General Troubleshooting

Any errors you may get, what they mean, and how to solve them.

My Password is not working
Whenever you issue an extrinsic with the Polkadot-JS UI or the Polkadot extension for e.g. the purpose of staking or transferring funds out of your account,...
Wed, 29 Mar, 2023 at 6:22 PM
Polkadot-JS UI: How to Troubleshoot Connection Issues
‼️ IMPORTANT Polkadot-JS UI is a web wallet meant for power users and developers. For everyday use, there are several user-friendly wallets funded by the P...
Mon, 30 Oct, 2023 at 5:02 PM
I Withdrew BDOT instead of DOT by Mistake
Polkadot is its own network, not a smart contract on another chain, like Ethereum or Binance Chain. These chains offer "wrapped" or "pegged&q...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 2:59 PM
I Sent Funds to a Validator instead of Staking Them!
As you probably know, blockchain transactions are irreversible. If you mistakenly sent funds to a validator rather than voting for them, only the validator ...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 2:21 PM
I Sent Funds to the Wrong Address!
Due to the way the blockchain works, payments are irreversible. Once you send funds to the wrong address, only the owner with the private keys to that addre...
Fri, 28 Apr, 2023 at 2:00 PM