This is a step by step instruction guide on how to set up an Ethereum Wallet and get free test Ether to run on a test network.
MetaMask is a browser extension wallet that runs in your Chrome browser.
Open the Google Chrome browser and navigate to:
Now get get registered, set up strong password, and save 12 words, your can use to restore your MetaMask account. Once you are done with a set up process you should see your account details:
Get free test Ether
We need to get some test Ether, first step is to switch to the Test Network - Ropsten.
Now click "Buy", and click "Ropsten Test Faucet". MetaMask will open:
Now you can check your transaction ID on:
just copy your transaction TxHash --> ID
And check a transaction status: