How to Delegate
# How to Delegate
The delegator does not need to run a validator node, but when looking for a validator to delegate, the delegator should check the stability of the validator node. If there is a problem with the validator, the delegator will not be able to obtain staking rewards.
The delegation steps are as follows:
- Log in to Octopus Network Mainnet (opens new window) with your NEAR account.
- Navigate to open the tab Staking page, and then select the validator you want to delegate from the Validators list and click it to open the validator profile page.
- Click the
Delegate Nowbutton on the validator profile page, input the amount of $NEAR you want to delegate on the pop-up page, and then click the