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imToken 2.7.0, supporting Filecoin!

imToken 2.7.0, supporting Filecoin!

With the latest update, imToken now officially supports Filecoin, its eleventh public chain.   Now on imToken: Use imToken to manage Filecoin wallets, send and receive funds Updated security protection The imToken app automatically appears blurred when in the background protecting your privacy. Risk warnings remind of risks on first transfers. More optimization and fixes   Officially Filecoin support on imToken One of 2017’s star projects, Filecoin, is about to release mainnet. Planned for epoch 148888 (October 15th 22:48 SGT) FIL will start the transfer function, and we will release Filecoin for the first time. If you are a FIL holder or are interested in the project, you may upgrade to imToken version 2.7.0, add your Filecoin wallet and start using it, sending and receiving funds.   To learn more about Filecoin, see our tutorials.   Safety is top priority at imToken, also with this security upgrade Nobody wants to have funds stolen or lost. Whether it is a hacker or an insider, once assets are lost, it is very difficult to retrieve them back. It is better to take precautions before the unwanted happens. Therefore, we try to publish lots of educational content and tutorials, and we put a lot of effort into the application level. Such as with this update. Let’s take a look. 👇 Blurred application interface for enhanced privacy. In version 2.7.0, when your imToken is in the background, the interface will automatically be blurred (Android phones will display a white screen effect) protecting all private information. For example, when you show your phone to your friends/colleagues, key information such as assets/mnemonic private keys will be better hidden, adding additional protection.   First-time transfer risk prompt Putting the wrong transfer amount or payment address can easily lead to the loss of assets. Therefore, imToken 2.7.0 added a hint for if you transfer for the first time. When you transfer money in imToken for the first time, the prompt in the figure below will appear to ensure that the key information of the transfer has been verified to avoid unnecessary asset losses.   You may also be interested in these updates Clearer understanding of the Tokenlon transaction fee Optimized importing wallet process. You can import the wallet more smoothly. You can see more comprehensive TRON transaction records and message notifications. You can use the CKB long address for collection How to update Android users: You can download from the official website https://token.im or at your favorite app store iOS users: You can download from the App Store For 1.0 users, please follow the tutorial below to upgrade 1.0 to 2.0 safely: https://support.token.im/hc/en-us/articles/360013262654 https://medium.com/imtoken/tutorial-step-by-step-guide-for-upgrading-to-imtoken-2-0-dbe3b392242 If you face any difficulty using imToken or have any comments and suggestions for us, please submit your feedback directly within the app.   Always backup your keys! Before upgrading, please make sure that all wallet identities have been backed up properly. Please write down the Mnemonic phrase on a physical paper, never store it in the network; Please restrain from sharing your private key, Mnemonic phrase or Keystore to anyone! If you find potential hacking activities in imToken, please report to us via email at hack@token.im to prevent more people from being deceived; Please have a look at our Help Center at https://support.token.im/hc/en-us for more detailed information about imToken.  
2020-10-25
Filecoin now on imToken

Filecoin now on imToken

Today, we are happy to announce that the latest imToken update supports Filecoin and FIL as the 11th chain on imToken. You can get the latest imToken (version 2.7.0) on token.im or your favorite app store like Apple App Store and Google Play. Filecoin on imToken Since the launch of the new imToken app, we added a couple of outstanding, selected public chain projects. Today, we add Filecoin as the eleventh officially supported public chain, after ETH, BTC, ATOM, EOS, TRX, CKB, BCH, LTC, KSM, DOT. Although Filecoin's mainnet has been delayed repeatedly, it is still a star project that has attracted much attention in the market. As a decentralized storage network. Filecoin has a built-in economic incentive mechanism to ensure reliable storage of files over time. The storage proof consensus protocol used by Filecoin can not only ensure the security of the storage network, it can also be used for FIL token transfers, and it also supports virtual machines for running encrypted contracts and market mechanisms. Like other blockchains, Filecoin also has a native currency called Filecoin (FIL for short). Miners can obtain FIL by providing data storage and retrieval.  The Filecoin mainnet officially launched on October 15, 2020. At that time, FIL will enable the transfer function, and imToken will start supporting Filecoin. Filecoin - The incentive layer for IPFS Filecoin really started with IPFS. IPFS is a peer-to-peer distributed file system designed to replace HTTP and change the way users obtain information. We usually use the HTTP transfer protocol to access data stored in a centralized network, as it is very easy to distribute and manage. However, there are many weaknesses in security, privacy and efficiency, especially in the transmission of large amounts of data. In the current era of big data, a new way to solve these shortcomings is needed. At the core, IPFS wants to change the way people access information. While with HTTP, people find content and get services through domain names, IPFS helps people to access data directly. After several years of development, the IPFS protocol has also been recognized by the community. The global IPFS nodes have exceeded 100k, and network requests exceed 13million a day while the data already counts more than 5TB. The following projects are all using IPFS:  However, IPFS also has some problems. IPFS nodes have little incentive to maintain long-term backups of data on the network, and files will be lost, mainly because of the lack of economic incentives to encourage ecological participants. As the incentive layer of IPFS, Filecoin is a decentralized storage market. Whether from the perspective of realizing the IPFS vision or from the perspective of Web3.0, decentralized storage is very important. Enter Filecoin. Filecoin is a decentralized storage market. Storage users pay miners to get services, and miners help users store files and get paid. Filecoin's native token FIL is used as a payment tool.   We build imToken as a decentralized wallet that manages assets on multiple chains. To bring decentralized storage to the masses, we will support Filecoin and the Filecoin ecosystem. Users can trade FIL in the imToken wallet after the Filecoin mainnet is online. With subsequent iterations of Filecoin, imToken wallet will continue to improve various related functions. You may also be interested in these updates Understand Tokenlon trading fees and participate in the LON trade-mining Upgraded security protection When your imToken is in the background, the interface will be automatically blurred to protect your privacy When you transfer money for the first time, a risk alert will appear More optimizations and fixes
2020-10-24
End of Service Announcement for imToken 1.0

End of Service Announcement for imToken 1.0

Dear users,   After careful consideration, we’ve decided to stop providing service of the old imToken 1.5 app (as well as lower versions) starting on 11 November, 2020. We would like to advise you to update your app to imToken 2.0 as soon as possible.  The end of service for imToken 1.5 and lower will not affect the security of your assets as long as you backup your mnemonic phrase/private key/keystore safely and upgrade to the latest imToken app. Before upgrading, please write down the mnemonic phrase/private key/keystore on a physical paper, never store it somewhere connected to the internet. We submitted imToken 1.0 officially to the App Store on 11 November, 2016. Over the past four years, imToken has been serving users in more than 200 countries and regions, and achieving more than 10 million downloads in 2019 with imToken now being one of the leading wallet apps in the world. However, the blockchain space is developing rapidly, and imToken 1.0 cannot fully meet the needs of crypto asset management today. To help you exchange coins instantly and better participate in DeFi DApps and manage blockchain assets, we started to develop imToken 2.0, a multi-chain wallet in August, 2017 and officially released it at the end of May, 2018.  If you are using the old imToken 1.5 app, we strongly recommend you to download the latest version of imToken from the official website https://token.im or your favorite app store. If you encounter any problems during the process, please send an email to support@token.im. We will provide one-to-one service to help you upgrade.   imToken  10 September, 2020
2020-10-13
Our new bull market feature updates

Our new bull market feature updates

This summer is hot hot hot. Especially in the crypto markets. We have been building more features to help you cool down   If there is anything hotter than the summer sun, it must be DeFi. Born with Synthetix and really popularized by Balancer, Yam, Curve and such "liquid mining" became really popular.  Yams, sushi, kimchi and other food has been given new meaning. They have become the most fashionable conversation in crypto chat groups. Just like in 2017, some scams followed. The market highs undoubtedly put forward higher requirements for products. That’s why we have been especially focusing on Ethereum, DeFi, Polkadot. Let’s take a look 😎   Liquidity mining & cashing in - all in one place We released the Yield Farming tool: View the hands-on mining tutorials, quickly participate in popular projects such as SushiSwap, Uniswap, DODO and go to Tokenlon to redeem COMP, LEND, CRV and Sushi with one click. Also convert BTC to wBTC and imBTC in one click with our newly launched conversion tool. For example convert BTC out of your imToken wallet to wBTC and receive interest on Aave.    DeFi Zone portal 👇 Open imToken - click "Browse" - click "Liquidity Mining” Banner to enter the Yield Farming tool 👨🌾   Read more on our DeFi collection here: https://medium.com/imtoken/defi-collection-ebb73effe863    Polkadot all-in-one wallet: Transfer, staking, governance Since July 24th we support Polkadot and Kusama Since August 18th DOT mainnet transfers August 21th we supported the DOT denomination And since August 28th we support Polkadot’s on-chain governance (open sourced for the community) … get started with Polkadot and Kusama: 📲 Claim your DOTs from the DOT sale 📊 Create new Polkadot and Kusama accounts & 🔐 backup multiple accounts via one Mnemonic   … grow your balance: 💱 Send & receive KSM (& 🔜 also DOT) 📈 Check your transaction history & portfolio prices 🏛️ Staking: Bond & unbond KSM & DOT   … be part of the network: ⚖️ Vote on proposals 👨‍⚖️ View active validator set & nominate validators In short, imToken has everything you need 🎉   Transfers - The most important function, now even better No matter the market, working transfers are always most important. We recently optimized the transfers and the transaction details pages, for you to experience a more unified transfer experience. In the face of increasing Ethereum miner fees, we started using GasNow data, which helps to get the future predicted gas prices right from the miners view on future transactions currently waiting in the mempool.  At the same time, we added a "fastest" transfer option for Ethereum transfers, for your super important liquidity mining transactions to go through faster.  Of course, if you don’t care about the transaction success time, you can also use the custom mode to adjust the miner fee yourself.   How to update Android users: You can download from the official website https://token.im or at your favorite app store iOS users: You can download from the App Store   For 1.0 users, please follow the tutorial below to upgrade 1.0 to 2.0 safely: https://support.token.im/hc/en-us/articles/360013262654 https://medium.com/imtoken/tutorial-step-by-step-guide-for-upgrading-to-imtoken-2-0-dbe3b392242 If you face any difficulty using imToken or have any comments and suggestions for us, please submit your feedback directly within the app.   Always backup your keys! Before upgrading, please make sure that all wallet identities have been backed up properly. Please write down the Mnemonic phrase on a physical paper, never store it in the network; Please restrain from sharing your private key, Mnemonic phrase or Keystore to anyone! If you find potential hacking activities in imToken, please report to us via email at hack@token.im to prevent more people from being deceived; Please have a look at our Help Center at https://support.token.im/hc/en-us for more detailed information about imToken.
2020-10-16
Cosmos Governance Now on imToken

Cosmos Governance Now on imToken

Cosmos fans attention: The new voting tool lets you view all proposals and vote. It’s open source. Early last year, Cosmos launched the Cosmos Hub. At that time, we launched support for the Cosmos blockchain with a couple of features: https://medium.com/imtoken/new-cosmos-staking-token-transfers-now-on-imtoken-153b839a37cc Since then, we have been listening to the community and are happy to present the latest new feature: Cosmos governance on imToken. 📲 Open the Cosmos wallet in your latest imToken app and click on "Voting" to view proposals. ✅ Click on any active proposal to start voting.  🧐 The Voting DApp also shows historical votes and additional information. Or go to mintscan.io to view more details on each particular vote. We open sourced the tool: https://github.com/consenlabs/cosmos-staking-dapp . Governance on Cosmos In Cosmos, anyone can submit a proposal. After submitting the proposal, the community follows a strict governance process to decide on whether an idea will be implemented or rejected. Source: https://blog.chorus.one/an-overview-of-cosmos-hub-governance/ After the initial idea is set, a proposal needs to be funded with a total of 512 Atom that needs to be deposited within 2 weeks to discourage spamming. After the minimum deposit is reached the proposal enters phase 2 when the actual voting begins.  All holders of staked coins are now able to vote for 2 weeks (336h) with "Yes", "No", "No with Veto", "Abstain". Note that as a Cosmos delegator, your validator can vote for you, but you can always overwrite your validator’s vote. After the 2 weeks, a proposal will only be accepted if more than 40% of the total staked tokens have participated in the vote, plus more than 50% of the tokens that participated in the vote (after excluding “Abstain” votes) voted in favor of the proposal (“Yes”) and less than 33.4% of the tokens that participated in the vote (after excluding “Abstain” votes) vetoed the decision (“No with Veto”). Only if all 3 conditions are met, will the proposal be accepted. If not, the deposit associated with the denied proposal will not be refunded and instead be awarded to the community pool. Finally, after an accepted vote, the changes will be implemented. Cosmos on imToken With the new feature, imToken now supports everything you need for Cosmos: Voting on governance proposals ✅ Send & Receive ATOM (+ technically Cosmos IBC tokens) ✅ (add custom Memo and fingerprint/face-id) Delegate ATOMs and earn interest ✅ Re-delegate to other validators ✅ Withdraw of delegated ATOMs ✅ Watch rewards live in your wallet ✅ Purchase ATOM on Tokenlon ✅
2020-10-23
imToken's plan for Polkadot transfers and redenomination

imToken's plan for Polkadot transfers and redenomination

The Polkadot mainnet will soon start transfers and increase everybody’s DOT amount by a factor of 100, called a redenomination. imToken will both support the DOT transfers as well as the redenomination. imToken follows the official recommendations provided by Polkadot as follows: As a user, you only need to update to the latest imToken (version 2.6.1) via your favorite app store or directly at https://token.im/ . As long as you have the latest imToken app, we will take care of all actions and you don’t need to take any additional action. What is the difference between DOT, DOT (old) and New DOT? On approximately August 21st at 16:30 UTC (block number 1,248,328), the DOT token will undergo a redenomination from its original sale. In your wallet, the token name and price will change.  The New DOT balance will be 100x higher than your DOT (old) and the New DOT price will be 100x lower. So, your wallet will show the following two tokens: First, you will see DOT (old) token which is the earlier DOT; Later, after block 1,248,328, your wallet shows New DOT which is now 100x bigger with the same total $ value; Again, this will not affect the total USD value of your DOT holdings. Just the token numbers and names change. In case of any changes, we will notify you with another announcement. Your imToken team, August 14, 2020
2020-10-16
How to use Uniswap with imToken on your laptop or desktop computer

How to use Uniswap with imToken on your laptop or desktop computer

What is WalletConnect WalletConnect is a feature of the imToken app that lets you use desktop DApps by scanning a QR code. To establish the connection between the imToken app and the DApp on your laptop or deskto, WalletConnect works similar to scanning a QR code to login to WhatsApp web. Recent DeFi development The DeFi ecosystem has been growing rapidly over the past half year: Cumulative $100 million: 160 days $500 million: 495 days $1 billion: 263 days $2 billion: 146 days $3 billion: 20 days $4 billion: 4 days We see two reasons for this: Increase in ETH and BTC value, and second, liquidity mining. A lot of DeFi projects have recently been launching governance tokens as their own protocol tokens. Holding these tokens makes you a decision maker in questions of the protocol strategy such as which tokens get listed etc. Liquidity mining is the practice to give away a protocol token in order to attract users that in turn lock tokens in the protocol. All it takes to start liquidity mining yourself is to lock liquidity, in USDT or DAI or ETH … to start ‘mining’. That’s all it takes for liquidity mining. The DeFi sector has improved and attracted the attention of insiders as well as crypto outsiders. Compound — with it’s ‘COMP’ governance token, for example, sparked the recent liquidity mining fever in the DeFi market. Read more about COMP here: https://defirate.com/comp-distribution/ The question we would answer is, after obtaining a governance token, what’s the easy way to sell it for stable coins or ETH? Since, imToken (and other wallets) support WalletConnect, you can easily cash out the tokens using your wallet app on mobile or laptop/desktop. How to use Uniswap with imToken on your laptop or desktop computer Uniswap is a decentralized exchange in which anyone can add any ERC-20 token trading pair. This feature enables Uniswap V2 to provide good support for new currency transactions. As a result, COMP and YFI governance tokens are preferred to be listed on Uniswap and can easily be exchanged for ETH or stable currency on their DApp. First, open either open Uniswap in your imToken app, or open Uniswap (https://app.uniswap.org/#/swap) on your laptop or desktop computer. Next, click “Connect to a wallet” on the Uniswap web page and select “WalletConnect”, then use imToken to scan the QR code. After a successful connection, select the currency to be traded on Uniswap. If it is the first time you are transacting in a certain currency, you need to authorize the currency first. Choose a full or limited authorization and then confirm the transaction in imToken. Next, wait for the authorization transaction to succeed. This step will take some time, especially in times of network congestion. Use the gas fee setting suggested by imToken to avoid long waiting times. After a successful authorization, select “Swap” and confirm the transaction in imToken. Wait for the transaction to be confirmed. Uniswap will let you know when the transaction went through. Pull down and refresh the imToken asset page to see the asset update.
2020-09-27
imToken 2.6.0, officially supports Polkadot & Kusama!

imToken 2.6.0, officially supports Polkadot & Kusama!

Claim your DOTs, earn tokens by staking your KSM & DOT, send tokens on Kusama. All you need for Polkadot & Kusama 🚀 As announced yesterday, imToken wallet now supports Polkadot (DOT) and Kusama (KSM).  Read more about it in our announcement here. In short, the new features include everything you need to experience Kusama and Polkadot, we let you … … get started: 📲 Claim your DOTs from the DOT sale  📊 And create new Polkadot and Kusama accounts & 🔐 backup via Mnemonic … grow your balance: 💱 Send & receive KSM (& later also DOT)  📈 Check your transaction history & portfolio prices 🏛️ Stake/bond & unbond KSM & DOT … be part of the network: ⚖️ Vote on proposals and vote for council members 👨‍⚖️ View active validator set & nominate validators  In short, imToken has everything you need 🎉 And additional Polkadot features will be added soon. More details in our announcement here.     Address book optimization lets you manage addresses for multiple chains To send transactions on a wallet app, you need addresses. With imToken, you have been able to add your friend’s addresses to the address book.  imToken 2.6.0, we further optimized this function: Simply enter the "My Profile" page and click Address Book. To add addresses click + in the upper right corner. How to update Android users: You can download from the official website https://token.im or at your favorite app store iOS users: You can download from the App Store  For 1.0 users, please follow the tutorial below to upgrade 1.0 to 2.0 safely: https://support.token.im/hc/en-us/articles/360013262654 https://medium.com/imtoken/tutorial-step-by-step-guide-for-upgrading-to-imtoken-2-0-dbe3b392242 If you face any difficulty using imToken or have any comments and suggestions for us, please submit your feedback directly within the app. Always backup your keys! Before upgrading, please make sure that all wallet identities have been backed up properly. Please write down the Mnemonic phrase on a physical paper, never store it in the network; Please restrain from sharing your private key, Mnemonic phrase or Keystore to anyone! If you find potential hacking activities in imToken, please report to us via email at hack@token.im to prevent more people from being deceived; Please have a look at our Help Center at https://support.token.im/hc/en-us for more detailed information about imToken.
2020-08-11
Polkadot and Kusama now on imToken: Stake, Send & Receive

Polkadot and Kusama now on imToken: Stake, Send & Receive

Today, we are super excited to announce support for Kusama and Polkadot! Simply update to the latest imToken (in your favorite app store) and … … get started with Polkadot and Kusama: 📲 Claim your DOTs from the DOT sale 📊 Create new Polkadot and Kusama accounts & 🔐 backup multiple accounts via one Mnemonic … grow your balance: 💱 Send & receive KSM (& 🔜 also DOT) 📈 Check your transaction history & portfolio prices 🏛️ Staking: Bond & unbond KSM & DOT … be part of the network: ⚖️ Vote on proposals and vote for council members (added soon) 👨‍⚖️ View active validator set & nominate validators In short, imToken has everything you need 🎉 And additional Polkadot features will be added soon.Seriously, all the tools are here 🛠️ And if you still find something we don’t support yet, let us know in the comments! Why we are excited about Kusama and Polkadot Polkadot is going to provide a unique, new kind of blockchain for our users. Rather than one blockchain with many features, Polkadot is a framework in which many blockchains communicate with each other while keeping their own specific features: Some chains might be faster for quick transfers, others are optimized for storing value. This unique design promises faster transactions while keeping similar security promises as for example Ethereum. For us, Kusama is a first step towards Polkadot, and a chance to support an innovative network with an impressive value proposition. imToken — All you need for Kusama & Polkadot We already showed how to stake DOT and KSM in imToken. Now, let’s get into all the other features we build for you. Let’s get right into it: How to Stake DOT & KSM using imToken Vote opens the Governance and Staking opens the staking app. To stake, click on Validators and choose your favorite ones — up to 16. Claim your DOTs from the crowd sale Open Browser and click Claim Your DOTs. You might have already opened one or two or three … DOT wallets. Never mind, here you pick any of your DOT wallets to claim the DOT tokens to. And create new Polkadot and Kusama accounts & backup via Mnemonic Open your imToken app and enter your new Kusama (or Polkadot) wallet. Select a wallet, then select Manage. Add Coin to add KSM or DOT under your current main Identity Wallet.Or, click Add Wallet to import an existing one. Send & receive KSM and check your transaction history & portfolio prices Check your DOT and KSM portfolio, send KSM to your friends and check your transaction history. Later also DOT.
2020-07-24

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