Voting for block producers on the EOS network opened two days ago and as of now the total number of EOS tokens staked for voting reached 37.64% of the needed target (150M) to open the mainnet. There have been a lot of questions from EOS holder on the tools and steps that can be used to vote. In this guide we explain how to vote using Scatter and EOSPortal.io.
For this guide, you will need the following:
- Google Chrome
- The private key of your registered EOS address.
To start, go to Scatter website and click on Get Chrome Extension
Install the extension on chrome
Open Scatter from the extensions bar and pick a strong password
Save the Mnemonic words that show up and click I worte it down
Click on Key Pairs
Fill the form in this sequence:
- Paste your EOS private key. The public key will show automatically
- Pick a name for your keys
- Click Save
Now go to EOSPortal.io and click Select next to main chain.
Click Use Chain
Open Scatter again and click Identities
Then click the edit Icon
Open the drop down and select the name you choose for your Keys
Click the account name that is followed by "@Active"
Now open EOSPortal then click on PAIR SCATTER
You will get a popup, click Select Identity, then Accept
A Vote option will show up next to each block producer. Pick the ones you would like to vote for (up to 30). When done, click Vote for selected producers
That’s it, you just took part in shaping the future of the EOS ecosystem!
This guide was created by EOSArabia which is an EOS community and a block producer candidate aiming to serve the Arabic community. You can get more information about us through the below links: