Follow the instructions below to create a NEX account.
1. Download the NEX extension
Ensure you have the official NEX extension downloaded via the Chrome web store. If you do not have the extension downloaded yet, you can do so here.
The extension will appear in the upper right-hand corner of your browser. Read the disclaimer and agree to the terms and conditions.
2. Create a username and password
Create a memorable username and password per the requirements. Both the username and password are not recoverable and you will lose your funds without them. Please write them down and store them in a safe place.
3. Choose a color and unique word
To add an extra layer of security you must select a color and give it a unique name such as the one below. You must have this information in order to send tokens or when a password is required.
4. Create a new wallet or import an existing wallet
Your new account information will be displayed. By checking the green box you confirm that you have saved your information and by continuing you acknowledge that if you lose this information you will lose access to your funds. Usernames and passwords are not recoverable and addresses cannot be amended.
To make sure you saved your information correctly, enter the last four digits of your private key backup code.
5. Log in to your NEX extension account
There are three ways to login to you NEX wallet — we will cover all 3 ways here. You can only log in through the NEX extension. The information you log in with has been provided to you upon account creation.
- Log in with your username and password
- Log in with your Encrypted Key and password
- Log in with your Private Key or WIF (wallet import format)