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Ledger Live interface overview

Ledger Live's interface makes it easy to find the features you need to manage your Ledger hardware wallet and the crypto assets it secures.

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Ledger Live's interface consists of four main elements:

  1. Application controls
  2. Menu
  3. Starred accounts
  4. Main viewer


1. Application controls 

Application control Icon Description
Network status Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.00.png The current status of synchronization with the blockchain networks of the crypto assets you've added. Click on it to force synchronization.
Information center Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.07.png

Keep track of the latest Ledger news and service status. 


Toggle privacy mode Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.17.png

Activate the discreet mode to hide your balances.

Help Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.21.png Get help from Ledger resources.
Lock Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.26.png Lock your session. Learn how to set up the password lock. 
Settings Screenshot_2021-04-01_at_12.09.31.png Access Ledger Live's settings.

2. Menu

Use the menu to go to different main sections:

  • Portfolio: Summary of your accounts.
  • Accounts: Manage your accounts.
  • Discover: Browse our web3 apps directly from Live's catalog.
  • Send: Send crypto assets at any time. Learn how to send crypto assets
  • Receive: Receive crypto assets at any time. Learn how to receive crypto assets. 
  • Buy / Sell: Buy and sell crypto assets. Learn more about buying and selling crypto assets. 
  • Swap: Swap crypto assets. Learn how to swap crypto assets
  • Lend: Earn interest by lending assets on the Compound protocol directly from your Ledger account. Please note that the 'Lend' tab has been deprecated in newer versions of Ledger Live. Instead, you can lend crypto assets by connecting your Ledger device directly to Compound at
  • My Ledger: Manage your Ledger device.

3. Starred accounts

The Starred accounts section features your favorite accounts for easy access. 

To add a starred account:

  1. In Ledger Live, go to Accounts
  2. Click on the star icon of the account you want to add as starred account.

4. Main viewer

The main viewer is the place where you interact with the main sections of Ledger Live. In Portfolio, the main viewer displays the following sections: 

  • Portfolio balance: a summary of your accounts, including the total balance, its countervalue, and the change over the selected period. 
  • Asset allocation: a summary of your asset allocation, including the percentage allocated to each asset, the amount, and its countervalue. 
  • Latest operations: a summary of your latest operations. 

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