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Polygon (MATIC) Staking Guide

Staking MATIC with P2P

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Written by Mike
Updated over a week ago
  • Polygon staking is happening on Ethereum as Polygon is secured by Ethereum (Polygon PoS is becoming L2 on Ethereum)

  • To start investing in Polygon now, you should have some MATIC tokens as ERC-20 tokens on your Ethereum wallet.

  • The most popular wallet solutions for Ethereum are Metamask, Coinbase Wallet, and Safe (former Gnosis Safe). You can also connect any other wallet using WalletConnect.

  • MATIC can be acquired either on Centralised Exchanges (like Coinbase, Binance, Kraken, and others) or decentralized exchanges or aggregators (1Inch, Uniswap, Curve, or others)

  • If you have bought your tokens on Centralised Exchange, first you need to transfer them to your wallet.

  • For all actions, you should also pay gas in ETH, so you will be required to have some ETH on the same wallet (approx. 0.01 ETH, but this value is volatile because of gas prices on Ethereum)

  • When you have acquired some MATIC & ETH, you can go to the official Polygon staking page at https://staking.polygon.technology/validators/162

  • Connect your wallet

  • Click Become a Delegator

  • A pop-up will appear

  • You will have to make two transactions:

  1. Approve the spend amount of the MATIC token. This will allow the staking contract to interact with the specified amount of MATIC.

  2. After approval, the 2nd transaction will be suggested - the delegation of the stake itself.

  • Success! You are now a part of the fast-developing Polygon Ecosystem, and you help to secure the future L2 chain!

    How to restake your MATIC with P2P.org:

    1. Go to https://staking.polygon.technology, connect your wallet, and go to your account page:

    2.  There, you will have the "Move Stake" option:


    3.  Choose P2P.org and click "Stake Here":

    4.  Select the amount to restake, click Continue, sign the transaction, and everything's ready - you have moved your delegation to the P2P.org validator.


For more information on staking Polygon (MATIC) with P2P.org and our special offer for large MATIC delegations, visit p2p.org/networks/polygon

For additional staking support, visit the P2P MATIC Help Centre.

You can also get in contact with a live agent by selecting the speech bubble at the bottom right of this page, sending a message to the Telegram bot, or emailing [email protected].

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