Change Delegated Conviction

How to change your delegated votes conviction multiplier

There may be an upcoming runtime upgrade to Polkdot that may change conviction voting lock-up periods. Users should monitor official Polkadot social media accounts for more information.

Conviction MultiplierOld Lock Up PeriodNew Lock Up Period


No lock up

No lock up


7 days

28 days


14 days

56 days


28 days

112 days


56 days

224 days


112 days

448 days


224 days

896 days

How to change your delegated votes conviction level

  1. Open the Nova Wallet application.

  2. Select the vote screen.

  3. Ensure that you have the correct network selected and then select the Your delegations button.

  4. You will now see the accounts to which you are delegating. Select the box of the delegation that you wish to change.

  5. Select the Edit button.

  6. Select the tracks that you wish to edit your delegation for, or simply select Select all and then select Continue.

  7. Input the amount of DOT that you wish to delegate with, or simply select Reuse governance lock.

  8. Select the amount of conviction that you wish to delegate by moving the slider and then select Continue.

  9. Review all of the contextual information provided and then select Confirm to finalize the transaction.

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