Storing, Accessing and Sending Your DOT

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...
Sat, 15 Oct, 2022 at 12:54 AM
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 ...
Tue, 12 Jul, 2022 at 12:11 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, 12 Oct, 2022 at 11:13 PM
How to restore an account in Parity Signer
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 creat...
Thu, 2 Jun, 2022 at 11:12 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: How can I find (and copy) my address?
The accounts page lists all your Polkadot accounts - whether it was created directly on Polkadot-JS UI, created or added in the extension, and accounts on L...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 5:09 PM
Can I transfer DOT without unbonding and waiting 28 days?
Can I Skip the Unbonding Period? There is currently no way to circumvent the unbonding period, which serves as a cooldown. DOT that is bonded cannot be ...
Wed, 26 Oct, 2022 at 11:29 PM
Ledger: Can I export an existing account from Polkadot-JS UI to my Ledger device?
While it might be possible in theory to restore your 12-word mnemonic seed on the Ledger (see instructions here), it would defy the purpose of a hardware wa...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 5:00 PM
Why can't I transfer tokens?
If you are trying to send your entire balance out without leaving the existential deposit of 1 DOT, the system will protect you from losing your funds.  ...
Wed, 26 Oct, 2022 at 11:56 PM
Ledger: Can I use the Ledger Polkadot App for Kusama?
"I noticed there's a separate Ledger app for Kusama. Do I need both apps for managing DOT and KSM, or can I just use the Polkadot app for both tok...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 5:01 PM
How Can I view my Mnemonic Seed in the Polkadot browser extension?
Both the Polkadot browser extension and Polkadot-JS UI only show your mnemonic seed once: during the initial creation of your account.  If you miss taki...
Thu, 27 Oct, 2022 at 11:45 PM