Getting Started in Second Life - Create your account

(want to follow along with a PDF version of the instructions? click here)


Click this link: Join Second Life

Follow the instructions on the screen to proceed through the process of creating your account.


  1. Choose any avatar you want. You can change it later whenever you want and as many times as you want.
  2. Click the arrows on the right or left to scroll through the avatar options.
  3. When the avatar you want is in the center of the screen above the orange button, click "Choose This Avatar".




Choose your username carefully! You CANNOT change your name later!



Remember... the name you choose is the name you keep!




Fill in the usual info for creating an online account



Click "Select" for a Free account.



Click the "Download & Install Second Life" button


Continue to the next steps

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