DigiByte (DGB)

Install the DigiByte app on your Ledger device to manage DigiByte (DGB) with Ledger Live. The DigiByte app is developed and supported by Ledger. Check the Digibyte wallet page to learn more.

Before you start

Instructions

Install the DigiByte app
  1. Open the Manager in Ledger Live.
  2. Connect and unlock your device.
  3. If asked, allow the manager on your device.
  4. Find DigiByte in the app catalog.
  5. Click the Install button of the app.
    • An installation window appears.
    • Your device will display Processing... 
    • The app installation is confirmed.
Configure public key exports

The DigiByte app can export your extended public key (xpub) to web apps in a U2F compatible web browser (Chrome, Opera or Firefox). The xpub is privacy-sensitive information, as all public addresses can be generated from it.

Public key exports by default require manual approval on the device to prevent inadvertent sharing of your public addresses. This setting can be configured as follows:

  1. Open the DigiByte app.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Public key export approval.
  3. Choose one of two options:
    • Manual approval (default): public key exports require a confirmation on the device.
    • Auto approval: public key exports are automatically approved.
DigiByte address formats

Native SegWit

Native SegWit addresses start with dgb1. These are bech32 addresses that offer better protection against typos and are cheaper to spend from on top of the advantages of SegWit addresses.

  If your exchange does not support sending to a native segwit address, you may add a regular segwit account to temporarily send to and request your exchange to support sending to native segwit addresses.

SegWit

SegWit addresses start with an S. The SegWit upgrade reduces network fees, speeds up transaction signing on hardware wallets, and enables second-layer solutions like Lightning Network. By default, new accounts added in Ledger Live are SegWit accounts.

Legacy

Legacy addresses start with a D. This is DigiByte's original address format. The option to add legacy addresses in Ledger Live is planned.

  Address privacy

DigiByte transactions are public information. Do not re-use your addresses for optimal privacy. Ledger Live automatically generates new addresses and keeps track of your previous ones. Previous addresses do remain valid, but they don't offer an optimal level of privacy.

Next steps

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