Set PIN lock and power off

Set PIN lock or auto-power off to automatically lock or shutdown your Ledger Nano X device after a period of inactivity. The PIN code is then required to unlock it.

  Security tip

When you are not using your Ledger Nano X, please be sure to lock it to ensure that no one else can use your device.

Instructions

Enable PIN lock
  1. Turn on and unlock your Ledger Nano X.
  2. Hold both buttons to access Control Center.
  3. Navigate to Settings. Then press both buttons to validate.
  4. Go to Security and press both buttons to validate.
  5. Press both buttons to enter the PIN lock menu.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • No PIN lock
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
  7. Press both buttons to activate the corresponding PIN lock option.

If you've enabled PIN lock, your device will show bouncing Ledger logos when it's been locked automatically. To unlock, press any button and enter your PIN code.

Enable auto power off
  1. Turn on and unlock your Ledger Nano X.
  2. Hold both buttons to access Control Center.
  3. Navigate to Settings. Then press both buttons to validate.
  4. Go to General and press both buttons to validate.
  5. Press both buttons to enter the Battery saver menu.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • Never power off
    • 1 minute
    • 3 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
  7. Press both buttons to activate the selected option.

If you've enabled auto power off, your device will automatically turn off after the configured duration of inactivity.

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