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MyCrypto Membership Information

Ethereum gas fees can be a high barrier of entry to purchasing a MyCrypto Membership at times, so we've added support for purchasing memberships on the xDai and Polygon networks! Owning a MyCrypto…

Protecting Yourself and Your Funds

(Source: @Jennicide ) 1. Get yourself a hardware wallet. One of the safest and easiest ways to store your ETH, Tokens, ETC, BTC, and many other coins is via a Ledger Nano S or Trezor . Both are…

Differences Between Wallet Types (e.g., Private Key vs Keystore)

Cryptocurrency might be home to some of the most confusing naming conventions on Earth. What's the difference between "wallet" and "account"? Isn't MyCrypto a wallet? What's the difference between a…

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How to Buy Ether (ETH)

Hello and welcome to Ethereum! Ethereum and digital currencies are pretty new and in this new financial world, things can be a little bit different. This article gives an overview of what ETH is…

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How to Create a Wallet

We highly recommend getting a hardware wallet or using MetaMask as a method to access your wallet and store your funds. The following assumes you are not using a hardware wallet or MetaMask. Due to…

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How to Sign & Verify Messages on Ethereum

With Ethereum, signatures are a way of providing evidence that a specific user has access to a specific address. For example, if user A wants to provide evidence to user B that user A has access to…

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How To Cancel or Replace a Stuck Transaction

In certain cases you may want to cancel or replace a transaction, for example, when you used a gas price that was too low. Especially in times when gas prices are relatively high, you may want…

Gas Required Exceeds Allowance or Always Failing Transaction

This error can occur when interacting with a contract, and means that MyCrypto could not estimate the gas limit for your transaction. This error can be caused by a few reasons, including: The gas…

Running MyCrypto With Your Own Personal Node

You can use MyCrypto to connect to your own node, which decouples the frontend and features that you love about MyCrypto from our backend infrastructure. This means more nodes send more transactions…

Verifying the Authenticity of the Desktop Application

The MyCrypto desktop application is part of an older version of MyCrypto that is not actively maintained. You can find the latest version of MyCrypto on mycrypto.com . After downloading the desktop…

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Where to Get Testnet Ether?

Whether you're creating the next big dapp on Ethereum, want to try out staking, or simply want to test the waters and see how Ethereum works, using testnet ETH can enable you to learn and develop on…

Adding a New Network to MyCrypto

Please see this article for a list of networks that are currently supported by MyCrypto. Adding support for your Ethereum-like network is easy, assuming it isn't significantly different from the…

Balances Not Loading or Showing on MyCrypto

This is most likely due to the fact that either you are behind a firewall, or our nodes are under extreme strain and are refusing to return your balance information. Try to perform a hard refresh on…

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