How to set Identities for Sub Accounts Print
Modified on: Wed, 20 Jul, 2022 at 9:00 PM
Users can also link accounts by setting "sub accounts", each with its own identity, under a primary account. The system reserves a bond for each sub account. An example of how you might use this would be a validation company running multiple validators. A single entity, "My Staking Company", could register multiple sub accounts that represent the Stash accounts of each of their validators.
An account can have a maximum of 100 sub-accounts. Note that a deposit of 20.053 DOT is required for every sub-account.
1. Go to the Accounts UI. Click on the three vertical dots corresponding to the account to which you already set the identity. You should see an option to set onchain sub-identities. Click on it.
2. In the pop-up window, select your Ledger account from the dropdown and enter text in sub name field. Then, click on set subs button.
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