The first screen you will see when the WebUI launches is the "Home" screen which has a short introduction to Raiden.
On the top bar and left hand side you'll find:
The address of your Raiden node together with your current ETH balance. Some of this ETH will be used anytime an on-chain activity happens.
The navigation menu for interacting with Raiden.
The menu options we will be focusing on are:
In order to open a channel and start making payments you need to be connected to a token network. Each ERC20 token can theoretically have its own token network.
List of all tokens that have been registered in Raiden.
+ button for registering new token networks and options for filtering and sorting your tokens list
To make payments you need to have a channel with at least one other Raiden node.
List of all your open channels.
Details about each open channel which includes:
The address of the partner node you're connected to via the channel
The token symbol (WIZ) and the token address which gets displayed when hovering over the symbol
Your current balance of tokens in the channel
The status of your channel and whether it is open, closed, or settled
A + button for opening a channel with a counterpart of your choosing and options for filtering and sorting your channels list
The address book gives you the possibility to save and label addresses.
List of all your saved peers and their addresses.
Two options for saving a new address:
Type the address and label manually
Drag and drop a JSON file containing all your addresses