Set auto-lock and power off

Set auto-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. It is recommended to enable auto-lock or auto-power off for optimal security.

Instructions

Enable auto-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 Auto-lock menu.
  6. Select one of the following options:
    • No auto lock
    • 1 minute
    • 2 minutes
    • 5 minutes
    • 10 minutes
  7. Press both buttons to activate the corresponding auto-lock option.

If you've enabled auto-lock your device will show bouncing Ledger logos when it's been locked automatically. To unlock, 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 Auto power off 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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