Editions: Daedalus Rewards
We take a snapshot of mainnet to start the Shelley Incentivised Testnet, this snapshot contains the balance of every Daedalus and Yoroi Wallet as well as Daedalus and Yoroi Paper wallets. You can download and use Daedalus Rewards on Shelley Incentivised Testnet to manage your funds.
It's important to understand that in Daedalus Rewards there are two types of wallets.
One is the Balance wallet, these are wallets that you restore into Daedalus Balance Check using your 12-word recovery phrase from Daedalus wallet created originally on mainnet, or using your 27-word recovery phrase from Daedalus Paper Wallet created originally on mainnet. You cannot do much with this wallet except transfer your funds to a rewards wallet. You cannot stake or earn rewards from this type of wallet.
The other type of wallet is the Rewards wallet. The rewards wallet is created in Daedalus Balance Check and has a 15-word recovery phrase. You can use a Rewards wallet for staking in the Shelley Incentivised Testnet once staking is available. You can also your it to send and receive funds on the Shelley Incentivised Testnet, including receiving funds from a Balance wallet.
There are 3 easy steps to moving your testnet ada:
1. Restore your Balance wallet in Daedalus Balance Check on Shelley Incentivised Testnet
2. Create a Rewards wallet in Daedalus Balance Check on Shelley Incentivised Testnet
3. Move your ada from your Balance wallet to your Rewards wallet in Daedalus Balance Check on Shelley Incentivised Testnet
Once you have done this you will be all set for staking on the Shelley Incentivised Testnet.
How to move your testnet ada from your Balance wallet to your Rewards wallet
There are 3 easy steps to moving your testnet ada
1. Restore your Balance wallet
Click on Restore and enter either a 12-word Daedalus wallet recovery phrase or a 27-word Daedalus Paper Wallet recovery phrase. and then complete the restoration process.
You do not have to use the same name or password that you used on mainnet when you restore a Daedalus wallet or Daedalus Paper Wallet in Daedalus Balance Check.
2. Create a Rewards wallet
You will be prompted to create a rewards wallet after restoring a balance wallet. Click on Create a new rewards Wallet and go through the steps of creating a Rewards wallet in Daedalus Balance Check.
You can also create a new Rewards wallet in Daedalus Balance Check by clicking on the Create tile in the main user interface.
3. Move your ada from your Balance wallet to your Rewards wallet
Now that you have your testnet ada restored to your Balance wallet and you have a Rewards wallet, you can move your ada from your Balance wallet to your Rewards wallet.
After creating a Rewards wallet, you will get prompted to Move testnet ada (1. in the screenshot below). Then you can enter the password (2. in the screenshot below)
Choose the rewards wallet that you want to move your ada to.
Click on Continue to confirm the transaction.
After the transfer, the Rewards wallet will have funds and the Balance wallet will be empty.
See also Managing multiple balance wallets