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How to Stake SOL (Solana)

Solana is a high-performance blockchain offering 50,000 Transactions Per Second with low fees. Solana incorporates a suite of innovations to the project to enable such performance. Solanaā€™s vision is to create a decentralized network of nodes which match the performance of a single node. SOL is the native token on the Solana network and it’s easy to stake with Blockdaemon.

Ā Here’s how to stake your Solana SOL tokens:

  1. Access Your Sol Compatible Wallet
  2. Select Stake From Your Wallet
  3. Choose the Blockdaemon Validator
  4. Set Delegation Amount and Confirm

Step 1 – Access Your Sol Compatible Wallet

  • To stake SOL you will need a Solana wallet and SOL tokens available. For this guide, we are using the Phantom wallet browser extension
  • Install the wallet and/or deposit your SOL tokens as needed

Phantom Wallet


Step 2 – Select Stake From Your Wallet

  • Click the Solana icon
  • This will take you to your Solana balance

Solana Balance

  • Click the Start earning SOLĀ button
  • This will take you to the list of validators

 

Choose Validator


Step 3 – Choose the Blockdaemon Validator

  • Enter Blockdaemon in the Search text field
  • This will filter the available validators

Search for Blockdaemon

  • Click on theĀ Blockdaemon Validator
  • This will open theĀ Start StakingĀ window

Start Staking Sol


Step 4 – Set Delegation Amount and Confirm

  • Enter the delegation amount in the Amount field

Stake Amount

  • Click theĀ StakeĀ button
  • This will bring up theĀ Staking Sol window

Staking Sol

  • After waiting a few seconds you will see the SOL Staked! confirmation window

Sol Staked

Congratulations. You are now participating in the Solana network

 

 

 

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