Knowledge Base

Everything you want to know about Radix, blockchain, and DeFi.


Radix Competitions Restricted Countries

How to Upgrade to AML Tier 2

How to Upgrade to AML Tier 3 and 4

Instabridge Transaction Statuses

How Long Do AML Tier Upgrades Take?

How Long Does KYC Take?

How Long Does ID Verification Take?

How Long Does Address Verification Take?

Wallet Not Loading

What’s the difference between a full node and validator node?

What APIs are relevant to the Radix Public Network?

Upgrading from Ledger side-load to Ledger Live direct installation

Using Ledger Nano S or X with the Radix Desktop Wallet

How to verify your Instapass account with Customer Support

How to setup Instapass 2FA

What is the Radix Stable Coin Reserve?

How was the XRD token allocated?

What is the eXRD token?

What is the XRD token?

What was Radix's price-based unlock mechanism?

Start Here! Radix Tokens and Tokenomics

Entities in the Radix Ecosystem

Why do I need an Instapass account to use Instabridge?

Signing into Instabridge

How to convert eXRD for XRD on Instabridge

How do I add a new Radix address?

How do I add a new Ethereum address?

Does Instabridge have any fees?

Can I convert unlocked eXRD?

Can I convert eXRD without withdrawing it from the unlocking contract?

AML Tiers

How to restore your wallet from seed phrase

What are “rounds” and what does “rounds per second” mean?

Using a Crypto Software Wallet Securely

How to connect your Radix and Ethereum wallet addresses to your Instapass account

How to reset your Instapass password

How to verify your identity in Instapass?

How to verify your residential address in Instapass

Identity document not accepted/working

Is Instapass secure?

Proof of address document not working

Selfie/Liveness check not working

Top tips for adding documents to Instapass

Which countries are not accepted by Instapass?

Why does my country not appear on the dropdown list?

Why does my identity document not appear on the drop down list?

Why does my proof of address document not appear on the dropdown list?

How to create your Instapass Identity

What is Radix Engine?

How do I register a validator node?

What is the Radix Developer Royalties System?

What are Components, Blueprints, and the Blueprint Catalog?

What is a token?

What are Stablecoins?

What is "Money Lego"?

What is Tokenization?

What’s a DEX? (Decentralized Exchange)

What is KYC/AML

What are AMMs (Automated Market Maker) and CFMMs (Constant Function Market Maker)

What is Total Value Locked (TVL)?

What are Proof of Work and Proof of Stake?

What is a Blockchain?

What is a seed phrase?

What are software and hardware wallets?

What are Smart Contracts?

What is “gas” in Ethereum?

What is "Mining"?

What is an NFT?

What does DYOR mean?

What is a Utility Token?

What is a dApp?

What Is Bitcoin?

What Is Ethereum?

What is a Governance Token?

What is an Oracle?

What is Impermanent Loss?

What do "Trustless" and "Permissionless" mean?

What is a wrapped token?

What is “On Chain” Governance for Layer 1 protocols?

What is Stokenet?

How to Use the Radix Explorer

Start Here! User Guide Introduction

Start Here! Desktop Wallet Introduction

What is the Radix Community?

What is the purpose of Radix?

What does immutable mean?

Is it possible to create new tokens on the Olympia Mainnet?

What is the Radix roadmap?

What is Radix?

What's the difference between Proof of Stake (PoS) and Delegated Proof of Stake (DPoS)?

What is linear scalability?

What is Scrypto?

What are the Radix Public Network and Radix Ledger?

What is the Radix Protocol?

Is it true that Radix achieved over 1 million transactions per second?

What are Radix Labs and Cassandra?

What can I do on the Olympia mainnet?

What is staking?

What do security, safety and liveness mean?

Are my funds safe on Radix?

Is Radix decentralized?

What do "state" and "state change" mean?

What is Instapass?

What's wrong with Layer 2 (L2) scaling?

How can I purchase XRD and eXRD tokens?

What do distributed and decentralized mean?

What is a ledger?

How do transaction fees work on Radix? Are they burned?

What is a “transaction” in crypto?

What is the throughput (TPS) of the Olympia mainnet?

What does the Radix team look like?

What happens if a validator node misses many consensus rounds?

What are Layer 1 (L1) and Layer 2 (L2) networks?

How to completely reset your Desktop Wallet

How to Stake and Unstake XRD in the Desktop Wallet

Is there a minimum or maximum stake limit?

How do token holders earn and claim XRD emissions rewards?

How XRD staking emissions rewards and validator fees are calculated - for validators

How do validators earn and claim XRD emissions rewards and validator fees?

What are validator fees?

How can validator nodes minimize disruption if they need to leave the network?

How XRD staking emissions rewards & penalties are calculated - general

How XRD staking emissions rewards are calculated - for token holders

Are there any limits on validators changing their validator fee percent?

What are public and private keys?

What is Instabridge?

Why is the amount of XRD that is staked or unstaked sometimes very slightly different than what I requested?

What happens to my tokens when I stake them? Could the node I delegate to steal them?

What is Atomic Composability?

Start Here! Radix Staking Introduction

How do XRD emissions work?

What kind of staking system does Radix use?

Where do XRD emissions tokens come from?

How are validators on Radix selected?

When are XRD emissions rewards distributed?

Where is the best place for validators and the wider Radix community to connect?

Will the Radix Foundation operate validator nodes?

Can I move stake freely between validators, or do I have to unstake and restake?

How are validator node-runners incentivized?

How do I stake XRD to my own validator node?

What is the XRD subsidy incentive for validators?

Why aren’t Olympia validator sets larger?

What is a validator set?

What are network emissions?

Will the Radix Foundation stake its own XRD holdings? To which validators?

What is a consensus protocol?

What do scalability, throughput, and TPS mean?

What tools are available to token holders to support them in deciding which validator nodes to stake to?

Will my staking emissions rewards be automatically staked?

Radix Mainnet Launch Timeline - “Bootstrapping Epoch”

What is Radix Node software?

Can a validator node-runner prevent anyone other than themselves from staking to their node?

Why not incentivize validators below the top-100 as a “buffer”?

What is being delivered for the Olympia Mainnet?

Is Radix permissioned or permissionless?

What are the main Radix legal entities?

What’s an epoch?

What is a Sybil attack?

What is a validator node?

What is a full node?

What is a liquidity pool?

What is sharding?

What is DeFi?

What is a DLT?

What is Cerberus?

Will Radix receive incentive rewards from staking and validator node-running?

Will Radix-operated validator nodes accept delegated stake from the community?

What is the Radix Foundation’s policy on staking & node-running?

How are nodes outside of the top 100 incentivised to “step in” if any of the top 100 validators drop out?

What happens if a validator node “drops out” or unregisters during an epoch?

How do validator nodes unstake or unregister?

How should I choose validators to stake to?

How long is an epoch on Radix?

How to Send Tokens

How to Check Your Token Balances

How to create Additional Accounts in the Wallet

How to Set Up Your Wallet

How to Install the Radix Desktop Wallet

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