Attach a watch-only account

This document will show you how to attach a watch-only account on SubWallet.

This feature allows you to view an account you do not own (i.e do not have private key for) with SubWallet. All you need is an account address.

Step 1: Open SubWallet and click on the account name to get to the list of your accounts. Then click on the "Attach account" item in the lower right corner.

Step 2: Choose "Attach watch-only account".

Step 3: Enter the address (known as public key) of the account you want to track. Then click "Attach a watch-only account".

Step 4: You will be redirected to the homepage. In this example, your watch-only account has been named "Account 6".

As the name suggests, this type of account is watch-only. You would not be able to transfer funds or actively participate in any activities with this type of account.

If you open your list of accounts again (see Step 1), you will see your watch-only account and can rename it as you wish.

SubWallet helps you identify your watch-only accounts with the eye symbol as shown in the picture above, so even if you are creative when naming this account, you can still identify it. Please make sure that you are not in a watch-only account if you want to make transactions.

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