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Ethereum Classic (ETC)

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

Before you start

Install the Ethereum Classic 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 Ethereum Classic 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.

  Smart contracts not supported in Ledger Live

Smart contracts are currently not supported in Ledger Live and may lead to loss of ETC through gas spent. Please use MyEtherWallet or MyCrypto to send to contract addresses.

Next steps

  Gas Usage

  • Ethereum Classic paid for your transactions is called Gas.
  • Gas Price: Amount of Ethereum Classic used per unit of Gas. This determines the speed of your transaction.
  • Gas Limit: The maximum units of Gas you will pay. If this is set too low, your transaction can be refused for being Out of Gas.
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