If you are new to Electroneum, the first thing you should do is create yourself an Electroneum web wallet. Whether you want to buy Electroneum or start mining it, you will need Electroneum wallet where to store your precious coins.
This tutorial is focused on creating an so called ”online” wallet / Electroneum account that you can use at my.electroneum.com and in the iOS & Android App. If you plan to store lots of coins, you should check out our tutorial for creating an offline wallet: How to Create an Electroneum Offline Wallet
Web wallet is more practical in day to day use, but the offline wallet is more secure for holding bigger amounts of coins for longer periods.
Step 1: Go to https://my.electroneum.com and click ”Create An Account”
Step 2: In the next screen you can choose if you would like to register using your Facebook credentials or your email address. This tutorial is focused on creating the account with email address.
Fill in your email address and choose your password. Remember to use strong password! Confirm reCAPTCHA and click ”Create An Account”.
Step 3: Confirm your email address
Check your inbox and open the email that was sent by Electroneum. Click the activation link that you have received. Your browser should open a window where you can confirm reCAPTCHA and click ”Confirm Account”.
Step 4: Add phone number
Choose your country from the drop down menu and add your mobile number. Confirm the reCAPTCHA and click ”Send SMS”. The system will ask you to double check that you have added correct mobile number. Click OK!
Step 5: Confirm you mobile number
You should receive SMS which includes your confirmation code (be patient as it might take couple of minutes for the SMS to arrive). Type in your confirmation code, confirm reCAPTCHA and click ”Submit confirmation code”.
Step 6: Choose email address for PIN recovery
Later on in the registration process you will choose 5 digit PIN code for your account. Before choosing your PIN, you need to choose email address which you can use to recover the PIN if you happen to forgot it. You cannot use the same email address you are using to create your account. If you don´t have another email account you can use relatives email or close friend. Be sure that you trust the person whose email address you´re using!
You need to confirm the email address within two hours so be sure that you can do that.
Fill in the email address, confirm the reCAPTCHA and click ”Continue”
Step 7: Confirm PIN recovery email
Go to inbox of the chosen recovery email address and find an email that was sent by Electroneum. Click the confirmation link on the email. Your browser should open up a window where you can confirm the reCAPTCHA and click ”Confirm Email Address”
Step 8: Set a PIN code
For extra security, you need to set a five digit PIN for your account.
Fill in the chosen PIN and confirm it. Click ”Save PIN”.
Congratulations, you have now made your Electroneum web wallet! You can login to your wallet at my.electroneum.com and see your Public Wallet Address.