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Stake - Set nominees


If you are already staking with the Aleph Zero Foundation nodes and want to switch to a community validator there is no need to unbond and wait. Just follow the steps below.

Stake with us - change nominator

Make sure to use our validator address when staking with us:

StakeSafe Amsterdam Validator Address
StakeSafe Rotterdam Validator Address

Stake Tokens - Change nominees

To change nominees first open the Substrate Portal (also known as the 'Aleph Zero Wallet') in your webbrowser.

Aleph Zero Substrate Portal
  1. Go to the Staking part of the 'Aleph Zero Wallet' using Network -> Staking:

Aleph Zero Wallet


Some of the screenshots in this manual were created at the identical testnet network. Make sure to use for the Substrate Portal of the Aleph Zero Mainnet network.

  1. In the submenu click at Accounts:

Aleph Zero Wallet

  1. You will see your current Stash account(s). Click at the dots next of the stash and select Set nominees from the popup menu:

Aleph Zero Wallet

  1. Remove the current nominated validator by clicking your current nominated account:

Aleph Zero Wallet

  1. Now you can search for our validators and select the validator of your choice

Aleph Zero Wallet

  1. The new selected validator is shown in the right side. Click Nominate to submit your choice to the network:

Aleph Zero Wallet

  1. Now authorize this transaction by typing your unlock password and click Sign and Submit:

Aleph Zero Wallet

Problem with the transaction?

Leave some $AZERO in the controller account in order to nominate, bond more fonds or unbond. This is needed to pay for the transactions.

  1. You are done! You can see your new selected validator now:

Aleph Zero Wallet


To stake tokens this will take 1 ERA (+- 24 hours). To unbond tokens this will take 14 era's (+- 14 days).