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Download and install Ledger Live

Ledger Live lets you manage your crypto assets with the security of your Ledger device. 

  Ledger Live Desktop   Ledger Live Mobile



Mac installation
  Minimum requirements
Operating system macOS v10.14 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.


  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.
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. Visit and click Linux app to download the latest Ledger Live AppImage.


  2. Open a terminal and create a directory for Ledger Live:
    mkdir ledger_live

  3. Move the AppImage file you downloaded to the directory you just created:

    mv your-ledger-live-desktop-file.AppImage ~/ledger_live


  4. Go into the directory:
    cd ~/ledger_live/

  5. Once in the directory, make the AppImage file executable:
    chmod +x your-ledger-live-desktop-file.AppImage

  6. Then add and reload the udev rules to allow USB access to your Ledger device:
    wget -q -O - | sudo bash


    : 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
  7. Launch the AppImage:


    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

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the Ledger Live AppImage.
  3. Go to the Downloads folder. 
  4. Right-click on the Ledger Live AppImage you downloaded and click Properties
  5. Go to the Permissions tab. 
  6. In the Execute field, tick Allow executing file as program

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.

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