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Cardano Staking FAQs
Updated over a week ago

Do I need to be holding Cardano to participate in staking?

Yes, in order to stake Cardano (ADA), you first need to deposit Cardano into your account.

Can I unstake Cardano at any time?

There is no lock up period on Cardano. You can stake and unstake at any time.

Which network can I use to deposit Cardano?

Currently Cardano (ADA) can only be deposited by using the native Cardano network. Make sure to only deposit native Cardano to your account. Please refrain from using other networks/blockchains when depositing Cardano to your Bake account, as it will otherwise result in the loss of your coins.

How long do I need to wait after staking to begin earning rewards?

Rewards are earned after staking with the next reward cycle. The first rewards can be seen after 12-24 hours.

How often do I get rewards in Cardano staking?

Rewards are paid out twice a day.

What are the advantages of staking Cardano (ADA) on Bake?

  • Stake and Unstake anytime - there’s no lock up period. You may easily stake and unstake crypto at your convenience.

  • Receive staking rewards in-kind, i.e. in ADA token - less hassle, and rewards can be auto-compounded.

  • Receive rewards 2x a day - staking rewards are paid out every 12 hours.

  • Gain full transparency on your rewards - rewards can be tracked on-chain via a staking address. You may be able to verify here anytime.

  • Benefit from other Transparency & Security Protocols - as a Singapore-headquartered fintech company, we continuously find innovative ways to provide security and transparency to our users. For more information, you may click here to read about Proof of Reserves and Liabilities or here to read about relevant platform features and protocols.

For more information about Staking, please check our other Staking FAQs.

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