Shelley Testnet Information Links (UPDATED)

(UPDATED: 21st November)

For all those that are still not sure, or have a few questions about the upcoming Shelley testnet or are just curious to know more, I have put together an information pack with resources from across the community each with information that might help you understand the process or help you keep your ADA safe! I will keep this updated and informed throughout the process!

Balance Check - First Snapshot Tuesday 12th of November - 12:00PM -UTC - DONE :white_check_mark:

Second Snapshot - Later this month (November)


NOTE: Please download the balance check wallets from trusted sources. Please do not download from shared links from non-official sources. KEEP YOUR ADA SAFE!!

Incentivised Testnet Explorer: Here

Balance Check Wallet - Daedalus (For users having issues there has been a fix issued)

  • Find the download for the balance check Daedalus for Windows, MacOS and Linux.: Here

  • This tutorial from Darko from IOHK will show you how to balance check on Daedalus: Here

  • Tutorial from Philippe on how to check our balance on the Daedalus balance check wallet: Here

  • For users having issues with balance issues or issues starting your node in Windows then this article will help you through the update: Here

Balance Check Wallet - Yoroi

  • Find the download for the balance check Yoroi for Chrome: Here

  • Find the download for the balance check Yoroi for Firefox: Here

  • Tutorial on how to check your balance using Yoroi: Here


IOHK

  • Here we have the inventivised testnet website where updates about the testnet along with the testnet status will be presented: Here

  • Update video from IOHK by Tim Harrison - First snapshot done: Here

  • This is the introductory article by IOHK gives you a great picture of the incentivised testnet: Here

  • In this video Tim Harrison explains how the first snapshot on November 12th will go: Here

  • In this video Alejandro Garcia from IOHK shows you how to move your ADA from Ledger Nano, Tangem Cards and Exchanges into Daedalus ready for the snapshot: Here


Emurgo Q&A, and Ledger Nano - Yoroi transfer video

  • In this video Nicolas and Sebastien from Emurgo give a great Q&A about the testnet: Here

  • This video presented by Emurgo, will help you move your ADA from the Ledger device to Yoroi: Here

  • This video also presented by Emurgo, will help you move your ADA from Binance (exchange) to Yoroi: Here


A Dummies Guide
Here we have a forum post by Ambassador Luke, who is a moderator on Telegram. In this post he helps describe the process in simple facts and cuts through some of the more complex details: Here


Detailed Medium Article
Next we have a in-depth overview of the whole process of staking. This article is written by Cardanians.io - Ambassadors, Jaromír and Lukáš: Here


Summary Video and Yoroi/Ledger to Daedalus video by Ambassador Philippe

  • In this video, Philippe gives a short summary of the snapshots and what you need to do to get involved Here

  • In this video, Philippe shows you how to move your ADA from Yoroi/Ledger to Daedalus ready for the snapshot Here


Charles Hoskinson

  • We also have here Charles Hoskinson’s latest AMA which covers some of the newest info on the testnet: Here

  • We also have a short update AMA: Here

  • Twitter update about the first snapshot - 11th November Here

  • Charles gives an update on the balance check and some safety tips: Here

  • Update AMA from Charles: Here

List of wallets that are included in the testnet snapshot


:warning: Safety :warning:
Last but not least, and one of the most important points… The Cardano Foundation will be doing a series on safety and how to keep your ADA safe during this time. I urge you to check it out and keep your ADA safe!: Here

Of course if you still have questions then please feel free to ask! Thanks!

:tada: Happy Testing! :tada:

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Excellent Josh. Thank you for this

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Thank you for this service

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Yoroi wallets android?

You can install the testnet version of Yoroi on android by using either firefox or Chrome and install the extension :+1:

Both those links are above :wink:

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Can I take the snapshot today or wait for the next one?
Thanks Josh_Munday

You need to wait for the next one. All the information is in the links.

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Thanks RobJF

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