Using the faucet

Requesting funds to the faucet

The faucet is a web-based service that provides test ada (also known as 'tADA', 'fake ada' or 'fADA') to users of the testnet. While these tokens have no 'real world' value, they enable users to experiment with Cardano testnets features without having to spend real ada on the mainnet.
Click below to get redirected to the faucet.
Requesting funds is a very simple process:
  1. 1.
    Select the network, PREVIEW in our case
  2. 2.
    Select "Receive test ADA"
  3. 3.
    Paste your address
  4. 4.
    Make sure you are not a robot using Recaptcha
  5. 5.
    Click on REQUEST FUNDS
Query your address utxo to check you have received the funds from the faucet:
cardano-cli query utxo --address $(cat payment.addr) --testnet-magic 2
TxHash TxIx Amount
ce44140fe7a14a613cd381ded74e298a683973809294786df0aaefd3c5b25ba0 0 10000000000 lovelace + TxOutDatumNone
If you have any questions and suggestions while taking the lessons please feel free to ask in the forum and we will respond as soon as possible.