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Add a new Ledger device to Ledger Live

This tutorial will show you how to manage multiple Ledger devices from Ledger Live.

Before you start

  • Make sure to download and install the latest version of Ledger Live via this link.
  • Make sure to have your new Ledger device handy.

Adding a new Ledger device to Ledger Live 

  1. Open Ledger Live.
  2. Go to Settings, select the Help tab.
  3. Navigate to the Device setup section and click Launch.
    Welcome to Ledger screen appears.
  4. Click Get started then select your device type.
  5. In the next screen, select Set up a new Nano S/X, review the Basics carefully then click Let's do this!
    An onboarding sequence starts.

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Next steps

  1. Complete the onboarding to set up your new Ledger device.
  2. Connect your new Ledger device to My Ledger in Ledger Live and install the crypto apps you need.
  3. Navigate to the Accounts tab and create your crypto accounts.

Before you go

  • Here are a few tips that will help you safely manage multiple Ledger devices from Ledger Live.
  • Make sure to keep all your 24-word recovery phrases secure and private. You can learn more about recovery phrase best practices here.
  • Keep track of your recovery phrases and which Ledger device they are tied to.
  • Label your accounts in a way that indicates which Ledger devices they are tied to. For example: crypto type + NS or NX.

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