Hex Staking with Ledger

Zigza
3 min readJul 11, 2021

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As Hexicans stakes start coming to fruition, a lot of people have been wondering if it's possible to stake their Hex using a Ledger. In this medium post I set out to provide an easy guide on how to do this.

Hex Homepage
  1. Buy a Ledger: https://shop.ledger.com/pages/ledger-nano-x
Ledger Nano X Homepage

This guide will be with a Nano Ledger X, however any Ledger device should work. Be sure to buy your Ledger directly from the Ledger site and not some resale company.

2. Set up your Ledger https://www.ledger.com/start

Ledger Live Example

3. Connect your Ledger to MetaMask https://metamask.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360020394612-How-to-connect-a-Trezor-or-Ledger-Hardware-Wallet

Ledger shown linked to MetaMask

4. Send Hex to your Ledger Ethereum address. In my case its the 0xba21…… address.

Extension of above picture

5. Connect your ledger to your PC. Unlock it and Navigate to the Ethereum App.

Open the App and navigate to Settings.

Change Contract data to Allow contract data in transactions to Allowed

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6. We are now ready to stake! Go to https://go.hex.com/stake/ and make your stake! You will be prompted with the standard MetaMask transaction prompts.

You can confirm that your Ledger is connected to MetaMask as seen by the green circle

Congrats and welcome to the community!

This is my first medium post so if you have any feedback please leave me a comment and I will update this post!

If you would like a video walkthrough I can make that as well.

If you want to leave me a tip (; 0xba2199Ad9b18259E86034D0E8546CcB2BF422aD7

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