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This article will help you set up your first Ledger THORChain (RUNE) account.

  The THORChain app is developed and supported by the THORChain community. Check the THORChain wallet page to learn more.

Before you start

Install the THORChain app on your Ledger device

 Important notice for users

  • To access the app go to Settings > Experimental features, activate Developer mode then go to My Ledger to download the app on your Ledger device.


  1. Open Ledger Live and navigate to the My Ledger tab.
  2. Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  3. If prompted, allow My Ledger to access your device.
  4. Search for the THORChain app in the app catalog.
  5. Click the Install button to install the app on your Ledger device.
    • Your Ledger device displays Processing.
    • Ledger Live displays Installed. 


Create your first THORChain account via the THORSwap web app

 THORChain accounts in Ledger Live

  • Ledger Live doesn't support THORChain accounts yet.
  • However, you can safely create your first Ledger THORChain account by connecting your Ledger device to the THORSwap web app. Step-by-step instructions can be found below.
    1. Close Ledger Live.
    2. Connect your Ledger device to your computer to switch it on.
    3. On your Ledger device, navigate to the THORChain app icon and open it
      Your Ledger device displays: THORChain ready.
    4. Go to the THORSwap app via this link.
    5. Select the Dashboard tab then click Connect
    6. Select Connect Ledger.
    7. Select the THOR chain then click Connect.
      The Connect button now reads Wallet.
    8. Click Wallet.
    9. Select Go to Account
      Your Ledger THORChain account address appears on the blockchain.
    10. Select Copy Address
      You can safely send RUNE to this address.

Next Steps

  • Learn how to send and receive funds with your Ledger device and THORSwap here.
  • Connect with the THORChain community on X or Telegram.

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