Frequently Asked Questions
What are LBRY Rewards?
To provide a rich user experience and to distribute LBRY Credits (LBC) into the hands of new and returning users, LBRY created a Rewards system where credits are earned by completing tasks throughout the application. Rewards are given to promote application testing, learning certain in-app skills, building the LBRY economy through purchasing and publishing content, and as a small "thank you" gift for being part of a revolutionary digital media platform. For qualified users, Rewards are issued automatically by the LBRY app into each users' LBRY wallet. Note: There is a limit of 3 Reward redemptions per day.
Rewards Approval requirements
In order to be eligible for LBRY Rewards, users must have an approved account via phone number or credit card (there's also a manual approval method on Discord). If users choose not to become approved for rewards, LBRY works with full functionality, but they will not be able to earn any free credits from LBRY. Rewards will only be granted on a 1 account per household basis and LBRY reserves the right to revoke Rewards privileges on any account if abuse is suspected or if VPN/shared connections are used.
List of the current LBRY Rewards
|Your First Nickel||6 LBC||A one-time welcome gift for learning the basics of the application & wallet. Including the purchase of paid content.|
|Go for a Stream||4 LBC||Rewarded for streaming your very first video on LBRY.|
|Channel Surfing||6 LBC||A one-time reward for creating a channel on LBRY via the Publish screen.|
|First Publish||10 LBC||A one-time reward for publishing your first piece of content to LBRY|
|Many Views||2- ???? LBC||A multi-level reward for watching videos on LBRY. See descriptions in-app for levels/details!|
|Sub Sandwich||1 -2 LBC||A multi-level reward for subscribing to channels.|
|Weekly LBRYCast||10 LBC||A weekly award for checking out featured content on LBRY. This content is marked with the red rocket logo and will be announced via email, recurring weekly.|
|Welcome Back||6 LBC||Return to the LBRY app 24-48 hours following your first use of the app. This reward will self-destruct after that time span.|
|Android in Beta||20 LBC||Limited time reward for early Android Beta testers.|
|Upgrade||10 LBC||Rewarded each time the LBRY app updates versions (i.e. 0.27 to 0.28).|
|YouTube||?? LBC||Rewarded as part of the YouTube Sync program|
|Reward Code||?? LBC||Custom reward codes given out to users - be on the look out on social media/Discord/Reddit!|
|Referral||20 LBC||LBRY users can refer their friends via an email invitation and get rewarded when those users are verified. For more information on referrals, click here|
Rewards are added to your LBC wallet balance as they are completed. All the rewards can be listed by clicking on the tab marked REWARDS inside the LBC wallet. They are also marked in the transaction history. Rewards redemption is tied to your account, but the credits themselves are stored in your local wallet file which is required to be backed up periodically.
If you are new to Publishing, check out our guide.
Custom reward codes
Custom reward codes can be claimed via the Rewards page in the LBRY app. You may have been given a reward code via email, social media or you stumbled upon it somewhere - whichever way, you can claim it for LBC today! It's simple, just hit
Enter Code, type it in and press
If you have any questions or problems with receiving the Rewards, feel free to reach out to us.
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