How to Stake Ethereum (ETH)

In this guide, you'll learn how to stake ETH using Trust Wallet. ETH is the native asset of the Ethereum network—a leading smart contract platform that enables developers to build decentralized applications (dApps) with high security and interoperability.

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Key details for staking ETH using Trust Wallet

  • Minimum amount required for staking: 0.025 ETH
  • Lockup period for staking: 4 days
  • Staking yield (APR): Please see rates listed in the ‘Earn’ section of the Trust Wallet app.
  • Staking assets and earning rewards is done via our trusted partners. Trust Wallet does not control the minimum amount, lockup period, or staking rate.
To ensure you have ETH, as well as all other staking options available to you, be sure to get the most updated version of Trust Wallet:

How to stake ETH

  • Open Trust Wallet and select Earn.
  • Search for ETH and select it.
  • Select Stake.
  • Choose the Amount to stake, and then select the Validator (you can also leave the default validator).
  • Select Continue.
  • Review the details, and then select Confirm.

How to unstake ETH

  • Go to ‘Earn’ from the main wallet page, choose ETH.
  • Then choose Unstake and follow the instructions to confirm the unstaking process.
Note: You will not be able to withdraw your tokens while they are staked. If you want to withdraw your ETH, staked ETH takes 2 days to unstake. The unstake timing is controlled by the Ethereum protocol, not Trust Wallet.

Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum amount to stake ETH?

The minimum stake amount is 0.025 ETH.

When does my ETH stake start accruing rewards?

Earning starts one day after staking.

What is the reward frequency when I stake ETH?

Rewards are accrued with each epoch (24 hours).

What’s the minimum reward amount in order to claim?

There is no minimum accrued reward required to claim. When you unstake, there is a waiting period, and once the waiting period is over, you receive your original staked amount plus rewards accrued.

Are my accrued ETH staking rewards auto-compounded?


What is the lockup period when I stake ETH?

The lockup period is 4 days.

Can I use my ETH while they are staked?

No, you won’t be able to use your tokens while they are staked/locked. Before you use your ETH, you’ll need to unstake them.

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