Account setup - how to get started with Kraken! Kraken Getting Started Account Basics Hi, welcome to Kraken! To get started, follow these steps and guides: 1. Create an account 2. Secure your account and digital life 3. Get verified 4. Fund your account Then you can: Buy or sell cryptocurrencies ("spot exchange") Trade cryptocurrency using margin, if eligible. Trade Futures on Kraken Futures Download our official mobile apps Was this article helpful?