How to stake your ADA

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ADA held on the Cardano network is a stake. When you stake your ADA, you earn rewards for supporting the ecosystem. The process to stake your ADA is as easy as 1-2-3.

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Create a Yoroi wallet

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Send ADA to your wallet

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Delegate to Lido Nation!

Create a wallet on Yoroi

Yoroi is a digital wallet for ADA. You can Use Yoroi as a browser extension on your computer, or as an app on your phone.

On your computer

  • Navigate to yoroi-wallet.com
  • Install browser extension for your browser (ie Chrome, Firefox, etc.)

On your phone

  • Install Yoroi app from your app store. Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play

Launch the app or browser extension.

  • Select language and accept the terms agreement, select "Simple" setup experience, select "Cardano" as the currency.
  • Select "Create Wallet". Enter a wallet name and spending password.
  • Copy the recovery phrase by hand
    • This phrase is your only access to your wallet.
    • Write carefully, and store it safely in multiple locations.
  • Enter the recovery phrase by clicking the buttons

Send ADA to your wallet

First, in Yoroi:

Click the Receive tab. Copy the address to the clipboard by clicking the copy button to the right of the address.

Next, in Coinbase:

  • Click the Send/Recieve button. Click the "Send all" button or type in the amount you'd like to send. Paste the address from Yoroi into the "To" field.
  • Select Cardano in the "Pay with" field. Click "Continue".
  • Confirm details of the transaction and click "Send now". You may need to perform a 2-step verification.

You did it! It may take a few minutes for the transaction to be processed by the network.

Delegate to Lido Nation

In Yoroi:

  • Click on the Delegation tab.
  • In the search box Search for lido and click the Delegate button for LIDO.

How did it go?

Let us know you got some ADA, or if you need any assistance. We are here to help!

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