How to Create an Account

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

Choose and open up your Waves wallet.

Please take some time to understand some important things for your own safety.
We cannot recover your funds or freeze your account if you visit a phishing site or lose your backup phrase (aka SEED phrase).
By continuing to use our platform, you agree to accept all risks associated with the loss of your SEED, including but not limited to the inability to obtain your funds and dispose of them.
In case you lose your SEED, you agree and acknowledge that the Waves Platform would not be responsible for the negative consequences of this.

To continue, click on the What you need to know about your SEED Note We strongly recommend reading all articles before you begin.

After all, click on the Get Started to start the process of account creation.

Choose your address avatar and click on the Continue.

When you have done so, choose account name and wallet password then repeat the password.
Click on the Continue button.

Now, it's an important step to backup your account by clicking Back Up Now.

Waves will display an important reminder. Never provide your backup phrase to anyone except the official Waves client. We recommend that you write the backup phrase on a piece of paper and store it in a secure location. Do not store the backup phrase unencrypted on any electronic device.

Carefully read the warning and only then click on I understand

After that, you will get account seed phrase.
Waves wants to make sure you actually wrote down the backup phrase. Therefore, Waves will ask you to verify the backup phrase before proceeding to your Waves account.
Create several copies of the seed phrase and click on I've written it down

Сonfirm your seed phrase with a correct sequence of words (just click on the words).
If you made a mistake just click on Clear and start the process again.

After finishing, click on the Confirm.

At the final stage, read carefully the conditions and if you are agree, put the checkboxes.

Click on Confirm and Begin.

If you have done all of the above, you are forwarded to the user interface.

Warning

We strongly recommend creating the backup copy, since only with these words you will be able to restore access to your account in case of loss or theft of the device. Although you can get back to the backup process (not recommended).

Login to your account, at the bottom right corner find the pop-up window Save your backup phrase. In this window click on the Save.

After that, you will get account seed phrase.
Waves wants to make sure you actually wrote down the backup phrase.
Create several copies of the seed phrase and click on I've written it down

Сonfirm your seed phrase with a correct sequence of words (just click on the words).
If you made a mistake just click on Clear and start the process again.

After finishing, click on the Confirm.

You can find account seed phrase under Settings. Click on the Account avatar at the top right corner. Then click on the Settings.

In the opened window, click on the Security and click on the Show under Backup phrase or copy the phrase by clicking on the copy button.


See more articles in the Account Management chapter.

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