CESS Account

CESS account holds the user’s assets in CESS Network. Please keep the account mnemonic seeds and backup files private and secure. Users may lose the assets in the account forever if this information is compromised.

The following illustrate two ways to create a CESS account.

Method 1: Create an Account Using Polkadot.js Apps

  • Navigate to Polkadot.js Apps.

  • Click Settings, under in-browser account creation, choose Allow local in-browser account storage, and click the save button at the bottom right.

  • Click Accounts under the drop-down menu and then click Add account to create a new account.

  • Keep the twelve words mnemonic phrase secure and safe. 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 account.

Method 2: Create an Account Using Polkadot.js Wallet

  • Download Polkadot.js extension to your browser. Currently the extension supports both Chrome or Firefox.

  • Click the Extension icon on the browser. The Accounts window pops up. Click the + icon in the upper right corner and click Create New Account to create a new wallet account.

  • Give a descriptive name and input the password. Then click Add the account with the generated seed button. Congratulations! Your CESS account has been created successfully.

  • You can view the account in Polkadot.js Apps.

How to Configure Polkadot.js Apps?

You can navigate directly to Polkadot.js Apps.

If the link fails or you want to connect to the CESS network through another RPC address, you can configure it as follows:

  • Navigate to Polkadot.js Apps.

  • Click the blue square area in the picture below to open the configuration panel:

  • Scroll down the page and find the DEVELOPMENT option, click on it:

  • Fill in the RPC address you want to use in the input box and click the Switch button above to save.

  • The following are the available RPC addresses in CESS testnet:




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