Bitcoin Cash wallet

The best hardware wallet for your Bitcoin Cash coins

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

What is Bitcoin Cash?

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is a decentralized cryptocurrency that was created as a result of a hard fork from the Bitcoin blockchain in 2017. A hard fork occurs when a blockchain splits into two, with the new version incompatible with the previous version.

Bitcoin Cash is a version of Bitcoin that was created to address some of the issues that users were experiencing with the original Bitcoin. It was designed to be a more efficient and user-friendly version of Bitcoin, with an increased block size limit of 8MB (compared to 1MB in the original Bitcoin). This allows miners on the Bitcoin Cash network to process more transactions per second, making it faster and cheaper to use than the original Bitcoin. Unlike the original Bitcoin, which uses a soft fork called Segregated Witness (SegWit) to make protocol upgrades, Bitcoin Cash primarily relies on hard forks to make improvements. Despite these differences, Bitcoin Cash maintains the original economic rules of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin Cash was designed to be used as a cheap and fast payment system, similar to the original purpose of Bitcoin. Transaction fees are generally less than $0.01, and transaction confirmation times are typically much shorter than those of Bitcoin, often taking only seconds.

What is a Bitcoin Cash wallet?

To store and manage Bitcoin Cash, you need a compatible crypto wallet. Whether you’re looking to keep your tokens safe and HODL or manage them on a daily basis, Ledger has the right product for you.

Ledger hardware wallet

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

Ledger Live App

Ledger Live App is a gateway to managing your assets, staking and earning passive income, checking your real-time balance, tracking transaction histories, and more.

How to get a Bitcoin Cash cold wallet?

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Get Ledger Nano

Select and purchase a Ledger cryptocurrency 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 what could be the best crypto app: Ledger Live

Download and install Ledger Live in a couple of clicks. Ledger Live is a app for crypto for desktop & mobile that enables you to set up a Ledger device and manage your assets.

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Add Bitcoin Cash to your portfolio

Install Bitcoin Cash on your Ledger Nano:

  1. Open Ledger Live and navigate to Manager.
  2. Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  3. Search for Bitcoin Cash in the app catalog and click Install.

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Create a Bitcoin Cash account in Ledger Live:

  1. Open Ledger Live and head to Accounts.
  2. Click Add account.
  3. From the drop-down menu select Bitcoin Cash.

You’re all set!

Buy, manage, and stake Bitcoin Cash 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 Bitcoin Cash to generate passive income. Buy, send/receive, swap, stake, and other crypto transaction services are provided by third-parties partners.

Buy Bitcoin Cash

You can purchase Bitcoin Cash through our partners with a credit card or bank transfer. Bitcoin Cash will be automatically sent to your Ledger device.

  • Head over to Buy/Sell. – In the dropdown menu, select Bitcoin Cash and click Continue. – Choose one of the three payment providers—Coinify, MoonPay or Wyre—and follow the instructions.

Buy Bitcoin Cash

Swap Bitcoin Cash

Swapping allows you to test out different cryptocurrencies, protect assets from volatility, and diversify your portfolio. Through Ledger Live, you can swap one token for another without using fiat currencies.

  • Head over to Swap.
  • On the Exchange page, select the accounts that you want to swap.
  • Enter the desired amount and click Exchange.
  • Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  • Follow the instructions to confirm the swap.

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The best way to keep your Bitcoin Cash coins secure

Secure multiple assets, including Bitcoin Cash 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 Bitcoin Cash 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 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 cryptocurrency 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 cold wallets keep your keys secure and give you complete control over your assets.

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