How to Stake Solana (SOL)

In this guide, you'll learn how to stake SOL using Trust Wallet. SOL is the native asset of the Solana network—a high-performance blockchain designed for fast, secure, and scalable decentralized applications (dApps) and crypto-currencies. 

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Key details for staking SOL using Trust Wallet

  • Minimum amount required for staking: 0.01 SOL
  • Lockup period for staking: 1 epoch (2-4 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 SOL, as well as all other staking options available to you, be sure to get the most updated version of Trust Wallet:

How to stake SOL

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

  • Go to Earn from the main wallet page, choose SOL.
  • 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 SOL, staked SOL takes 1 epoch (2-4 days) to unstake. The unstake timing is controlled by the Solana network, not Trust Wallet.

Frequently asked questions

What is the minimum amount to stake SOL?

The minimum stake amount is 0.01 SOL.

When do I start receiving rewards when I stake SOL?

The time to your first reward is: It takes 2 epochs to see your first rewards. One epoch is approximately 2-4 days.

What is the reward frequency when I stake SOL?

With each epoch (2-4 days).

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 SOL staking rewards auto-compounded?


What is the lockup period when I stake SOL?

The lockup period is 1 epoch (2-4 days).

Can I use my SOL while they are staked?

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

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