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Set up and use Keplr to access your Ledger Cosmos (ATOM) account

This tutorial describes how to set up and use the Keplr web app with your Ledger device to access your Ledger Cosmos (ATOM) account(s).

Before you start

  • Make sure the latest version of the Cosmos app is installed on your Ledger device.
  • Make sure to close Ledger Live as it can conflict with Keplr.
  • Firefox users might face connectivity issues so we strongly recommend using Chrome.
  • Add the Keplr Chrome extension to your browser via this link.

Accessing your Ledger Cosmos account(s) via Keplr

  1. Connect your Ledger device to your computer and open the Cosmos app on your device.
    Your Ledger device displays Cosmos ready.
  2. Click on the Keplr extension icon and select Connect Hardware Wallet.
  3. Select Connect Ledger.
  4. Choose the Wallet Name, a password, confirm your password, select Connect to Cosmos app, then click Next.
      We strongly recommend using a nickname or pseudonym as the account name.
  5. Make sure your Ledger device is unlocked and the Cosmos app is open. Click Next.
  6. If you have existing account in Ledger Live, it should appear.
    Tick different Cosmos chains to add to Keplr and click Save.
  7. Accounts are added to Keplr, you can click Finish and close the Tab.
  8. Open the Keplr web app via this link
    Your Ledger Cosmos account and ATOM balance appear in the dashboard.

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