It usually takes around 12-24 hours to download the Ethereum blockchain depending on your internet connection and computer speed. However, it may take longer if the network is congested. Once the blockchain has been downloaded, you can then use a variety of Ethereum wallets to access your account and start sending and receiving transactions.
Size of blockchain
The Ethereum blockchain is currently around 2GB in size and is growing every day as more transactions are processed on the network. The size of the blockchain will continue to increase as the network grows and more applications are built on top of it.
How long does it take to sync Ethereum blockchain
Once you have downloaded the Ethereum blockchain, it can take a few hours to sync depending on the speed of your computer and internet connection. However, once it is synced, you will be able to access your account and start sending and receiving transactions.
Where does Ethereum blockchain store?
The Ethereum blockchain is stored on each computer that is running an Ethereum node. Every node has a copy of the blockchain and helps to keep the network secure by processing transactions and verifying blocks.
On Windows: C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Ethereum
On Mac: ~/Library/Ethereum
On Linux: ~/.ethereum
How often is blockchain updated?
The Ethereum blockchain is updated whenever a new block is mined on the network. Blocks are mined every 10 minutes on average, but the actual time can vary depending on the network conditions.