Staking allows you to passively earn rewards when holding your crypto assets.
As a crypto owner, you can stake your coins, then use this stake to get the right to validate transactions and create new blocks. You can also delegate your funds to someone else and share some of the rewards.

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*Rewards are not guaranteed. Ledger provides no advice or recommendations on use of staking services.

Why stake through Ledger?

Highly Secure

Grow your assets while securely holding them with your Ledger device.

Supports multiple currencies

Ledger Live allows you to securely stake a growing number of coins including ETH, SOL, ATOM and DOT.

All in one place

You can buy, swap, and stake through Ledger Live with our partners. All your crypto needs, in one app.

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Stake crypto through Ledger Live

You can stake specific assets through your Ledger Live app , from the security of your hardware device.


Create an account for the coin you want to stake.


Buy crypto through Ledger Live (with our partners) or transfer your funds to your Ledger device from an exchange or another wallet.


Click the Earn rewards button on the account of the coin you want to stake.


When choosing a validator, be sure to select Ledger (when available).


Select the amount and confirm.

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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 the difference 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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Staking is the process of locking your crypto to secure the blockchain network. For your help, you earn rewards on the total amount locked. This percentage payout varies between blockchains. Get more info about staking in our Academy article.

When you stake your crypto using Ledger Live, you own the private keys giving access to your crypto ; which means you have full control over your assets unlike staking coins on an exchange like Binance or Kraken. With Ledger Live, you can therefore choose the validator to whom you delegate your crypto which is not possible on an exchange. In addition, you avoid the fees charged by the exchange for this service.
Lear more about crypto-wallet, private keys and self-custody with our Academy articles.

When staking through Ledger, you have full control over your assets even if you delegate them. You keep control of your private keys secured by your hardware device.

You can unstake your crypto whenever you want in Ledger Live. However, some blockchain protocols require an unbounding period for unstacking and withdrawal, others do not. Do your own research before staking your crypto.

Depending on the blockchain, a certain amount of crypto is needed to run the nodes that help validate the transactions on the blockchain and thus secure the protocol. If you don’t have the amount or the inclination to run the node, then you can delegate your crypto to a validator who will collect the crypto and run the nodes for the delegates and share with you the rewards collected. Learn more about this topic in this article from our Academy.

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