To interact with and access the various Hedera Mainnet services such as accounts, topics, tokens, files, and smart contracts, you will need a Hedera account. Your Hedera account also holds a balance of HBAR, which can be used to make transaction fee payments or transfers to other accounts.
Create free mainnet accounts by visiting any of these wallet providers:
Once you have obtained your mainnet account from a supported wallet, you can use the SDKs to create additional mainnet accounts.
To do this, you will need to point your Hedera client to mainnet (
Client.forMainnet())and use the
AccountCreateTransactionAPI to create a new account. The transaction fee payer (referred to as the
operatorin the SDKs) information should be set to the mainnet account you created from one of the above wallets (