Your friends get cool unique nifty CryptoXmas cards for as low as a few dollars worth of ETH and the proceeds go directly to Venezuelan charities through the Giveth Donation Application.
This is a simple HOWTO guide to send and receive CryptoXmas cards. Part 1 is a guide on how to send a card, part 2 is a guide for your friends who are not into crypto (yet!) and need to install MetaMask. The website is pretty straightforward. Go on and visit CryptoXmas if you’re already familiar with Web3 and crypto.
Part 1: How to Send a Card
1- Visit CrytpoXmas and feel free to browse around. Click on ‘Send Christmas Cards’ button when you’re done browsing the page.
2- Sign in with your MetaMask to continue.
3- Select your preferred card according to its design and amount of ETH you want to send. There’s a wide variety of choices, so feel free to browse and select a good one!
4- On the new page click on Add personal message & ETH for your friend button in case you want to write something for your friend or send them some ETH along with the card. Otherwise, just click on Buy and Send button. You can see the details of what you’re paying on the bottom of the page.
5- Confirm the payment via your MetaMask extension that automatically pops up.
6- Wait for your payment — transaction — to be processed. It shouldn’t take more than several minutes. Meanwhile, you can click on the ‘status’ link to check your transaction on Etherscan.
7- After your payment is confirmed, the next page automatically loads and you can see the link to your card there.
8- Share the link with your friend via Email, Social Media, etc.
You have not only sent your friend a cool unique nifty CryptoXmas card with some ETH, but also helped Venezuelans in Christmas Spirit!
Here’s an example of a message you can now share with your friends via any messaging app:
Part 2: How to Receive a CryptoXmas Card
Your friends need MetaMask on their browser to get their XryptoXmas card, so send them a link here if they need some easy HOWTO.
This shouldn’t take more than a few minutes.
1- Install the MetaMask extension on your computer’s Chrome, Firefox, or Brave browser.
2- Once you’ve installed MetaMask, add the extension to your browser.
3- MetaMask page opens up automatically
4- Get your super secret password. Make sure you use a brand new password; Do not use any of your current passwords from anywhere else.
5- Now you have your own unique colorful picture that represents your account. (the following picture is edited due to security reasons.)
7- Get your Secret Backup Phrase which is helpful for restoring your account in case you lose your password.
8- After you save, write, and/or get a screenshot of your seed phrase, you will need to confirm it. Then you receive this message and you are ready to return to CryptoXmas site. No need to do anything here. Just click on the X.
9- Back at CryptoXmas.xyz, reload the page and connect to your MetaMask after the request pops up.
10- You might need to go back to your CryptoXmasCard link your friend has sent you to get to this page. And get a click on the link to your CryptoXmas claim.
Now Click on Claim on the CryptoXmas card page
11- Wait for the magic to happen.
12- You have just finished a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain and some money has been donated to Venezuelan charities through the CryptoXmas campaign on Giveth (The future of giving).
Click on the green button to see your own literally-unique nifty CrytoXmas card!
13- And Voila! Enjoy!
Do you also care about Venezuelans and want to surprise some of your friends who are or should be into crypto? Take a minute and send them some Nifty tokens!
Happy Chrismas Everybody!
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