In Algorand, to avoid spamming your address with tokens and assets like it happens in other blockchains like Ethereum, you need to manually opt in to the asset that you wish to receive. This Opt-In transaction involves sending a 0 amount of the asset you wish to add to your account to yourself.
Video Tutorial: How to add Tether USDT to your Algorand wallet in My Algo
Adding Tether USDT to your Algorand wallet in My Algo:
- Access your Algorand wallet through My Algo.
- From your wallet dashboard, go to the drop-down menu in the top right corner.
3. Click on Add Asset.
4. Search for Tether USDt ASA #312769 . Make sure to select the one with a verified check mark.
6. Click on Asset opt-in.
7. Input your password and click on Send to sign and broadcast your opt-in transaction to USDt.
Now you are set. Your account will now be able to receive and send as many Tether’s USDt as you want.