How to Create an Account in Figma

Updated on: August 31, 2022

The Figma World is here to change yours, and to have access you must get an account. In this article, you will learn how to create Account in Figma in less than 2 minutes.

There’s no need to be an experienced designer to get a sense of what a good user experience - UX - can be, especially being app users ourselves. Of course, being a designer helps, but this is where Figma comes in, to make your life -and career- smooth and enjoyable.

Figma WEB or APP: You Choose 

There’s two ways of getting access to create your account. You can enter Figma both on the web or using the app. The difference you ask? Accessibility.

Whether you use the web or the application it will present small differences that reduces your options on how accessible you would like Figma to be.,

Maybe less clicking and, for sure, no distractions using the browser (be careful of getting caught inside the internet’s rabbit hole).

Therefore, the browser application doesn’t require space on your PC as you can also switch tabs to look for some inspiration. Figma will let you choose anyway.

Here's is how to download Figma to your desktop.

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Into Figma’s World

Be aware of your preferences as this will define how your work flows. Once you see Figma’s Interface click on No account? Create one. You’ll get redirected to the browser and then you must provide the info to set the account. Which info? Just the email you use on a regular basis and a good, genius, no hackable password. 

NOTE: It’s very iImportant to know the purpose you will be giving to Figma. Whether you’ll be’re creating an application interface (Design) or if you’ll bere doing user research (understanding user’s behavior). How you will use it is also important, so check in the options which one fits you the best and click on Create Account.

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Figma for Desktop

  1. Go to
  2. Choose the Desktop App for macOS/Windows
  3. Click on the Icon
  4. Enter your account
  5. Time to create awesome stuff.

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