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Tutorial: How to create a NEM Wallet in less than 5 minutes

Tutorial: How to create a NEM Wallet in less than 5 minutes

Tutorial: How to create a NEM Wallet in less than 5 minutes

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Step-by-step guide on how to create a NEM Wallet on Mainnet

  1. Go to

  2. Choose the option that is supported by your OS.

    In this example, we’ll use the Universal Client with Trezor Support.

  3. Extract the zip file and place it in an easy to find location.

  4. Launch the wallet app.

  5. Click ‘Sign Up’ from the upper right-hand corner. Select ‘Simple wallet’, then click ‘Ready’ to proceed.

  6. Choose ‘Mainnet‘ from the drop-down menu. Click ‘Next’ to proceed.

  7. Give your wallet a name and a strong password. Click ‘Next’ to proceed.

  8. Click ‘Start’ to proceed to the Private Key generation. Move your mouse around. Your Private Key is being generated through its movement. Click ‘Next’ to proceed.

  9. Read the Warning carefully. Click ‘Understood’ to proceed.

  10. Backup your wallet file. There are two ways on how to do this.

10.1 Click ‘Download wallet’ and save it in a secure location. It is recommended to store it in an offline location.

10.2 Click ‘Show raw wallet file’ and copy paste the data in a text editor. Save it as ‘.wlt’ file.

Once you have successfully backed up your wallet, you can now proceed by clicking ‘I have my wallet file’.

  1. Backup your Private Key. Click ‘Show private key’ and store it in a secure and offline location. Click ‘I have my private key and password”. Read this carefully, then click ‘I agree’. Congratulations! You now have a NEM Wallet. You can also backup your NEM Wallet address for safekeeping and records.

  2. Click ‘Login’ to access the wallet you just created. Select the wallet from the dropdown menu. Type your password, then click ‘Sign In’. You are now logged into your newly created NEM Wallet. You can explore more about your account information by clicking ‘Account’ in the upper right-hand corner.

    That’s how you create a NEM Wallet.

For further assistance, visit the NEM Helpdesk Telegram group

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