How to receive Waves

Receiving Waves is very straightforward. Just copy your Waves address and hand it to the person who wants to send you Waves.

You can use either Online app, or standalone version for Windows app, Mac OS app or Linux app. All versions support automatic update.

Open your Waves wallet. At the top right corner click on the Account avatar.

The following pop-up will appear. Here you will find the Waves address of your account. To copy address to clipboard, just click on the Copy button

After that use it as the recipient address for incoming Waves transfers.

How to send Waves

Open up your Waves wallet.
At the top left corner click on the Send button.

The following pop-up will appear.

Fill In the sending form.

  • Recipient: Enter the recipient Waves address.
  • Amount: Define a number of Waves you want to send.
  • Description: Optional. You can write a message for the recipient in the Description field.
  • Note: Some exchanges require users to include description when depositing assets. Otherwise, they cannot credit your account.

After you have entered all necessary information, click on the Continue button.

The following pop-up will appear.

Re-check entered data and click on the Send button.

How to use sponsored fee

Waves users can also use a sponsored fee to pay for outgoing transfers. Check your Portfolio, if you see a token with % icon. So it means you can change the default Waves fee to another sponsored token.

So how to do it? Just create an outgoing transfer described above and click on the WAVES under Transaction Fee. Choose an available sponsored token and click on the Continue button.


See more articles in the Transfers and Gateways chapter.

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