Stake

What is staking?

By holding and staking ADA, you will assist the network with validating blocks on the protocol and receive a return on your investment. It does not use your device and no one have access to your ADA.


Official Cardano Wallets

Be aware of the scams, always make sure to get the right information from a secured source!

Daedalus wallet is a desktop wallet for ada cryptocurrency. It stores the entire Cardano blockchain. Daedalus wallet runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems. Daedalus wallet takes some time to download and the blockchain takes some time to sync (create a local copy of the blockchain). It occupies about 6.5 GB of space on your machine.

https://daedaluswallet.io
  • Here you can download the Daedalus wallet. Be aware of that, there is no mobile version of Daedalus and the website above is the only official site you can download it from!
  • Set up the wallet. It might take a few hours, as Daedalus is syncing with the whole Cardano Blockchain.
  • Click to the „Create a new Wallet” and create a Shelly era wallet (Shelly era is the mainnet, Byron era was the testnet)
  • At the Wallet name you can give any name you would like to.
  • At the spending password you give a password you will need to use for sending and delegating ADA.
  • Make sure you will remember it, or write it down. (Do not store your code on computer or online)
  • On the following screen you will see your recovery phrase. It is used to restore your wallet, so make sure you write it down. (And again, do not store this on computer or online.)
  • Done! You have your wallet! Now you just have to send your ADA from the exchange and you can start staking!

How to stake your ADA with Daedalus?


  • Open Daedalus
  • Click to the Network icon
  • Click to Delegate
  • Select the wallet you would like to delegate
  • Search DPTUS and click on it
  • Enter your spending password
  • Well done, you just delegated your ADA!

Yoroi is a wallet for ada cryptocurrency, running on your phone, or as a Chrome or Firefox extension. It connects to a full Cardano node hosted by a third party (Emurgo). Yoroi allows for instant initial setup, quick and easy operation with minimum usage of system resources. Runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux, as well as iOS and Android.

https://yoroi-wallet.com
  • Here you can choose between mobile application and browser extension.
  • After you set up the one you picked you can create a Shelly era wallet
  • At the Wallet name you can give any name you would like to.
  • At the spending password you give a password you will need to use for sending and delegating ADA. Make sure you will remember it, or write it down. (Do not store your code on computer or online)
  • On the following screen you will see your recovery phrase. It is used to restore your wallet, so make sure you write it down. (And again, do not store this on computer or online.)
  • Done! You have your wallet! Now you just have to send your ADA from the exchange and you can start staking!

How to stake your ADA with Yoroi?


  • Open Yoroi (Mobile / Browser extension)
  • Click to Delegate
  • Search DPTUS and click on it
  • Enter your spending password
  • Well done, you just delegated your ADA!