EARN REWARDS* BY STAKING YOUR CARDANO
Staking your Cardano allows you to passively earn rewards for helping to secure the network.
Through the Yoroi wallet or AdaLite, and by pairing it with your Ledger hardware wallet, you can easily and securely delegate the Cardano you want to stake.
You’ll get competitive rewards, and a trustworthy validator, and you keep ownership of your coins.
WHY STAKING YOUR CARDANO
Cardano, a cryptocurrency with a large market capitalization, aims to advance Ethereum's concept with a blockchain that offers flexibility, sustainability, and scalability for executing smart contracts. This enables the creation of various decentralized finance applications, crypto tokens, games, and other innovations.
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Secure the network
When you stake Cardano, you make the Cardano blockchain successful by securing the network and validating transactions.
STAKING CARDANO IS BETTER WITH A WALLET APP THAT SUPPORT THE MOST SECURE COLD WALLET
Pairing your Ledger with a third-party wallet, allow you to grow your Cardano bag securely.
Keep full custody of your assets when you stake with Yoroi wallet or AdaLite, unlike with crypto exchanges.
Freedom of choice
It's up to you to choose which validators you want to delegate your Cardano too.
You can passively grow your assets by participating in the Cardano network. By delegating your ADA to a validator, you will receive rewards for helping to secure the network.
The current annual yield on Cardano is around 3%.
You can stop delegating your Cardano at any time and you will no need to wait to unlock your ADA tokens.
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5 STEPS TO START SECURELY STAKING CARDANO
Buy a Ledger hardware wallet
Ledger hardware wallets are the smartest way to securely store your assets.
Set up your device
Follow the setup steps.
Ledger is your gateway to securely and easily buy, manage, stake, and grow your assets. All in one app.
Download and install a third-party-wallet
Download and install a Yoroi wallet or AdaLite extension that lets you manage your Cardano.
Connect your Ledger Nano to your third-party-wallet
- Connect your Ledger Nano to a computer/smartphone and unlock it.
- Open your wallet extension.
- Connect your third-party wallet to Ledger Nano.
Start staking Cardano
Now that you have a Cardano wallet secured by your Ledger with ADA tokens in it, you should simply go to the Delegation List, pick a stake pool, and confirm delegation with your hardware wallet.
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Want to learn more about staking?
We answer all the basic questions you might have in our Ledger academy: What is staking? What’s
between Proof-of-Stake and Proof-of-Work? What is a validator?
You can also take a look at our School of Block series on Youtube to learn how to get started in staking and make your money work for you.