To play characters without S&F account you need to import those to the tab "Local".
If you would like to connect characters to your S&F Account you need to import those beforehand:
- Navigate to the tab "Local" in your character selection.
- Click "Import".
- Enter the name of the character to be imported.
- Select the game world of the character.
- Enter the password of the character.
- Click "Login" and the character will be added to the local character selection screen.
You will now be able to connect local characters to your S&F account in the tab "Account".