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Revoke active allowances with

This tutorial explains how to revoke active smart contract allowances from your Ledger account using

 Learn more about why you should revoke allowances here.

Before you start

  • Download and install the latest version of Ledger Live via this link.
  • Open Ledger Live and connect your Ledger device to My Ledger to ensure that your Ledger device is running the latest firmware version.
  • Ensure that the latest version of the Ethereum (ETH) app is installed on your Ledger device.
  • Once you're all done, close Ledger Live.

Revoke allowances

  1. Connect your Ledger device to Metamask by following these steps.
  2. Go to
  3. Click Get Started -> MetaMask.


  4. If needed, change the network to access the account.


  5. Select the allowance to revoke and click Revoke.


    A Metamask pop-up will appear in your browser.

  6. Make sure the Ethereum (ETH) app is open on your Ledger device and click Confirm.


    Your Ledger device will display Review transaction.

  7. Using the buttons, review the revoked transaction. If you're revoking access to a token, the displayed Amount should be 0. If all looks good, select Accept and send and press both buttons simultaneously to sign the transaction. 

    A confirmation pop-up appears in the app.


    Once the transaction is confirmed on the blockchain, the listed allowance will disappear from the app.

    You're done!

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