Get a Wallet

An Arweave wallet is your passport to the permaweb. To get started, you can get a wallet via:


  • Install the ArConnect Browser Extension
  • Visit arconnect.io and get set up with an Arweave browser wallet extension (for Chromium & Firefox) that can create a wallet for you & keep your keys secure. This is a MetaMask like experience for the permaweb.


  • Arweave.app is a lightweight, web based wallet. It is open-source and community developed.

ArDrive CLI

  • The ArDrive CLI can generate a seedphrase and wallet on your machine. Visit the ArDrive docs portal to get started.

Arweave wallets hold $AR cryptocurrency used to pay for data storage on Arweave, NFTs, PSTs, and manage Arweave app permissions across the permaweb. Once you have a wallet & some $AR you can do things like: