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Create a Web Wallet

TL;DR

Go to https://nodlecode.github.io/polkadot-js-apps/#/accounts, select Nodle Mainnet, and install the Polkadot chrome extension to create an account.

Background

Nodle has migrated from the Stellar blockchain to our own, native Nodle Chain. Nodle is built upon Parity Substrate, and if you’re interested you can read a lot more about how it works here. We decided to migrate for a couple of reasons; primarily being that with a native blockchain, we can enable the features outlined in our Nodle white paper (like proof of connectivity, and our own decentralized PKI), while maintaining control over our own destiny. Stellar enabled us to build a powerful MVP (Minimum Viable Product) and prove that we could build a business around incentivized IoT connectivity. It’s time for the next step. It is our pleasure to introduce the Nodle Chain. The Nodle chain is faster, more decentralized, and add more utility to your Nodle Cash Cryptocurrency (Like built in, decentralized certificates).

How to Create a Native Nodle Wallet

Nodle is built upon Polkadot Substrate, making it compatible with most Polkadot wallets. For this tutorial, we will use the official wallet. Ledger support is coming soon, and we will update accordingly.

Step 1: Go to the Web Wallet

https://nodlecode.github.io/polkadot-js-apps/#/accounts

Web Wallet

Note: We recommend using a Chrome based browser like Chrome or Brave. If you are using Brave (which you should be) please turn off ‘shields’ as it can cause errors.

Step 2: Make Sure You are Connecting to The Nodle Chain Mainnet

Sometimes the Wallet will default to another blockchain (As we interoperate with the Polkadot Ecosystem. If So Go to the top left and select the Nodle Network".

Change Network

Step 3: Set Up the Polkadot.js Extension:

  1. There are a few ways to create an account; we are going to recommend the most user-friendly way.
  2. Install the Polkadot-js extension, which is similar to Ethereum’s Metamask, except it doesn't do this.
  3. Install the chrome extension: Install Extension

Step 4: Create an Account

Now, go back to the wallet and reload. There may be a popup asking for your permission to connect.

If the Polkadot Add on is not showing, Simply click Extensions, and pin to your browser (Then click the extension to open)

Pin Extension

  1. Follow the directions to generate your account, by clicking "+": Create Wallet

    Make sure to backup your mnemonics

    You have generated 12 words. Keep them extremely safe. If you lose these words, all of your funds will be lost. If someone else gets them, they can steal all of your cryptos.

    Backup Your Mnemonics

  2. Now that you’ve saved your seed words securely, give your account a name, and

  3. Add a strong password. We recommend using a long, randomly generated password, stored in a password manager. Password

  4. Now you have an account! Finish up: Add Account Account Added

  5. Close the window by clicking outside it, and reload the page: Reload You’ll be asked to give permission for the webpage to access the Polkadot-js chrome app. Please allow. If you have closed the webpage, you will be asked to give your password.

  6. You're all set! Account Loaded

  7. Nice work! You’re all ready to go. Bookmark this page and keep your seed words very safe.