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Connecting Ledger Live to DApps with WalletConnect

WalletConnect is an open-source protocol that allows you to securely connect mobile wallets to decentralized applications (DApps). You can use Wallet Connect to link Ledger Live to a wide range of DApps from desktop and mobile devices. You can consult the full list of decentralized applications supported by WalletConnect on this page. For full details on the integration of Wallet Connect into Ledger Live, please refer to our blog post.

In addition to WalletConnect, Ledger Live also offers direct access to a growing list of DApps in the Discover section. Check Discover in Ledger Live regularly as we will continue to add more dApps!

Before you begin

  • Update Ledger Live through the notification banner or download the latest version.
  • Make sure your Ledger device has the latest firmware version: Ledger Nano S / Nano X.
  • Make sure your Ethereum account holds some ETH. 

Connecting Ledger Live to DApps

  Ledger Live Desktop   Ledger Live Mobile

Connecting to desktop DApp

  1. Go to the DApp of your choice.
  2. Connect to WalletConnect.
    A QR code appears.

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  3. Copy the QR code to your clipboard.
  4. Open Ledger Live.
  5. Navigate to your Ethereum account page.

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  6. Click on the Manage button, then click on Wallet Connect.
    A Wallet Connect window appears.
  7. Paste the QR code you have copied to your clipboard. Then click Continue.
  8. Review the connection details, then click Continue.
    A confirmation window appears.

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You have successfully connected Ledger Live Desktop to the dApp. You can now access the dApp on your desktop.