How to Create an Account

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

Choose and open up your Waves wallet. Click on the Get Started to start account creation procedure.

Set a single password for all your accounts and put a checkmark before I have read and agree with the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy then click on the Continue button.

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.

Click on the Create a new account or Import accounts for account restoring. See more about account recovering here.

Choose your Avatar and click on the Continue. Note The account avatar is visual representation, you can’t change it later.

Choose Account name and click on the Continue.

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

Waves app 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 app wants to make sure you actually wrote down the backup phrase. Therefore, Waves app 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.

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

How to use several accounts

You can create or import as many accounts as you need with one password if you want to use several Waves accounts. Just create a new account or import an existing account and click on the Account avatar at the top right corner.

Click on the Switch account and Add an account. And repeat the account creation procedure described above.

To change the account click on the Account avatar at the top right corner and click on the Switch account. After that choose the required account.


We strongly recommend create the backup copy for each accounts, since only with these words you will be able to restore access to your account in case of loss or theft of the device.

You can find account seed phrase under account 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.

If you have troubles with our platform, please create a support ticket or write a question on our forum.

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