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I'm a new user trying out the Rinkeby testnet. I followed the procedure in this youtube video. But I can't get ether. This page says "Invalid User... boom!"

I've contacted GitHub. They suspect that it's due to misbehaving spam-detecting robots, so they just unflagged my account "twice" but still doesn't work. What should I do?

  • You can try other testnets too! Rinkeby is the most popular and used testnet! – Ayushya Nov 5 '17 at 15:06
  • You need to post your ethereum address in which you want ethers to googlee+, fb or twitter. And instead of address, paste the link to your post (that contains your address) in the faucet page. – Prashant Prabhakar Singh Feb 12 '18 at 20:22
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Reddit is the best way that works consistently https://www.reddit.com/r/ethdev/comments/61zdn8/if_you_need_some_ropsten_testnet_ethers/

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To get ether from the Rinkeby testnet, you have to post your ethereum address to one of the following social networks:

  1. Twitter (public)
  2. Google+ (public)
  3. Facebook (public)

Once you've made the post, copy the public post URL and paste it into the Rinkeby testnet faucet. You'll get your test ether quickly after that.

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There many faucets for ropsten network that you can use without login in facebook or other social network.

http://faucet.ropsten.be:3001/ https://faucet.metamask.io/

These two work immediately.

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We have created a universal faucet here It is just a captcha for validation so it should be easier to use.

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