You may come across the message: "This transaction has a higher network fee to set up (link) your account" or seen an activity item called "Link account".
What is this?
As part of the security model for your zkSync account, the first action you are trying to take actually consists of an additional security transaction. This sets up your Argent account on the zkSync network.
Already made a transaction to Claim my zkSync account?
Securing your zkSync wallet is a two-step process for some of our existing users, or if you have previously gone through the Vault recovery flow.
To maintain the security fundamentals of the Ethereum blockchain, you have to make both an Ethereum transaction (typically more expensive) and a zkSync transaction (cheaper, which is bundled with the action you are trying to do on zkSync).