Create Account

To interact with the blockchain and use dApps on EOS, you will need to have an EOS account. The account will store your data on the blockchain such as your account name, transfers, and how many tokens you own.

A new EOS account can only be created by someone with an existing accounts on Bloks.io. You will need to stake a minimum of 0.2 EOS for NET and CPU to allow a few transactions, as well as a minimum of 3000 bytes of RAM.

If you don't currently have an EOS account or know anyone who can create an account for you, you can pay for a new account by using Lynx Wallet (mobile) or Exodus (desktop). Check out their respective sites to learn more about how to create a brand new EOS account.

HOW TO CREATE AN EOS ACCOUNT

1. Select Wallet on the top menu.

2. Select Create Account from the left side menu.

The Create Account page has 2 tabs to give users a preferred method to create an account;

  • Simple - Displays 2 fields to populate;

    • Account Name - Username of the new account. Needs to be 12 characters, lowercase, and only characters a-z and 1-5 can be used in the name.

    • Public EOS Key - You can generate a Public and Private Key pair for the new account

  • Advanced - Allows you to select how much resources to purchase

    • New Account to create - Username of the new account. Needs to be 12 characters, lowercase, and only characters a-z and 1-5 can be used in the name.

    • New Accounts Public Owner Key - Public key only, should be 54 characters long and start with EOS. This key will be your primary key.

    • New Accounts Public Active Key - Public key only, should be 54 characters long and start with EOS. This key will be your active key.

    • NET to Stake for New Account (in EOS) - 0.2 EOS will allow a few transactions. Change as required.

    • CPU to Stake for New Account (in EOS) - 0.2 EOS will allow a few transactions. Change as required.

    • RAM to buy for New Account (in Bytes) - Minimum for new account is 3000. Change as required.