Storing, Accessing and Sending Your DOT

Where to store DOT: Polkadot wallet options
If you're wondering, "What is the best wallet for DOT?" You will be happy to hear that there are several teams developing wallets for DOT tok...
Wed, 21 Oct, 2020 at 8:31 AM
How to create a DOT account
You can create a DOT account in any wallet that supports Polkadot. Our wiki has a list of wallet options for you that are being developed by members of the ...
Wed, 9 Sep, 2020 at 9:51 AM
I can't find my account on the Polkadot network!
If you cannot find your DOT address on e.g. polkascan.io, it has either not received the minimum amount of DOT required to activate the account yet, or its ...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 6:13 PM
Can I use the same Polkadot public key for both my Polkadot and Kusama accounts?
You can use the same Polkadot key to claim your Kusamas, but we recommend you generate a new address for each network.  It is possible to convert the same ...
Thu, 3 Sep, 2020 at 1:15 PM
Where to buy DOT
Polkadot is still a very new network, therefore the DOT token may not be available on exchanges in your jurisdiction yet. This is rapidly changing.  Pub...
Tue, 8 Sep, 2020 at 6:23 PM
How to restore your DOT account in Parity Signer
In this article you will learn how to restore an existing DOT account in Parity Signer. If you want to know how to create a new account in Parity Signer, pl...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 5:46 PM
Can I send DOT to MetaMask or MyCrypto wallet?
Polkadot is its own network, not running on Ethereum or any other chain. Therefore, you can only send DOT to a Polkadot address on the Polkadot network. ...
Mon, 16 Nov, 2020 at 9:19 AM
Where can I see the balance of my account?
If you are using the Polkadot.js UI or the Chrome extension, you will see your balance in the accounts section. You can also enter your address in ...
Mon, 7 Sep, 2020 at 11:04 AM
How can I find (and copy) my address on polkadot.js?
The accounts page lists all your Polkadot accounts, including your Ledger when it's connected. One way you can see your address is by clicking on t...
Fri, 25 Sep, 2020 at 6:14 PM
Can I transfer DOT to a Ledger wallet without unbonding and waiting 28days?
No, DOT that are bonded cannot be sent from one DOT address to another.  In other words, you can only transfer DOT that show up as "transferrable&q...
Thu, 10 Sep, 2020 at 12:39 PM