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, 24 Nov, 2021 at 4:28 PM
How to create a DOT account
You can create a DOT account in any wallet that supports Polkadot. For detailed information on how to set up Polkadot accounts using the different tools tha...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:52 PM
I can't find my account on the Polkadot network!
If you cannot find your DOT address on a block explorer, it has either not received the minimum amount of DOT required to activate the account yet, or its b...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 4:28 PM
Can I use the same account on Polkadot, Kusama and parachains?
Yes. In fact you can use the same account on most Substrate chains (but not all, since there are exceptions - check the video at the end of the article for ...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 4:29 PM
Where to buy DOT and KSM
Polkadot and Kusama are decentralized networks, so any exchange or project can choose to list the DOT and KSM token. Public listing services like Coinge...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:52 PM
How to restore your DOT account in Parity Signer
NOTE: In this article you will learn how to restore an account in Parity Signer that was originally created in Parity Signer. If you want to know how to cre...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:53 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 cannot use MetaMask or MyCrypto wallet to store your DOT. You can on...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:54 PM
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 ...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:55 PM
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...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:55 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...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 7:56 PM