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Download and install Ledger Live

The Ledger Live app is a safe and easy interface for managing your cryptocurrencies using your Ledger device. Unlike most apps, Ledger Live keeps your data directly on your phone or computer, so there's no need to sign in using an email and password. All that's required is your Ledger device.

You can download Ledger Live on your desktop computer or your mobile device, and it works with both iOS and Android.

  Ledger Live Desktop   Ledger Live Mobile



Mac installation
  Minimum requirements
Operating system macOS v10.15 or later
  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the Ledger Live application.
  3. Double-click the .dmg file you downloaded.
  4. Drag and drop the Ledger Live application to the Applications folder.

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  5. Start Ledger Live from Launchpad or Spotlight.
  6. Depending on your macOS version, the following message displays. Click Open to allow the installation.

Windows installation
  Minimum requirements
Operating system Windows 10 (64-bit) or later
  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the Ledger Live application.
  3. Double-click the Ledger Live executable file you downloaded.
  4. If a warning displays, click Yes to allow the installation of Ledger Live.


  5. Once the installation completes, click Finish.

 Note that you may come across the following warning message: "The app you're attempting to install isn't a Microsoft-verified app" if your system is set to only install apps from the Microsoft Store. Rest assured, you can proceed with the installation of the Ledger Live app. If you have any doubts, you can find instructions on how to verify the authenticity of Ledger Live here.

Linux installation
  Minimum requirements
Operating system Linux Ubuntu 20.04 (64-bit) or later

You can install Ledger Live on Linux using the command line or the graphical user interface.

Using the command line

  1. Install AppImageLauncher. 

    sudo apt install software-properties-common
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:appimagelauncher-team/stable
    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install appimagelauncher
  2. Add and reload the udev rules to allow USB access to your Ledger device:
    wget -q -O - | sudo bash


     Note: Newer versions of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS require adding the following commands after wget:
    sudo add-apt-repository universe
    sudo apt install libfuse2


     Alternatively, you can use libfuse3 if libfuse2 is not available for your distribution:

    sudo apt install libfuse3-3
  3. Navigate to and download the Ledger Live Linux app. 
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  4. Go to the Downloads folder and open:
  5. Click on the button Integrate and run. 

Ledger Live starts! You're done!


 Note: If you get a sand-boxing error, please run the following command:

./ledger-live-desktop-*.AppImage --no-sandbox

Using the graphical user interface

Ubuntu 20.04 Ubuntu 22.04 and later
  1. Download the latest AppImageLauncher amd64 deb package from here.
  2. Go to the Downloads folder.
  3. Right-click open with "software install".
  4. Navigate to
  5. Download the Ledger Live AppImage.
  6. Open Ledger Live.

 Note: if you are having Ledger device USB connection issues please open the terminal then add and reload the udev rules to allow USB access to your Ledger device:

wget -q -O - | sudo bash

Ledger Live is available on desktop and mobile. While it may be compatible with some iPad models/tablets, we don’t currently support these devices. Furthermore, Ledger Live isn’t supported on virtual machines.

Next steps


 I am not able to log into Ledger Live with my email

Newer versions of the Ledger Live app now feature a 'Log in to Ledger Recover' option during the initial step of the installation process. This option prompts you to enter your Ledger Recover credentials and is specifically designed for subscribers of Ledger Recover, an optional paid service for Ledger users. If you are not a Ledger Recover subscriber, please choose the 'Get started' option instead. This will guide you through the standard setup process for Ledger Live. Note that the regular setup does not require an email and password, as Ledger Live is a local application with data stored exclusively on your device.

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