How to register an ENS domain

Step By Step Guide on obtaining your .eth domain!

Go to the ENS Manager App, connect your wallet and search for a name you want

Provided that the name you searched for is available, click on it to continue to the beginning of the registration

Select the amount of years you want to register the name for, and if you'd like to set it as your wallets Primary name during the registration process and then click Next.

For more information about what the Primary name does, see

The Primary name

Set additional records

By selecting Edit Profile during the registration process you can set multiple records in the registration transaction.

Set the records you want on your ENS name, or skip ahead to Registering your ENS name below.

Registering your ENS name

Registering an ENS name is a three step process

  1. Request to Register ​_A 0ETH commit transaction to prevent front-running_ ​

  2. Wait 60 Seconds ​_A 60 second waiting time_ ​

  3. Register ​_The actual Registration transaction_

Step 1: Request to register

While this transaction does not have a transaction value, it still incurs a gas fee.

Click Request to Register to start Step 1 of the registration process. A 0 ETH transaction is performed where your name is hashed with a secret key so that no one else can view the name you're trying to register.

Keep in mind

  • This step stores a secret key in your browser's local storage. To avoid having to repeat this step, make sure to not clear your cache or switch browsers. ​

  • You have 1 day to complete Step 3 before the Request to Register transaction expires. However, the ENS name is not reserved for you during this time.

Double-check that the registration length and fees are satisfactory, then press Begin to start the registration process

Click Open wallet and approve the transaction in your wallet

Wait while the transaction is processed by the Ethereum blockchain

Step 2: Wait 60 second

After the Step 1 transaction completes there's a 60-second waiting period to prevent front running

Step 3: Register

Now it's time to Register your ENS name. Click the register button and confirm the transaction in your wallet

Congratulations! If all transactions went through successfully you will now be the proud owner of your very own ENS name

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