Guide: How to sign or verify a XTZ message

0. Purpose

You can sign a message with your Tezos address to prove you own and control it. Alternatively, you can verify a message came from a specific Tezos address.

1. Install Galleon wallet

Galleon is the first easy to use wallet with sign & verify message functionality.

2. Sign a message

  1. 1.
    Open Galleon
  2. 2.
    Click the Sign & Verify button
Sign & Verify button in Galleon wallet
3. Enter your message in the textbox
4. Click Sign button.
If you are using a Nano Ledger S, click "Accept" on the device.
Signing a message in Galleon
A signature is generated from your message and tezos address. You can share these three pieces of information with another person to prove ownership.

3. Verify a message

  1. 1.
    Click the Verify tab.
  2. 2.
    To verify a message, simply paste in the 1. message, 2. signature, and 3. Tezos public address accordingly.
  3. 3.
    Click the Verify button.
  4. 4.
    When all the information is correct, the Signature is confirmed.
Verifying a message