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Staking Setup Guide with GUI (Qt) wallet


1. First, we need to close the PNX (Qt) wallet if it's opened




2. Go to Phantomx database directory.

 2.1. On Windows -> Go to  %appdata%/phantomx/


    2.1.1 You can do so by opening Explorer and typing that into the path field.


   2.1.2. Other method to get into phantomx default database folder it's to execute  %appdata%/phantomx/ command

               - Press the following keys at the same time  WINDOWS + R (then a small windows will appears)

               - Then copy %appdata%/phantomx/ at click on "Accept"

    


  

 2.2. On Linux 


Go to the following folder:

~/.phantomx

 Linux tip:

   + If you have hidden folders you can show them pressing -> CTRL + H


3. Modify the CONFIG file ("phantomx.conf") authorizing the Proof-of-Stake mode (if the file does not existe create it called as "phantomx.conf")


    add these lines & save the changes (most important line is staking=1):

rpcallowip=127.0.0.1 
rpcuser=<user you want> 
rpcpassword=<your password> 
staking=1 
server=1 
listen=1 
addnode=54.218.118.59:9340 
addnode=54.218.118.59:9341



4. Start the PNX (Qt) wallet again




** NOTE: If you have previously locked your wallet with a passphrase you must unlock it for staking


 1. To reach the "Unlock Wallet..." options, go to SETTINGS -> Unlock Wallet...




2. Enter your passphrase to unlock the wallet



For staking only - Unlock the wallet only for staking, if this options is NOT checked you will allow the wallet to make transfer

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