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How to send your crypto between Ledger accounts in Ledger Live


This guide will walk you through the process of transferring coins and tokens between your Ledger accounts within Ledger Live.

Please be aware this tutorial specifically addresses transfers between two Ledger accounts on the same blockchain network. If you're looking to move ERC20 tokens from one network to another (e.g., Ethereum to Polygon or Arbitrum to Optimism), we recommend utilizing a bridging service like Squid, which can be found in the Discover section of Ledger Live. For direct coin swaps (e.g. Bitcoin (BTC) to Ethereum (ETH) or XRP) consider using Changelly, found in the Swap section of Ledger Live.

Before you start

  • Make sure to update Ledger Live to the latest version via this link.
  • Open Ledger Live and connect your Ledger device to My Ledger to ensure that your Ledger device is running the latest firmware version.
  • Confirm that both the sending (origin) and receiving (destination) accounts are added to Ledger Live

Moving crypto between your Ledger accounts within the same network

Here's how to transfer crypto between two Ledger accounts on the same blockchain network, be it Bitcoin to Bitcoin, Ethereum to Ethereum, Solana to Solana, and so on:

  1. Launch the Ledger Live app and head over to the destination account..

  2. Within that account, click on Receive.

  3. Copy the displayed destination address and ensure it matches the address displayed on your Ledger device.

  4. Navigate back to the Accounts section and select the account you want to send from.

  5. Within that account, click Send and paste the previously copied destination address into the Recipient address field.

  6. Choose the amount you wish to transfer and select the transaction fees then review the transaction details on your Ledger device. If everything is accurate, confirm the transaction by pressing the buttons on your Ledger device.

    Once the transaction is successfully broadcasted, you'll see a confirmation message in Ledger Live.

    After the network confirms the transaction, your destination account balance will update to reflect the transferred amount. Do note that confirmation times vary based on factors like block time and network congestion. For instance, while Bitcoin may take longer to confirm, networks like Solana are typically faster.

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