Set up your NEAR account
3 simple steps to get started
Why do you need an account?
Your account is much more than a place to store crypto assets – it is your key to the NEAR ecosystem!
What can you do with your NEAR account?
1. Choose a wallet
There are currently four major types of wallets
A word of caution: Do your own research
Before transferring larger value to a wallet, do some research to make sure it is trustworthy. You can also consider to combine it with a hardware wallet for an extra layer of security
2. Create an account
Use your wallet to create your account. Store your seed phrase in a safe place, preferably offline
3. Fund your account
For most applications and transactions, you will need a small amount of $NEAR tokens in your wallet to pay for transaction fees
Start collecting assets!
Once your wallet is set up and funded, you can start collecting a variety of assets available through the hundreds of dApps built on NEAR