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Create a Wikipedia account

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At the top right of the screen, select Create account

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Fill out the appropriate information. This includes username, password, and email address.

Note: Consider using a username that is not your real name. Wikipedia and edit histories are publicly-available, and your username will show up in article histories.

Watch a how-to video for creating an account 1:20

Now you have an account!