 4. Agree with the terms of usage of MetaMask by clicking «I agree».
Step 5. Click the «Create a Wallet» button.
Step 6. Come up with a strong password and set it. Then press «Create».
Step 7. Watch the video about secret recovery phrase for the safety of your funds and then go next.
Step 8. Save the 12-word recovery phrase in a secure place.
You will need it to quickly regain access to your wallet. It is better to save the phrase in several places: without it, if the password is lost, it will be impossible to restore access to the wallet even through the support service. And never share this data with anyone!
Step 9. Confirm your Secret Recovery Phrase.
Step 10. Congratulations! You created a MetaMask account. Click «All done».
Step 11. Copy your wallet address.