If you didn’t already install Metamask, this post will help you do that.
Come back to this page when you’re all set. You’ll see that the process takes very little time and sets you up for the rest of your Ethereum journey.
Done installing Metamask? OK, so now:
Step 1: Click on the Metamask icon and enter your password
Step 2: Select “Ethereum Main Net” as your network
Step 3: Unlock your account by entering your Main Net password
Step 4: Click the “Buy” button
Step 5: Select “Coinbase” then “Continue to Coinbase”
Step 6: Type the amount of Ether you need to buy + your email address
Step 7: Enter your name and state (US only at this time)
Step 8: Enter the security code Coinbase sent you via email
Step 9: Punch in your phone number
Step 10: Coinbase will now text you a security code
Step 11: Identity Verification (1)
Step 12: Identity Verification (2)
Step 12: Snail Mail verification
Step 13: Payment method
Step 14: Confirm purchase
Step 15: You’re done!
Now that you own Eth currency, spending it is an option, or keeping it…
In either case, it’s waiting for you in your Metamask wallet.