A Rocket Pool Minipool can be hosted with Ledger, Trezor, MetaMask, Coinbase, Trust, or any other wallet that supports WalletConnect.


A step by step guide: https://blog.allnodes.com/a-step-by-step-guide-for-launching-your-own-rocket-pool-minipool-on-allnodes-777c2972526e

Video guide:


Instructions for Ledger (through Ledger Live):

  1. Connect your Ledger wallet to your computer and open the Ethereum app on it.
    If you already have at least 16.5 ETH in your wallet, start at step 8.

  2. Open the Ledger Live app and press the "Accounts" tab.

  3. Press the "Add account" button, select Ethereum, and press the "Continue" button.

  4. Press the "Add account" button, then select the "Done" button.

  5. Click on your account, press the "Manage" button, and select the "Receive" menu.

  6. Press the "Continue" button and copy your address.

  7. Send at least 16.5 ETH to that address.
    0.5 ETH is required to cover the costs of the initial and future transactions associated with your minipool.

  8. Open this link: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  9. Choose "Mainnet" and press "PROCEED".

  10. Press the "CONNECT" button and select "Ledger".

  11. Follow further instructions from Allnodes.
    While we are a non-custodial service, when activating a minipool, technically your coins will be sent from your wallet to smart contracts associated with Rocket Pool and Ethereum Staking.


Instructions for Trezor (through Trezor Suite):

  1. Connect your Trezor wallet to your computer.
    If you already have at least 16.5 ETH in your wallet, start at step 7.

  2. Download and install the Trezor Suite from the official website: https://suite.trezor.io

  3. Press the "+" button and select Ethereum.

  4. Click on the added account, click on the "..." button, and select the "Receive" menu.

  5. Press the "Show full address" button and copy your address.

  6. Send at least 16.5 ETH (RPL tokens are also required) to your address.
    0.5 ETH is required to cover the costs of the initial and future transactions associated with your minipool.

  7. Open this link: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  8. Choose "Mainnet" and press "PROCEED".

  9. Press the "CONNECT" button and select "Trezor".

  10. Follow further instructions from Allnodes.
    While we are a non-custodial service, when activating a minipool, technically your coins will be sent from your wallet to smart contracts associated with Rocket Pool and Ethereum Staking.


Instructions for MetaMask:

  1. Download and install the MetaMask wallet from the official website: https://metamask.io
    If you already have at least 16.5 ETH in your wallet, start at step 3.

  2. Open your wallet and copy your address.

  3. Send at least 16.5 ETH (RPL tokens are also required) to that address.
    0.5 ETH is required to cover the costs of the initial and future transactions associated with your minipool.

  4. Open this link: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  5. Choose "Mainnet" and press "PROCEED".

  6. Press the "CONNECT" button and select "MetaMask".

  7. Follow further instructions from Allnodes.
    While we are a non-custodial service, when activating a minipool, technically your coins will be sent from your wallet to smart contracts associated with Rocket Pool and Ethereum Staking.


Instructions for Coinbase Wallet:

  1. Download and install the MetaMask wallet from the official website: https://www.coinbase.com/wallet
    If you already have at least 16.5 ETH in your wallet, start at step 3.

  2. Open your wallet and copy your address.

  3. Send at least 16.5 ETH (RPL tokens are also required) to that address.
    0.5 ETH is required to cover the costs of the initial and future transactions associated with your minipool.

  4. Open this link: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  5. Choose "Mainnet" and press "PROCEED".

  6. Press the "CONNECT" button and select "Coinbase Wallet".

  7. Follow further instructions from Allnodes.
    While we are a non-custodial service, when activating a minipool, technically your coins will be sent from your wallet to smart contracts associated with Rocket Pool and Ethereum Staking.


Instructions for Trust wallet:

  1. Download and install the Trust wallet: https://trustwallet.com
    If you already have at least 16.5 ETH in your wallet, start at step 4.

  2. Select Ethereum in the list and click on the "Receive" button.

  3. Copy your addrress and send at least 16.5 ETH (RPL also required) to that address.
    0.5 ETH is required to cover the costs of the initial and future transactions associated with your minipool.

  4. Open this link: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  5. Choose "Mainnet" and press "PROCEED".

  6. Press the "CONNECT" button and select "Trust".

  7. Open the "Settings" tab in your Trust wallet and press the "New Connection" button.

  8. Scan the QR code from the Allnodes website with your Trust wallet.

  9. Follow further instructions from Allnodes.
    While we are a non-custodial service, when activating a minipool, technically your coins will be sent from your wallet to smart contracts associated with Rocket Pool and Ethereum Staking.


Instructions for Minipool Migration

From Allnodes to own instance:

https://docs.rocketpool.net/guides/node/recovering-rp.html#importing-an-existing-address-as-a-node-wallet

From own instance to Allnodes:

  1. Prepare your validator private key and passphrase.
    They are located in the lighthouse folder even if you use other client.

  2. Key location: .rocketpool/data/validators/lighthouse/validators

  3. Passphrase location: .rocketpool/data/validators/lighthouse/secrets

  4. Disable your current instance where you host your minipool and wait for 2 missed attestations in a row (using this website https://beaconcha.in).

  5. Connect your node address here: https://www.allnodes.com/rpl/host

  6. Select the network and press the "PROCEED" button.

  7. Select the "Migrate an old minipool" option and follow further instructions from Allnodes.

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