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How to buy ether (ETH) using MetaMask & buy BEA tokens using ether (ETH)

Modified on: 2018-08-29 11:29:04 +0200


To transfer BEA tokens to your MetaMask wallet you need ether. This article will show you how to buy ether (ETH) using MetaMask and how to buy BEA tokens using ether (ETH).

To get free ether, visit the faucet site made specifically for this purpose https://faucet.metamask.io. It automatically reads the MetaMask address of your browser and sends ether to your wallet.


How to buy ether (ETH) using MetaMask
Step 1: Click “Buy” from your MetaMask wallet

Step 2: When the next window opens, click the link to the “Ropsten Test Faucet”

Step 3: After clicking “Ropsten Test Faucet”, a new https://faucet.metamask.io/ window should pop up and open in your browser. Click “request 1 ether from faucet”

Step 4: After requesting 1 ether from the faucet, a pop-up message will display in the transactions section confirming your ether transaction

Step 5: Your ether balance


PLEASE NOTE: You need 3 ETH in your wallet to purchase 1 BEA token. This means Step 1 to Step 5 above would need to be done a minimum of 3 times. 



How to buy BEA tokens using ether (ETH)
Step 1: To buy the BEA coin, you need to go to 
https://www.myetherwallet.com. Select the “Network Ropsten (myetherwallet.com)” network

Step 2: Click on the “Send Ether & Tokens” tab and then select the "Private Key" option

Step 3: To send the tokens to your MetaMask wallet, you need to export your MetaMask “Private key”. If prompted for a password, use the password you choose when setting up the MetaMask plugin.

Step 4: Paste your "Private Key" in the text box and click “Unlock”

Step 5: Now that your wallet has been successfully decrypted. You can buy the BEA coin.

Click on "Show QR Code"

Step 6: Copy your QR Code

Step 7: Paste your QR Code key in the text field area, select "BEA from the drop-down list, add "1" in the "Amount to Send" text box and click “Generate transaction”

Do not change “Gas limit”; it should always be set to 21000. 

after the transaction has been generated, click “Send transaction”

Step 8: After the transaction has been generated, click “Send transaction”

Step 9: Confirm the transaction by clicking "Yes, I am sure! Make transaction."

Step 10: Verify transaction

Step 11: You have completed the transaction. You can now view your BEA balance in your MetaMask wallet.

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