EOS account is not similar with ETH address which is a long string of characters and hard to remember. EOS is with the concept of "Account". Formal EOS account name consists of 12 characters. Advance EOS account name(Account name less than 12 characters) need to be obtained through auction. The account name is your EOS address. All the EOS account operations are based on the account name. Users can input EOS account name to make a transaction which is more convenient than ETH address.
Different from ETH, users need to stake or rent resources to obtain the EOS network using rights. EOS resources includes RAM, CPU and NET. Generally, all the operations on EOS network need these resources. And create a EOS account also requires EOS to buy resources which means you have to pay for a new EOS account.
So, Creating a EOS account needs an existing EOS account to help buying resources.
1 | Delegated Registration
Show the private key or key QR code to your friend who already has a EOS account to buy you a new EOS account. Please follow the steps bellow.
1. Your steps: Open your HD Wallet-->Add EOS-->"Delegated Registration"-->Show or share the Active key or QR code to your friend
2. Your friend's steps: Open HD Wallet-->Select "EOS"-->Select"More"-->"Create EOS Account"-->Input the name you want and check if it's available to be created-->Input the key from you or scan the QR code-->"Create"-->"Send Now"-->Input PIN Code to complete the creating
If you have an EOS account, you can register for your friends as well.
Once you got an EOS account, you could manage your RAM, CPU, NET and do EOS BP voting!