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If you own some DOTs and are interested in contributing to the long term security of Polkadot and get rewarded for it, one way of doing so is to nominate these DOTs to reputable validators. This article will help you to do just that by using the Polkadot UI. It is assumed that you already created a Polkadot account, if you did not please first follow this guide.

Step 1: Bond your tokens

Start by navigating to the Staking tab in the Polkadot UI. Then click on Account Actions and press the + Nominator button.

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