What are LBRY Rewards?
Rewards allow LBRY users to earn LBC, the token that powers the LBRY network. You can earn rewards for watching content, creating an identity, and generally learning about and using LBRY.
Please note: Reward amounts are subject to change at any time by LBRY Inc.
The rewards screen in the LBRY app
To be eligible for LBRY Rewards, you must:
- Sign up for an account at lbry.tv
- Verify your email
- Potentially complete an additional verification step (common if using from VPN or a fraud-prone network)
Rewards are intended to be earnable on a per-person basis (typically limited to 1 rewards account per household / location). LBRY reserves the right to revoke rewards privileges on any account if abuse is suspected, including on the basis of VPN or shared connections. Users on shared connections will typically not be eligible for rewards.
Do I need to be eligible for rewards?
LBRY works with full functionality without rewards and there's never a requirement to earn rewards or sign in to lbry.tv.
How do I claim a reward?
Some rewards will automatically be added when you complete them. Others require an explicit click or acknowledgement to receive.
All the rewards can always be seen by clicking Rewards from the Account drop down menu (top right of the app).
Rewards that you have earned be marked your wallet.
What rewards exist?
|Your First Nickel||3 LBC||A one-time welcome gift for learning the basics of the application & wallet. Including the purchase of paid content.|
|Go for a Stream||2 LBC||Rewarded for streaming your very first video on LBRY.|
|Channel Surfing||3 LBC||A one-time reward for creating a channel on LBRY via the Publish screen.|
|First Publish||5 LBC||A one-time reward for publishing your first piece of content to LBRY.|
|Daily View||1- 100 LBC||A random daily reward from 1 to 100 LBC, resets every 24 hours!|
|Many Views||2- ???? LBC||A multi-level reward for watching videos on LBRY. See descriptions in-app for levels/details!|
|Faithful Follower||1 - 10 LBC||A multi-level reward for following channels.|
|Coveted Creator||1 - 10K LBC||A multi-level reward for gaining followers on your channel.|
|Content View Tips||1 - 5 LBC||A per view reward from verified lbry.tv users|
|Welcome Back||3 LBC||Return to the LBRY 24-48 hours following your first use of the app. This reward will self-destruct after that time span.|
|Android in Beta||10 LBC||Limited time reward for early Android Beta testers.|
|Upgrade||5 LBC||Rewarded each time the LBRY Desktop 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.|
If you are new to Publishing, check out our guide.
You receive additional rewards as you build a following on LBRY. Only verified LBRY users count, so there may be a discrepancy between what you see on your channel page. Share your channel with the world to earn more LBC!
|Number of followers||Amount|
Not seeing this reward despite being eligible? If you created your channel while not signed in to lbry.tv, we might not know about it. Publishing something new while signed in to lbry.tv will restore eligibility.
Views reward and tips
You receive additional rewards for views from verified lbry.tv accounts. You will see these on your wallet page as Tips and they will be summed up monthly on your Rewards page. You may unlock the tips to have the show in your balance, but while locked, they help your content be discovered.
Custom reward codes
Custom reward codes can be claimed via the Rewards page on LBRY. 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
Please note: Reward code sharing is strictly prohibited and rewards privileges will be revoked.
What is the additional verification step?
Accounts created from networks that have above average fraud rates or that make it difficult to detect fraud may require additional verification steps.
If this step is required, you will be notified when creating an account or entering the rewards area, which will then walk you through it.
The additional verifications are:
If you have any questions or problems with receiving the Rewards, feel free to reach out to us.
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