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Install your Terra Wallet

This guide will cover how to get started with Mars Protocol.
To interact with Mars Protocol, a user will first have to install a wallet. Two popular options are XDEFI Wallet and Terra Station web extension. In the sections below, we'll explain how to install them.

Step-by-step guide on how to install XDEFI Wallet

Step 1: Go to XDEFI Wallet Website: https://www.xdefi.io/

Go to the XDEFI Wallet website and click on the "Download" tab. This will redirect you to the app store where you will be able to install the XDEFI web extension app.

Step 2: Install the XDEFI Web Extension

Click on "Add to Chrome" and install the web extension in your browser.

Step 3: Accessing the XDEFI Wallet

Click on the XDEFI extension icon to open the pop-up. Then click on "Let's get started" to create or import a Terra wallet.

Step 4: Creating a New Wallet

Read and tick the "Agree to T&C" box. Then either "Create" a new wallet or "import" an existing Terra Wallet. For this guide we will be creating a new one.

Step 5: Setting-up a Password

The process will take you to a new page where you will be asked to create a password for your wallet. Create one and note it down in a safe place as this password will be required to log-in to your wallet.
Once done, click on "Next".

Step 6: Write down your Seed Phrase

You will be prompted to securely write down your seed phrase. This is critically important.
Write the 12-word seed phrase down in a secure and private place and in a proper order.
Important Note: Losing the seed phrase will lead to loss of the funds kept in the wallet. Do not share your seed phrase with anyone.
Once done, click on "Next".

Step 7: Verify the Seed Phrase

Verify the seed phrase by inserting the correct phrase at the right place. Once done, click on "Next".

Step 8: Enter a name for your Wallet

Choose a name for your wallet. You can create multiple wallets and naming them will help to better organize your wallet.

Step 9: Make XDEFI Wallet your Default Wallet

Switch the toggle option "on" to make the XDEFI Wallet your default wallet. This is a required step in order to make your wallet work smoothly.
Once done, click on "Next".

Step 10: Choose your blockchains

Choose the blockchains you would like to see in your XDEFI Wallet. Make sure that the Terra blockchain is toggled "on".
Once done, click on "Complete".

Step 11: Open the Web Extension

Congratulations! Your new Terra Wallet is now created and ready to go!
Click on the XDEFI Wallet icon in the browser extension area and read the information given for the new wallet users.

Step 12: Depositing Funds

Click on the Asset you want to deposit in the wallet. Then click on "Receive" to get the deposit address and do the deposit transaction.
You can start depositing any Terra chain token (Cw20 standard) in your newly created Terra deposit address.
You can access your wallet anytime from the XDEFI Wallet icon in the extension bar.

Step-by-step guide on how to install Terra Extension Wallet

Step 1: Go to Terra's main website: https://www.terra.money/

Click on "Download Station Wallet" and choose Chrome browser to install it as a web extension app.

Step 2: Install Terra Station web extension

Click on "Add to Chrome" and confirm it by clicking on the "Add extension" pop-up.

Step 3: Accessing the Terra Station Extension Wallet

Once the Terra Station extension is installed, click on the "globe" icon on the extension bar to access your Wallet.
Then, You can connect your wallet using Ledger, Private Keys or Seed phrase. Or create a completely new one. For this tutorial, we will create a new wallet.

Step 4: Creating a New Wallet

Once you click on "New Wallet" option, you will be redirected to a new page as shown in image above.
At this stage, you will have to create a "Wallet Name" and "Password" for your wallet. You will also need to write down your 24 word "Seed Phrase" in a secure and safe place.
After writing it down, click on the checkbox and click "Next".
Important Note: If you lose your Seed Phrase, you will not be able to recover your funds. Seed Phrase must be kept in a private place. If anyone gets access to your Seed Phrase, they can take your funds out easily.

Step 5: Depositing Funds

Now your wallet is ready to go!
You can start depositing any Terra chain token (Cw20 standard) in your newly created Terra deposit address.
You can access your wallet anytime from the "globe" icon in the extension bar, and make transactions.

Step-by-step guide on how to install Leap Wallet

Step 1: Go to Leap Wallet Website: https://www.leapwallet.io/

Go to the Leap Wallet website and click on the "Install Leap" tab or home button. This will redirect you to the app store where you will be able to install the Leap web extension app.

Step 2: Install the Leap Web Extension

Click on "Add to Chrome" and install the web extension in your browser.

Step 3: Creating a New Wallet

After your extension finishes downloading, you will automatically be redirected to a Leap site where you can either create a new wallet or import an existing wallet. For this guy, we will be creating a new one.

Step 4: Setting-up a Wallet Name and Password

Choose a name for your wallet. You can create multiple wallets and naming them will help to better organize your wallet. Note your password down in a safe place as this password will be required to log-in to your wallet.
Once done, click on "Next".

Step 5: Write down your Seed Phrase

You will be prompted to securely write down your seed phrase. This is critically important.
Write the 12-word seed phrase down in a secure and private place and in a proper order.
Important Note: Losing the seed phrase will lead to loss of the funds kept in the wallet. Do not share your seed phrase with anyone.
Once done, click on "Next".

Step 6: Verify the Seed Phrase

Verify the seed phrase by inserting the correct phrase at the right place. Once done, click on "Next".

Step 7: Congrats! You've created a Leap Wallet

Your new Terra Wallet is now created and ready to go!

Step 8: Open the Web Extension

You can find your extensions in the top right section of your browser. Click on the Leap icon to open your wallet.

Step 9: Depositing Funds

You can start depositing any Terra chain tokens (Cw20 standard) in your newly created Leap deposit address.
You can access your wallet anytime from the Leap icon in the extension bar, and make transactions.