To get started on ArDrive, you'll need a digital wallet to pay for files you want to upload. You can create a new wallet through one of the following methods:
ArConnect is the easiest method for wallet creation and has advanced sign in options for ArDrive right from your Chrome browser. Get started with ArConnect
You can also create a new wallet through the Arweave website. The process takes a few steps to deter scammers and requires having a Twitter account. But as a reward for your patience, Arweave will add a small amount of AR into your wallet.
Go to the Arweave website to obtain your keyfile and wallet address, which is similar to a Twitter handle (but 43 characters long with random numbers and letters).
Your wallet address, which works similar to a Twitter handle, is 43 characters long with random numbers and letters. You can find it under your account name in ArConnect (see below) or in the title of the JSON wallet file you received from Arweave.