A step-by-step guide for staking NCash to become a Genesis Node

Step 1: Launch the portal

Your first step is getting on to the portal so here’s how you launch it. Go to https://staking.nitro.network/ click on it and this screen will appear.

Step 2: Connect to the MetaMask wallet

This is an important step. Go to the tab on the top right and connect to the MetaMask wallet. To know more about the MetaMask wallet click here.

Step 3: Authenticate your MetaMask wallet

Once you connect to the wallet, authenticate it by checking Balance on the portal screen. It will show you your current NCash balance and NCash you have staked.

Step 4: Authorizing your MetaMask wallet

As part of the standard staking process using the MetaMask wallet, authorization will happen twice. One for approving transactions and other for staking ( Please refer to Step 7)

First authorization
Your transaction will first be approved. A new pop-up screen will open with a request to approve the transaction. Click on “Approve”.

Step 5: Transaction in progress

Once this is done, the screen will show a dialogue box showing that your transaction is in progress. Please wait patiently for the transaction to happen.

Step 6: Approval of the transaction

Once your transaction is approved, the screen will show a dialogue box saying “approved”.

Step 7: Ready for staking

Enter the amount of NCash you want to stake and click the “Stake”

Second authorization
You will have to confirm your stake. A new pop-up screen will open with a request to confirm the stake. Click on “Confirm”. After that “In progress,” dialogue box will appear. Please wait patiently for confirmation.

Step 8: Confirmation

Congratulations! Your staking has been approved! You will get a confirmation screen of the same.

  1. Metamask download: https://metamask.io/download.html1
  2. How to set up MetaMask wallet: https://metamask.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360015489531-Getting-started-with-MetaMask

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