Here you will find all the answers to the most common questions regarding the device firmware update.
Upcoming Ethereum Cancun - Dened (Dencun) Upgrade Notice
Ethereum's next major upgrade, Dencun, is slated to go live on March 13, 2024 at epoch 269568. This update will introduce EIP-4844 (also known as 'proto-danksharding') which is a way for Ethereum L2 chains to add cheaper data to the Ethereum blockchain.
As a Ledger user, you will not be impacted by the Ethereum Dencun hardfork. Ethereum (ETH) accounts in Ledger Live will remain usable as normal before, during, and after the upgrade. No actions are required. Beware of scams however; your recovery phrase isn't required for the hardfork, never share your recovery phrase with anyone.
The private keys on your device are fully backed up by the 24-word Recovery phrase. As long as your recovery phrase is securely stored, there is no risk to your assets.
Yes, we strongly recommend always updating your device to the latest firmware version to benefit from the optimal security level and user experience offered by our products.
We recommend regularly updating your devices to benefit from the optimal security level and user experience offered by our products. New (versions of) applications are also only available on the latest firmware version.
No. For security reasons, it is not possible to downgrade the firmware of your Ledger Nano.
Three screens are shown in an automated loop. If the right button is pressed before the other screens are shown, the update will be installed before you could have checked the identifier. As long as the update is fully installed you can continue using your device.