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New User Guide: How To Register An IOST Mainnet Account

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IOST mainnet account is the key for every user to enter IOST mainnet ecosystem.

IOST mainnet account must be 5 to 11 characters long and only contain numbers, letters, and “_”. Every mainnet account is unique.

IOST allows users to create an account that is easier to remember and fun to use.

There are 4 ways to create an IOST mainnet account:

  1. via IOST Account (desktop and mobile),
  2. via IOSTABC (desktop),
  3. via TokenPocket (mobile),
  4. via PureWallet (mobile).

The different methods are described below.

Method 1: IOST Account (Desktop and Mobile)

Registering a mainnet account through IOST Account costs 150 IOST to get a registration code, which comes with 1 million iGAS.

Register here:

Create IOST Account

Method 2: IOSTABC Explorer (Desktop)

Click Wallet and Create Account For Free on IOSTABC homepage:

IOSTABC | IOST Blockchain Explorer

After a public key is automatically generated, enter a unique IOST account that you like.

This method requires iWallet plugin and will cost 10 IOST to complete.

Download iWallet here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/kncchdigobghenbbaddojjnnaogfppfj

Method 3: Wallet Registration (Mobile)

(1) TokenPocket

First, download TokenPocket.

For ios:

TokenPocket - 你的通用数字钱包 | TP钱包 - EOS钱包 - ETH钱包 - BTC钱包 - IOST钱包 - BOS钱包 - COSMOS钱包 - Binance钱包 - 墨客钱包 - 井通钱包 - ENU钱包

For Android:

TokenPocket - 你的通用数字钱包 | TP钱包 - EOS钱包 - ETH钱包 - BTC钱包 - IOST钱包 - BOS钱包 - COSMOS钱包 - Binance钱包 - 墨客钱包 - 井通钱包 - ENU钱包

Wallet Creation Through Codes

  1. When running TokenPocket for the first time, choose IOST, “I don’t have an account”, and “Create By Code”
  2. After setting your IOST account name and wallet password, click to buy an activation code and enter your mobile number to get an activation code. Copy and paste this code on the registration page and continue with the following steps.

The password you enter here is the password to access this App, which will be necessary in future actions including token transaction and private key exportation. It can only be regained by your private key should it is lost.

3. Backup your private key.

4. Check all the information you entered and click to activate the wallet.

Method 4: PureWallet (Mobile)

Download PureWallet on its homepage, and follow the steps in the article below:

PureWallet-Cryptocurrency Wallet

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