A tutorial for beginners on how to join and participate in the SOURCE blockchain network

1. Download and Secure your Keplr wallet

Keplr is a web3 Interchain wallet
Be sure to backup your 12- or 24-word Keplr Wallet seed phrase and store it offline. Remember, NOT YOUR KEYS, NOT YOUR CRYPTO. Your wallet is your own responsibility. We recommend backing up via a secure USB drive and notepad. NEVER STORE YOUR PHRASE ON GMAIL OR THE CLOUD.


connect Keplr web3 wallet to Osmosis
2A. - Connect Keplr Wallet and make SOURCE visible
  • click the "connect wallet" button to link your Keplr to the Osmosis app.
  • NEXT, click the gear icon to turn on "Unverified Assets" (we are working to become verified) this will allow you to see SOURCE as an option to swap OSMO for. Now you need some OSMO for gas.

3. Buy OSMO or USDC and Swap for SOURCE

3A. - With Keplr connected to a "BUY TOKENS" button will appear in the bottom left corner of the app. Click "Buy Tokens" to on-ramp fiat dollars into crypto.
"Buy tokens" button will only appear if Keplr is connected
3B. - Use Kado or Transak to purchase OSMO or USDC. You will then be taken through a quick KYC form. This is for anti-money laundering purposes. Your information is secure.
IMPORTANT: Always keep a small amount of OSMO in your wallet for gas and IBC transfers.
3C. - Swap OSMO or USDC for SOURCE and confirm the transaction with Keplr wallet
click "Swap" and confirm the transaction
click Approve and you will now have SOURCE in your Keplr wallet

4. Send SOURCE on Osmosis to SOURCE on Source via IBC transfer and stake SOURCE tokens to help secure the network

  1. 1.
    Click Assets tab on Osmosis, it will look something like this
  2. 2.
    Next on the SOURCE line, click "Withdraw >"
Click "Withdraw >" to start IBC transfer tokens to SOURCE
  1. 3.
    Next, enter the amount you will be sending and click "Withdraw SOURCE", Keplr will then pop up and ask you to Approve the transaction. Click "Approve"
Click "Approve" to initiate the IBC transfer

5. STAKE your SOURCE and earn rewards for contributing to secure the network

Now that you have SOURCE tokens on the SOURCE blockchain network you can stake to earn rewards.
5A. Connect Keplr by click "CONNECT WALLET" in the top right corner of the app
Once connected, refresh the page and you will see you SOURCE balance on the dashboard.
Connect Keplr to
5B. Click the "Staking tab"
Select validators to stake with (one at a time)
It is recommended to spread your staking delegations to multiple Validators. Click the "Delegate" button next to the validator you wish to stake with.
Click "SEND" and approve the transaction. Your tokens stay in your wallet this only gives the validator permission to stake your tokens on your behalf. The validators earn a commission by providing this service to the network.
Congratulations! you are now staking and earning rewards by the block on the SOURCE network. You can now return to the Dashboard and view your balance as well as how many Rewards have been earned.
Last modified 2mo ago