Where to Store DOT: Polkadot Wallet Options Print
Modified on: Tue, 6 Feb, 2024 at 4:43 PM
Secure, non-custodial Polkadot wallets ensure your funds are protected, with encrypted private keys on your device. Choose between browser extensions or mobile apps to manage your DOT, stake, be part of the governance of Polkadot, and much more. Hardware wallets provide maximum security for long-term holders and nominators, while power users and developers can dive deeper with the feature-packed Polkadot-JS UI. Many Polkadot wallets to choose from. Discover them on Polkadot's homepage to find the one that suits your needs best.
If you are wondering, "What is the best wallet for DOT?" you will be happy to hear that several teams are developing wallets for DOT tokens, including cold storage (offline) options. From the most user-friendly options to the most advanced and sophisticated wallets, you have many wallets to choose from to manage your DOT.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Treasury Funded Wallets
- Cold Storage Wallets (offline)
- Third-Party Wallets
- Wallets for developers and power users
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These third-party wallets are all non-custodial and have been funded by the community through either the Polkadot or Kusama treasury. All of them are highly reputable and can offer assistance to their users on their respective official sites.
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Cold Storage Wallets (offline)
Hardware wallets offer the capability to store your account offline while still enabling you to access and use your Polkadot account at your convenience. Some of these hardware wallets are listed below.
You can install Polkadot Vault (rebranded from Parity Signer) on an old smartphone reset to factory defaults, which you will keep in airplane mode. This way, you can turn your old phone into a cold storage wallet.
Another secure option is the Ledger wallet which supports Polkadot. You can use it natively with Ledger Live or connect it to many of the wallets mentioned in this article and directly to the Staking Dashboard.
Numerous third-party wallets have been built by the community or funded in other ways. You can find a list of them on community websites like Dotinsights. Open-source projects are also listed in our Wiki.
We cannot provide support for these wallets. However, most of them are user-friendly and have their own documentation and support teams ready to help.
Wallets for developers and power users
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