How to Request Inbound Capacity from Lightning Power Users

Go to https://lightningpowerusers.com/home/

Enter your pubkey if we are already connected, or your pubkey@host:port if we are not already connected

Select how much inbound capacity you would like to request. If you have already opened a channel in our direction, we will reciprocate for free for 3 days.

If you have not opened a channel in our direction, or you would like additional inbound capacity, or you would like the channel to be guaranteed open for longer than 3 days, we charge a capacity fee.

Free reciprocation

Select the chain fee rate. When blocks are full and the mempool (tx queue for entering blocks) is backed up, you can pay less and wait longer for the channel opening transaction.

Click on Pay with Joule

Click Confirm

Done, your channel is now opening!

In Joule you will see

This channel will go from orange to green once it has 3 confirmations

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A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store