Staking Guide - Avalanche (AVAX)

A step-by-step guide to staking Avalanche
Written by StakeSeeker
Updated 2 months ago

So… you’re interested in staking but don’t know where/how to start. Well, this guide will help you start staking in no time.

BTCS has 9 years of experience in the crypto industry, and as a US Public Company, we are in compliance with all US regulations, giving you peace of mind knowing that staking with us carries low risk.

Additionally, BTCS is Non-Custodial, meaning you will always keep your private keys when delegating and staking with us.

Let’s get started:

1. Setting up your wallet

In order to stake with BTCS, you must first have a crypto wallet.

The Core Extention is a common wallet used for the Avalanche (AVAX) blockchain, pleasevisit and click Download Core Browser Extension. Once extension is installed click the Core icon and click Create a New Wallet and follow on screen instructions. Make sure to store the Secret Recovery Phrase in a secure location.

2. Funding your wallet

Once you have accessed your Avalanche Wallet, you now need to fund it with minimum of 25 Avalanche (AVAX)

You can fund your wallet in a variety of ways such as by transferring AVAX from an exchange or from another wallet.

3. Cross Chain Transfer

The rest of the steps will take place on Avalanche’s site.

Visit and click the Connect Wallet button and select Core.

Your wallet is now connected with

Ensure your AVAX is on the P-Chain. If it is not on the P-Chain, you need to do a Cross-Chain transfer.

From the left side panel, click Stake and select Cross-Chain Transfer

Enter the amount of AVAX you want to move to the P-Chain to be staked. Click Step 1 — Export and Step 2 — Import to complete the transfer.

3. Staking AVAX

Now that you have AVAX available, you can stake it with StakeSeeker!

First, click on Stake and then Delegate and then Get Started button .

Enter the amount of AVAX you’d like to stake with StakeSeeker and click the Next button

You will see list of all AVAX validators, simply copy and paste StakeSeeker Node ID into the search bar:


Click Select and then the Next button.

On the Choose Staking Duration page select how long you’d like to stake your AVAX and click the Next button.

Confirm where you’d like to receive your reward, as a default reward is deposited to the original address.

Click Next button.

Congratulations, you are now staking AVAX!

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Disclaimer: The instructions provided in this article are intended to serve as a guide based on the information available at the time of writing. We will make an effort to periodically update the information provided if new information becomes available that requires an update. However, please note that the accuracy of the information cannot be guaranteed, and BTCS cannot be held responsible for any losses incurred as a result of any potential errors in the content within this article.

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