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

Prerequisites

  • A Ledger hardware wallet
  • A computer
    • Ledger Live is compatible with Windows 8.1+, macOS 10.14+, and Linux (64-bits desktop computers excluding ARM processors). 
  • A USB cable to connect your device. You’ll also need an adapter for USB-C ports.

Instructions

Mac installation
  1. Navigate to ledger.com/ledger-live/download.
  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.

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Windows installation
  1. Navigate to ledger.com/ledger-live/download.
  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.

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  5. Once the installation completes, click Finish.
Linux installation

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

Using the command line

  1. Navigate to ledger.com/ledger-live/download.
  2. Download the Ledger Live AppImage.
  3. Make the file executable in a terminal:
    chmod +x ledger-live-*.AppImage
  4. Enter the following command to automatically add the udev rules and reload udev to allow USB access to your Ledger device:
    wget -q -O - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/LedgerHQ/udev-rules/master/add_udev_rules.sh | sudo bash
    Note: New 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 lifuse3 if libfuse2 is not available for your distribution:
    sudo apt install libfuse3-3
  5. Launch the AppImage by double-clicking on the icon or via your terminal:
    ./ledger-live-desktop-*.AppImage

    Note: in case you get a sandboxing error, please run the following command:
    ./ledger-live-desktop-*.AppImage --no-sandbox

Using the graphical user interface

  1. Navigate to ledger.com/ledger-live/download.
  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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