Getting Started With Connect!
Purchase a Node
FIRST, you must have Ethereum to purchase the software in Connect.
Here are a few youtube videos to watch on where and how you can buy Ethereum to purchase a Smart Node or Lite Node.
How to Buy Ethereum (in 2 minutes) - 2022 Update https://youtu.be/qFxGoTYQnUE
How to Purchase Ethereum on Coinbase Pro & Crypto.com & Store on a Ledger Nano Hardware Wallet https://youtu.be/svI5Iy9yuTs
How to Install MetaMask in Your Browser to Manage Ethereum & ERC20 Tokens Latest Version 2020 https://youtu.be/kd_Im1wNftU
I'm Ready to Purchase!
1. Log into your Connect United account.
2. Click 'Buy Nodes' at the top of the page.
3. Select your product of choice and update your quantity. (Smart Node Bundle, Smart Nodes, Lite Notes, etc.)
4. If you do not have enough ETH, you will be given an option to 'Add ETH to Your Wallet' (Send ETHEREM to your wallet by either scanning the QR code or simply copying and pasting your wallet address into the send to recipient address of a compatible wallet application. This is an ERC20 network address. See above for detail videos on how to purchase ETH.)
5. Your cart will show your order and your ETH Balance. Click 'Preview Order'.
6. Your Node Agreement will appear. You have 1 hour to click the check boxes, initial and sign the form.
7. Click 'Agree & Continue' at the bottom of the Agreement page.
8. Enter your Encryption Password.
9. Click Submit Order.
10. You are all done! Check your email for your Connect Order Receipt!
11. Click 'View Nodes' on the order status page to see your node summary.
12. Turn your smart or lite node on using Vultr! Click here for set up instructions.
If you already have vultr set up for 100 lite nodes for the brand you just purchased, you do not have to set up a new vultr instance. It may take a few hours before you see your newly purchased node showing online. To check status click the 'View Nodes' on your order status page or 'My Nodes' under your 'My Connect' tab in Connect United.