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How to create an EA account

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How to create an EA account: Electronics Artsalso known as IT’S AT, is one of the most important video game manufacturers. In its catalog there are titles such as “FIFA”, “The Sims”, “Battlefield” and “Need for Speed” which, in some cases, require the creation of an account to access their online modes. How do you say? You know this well because you have been trying to create such an account for several minutes but you can’t? Don’t worry, because I’m here to help you.

In fact, in today’s guide, I’ll show you how to create an EA account to play the video games published and developed by this well-known software house. Going into more detail, I will advise you how to create an account both from Origin, EA’s official client for Windows and macOS, which via the company’s website. Furthermore, I will show you how to protect the account you are going to create by activating some security options and, if you have a game console such as PlayStation, Xbox or Switch, I will explain how to associate the EA account with that of these platforms.

How do you say? Can’t wait to get started? So let’s not waste any more time and let’s get to work immediately: sit comfortably, just take a few minutes of free time and follow the instructions I’m about to give you: I’m sure you will find what you need to create an EA account and play your cobs favorites. All that remains for me is to wish you a good read and, above all, a good time!

What is an EA Account for

A EA account it is essential if you are playing on a PC. When you buy a title distributed by this company, in fact, you are given a code to redeem on an EA account, through the client Originwithout which it is impossible to get the game itself.

For console video games this is a bit different because, although the titles are distributed on physical media, without an EA account it is not possible, in most cases, to access online servers or other services associated with the games.

For these reasons, a player must have an EA account if they do not want to run into any constraints during their gaming experience. The procedure is very simple and does not involve any cost: in the next few lines I will explain how to implement it from your computer and, if you need it, how to connect the account you are going to create to that of the console you use to play.

Create an EA Account

Create an EA Account it is an operation that requires a few simple steps. In the next few paragraphs, I’ll explain how to proceed both via the Origin client and directly from the company’s websites.

From the Origin client

On PC, as mentioned above, the use of an EA title requires the mandatory creation of an account.

To proceed, if you haven’t already done so, you need to download the client Origin, which is available for Windows and macOS. Reach, therefore, the EA site and download the software for Windows or macOS, using the button Download.

When the download is complete, on Windowsdouble-click the file .exe just downloaded and, in the screen that is shown to you, press the button Install Origin. Then put the check mark on the box below, to accept the terms of service, and click on Go on. Then wait for the installation process to finish and you will see the Origin main login screen.

On macOSdownloaded the file .dmg of Origin, double-click on it, to open it. In the screen that is shown to you, move theOrigin icon in the folder Applications and wait for the transfer to finish. Now, get to the Launchpad and start Origin: press the button You open and then on Agree, in the user agreement acceptance screen. Then enter the Mac admin password and press the button Install assistant. Finally, press on OK to display the application login screen.

After starting Origin, you will be shown a screen to log into an EA Account or create a new one. Then click on the tab Create an account and fill in the fields you see on the screen; select the item from the drop-down menu Italyin correspondence with the wording Country / Regionand enter your date of birth indicating it Day, Month And Year in the respective drop-down menus. Once this is done, put a check mark in the box below, to accept the use agreement and the processing of personal data, and then press the button Forward.

On the next screen, enter thee-mail and the password to be associated with the EA account you are creating. It indicates, therefore, the nickname that you want to show publicly, by typing it in the box Public IDand optionally enter yours first name And last name.

At this point, press the button Forward to access the screen through which to set the Security Question for password recovery. Use the drop-down menu next to the item Choose a security questionto choose a preset, and type your answer in the field Security answer.

Now, set the privacy level on activities and profile, leaving the item already set Nobody or by choosing a different one from those in the drop-down menu and put a check mark in the boxes below if you want to be found by email or if you want to be contacted by EA for promotional activities. I advise you not to activate the first option, to prevent the EA account from being subjected to phishing attacks.

Finally, click on the button Create account and wait for the outcome of the operation. A green check mark will indicate that the EA Account was created successfully. Then press the button Start to use the services offered by Origin.

From EA’s websites

If you don’t play from a PC but you still need to create an EA account, perhaps because you play from a console, in the next lines you will find out how to do it using the Electronic Arts websites.

EA.com

The primary website for using Electronics Arts services is EA.com. To create an account on it, visit it using the link I provided and press the icon with the symbol of a little man you see in the bar at the top right.

At this point, press the button subscribe to begin creating an EA Account. In the text box Please enter your email addresstype your email address and press the button Forward. In the screen that is shown to you, fill out the form that is proposed to you by entering a nickname in the field Public ID it’s a password to be associated with the new EA account you are about to create.

Once this is done, choose a security question among those indicated in the drop-down menu that you find under the heading Security Question. Then enter an answer in the field Security answertaking care to remember it.

Then choose the country Italy from the drop-down menu Country / Region and indicates the date of birth. Then press the button Verify to pass the anti-bot test. Then put a check mark in the boxes below and press the button Forward and then on Sign into complete the EA Account creation.

Origin.com

EA Account can also be created from Origin website, a platform dedicated to the use of PC games. The account creation process is very similar to what I have already shown you in this chapterbut with some differences which I will tell you about in the next few lines.

First, hit the Origin website and press the button Sign in, which you find at the bottom left. A new browser tab will open with a form to fill out. In the drop-down menu Country / Regionselect Italy and set a date of birth. Then put a check mark in the box below, to accept the user agreement, and click on Forward.

On the next screen, type thee-mail and the password to be associated with the EA account; indicate the public nickname by typing it in the box Public IDand fill in the fields First name And Last name, if you see fit. Then press the button Verify to pass the anti-bot test and press Forward, to access the screen for setting the security question. Choose one from the drop-down menu and type an answer in the field below.

Now, set the privacy level you prefer the most and put the check mark in the boxes below. Finally, click on the button Create account to complete the EA Account creation process.

Security settings

If you want to increase EA Account protection, you can set the access verification, which combines the standard password of the profile with a disposable code, sent via SMS, email or authenticating app, every time a new device is accessed. To do this, go to the site EA.com and click the icon with the thumbnail of the profile, which is located at the top right. In the context menu that is shown to you, click on the button Account settings to access your personal profile.

In the left sidebar, select the item Safety and locate the wording Access verification. At this point, press the button Activate and select one of the three security options already mentioned. In this guide of mine, I will tell you about activating the verification of access via email. Then choose the item E-mail and press on Go on: you will be prompted to reply to the Security Question. After filling in with the correct answer, click on the button Enable Login Verification to show you some codes that you will need to save, in case you lose access to your phone or email. Easy, right?

Link console accounts to EA accounts

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If you play an EA video game on console (PlayStation, Xbox or Switch), you may be required to sign in with an EA Account to take advantage of some services, such as accessing online servers.

In this case, after creating an EA account through the procedures I have indicated to you in this chapteron the main screen of the game press on the item Link EA Account or Connect to EA servers (the wording may be different from game to game) and type thee-mail and the password account. Then press the confirm button to log in with the credentials you just entered.

After doing this, your PSN ID, Xbox gamertag or Nintendo Account will automatically be associated with the EA Account. You can check that the association has taken place by accessing the website of EA and consulting the section Personal informations of your account to view connected accounts.

If you encounter any problems during this procedure or on EA’s services, I recommend that you contact this company directly, via the panel Help reachable at this link.