How to Stake Tezos (XTZ)

In this guide, you'll explore how to stake XTZ using Trust Wallet. XTZ is the native cryptocurrency of the Tezos network, a Layer 1 blockchain renowned for its unique self-amending cryptographic ledger.

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Key details for staking XTZ using Trust Wallet

  • Minimum amount required for staking: No minimum.
  • Lockup period for staking: None.
  • 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 XTZ, as well as all other staking options available to you, be sure to get the most updated version of Trust Wallet:

How to stake XTZ

  • Open Trust Wallet and select Earn.
  • Search for XTZ 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 XTZ

  • Go to ‘Earn’ from the main wallet page, choose XTZ.
  • 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 XTZ, staked XTZ takes 0 days to unstake. The unstake timing is controlled by the Tezos network, not Trust Wallet.

Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum amount to stake XTZ?

The minimum stake amount is 1 XTZ.

When does my XTZ stake start accruing rewards?


What is the reward frequency when I stake XTZ?


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

There is no minimum accrued reward required to claim.

Are my accrued XTZ staking rewards auto-compounded?


What is the lockup period when I stake XTZ?


Can I use my XTZ while they are staked?

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

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