Register a Nickname on Freenode

Tyler Tyler (291)
Total time: 3 minutes 

After using freenode enough times, I decided to register my nickname. Here's how I did it.

IRC Client×1

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/connect chat.freenode.net
/nick nickname

Replace nickname with your desired nickname.

/msg nickserv register [password] [email address]

Replace your email address and password with the values you choose.

You should immediately receive a verification email. Copy the code provided in the email to your irc client.

To log in simply type:

/msg nickserv identify [account name] [password]