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What is a wallet?

Digital wallets in our case are used to send, receive, and store crypto assets whether it is NFTs or cryptocurrency such as Ethereum.
There are multiple native wallets such as Metamask, Phantom, and Coinbase wallet. Providing you with a unique public address and a unique private key. Nuqtah uses Metamask as it is one of the safest and easy-to-use wallets to deal with Ethereum assets, especially for beginners.

How to Set up a new wallet with MetaMask?

Step 1: Visit the MetaMask official website and download the wallet on your device.
Step 2: Connect MetaMask to your browser through a browser extension. (Note: we recommend using desktop over mobile for an easier process)
Step 3: Click on “create a wallet” if you don’t have one.
Step 4: Now it’s time to create your password and your secret phrase.
Step 5: Add Ethereum to your wallet to start buying and selling NFTs!

How can I buy Ethereum?

You can buy it through MetaMask or other cryptocurrency exchanges, either by depositing from an exchange like Binance or Rain to your MetaMask wallet or purchasing it directly from MetaMask.
You can purchase Ethereum (ETH) from:

1- Crypto exchanges like Rain or Binance.

2- From MetaMask or other crypto exchanges.

How to use Ethereum in Nuqtah’s marketplace?

If you already have a MetaMask wallet, you can connect your wallet by heading to the wallet icon, located on the top-right of Nuqtah’s website. And connect your MetaMask wallet.

(If you don't have a wallet yet, you can select a provider and create one now) We recommend using MetaMask you can download it from here.

To use Ethereum on Nuqtah's marketplace please follow step 1 or step 2 below:

1) Deposit ETH from an Exchange to your wallet.

For most people, it’s best to find the most reputable crypto exchange, like Binance or Rain, which will offer a way to buy crypto with cash/fiat.
Then, you can transfer your ETH from the crypto exchange you used to your MetaMask wallet.
You can use your ETH after connecting your MetaMask Wallet to Nuqtah.

Please see instructions on how to buy ETH using Binance or Rain:
- Binance.
- Rain.
Please note that these are third parties and we cannot make any guarantees about their service.

After you buy ETH from a crypto exchange, you can use your wallet address to send crypto from your exchange to your MetaMask Wallet.
- How to send crypto from Binance.
- How to send crypto from Rain.

After completing the previous steps you can connect your MetaMask wallet to Nuqtah's marketplace and use your Ethereum to buy NFTs.

2) Buy with a card through your MetaMask Wallet:

Depending on your locality, you may be able to buy ETH directly with a credit card on MetaMask.
Buying with a credit card may incur additional fees, depending on which third-party provider you use. You may also not receive the entire crypto amount immediately.

Please see the instructions on how to purchase ETH via MetaMask here

After completing the previous steps you can connect your MetaMask wallet to Nuqtah's marketplace and use your Ethereum to buy NFTs.

Keep in mind, all transactions completed on the Ethereum blockchain will require gas fees. You will need enough ETH to complete your transaction on Nuqtah, along with the gas fees associated with the transaction.

What is a public address?

Public addresses are formed as a string of numbers and letters similar to a username, where you can use them to send or receive crypto assets. They are equivalent to an account number in a traditional credit card.

What is a private key?

A private key is used to access your wallet, similar to a password. They are usually formed of different random words, it is highly important to keep private keys safe and protected.

How do I change the Network on my wallet?

Access your wallet by choosing the desired method. You'll see a 'Network' section in the upper right-hand corner when logged in.

Go ahead and click the arrow directly to the right of the word 'Network'. Choose the Network you would like to interact with from this list.

Updated on: 08/11/2023

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