CESS Accounts

Section Brief:
The CESS account is the carrier of the user’s assets in CESS Network.
Please keep personal account mnemonic seeds and backup files securely, users may lose the assets in the account forever if these information are compromised.
There are two methods to create a CESS account.

Method 1: Create an account with Polkadot.js wallet

Navigate to the official website of Polkadot with Chrome or Firefox browser, click ”polkadot.js.org/extension“ in the "extension". As shown below.
Select the browser of your choice and download the "polkadot.js" plugin wallet to your browser, as shown below.
The plugin wallet has been installed as shown below:
Click the "Extension" icon on the upper right corner of the browser. This pops up the “Accounts” window. Click the "+" icon in the upper right corner, then click Create New Account to create a new wallet address.
Save the 12-word mnemonic seed in the process of creating an account. It is best to record the mnemonic by hand. Check "I have saved my mnemonic seed safely" and continue by clicking "Next Step".
Create a username in "a Descriptive Name for Your Account”, create a password in "A New Password for This Account”, and enter the password again in “Repeat Password for Verification”. Do not reveal your wallet password to anyone! Click “Add the Account with the Generated Seed". Congratulations! Polkadot.js Wallet has been created successfully.
Navigate to CESS Explorer, all Polkadot.js wallet accounts will be synchronized to the webpage.

Method 2: Create an account in the CESS blockchain explorer.

Navigate to CESS Explorer
Click "Settings", under "in-browser account creation", choose"Allow local in-browser account storage".
Click "Accounts" under the drop down menu and then click "Add account" to create a new wallet address.
Please write down the 12-word mnemonic phrases and keep them somewhere safe during the process of creating an account, and then proceed to the next step.
Create an account nickname and password, click "Next", and then click "Save" to save the account raw seed.
Congratulations! You have successfully created a CESS wallet address.