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NFT For Beginners: How To Buy NFT Tokens

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NFT Tokens

In particular, in the year 2021, the phrase NFT has been trending and creating news.

NFTs have been around since 2014, but it wasn’t until 2021 that this revolutionary technology broke through into the mainstream, upsetting the art world and other businesses.

The NFT scene has changed dramatically during the last 12 months.

NFT stands for Non-Fungible Token and is a unique unit of data that uses technology to log and authenticate digital content—from films to songs to images—on cryptocurrency blockchains, especially Ethereum.

NFTs have the primary consequence of making it easy to claim and sell computerized material.

Computerized craftsmen, for example, could already build large followings on social media, attract independent business work, and possibly sell prints and other merchandise with their plans, but they had trouble adapting advanced craftsmanship directly, as buyers asked, “Why would it be a good idea for me to purchase what I can screen capture for free?”

For more details, read our blog on the history of NFT.

NFT For Beginners: How To Buy NFT Tokens

Non-fungible tokens can be bought on a variety of NFT exchanges, including as OpenSea, Rarible, and SuperRare.

Here’s how you can get your hands on some via Rarible:

Step 1: Go to Rarible.com and click the ‘Connect’ icon in the top right corner. Log in using the wallet you want to link to the platform from here.

Before you can log in, you must first agree to the terms of service.

We’ll use Metamask, a popular web and mobile wallet, in our example.

Metamask

Metamask

Step 2: Once logged in, search the platform for the NFT you’re looking to purchase.

In our example, we’ll show how you might purchase ‘Hand of Fate’ by Jango. The process will be similar regardless of which NFT you wish to purchase (assuming it is available to purchase outright).

Once you’ve selected the NFT you wish to purchase, click the Buy now button.

Metamask Buy Now

Metamask Buy Now

Step 3: A confirmation window will appear, requesting that you double-check the order’s details.

To go to the final step, click the Proceed to payment button if you’re happy to do so.

Metamask checkout

Metamask checkout

Step 4: A message from your wallet will appear, requesting you to confirm the transaction.

If you want to proceed, simply confirm the transaction and it will be completed.

Your NFT will be deposited immediately to your Ethereum address and will be yours to keep once it has been validated.

Note that you should avoid purchasing your NFTs during peak hours to avoid paying an exorbitant gas fee (as per our example below).

Metamask account

Metamask account

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