Using Blockmarket Desktop 3.0 for the First Time
Never installed Syscoin-QT or Blockmarket Desktop on your computer? Skip to the “First Time Installation” instructions further below.
If you have used Blockmarket or Syscoin-QT in the past, please follow the instructions below that apply to your situation.
From Syscoin-QT 3.x:
The upgrade from Syscoin-QT 3.x to Blockmarket Desktop 3.x is very simple as they use the same data files from your computer. See more details with our migration instructions:
From Syscoin-QT 2.x or Blockmarket Desktop 1.x:
You must first export your wallet in order to import it to Blockmarket Desktop 3.0.
Then you must follow the import wallet instructions to complete the migration:
First Time Installation
If you haven’t installed and setup Blockmarket Desktop 3.0, please follow these instructions for Windows or Mac:
Creating a Password/Passphrase (Encryption)
First, ensure Blockmarket is secure, by following these instructions to create a password (encryption key):
WARNING: Always make sure that you remember your password, if you lose it, there is no way to retrieve it. Setting a password/passphrase is optional, but we strongly suggest you secure Blockmarket with one.
Funding Blockmarket with Syscoin
Next, to use Blockmarket’s services, you need to have Syscoin in your Blockmarket wallet. Follow the instructions below to transfer funds to Blockmarket with coins you have from another wallet/exchange, or you can purchase Syscoin directly in-wallet:
Creating your Syscoin Alias/Identity
Once you have funds in Blockmarket, it is important to create an Alias in order to use all of Blockmarket’s services. Aliases are your username on the Syscoin platform. Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to create one and assign your Identity to it:
Sending and Receiving Encrypted Messages
Sending, receiving encrypted messages quick and simple to do with Blockmarket. Here’s a simple tutorial on using the messaging service.
Using the Marketplace
Stay tuned for more with certificates in the upcoming future releases of Blockmarket.
Need help? Join the Syscoin Slack #help channel for troubleshooting support. If you aren’t on the Syscoin Slack yet, follow instructions at http://join.syscoin.org