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How to Claim Your $JUP Airdrop: A Step-by-Step Guide

This is an easy guide on how to claim your $JUP airdrop from the wallet of your choice, ensuring a smooth and secure claim process.

January 31, 2024 by Sheldon

The entire Solana ecosystem has meticulously prepared for the $JUP airdrop event over the last three months, aiming to ensure a seamless claim process and smooth user trading experience. This preparation has involved wallets, RPC providers, Solana Foundation engineers, and all stakeholders, underscoring the community's commitment to facilitating an optimal environment for both new and existing participants. The $JUP airdrop serves as a pivotal moment for users of Jupiter, the leading Decentralized Exchange (DEX) aggregator on the Solana blockchain.

$JUP, the governance token of JupiterExchange, empowers holders to actively engage in the governance process, allowing them to approve, sanction, and vote on various facets of the platform's operations. With a generous total supply of 10 billion tokens, the introduction of $JUP aims to democratize decision-making, inviting the community to partake in shaping the platform's future.

The airdrop targets 955,000 wallets that interacted with the Jupiter DEX prior to November 2, 2023, distributing 1 billion tokens, which accounts for 10% of the total $JUP supply, to these early supporters.

 Claiming $JUP Using Phantom Wallet

1. Notification and Claiming: Users of the Phantom wallet will be alerted when the $JUP claim goes live. They can claim their tokens directly through an in-wallet banner.

2. Official Claim Site: Users can also access the official claim site through suggested apps or browser recommendations endorsed by Phantom.

 Claiming $JUP Using Solflare Wallet

To enhance the claiming process and transaction efficiency during periods of high network demand, Solflare has introduced specific features:

1. Pre-Claim Banner: A notification banner in Solflare will direct users to the official claim site, ensuring security and accuracy.

2. Automatic Priority Fees: Solflare automatically adjusts priority fees based on market conditions. Users should maintain a minimum balance of 0.01 SOL to manage claim and swap fees.

3. High Traffic Management: In times of high network traffic, if transactions slow down or fail to confirm, users are reassured that their $JUP can still be claimed. Solflare facilitates claim retries, with priority fees adjusted automatically.

4. Post-Claim Visibility: After claiming, $JUP tokens will be visible in the user's wallet, along with their current market price.

5. Transaction Strategies Post-Launch: During the initial surge post-launch, Solflare will auto-adjust priority fees to help users successfully complete transactions. It is recommended to increase slippage to at least 10% to avoid swap failures due to volatility.

 Additional Tips for a Smooth Claiming Experience

By adhering to this guide and leveraging the functionalities offered by their chosen wallets, users can efficiently claim their $JUP tokens. This event not only rewards Jupiter's early users but also signifies a major step towards greater community involvement in the platform's governance and strategic direction, facilitated by the concerted efforts of the entire Solana ecosystem.


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