The craze of CryptoPunks is increasing day by day. Celebrities are purchasing CryptoPunks and posting them as their Twitter profile pictures. If you are also fascinated by the Punks craze then you have come to the right post. In this article, we will discuss “How To Buy CryptoPunks”.
CryptoPunks are the small pixel art frame characters that are generated using the algorithms. The pixel dimensions of the CryptoPunks generated via algorithm is 24 X 24 that makes it the 8-bit style avatar that is unique. The Punks were first created in the year 2017 and with the passage of time, the world has seen an increase in their demand and price.
How To Buy CryptoPunks?
Buying the CryptoPunks from the NFT Marketplace is just the same as buying any other NFT. with the only difference being that you are specifically going to buy the Punks from its official Marketplace.
We have explained the whole process of “How To Buy CryptoPunks” in detail below with examples. For the detailed study, we will be using the MetaMask Crypto Wallet. You can use any Crypto wallet of your choice.
1. Get The Digital Crypto Wallet
There are several digital Crypto wallets that the user can use to buy CryptoPunks. These crypto wallets are used to store Ethereum tokens. These tokens are later used to purchase the CryptoPunks NFTs.
Some of the best digital Crypto Wallets are:
- Ledger Nano X
- Coinbase Wallet
- Trezor Model T
- Ledger Nano S
Well, to give you a proper explanation about the topic, “How To Buy CryptoPunks”. We will take up an example. Let us start with the “MetaMask” crypto wallet. To get a MetaMask Crypto, follow the steps given below.
- Go to the official MetaMask website.
- Navigate to the “Download Now” option and click on it.
- Clicking on this button will take you to another page and you will be given the option to download the MetaMask extension.
- Click on “Install MetaMask” for chrome.
- Now, tap on “Add To Chrome”.
- Then, click on “Add Extension”.
- On the top right corner of the screen, you will see the MetaMask icon. Click on it.
- Then click on “Try It Now” and then “Continue”.
- You will be asked to create a password for your account. Do it.
- After this step click on “Next” and accept the terms and conditions.
- Now, click on “Reveal Secret Words”.
- Remember these words will be used to recover your account if somehow you forget your password.
- Follow the instructions on the screen and your MetaMask account has been created.
2. Get Ethereum In The Wallet
Now that you have created the crypto wallet it’s time to get the Ethereum coins that is the Ether represented by ETH. So, follow the steps given below to import Ethereum to the MetaMask wallet that will help you to buy CryptoPunks.
- First of all download the MetaMask application on your mobile devices.
- Then login into the wallet using the seed phrase and the password. The seed phrase is the one that you get while creating the account.
- On the homepage of the application, you will find four options. These are “Receive”, “Buy”, “Send”, “Swap”.
- You have to click on the “Buy” option.
- Then navigate to the option that says “Buy ETH using a Bank Transfer”.
- Swipe the introduction and click on “Continue to Purchase ETH”.
- Next, you need to enter the amount of the USD ($) for which you need to purchase the ETH.
- Then, click on the “Buy Now” option.
- Now, complete the verification process by entering the Email and the verification code.
- Next, you will be asked to enter the card details.
- Follow the instructions and the ETH will be transferred to your wallet.
3. Go To The Larva Labs Website
Once you have created the Crypto Wallet and added Ethereum to it. It’s time to go to the CryptoPunks NFT Marketplace to make a purchase.
- Go to the official Larva Labs website. Make sure that you are logged into the MetaMask wallet first.
- On the homepage of the website, you will find the option to “Allow access to Metamask”.
- Click on it. This will display a pop-up window in front of you on the screen. Click on “Next” and “Connected”.
- Now, click here to go to the CryptoPunks available for sale.
- This will open the list of the CryptoPunks available for sale.
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4. Make The Purchase
- Once the list of the CryotoPunks available for sale is in front of you. Select the one that you want to buy and click on it.
- Now, click on the “Buy” button.
- A MetaMask Pop Up will appear in front of you, giving you the detail about the price that you have to pay to buy CryptoPunks that you have selected.
- Click on the confirmation button and follow the instructions by the MetaMask wallet to make the purchase.
Congrats you have purchased the CryptoPunks NFT!!!
That was all in the guide on “How To Buy CryptoPunks”. Although we have taken MetaMask as an example, you can use the wallet of your choice. The basic process will remain the same. You have to create the wallet account, add the Ether tokens to the wallet, go to the CryptoPunks official website and make the purchase. Yeah, it is that simple.
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