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The Complete Guide To Moving EOS Tokens Off Of Exchanges

There are multiple benefits to holding your EOS in a wallet vs. an exchange:

In this guide we will cover the following:

  1. Safely generate and validate both your Owner and Active keys.
  2. Create your 12 character EOS account ID.
  3. Download and create a Scatter ID for your EOS account.
  4. Reset your Owner Key pair for maximum security.
  5. Download an EOS wallet.
  6. Move your EOS tokens to your wallet
  7. Stake your tokens for security, resources, and voting.
  8. Set alerts on your account.

All tools in this guide are open-source and have been directly used and reviewed by EOS New York.

An Explanation of Owner Key, Active Key, and Account Name

Step One: Generating EOS keys safely offline.

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  • Download the desktop application to your device and install
  • Turn off your Wifi
  • Hit the generate & validate keys tab on the left side of the application

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Step Two: Using EOSX to Create Your Account.

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  • When you’re ready to withdraw, set the recipient address to signupeoseos.
  • Set memo to [accountname-publickey] exactly as shown in the instructions, no spaces.
  • Remember that exchanges charge a fee for withdrawals. Be sure to calculate the exact amount of EOS you are sending after accounting for the withdrawal fee.
  • After withdrawal completion search your 12 character account name within the EOSX block explorer to verify your account was created successfully by the contract.

Step Three: Creating an Identity With Scatter

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Step Four: Resetting Your Owner Key

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Step Five: Accessing Your Account Using an EOS Wallet

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Step Six: Moving Your Tokens.

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Step Seven: Stake Your Tokens For Security & Voting.

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Step Eight: Set Up Alerts On Your Account.

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