How to stake XTZ?

This guide explains how to stake XTZ in Atomic. If you want to learn more about XTZ itself, check our in-depth article from Atomic Wallet Academy: What is Tezos?
Staking is a great opportunity to earn passive income. You can stake XTZ by delegating it to a verified baker within Atomic Wallet. XTZ never leaves your wallet and you are always in control of your private keys.

  1. Open the wallet and click XTZ.

  2. Then click Stake.

  3. Then click on Choose Baker. You can only stake your whole balance to one baker. XTZ blockchain doesn't freeze your coins – you can send them or change the baker at any time. All incoming XTZ will be automatically delegated to the current baker.

  4. You can choose the Baker from our list of trusted bakers or enter your own baker by clicking Custom Baker. Then click Stake

  5. Enter your password and click Confirm.

  6. Success! Your delegation was successful. Click on the link to see the details of the transaction.

  7. Here you can see the details of your staking. The delegated reward will be proceeded in approx. 2 months after the 22 cycles are done.

Please note: there is no need to unstake your coins. You are free to move them, XTZ blockchain doesn't freeze or block them.

How to find XTZ staking for mobile users:

  1. Open your wallet and click on Staking.
  2. Then choose XTZ from the coin list.
  3. You will see the XTZ staking interface with the same functionality of staking or choosing baker.

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