How To's - Nick-1979/polkadot-Js-Plus-extension Wiki
It shows the list of all accounts and their balances (total, available, reserved and USD equivalents), which you have created/imported on Polkadot/Kusama blockchain and parachains. Moreover the transfer, refresh, QRcode and staking icon buttons allow to a user to easily access these new features. The orange staking button indicates that the account has some coins staked.
Add a recipient, can be chosen from local accounts to transfer between your accounts or enter a recipient on the same chain manually:
While Choosing an amount to transfer, the extension shows appropriate alerts based on your input. Max and All buttons are available to withdraw Max/All amounts from your account.
In transaction confirmation page, confirm the transaction to broadcast it on the blockchain by entering your sending account's password.
After a little while, depending on the network response time, transaction will be done, you see the following page and your balance(s) are updated.
It can be accessed from the account page, which shows transactions history including transaction type, status, failure reason, time and date and a link to each transaction detail, as well as a Subscan link for more info.
Entering the crypto address is error prone, so it is useful to use the QR code for scanning by a mobile wallet.
Now, you can easily stake using the Polkadot JS Plus extension. There are two options for staking, solo and pool staking:
For solo staking, you just need enter the amount you want to stake and choose auto mode, it will do the rest.
View your nominated validators info, even edit the list of the validators or stop nominations. helpful notifications are also available such as oversubscriptions, no active nomination, etc.
Nominate validators automatically or select them yourself.
Finally confirm staking/unstaking/redeem/nominations or TUNE UP similarly.
In pool staking, at the first time you have two options, joining an existing pool or creating a new pool:
Join a pool
To join a pool, enter the stake amount and select a pool to join, hit next, confirm your choice in the confirmation page.
Create a pool
To create a pool, enter a pool name and stake amount. Some roles can also be defined such as pool nominator, or state toggler, then click next and go to confirm page.
Stake in pool
After the first selection between joining and creating a pool, you will be a member of the pool. Afterwards, when you want to increase your stake amount, you can go to the stake tab:
Unstake from pool
To unstake some of already staked amount, just enter an amount and go to the confirm page:
The pool tab shows the pool in which the account is a member, where an authorized pool member can change the status of the pool.
The selected validators of a pool is depicted here, where the pool's root and nominator roles can change/set those nominations.
Some useful information about pool staking is summarized in the tab such as minimum to join a pool and minimum to create a pool.
your claimable rewards, can be claimed or staked again. By clicking on the dots near the "rewards" label, which shows your already claimable amount, you can choose what you want to do with your claimable.
Any actions which needs to be applied on-chain needs users' confirmation. Fore example in the following photo you see the confirmation page of pool state changing to destroying.
Contribution in crowd loans now is possible via the extension, go to 'crowdloan' menu:
Auction information and the bids if there is one will be shown.
Contribute to crowdloans
Choose an active crowdloan and hit next button.
Enter the contribution amount, consider the minimum, and confirm it.
Kusama/Polkadot governance is accessible via account menu.
All active referendums listed with useful information are available via Democracy menu, where every token holder can vote.
Vote a referendum
Enter a vote value and determine the lock period for that amount, then enter the password to confirm your vote.
viewing council members/runners-up/candidates information, and voting them.
Enter a vote value, and select the members, note the order is important, also consider the voting bond.
viewing council motions information and links for more information.
viewing proposed proposals information and able to submit a new treasury proposal.
Determine a beneficiary account and enter the requested amount, consider the collateral to submit a treasury proposal.
viewing treasury tips information and able to propose a new tip.
Proposing a new tip, by determining the beneficiary address and set a reason, while considering report deposit.