Stake TIA with Blockdaemon via Keplr

A step-by-step guide on how to stake TIA via Keplr with Blockdaemon validator.

Celestia is a layer 1 blockchain that operates on proof-of-stake consensus and data availability. As a delegator, you can actively contribute to the security of the Celestia network by staking the native token TIA and voting on governance proposals.

This guide will walk you through the process of staking TIA tokens with the Blockdaemon validator using Keplr wallets.

Step 1: Open Keplr Dashboard

  1. Open your Keplr browser extension and select the Staked option.
  2. Select Stake with Keplr Dashboard. This will open the Keplr dashboard in a new browser page.

Step 2: Select Network and Validator

  1. In the Keplr dashboard, select the Celestia network.
  1. Select Blockdaemon as the validator of your choice.

Step 3: Stake TIA

  1. On the next tab, specify the amount to stake.



Don't stake all available TIA tokens because you'll need some tokens to cover transaction fees.

  1. Click Stake to proceed.

Step 4: Confirm Transaction

  1. A pop-up will appear, select Approve to confirm the transaction. If you are using a hardware wallet, you must also approve it on your wallet.
  2. Once you’ve confirmed, you will see a Transaction is in progress notification in the top right corner of the screen.
  3. Wait for a moment. You will see a notification saying Transaction successful.
  4. You can view the list of your selected validators, your TIA balance, and your staked balance on the Staking tab in the dashboard. Furthermore, you can manage your stake such as claiming rewards, unstaking, redelegating, or staking additional tokens.

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