DOT: Common Questions


Introduction

DOT is the native currency of the Polkadot network. Across the network, it's primarily used for governance, staking, and bonding.

Atomic Wallet & DOT: A Brief Overview

Exchange. You can buy & sell your DOT for crypto in the Exchange tab in our app. Check our guide here for more info. 
Buy crypto. We fully support fiat DOT purchases, which you can make in the Buy crypto tab. For step-by-step instructions on how to do that, refer to our guide here
Staking. DOT is unavailable for staking in Atomic Wallet at this time.

How do I withdraw the 1 DOT still remaining on my address?

In short, you'll need to have around 1.02 DOT on your address to empty your wallet. The .02 DOT will be used to pay the network fees for the withdrawal transaction.

Since the fees are charged by the Polkadot blockchain, not us. They'll stay the same no matter which wallet you're using for your coins. To transfer your DOT to some other address, please top-up your balance a bit to cover the fees.

The fee cannot be deducted from the remaining 1 DOT. The reason behind this is that bringing your balance below 1 DOT would instantly deactivate your account & get all the remaining funds reaped. That is, if the blockchain charged the network fee from your 1 DOT account, the other 0.98 DOT would get destroyed.

Read more about withdrawing your DOT

Does Atomic Wallet support batch transactions?

Yes. That means you can send a DOT batch transaction to your Atomic Wallet address from any exchange (e.g. Binance).

I've made a DOT exchange & my balance is zero

Please don't worry, your exchange deposit hasn't been lost in space. Take a look at our guide below to find out what may be causing the delay & learn how to contact our support team.

How do I check up on my exchange?


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