Ledger Nano X firmware release notes

Release notes for all Ledger Nano X firmware versions are chronologically listed in this article. Please check our step-by-step update guide here and solutions to the most common problems in this article.

Firmware version 2.0.2

Released 25 January 2021

What’s new in firmware version 2.0.2?

Firmware version 2.0.2 features a faster Bluetooth transfer rate, as well as several user experience improvements, an update to the user interface, and some bug fixes.

 Important notice: Bluetooth pairing will be reset after the update.

Don’t worry, this has no impact on your assets. After the update, simply follow this guide to pair your device with your phone again.

Before you update

Better user experience

  • Increased Bluetooth transfer rate, which will result in faster app installations with Ledger Live mobile version 2.37.1 or higher.
  • Improved the legibility of the PIN screen with more readable digits.

Updated user interface

  • Updated the boot logo and screensaver to match Ledger’s rebranding.

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that could cause the device screen to become unresponsive.
  • The Reset pairings option resets the Bluetooth pairing properly.
  • Fixed other miscellaneous bugs.
Older firmware versions

Firmware version 2.0.1

What’s new in firmware version 2.0.1?

Firmware version 2.0.1 includes bug fixes for newly issued Nano X devices. As a result, this update is not available through Ledger Live for existing users.

Firmware version 2.0.0

Released 21 October 2021

What’s new in firmware version 2.0.0?

Firmware version 2.0.0 offers a quicker onboarding experience, battery improvements and fixes, security enhancements, and several user experience improvements. Please find more information about this update in our blog post.

 Important notice: Bluetooth pairing will be reset after the update.

Don’t worry, this has no impact on your assets or the functionality of your device. After the update, you need to follow this guide and restart your device before pairing it again with your smartphone.

Before you update

  • Make sure you have updated Ledger Live through the notification banner or downloaded the latest version of Ledger Live. Note that the update to firmware version 2.0.0 is available from Ledger Live Desktop version 2.33.1 or higher.

A quicker onboarding experience

  • Shortened the Recovery phrase confirmation: choose each word of the Recovery phrase among four suggested words instead of 24.
  • Added educational content before the Recovery phrase display and after the Recovery phrase confirmation to underline its importance.

Security and privacy enhancements

  • When turning on the device, a warning message will be displayed if there are fewer than three PIN attempts remaining.
  • The default Bluetooth name of the device can be changed.
  • Bluetooth is now instantly enabled and disabled from the control center. You no longer need to reboot your device for the setting to take effect.

Battery improvements and fixes

  • Fixed a temperature error preventing some users from charging their device.
  • Improved device power consumption for some users, resulting in longer battery life.
  • Battery alerts include the remaining battery percentage.
  • New battery alert levels: 20% and 5% charge trigger the “Low battery” alert.

Paving the way for Bitcoin Taproot

  • Added support for BIP-0340 Schnorr Signatures.

Other improvements

  • Added a Device name setting in the control center to quickly access your device name.
  • A progress bar is displayed on the device screen when installing applications.
  • Added separate settings for the PIN lock and the screensaver.

Firmware version 1.3.0

Released 18 May 2021

What’s new in firmware version 1.3.0?

Firmware version 1.3.0 includes bug fixes. 

Before you update:

  • Make sure you have updated Ledger Live through the notification banner or downloaded the latest version of Ledger Live. Note that the update to firmware version 1.3.0 is only available from Ledger Live version 2.26.1.

Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that could prevent the device from locking upon unplugging. 
  • Fixed a minor security issue that didn’t affect users. Learn more.

Firmware version 1.2.4-5

Released 17 November 2020

What’s new in firmware version 1.2.4-5?

Firmware version 1.2.4-5 mainly brings support for Ethereum 2.0. Please find more information about this update in our blog post.

Other changes

  • Addition of the possibility to perform a seed derivation according to the EIP 2333 key generation algorithm. 

Firmware version 1.2.4-4

Released 4 August 2020

What’s new in firmware version 1.2.4-4?

Firmware version 1.2.4-4 fixes a bug affecting a few users that upgraded to version 1.2.4-2. Please find more information about this update in our blog post.

Fixes

  • Apply the RDP lock directly during the update.
  • Removed the MCU integrity check at each boot added in version 1.2.4-2 to fix a rare bug where the device got stuck at “Follow device repair instructions”.

Firmware version 1.2.4-2

Released 8 July 2020

Firmware version 1.2.4-2 includes security enhancements, user experience improvements, additional cryptographic support, and a few other changes. Please find more information about this update in our blog post.

Security enhancements

  • Fixed a minor RDP lock vulnerability that could be used to make the device connect as a keyboard in the context of a supply chain attack, for example.
  • MCU firmware integrity is now checked by the Secure Element at each boot (similar to Nano S).

Better user experience

  • Smooth update: no need to disconnect and reconnect the USB cable during firmware updates! Bootloader mode is now automatically launched to update the MCU firmware.
  • Significantly reduced the delay when (un)installing multiple apps in the Manager.

Other changes

  • Added cryptographic support for the Stark 256 and BLS12-381 curves.
  • Changes to the regulatory information, accessible through the settings or the boot menu.
  • Fixed functionality to switch between library contexts.

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