Storing, Accessing and Sending Your DOT

How can I see when my DOT tokens will be unlocked?
If you have locked DOT in your account (because you e.g. bonded them for voting, or you bought locked DOT during a token sale) then you can check on polkado...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 8:42 PM
Where can I see the transaction history of my Polkadot account?
You can look up your Polkadot (or Kusama) transaction history on block explorers like e.g. Subscan or Polkascan. In this article you will learn how to do ...
Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 at 9:22 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, 14 Dec, 2022 at 12:22 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: How to Create an Account
In this article, you will learn how to create a new account in the Polkadot-JS user interface (UI). For most users, we strongly recommend using the Polkadot...
Tue, 17 Jan, 2023 at 1:16 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
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
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
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 in Polkadot, which serves as a cooldown. DOT that is bonde...
Tue, 31 Jan, 2023 at 3:51 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: The difference between Accounts and Address Book
On Polkadot-JS you will see an Accounts Page as well as an Address Book.  What is the difference between them?  1. Accounts Page In order to send f...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 5:12 PM
How can I access the DOT tokens I bought in the token sale?
"I bought DOT tokens during the token sale in July 2020. I have my DOT address as well as my mnemonic seed and JSON file - how do I access my tokens?&q...
Mon, 14 Nov, 2022 at 8:45 PM