How to buy an NFT on OpenSea.io - learnwithme.eth
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January 20th, 2022

This article covers how to buy an Ethereum NFT that is for sale on OpenSea.io

Prerequisites

  1. You must have an NFT wallet that can connect to OpenSea. We recommend MetaMask, learn how to set one up here.
  2. You must have ETH in your NFT wallet. Learn how to fund your MetaMask wallet here.
  3. Find an NFT that has an active Buy Now listing on OpenSea.io

Hint: You can easily apply the Buy Now filter when searching the marketplace to only show items with an active Buy Now listing

Step 1 - Go to the NFT’s page

Select the NFT that you want to buy and confirm that (1) the listing is active, and (2) review the details to see on what NFT network and standard the was minted with.

This is a sample ETH ERC-721 NFT that is listed for sale.
This is a sample ETH ERC-721 NFT that is listed for sale.

If you do not have enough funds, learn how to deposit ETH into your wallet here.

This error message will be shown if you do not have enough funds.
This error message will be shown if you do not have enough funds.

Step 2 - Confirm checkout and sign the transaction from your wallet

2.2 - Confirm the transaction from your wallet

You will have to pay the cost of the NFT + a gas fee for the transaction.

You will see a processing screen while the ETH transaction processes.

Sample Buy Now transaction processing screen from OpenSea.io
Sample Buy Now transaction processing screen from OpenSea.io

Once the transaction is processed, you will now own the NFT and be able to sell or transfer it.

More OpenSea.io how to’s coming soon

  • Learn how to Sell and NFT you own.
  • Learn how to Transfer an NFT you own here.
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