Avalanche wallet

The best crypto wallet for your Avalanche coins

Secure your Avalanche coins with the most trusted cold wallet. Cold storage wallets are encrypted devices that store your Avalanche assets offline, providing a layer of security against the evolving threats emerging from being connected to the internet.
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How to use Avalanche with Ledger

What is Avalanche?

Avalanche is a high throughput smart contract blockchain platform. Validators secure the network through a proof-of-stake consensus protocol. It is said to be fast, low cost, and environmental friendly.
Mainnet was launched in September 21, 2020. Since then, the platform has grown to secure over 100+ individual projects, $1.4M+ of AVAX burned (reducing supply), 950+ individual block-producing validators, and over 500k+ community members around the globe. Decentralized finance (DeFi) applications can be found on Avalanche such as Pangolin, TraderJoe, and more.

What is a Avalanche wallet?

To store and manage Avalanche, you need a compatible cryptocurrency wallet.
Manage your coins with a compatible third-party wallet while keeping them safe with a Ledger device:

Ledger hardware wallet

Ledger hardware wallet stores your private keys and signs transactions offline, making them resistant to malicious attacks and threats.

Third-Party Wallet

Third-party wallet allows you to buy, send/receive, and swap Avalanche, view transaction history, and more, depending on its capabilities.

How to get a Avalanche wallet?

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Get Ledger Nano

Select and purchase a Ledger hardware wallet of your choice. Beginner in the crypto world? Get started with Nano S Plus. Prefer a Bluetooth connection? Try with Nano X.

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Download and install Avalanche wallet extension

Download and install a compatible third-party wallet that lets you manage your Avalanche.

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Connect your Ledger Nano to Avalanche wallet wallet

  1. Connect your Ledger Nano to a computer/smartphone and unlock it.
  2. Open your wallet extension.
  3. Connect your Avalanche wallet wallet to Ledger Nano.

You’re all set, you can now use Avalanche wallet wallet!

Buy, manage, and stake Avalanche at your fingertips

Ledger Live is your one-stop platform for smooth and complete asset management. With just a few clicks, you can buy, send/receive, (swap), and stake Avalanche to generate passive income. Buy, send/receive, swap, stake, and other crypto transaction services are provided by third-parties partners.

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The best way to keep your Avalanche coins secure

Secure multiple assets, including Avalanche using a Ledger hardware wallet. Your private keys, giving access to your assets, remain safe in a certified secure chip.

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The Ledger Nano X is a Bluetooth enabled secure and CES award winning device that protect your Avalanche assets.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When you first buy crypto, you’re issued with two keys: public and private.

  • A public key serves as an address that can be shared with other parties to perform transactions.
  • A private key represents a randomly generated number that signs transactions and protects your assets from malicious attacks. If it gets compromised or lost, you won’t be able to access your cryptocurrency wallet to spend, withdraw, or transfer your assets.

To safeguard and keep track of your keys, you can use online or offline wallets. Online wallets, also known as hot wallets, store private keys on systems or devices that are connected to the internet. Hot wallets are easy and convenient to use, however, they come with several drawbacks. Besides being susceptible to attacks and a honeypot for hackers, with hot wallets, the custody of private keys is often entrusted to a third party such as a crypto exchange, which means you never have full control over your funds. The safer choice are specialized hardware wallets that store private keys offline. Stealing private keys from a hardware wallet would require physical access to the wallet and corresponding PIN or the recovery phrase. What’s more, with hardware wallet, you don’t need to rely on third party custodians.

Ledger Nano is the industry-leading hardware wallet. With more than five million customers, Ledger Nano wallets have several layers of security that protect private keys, and hence your assets:

  • Your private keys are stored on secure element chips.
  • A PIN code and a 24-word recovery phrase are required to access the wallet.
  • Ledger Nano wallets have been built using highly durable materials for protection against physical damage.

With full isolation between private keys and your computer/mobile, Ledger Nano wallets keep your keys secure and give you complete control over your assets.

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