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The Power of Ledger Live

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— Ledger Live, combined with a Ledger hardware wallet, means you’re the only one in control of your crypto assets – with total security.

— You can manage overs 1,800+ coins and tokens in one app, wherever you go.

— Manage your dApps easily and securely through our App Catalogue, a central gateway for all of your supported apps

— Buy and sell crypto through Ledger Live with our partners. We send your assets directly and safely to your hardware wallet.

— Passively grow your crypto in Ledger Live by staking or lending your assets, and now by staking your crypto directly from your hardware wallet, via Ledger validator node.

Ledger Live is the one-stop-shop for all your crypto needs. You can access a range of crypto services in one app, while keeping your crypto totally secure. If you’re interested in buying, exchanging, staking and lending your crypto, look no further than Ledger Live and its partners – here you can do it all, from the safety of your hardware wallet.

Ledger’s ecosystem was designed with the specifics of crypto in mind, enabling you to enjoy security, ownership and ease of use for your crypto all in one place. As part of this ecosystem, Ledger Live is the all-in-one app that, combined with your Ledger hardware wallet, allows you to do everything you want with your digital assets. 

If you already have a Nano and you’ve set it up, you’ll be familiar with the Ledger Live interface: it’s part of the set up process for your hardware wallet, letting you create and manage the accounts you needed. Bit that’s not the sole purpose of Ledger Live: it’s also one of the key first steps as you start your crypto journey, providing you with a secure gateway to key crypto services. 

With a one-stop-shop for your crypto, dealing with your assets has never been easier. Let’s take a look at the key services you can access from Ledger Live, so you can plan your own journey.

Buy crypto

Start your crypto journey with Ledger and buy crypto directly on Ledger Live through our partners. We support Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Polkadot, Stellar, USDT and Dash, and many more. Find out more here.

All the crypto that you buy is automatically sent to your Ledger hardware wallet. So you don’t need to set up a transaction from your exchange to the address managed by your Ledger hardware wallet.

The private keys that give access to your crypto are immediately held offline after the purchase is finalized. Once received, your crypto’s held securely in your hardware wallet. You’ll immediately have full ownership of your own crypto assets, without ever needing to leave them in an exchange – even briefly.

Exchange crypto

You can also exchange one crypto for another directly through Ledger Live with our partners. This can have many benefits, like making a profit or diversifying your portfolio. Today, the most common way to swap crypto is through exchanges – but you’re not in control of your assets when doing it.

With Ledger, you can securely swap 50+ assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin – all in one app. Swapping with Ledger allows you to exchange crypto while keeping total ownership of your assets.

Stake Your Crypto

Earning money while keeping your crypto secured in your hardware wallet – sounds good, right? It’s called staking, and you’ll be pleased to know that you can do it directly through Ledger Live!

You can earn crypto rewards by safely staking your coins and tokens on specific blockchains that use a Proof-of-Stake protocol – including Tezos (XTZ), Tron (TRX), Cosmos (ATOM), Algorand (ALGO) and Polkadot (DOT) – directly through Ledger Live.

…and now Stake directly Through Ledger Validator Node

Did you know, you are now even able to stake through Ledger’s own validator node? So you can enter the rewarding world of staking securely, via a platform you already know and trust. Find out how to access staking through Ledger validator node for yourself, right here.

Access and interact with dApps

It just got easier – and safer – to manage your dApps with Ledger Live, with the addition of the App Catalogue. Accessible via the Discovery tab, the App Catalogue gathers all currently and soon to be supported dApps in one place, so you can find and access them with ease. Clicking on an app in this section will open a window that will open the app’s interface, allowing Ledger Live to act as secure gateway to those different services.

No more blind signing! Accessing your dApps through Ledger Live means all transactions (borrowing, lending, swapping) need to be confirmed via your hardware wallet, and funds can be sent and received directly through your existing crypto accounts within Ledger Live. The App Catalogue is a one-stop-shop for all your dApp transactions.

Limitless possibilities

The Ledger Live app supports around 30 coins, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Matic. You can also safely store and manage over 1,800 different types of tokens, thanks to our integration with ERC-20 and TRC tokens – all in one app. And we’re still adding more.

Industry-leading security

It’s crucial to keep your crypto secure. Our extremely high security standards are made possible thanks to our hardware wallets – the Ledger Nano X and Ledger Nano S. Both devices use a Secure Element (SE) – the most secure chip, designed to withstand attacks. With Ledger devices, your private keys never leave the SE and are safe from online hacks.

Every action you take on Ledger Live is secured by your Ledger hardware wallet. From transaction to delegation, everything is verified and validated. By verifying all actions on your wallet, you confirm that what’s shown on your computer is what your Ledger device is trying to process.

But Ledger Live is much more than a partner to your Ledger device.

Your crypto companion

You can download and install the Ledger Live app on your computer and smartphone, so you can manage your crypto at home and on the go.

The Ledger Nano S connects to your laptop or Android smartphone via USB. And with the Ledger Nano X, you can connect wirelessly via Bluetooth.

Use Ledger Live to securely manage your crypto assets in one place, whenever you want.

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Disclaimer: Exchange, lend, and other crypto transaction services are provided by third-party partners. Ledger provides no advice or recommendations on use of these third-party services.

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