How to add Tether USDT to your Algorand wallet

Michel Dahdah
Apr 7, 2020 · 2 min read
My Algo Algorand Wallet

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.

The following tutorial shows how to Opt-In and add Tether’s USDt to your Algorand wallet in My Algo in order to be able to receive it.

Video Tutorial: How to add Tether USDT to your Algorand wallet in My Algo

How to add Tether USDT to your Algorand Wallet

Adding Tether USDT to your Algorand wallet in My Algo:

  1. Access your Algorand wallet through My Algo.
My Algo Add Asset

3. Click on Add Asset.

4. Search for Tether USDt ASA #312769 . Make sure to select the one with a verified check mark.

5.Click Continue.

Algorand Asset Search

6. Click on Asset opt-in.

7. Input your password and click on Send to sign and broadcast your opt-in transaction to USDt.

My Algo Wallet Dashboard

Now you are set. Your account will now be able to receive and send as many Tether’s USDt as you want.

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