After installing BlockWallet, this guide will walk you through creating a new wallet, ensuring a smooth and secure experience. We we also cover essential security tips, such as safeguarding your recovery seed and the importance of never sharing it with anyone.
We recommend you follow these steps carefully to ensure the safety and security of your digital assets.
If your browser did not bring you to the following screen after installing BlockWallet, you will need to access the BlockWallet extension in your browser toolbar.
- Click Get Started.
- Click Create new wallet.
If you’d prefer to use an existing seed phrase or create a new address with your current seed phrase check out our guides on how to Import Your Wallet or Create a New Account.
- You will be prompted to create a password for your BlockWallet account. This password is to protect unwanted access to BlockWallet, but is not the same as your seed phrase. If lost you can always recover your account with your seed phrase.
- Confirm your password by entering again in the provided field and click Create.
Upon creating a new wallet, BlockWallet will generate a unique 12-word recovery seed for you. This seed is crucial for accessing and recovering your wallet in case you lose access to your device or browser.
- When you are ready, click the lock to reveal your seed phrase. Write down the 12-word see phrase displayed on the screen in the correct order.
Keep your recovery seed safe and never share it with anyone. It is the only way to recover your wallet if you lose access to your device or browser. Store it in a secure location, such as a safe or a lockbox. For more tips on keeping your recovery seed secure, check out this article about storing your
- Confirm your seed phrase by selecting the words in the order they were presented to you in the previous screen.
- Click Confirm.
- After successfully backing up your recovery seed, you can open the BlockWallet extension and start using it.
Congratulations, you have successfully created a new wallet!
By following these steps, you can ensure the safety and security of your digital assets. Remember, it is crucial to keep your password and recovery seed private and secure. As you continue to explore the world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain, always prioritize the security of your wallet and digital assets.