The Ledger Nano S is a hardware wallet that presently supports 24 cryptocurrencies and is adding more each month. Merienda your Ledger Nano S is setup, this guide trains you how to transfer bitcoin (or other cryptocurrencies) from an exchange to your Ledger Nano S. You can also learn more about the pros and cons of different bitcoin wallets, including the Ledger Nano S hardware wallet, ter our Beginner’s Guide to Store Bitcoin. Let’s get commenced with this guide.
Connect Ledger Nano S. Butt-plug your Ledger Nano S into the USB port on your pc and come in your 8 digit speld code to build up access to your Ledger Nano S.
Install Ledger Manager. There are two applications ter Google Chrome and one application on your Ledger Nano S that you voorwaarde install to transfer bitcoin to a Ledger Nano S. The very first is the Ledger Manager app ter Google Chrome. If you have not already done so, install the Ledger Manager Google Chrome app and open it.
Install Bitcoin App. If you have not already done so, open the Ledger Manager Google Chrome app and install the bitcoin app to your Ledger Nano S. Simply press the green download button to install the bitcoin app to your Ledger Nano S.
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Install the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin. If you have not already done so, install the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin Google Chrome app.
Open the Bitcoin App on Ledger Nano S. You have now installed everything needed to send bitcoin to your Ledger Nano S. Next, use the buttons on the top of the Ledger Nano S to scroll to the bitcoin app and press both buttons at the same time to open the bitcoin app.
Open Ledger Wallet Bitcoin te Google Chrome. Close the Ledger Manager Google Chrome app if it is still open. Then navigate to the apps pagina te Google Chrome and launch the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin app. To launch the app for transferring bitcoin at the lowest possible fees, choose “Bitcoin” on the opening screen and then “Segwit” on the 2nd screen. To learn more about Segwit, visit our analysis of Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Contant on Coinbase.
Choose to Receive Bitcoin. Click on “Receive” inwards the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin app and a popup window opens.
Copy the Bitcoin Address. Upon clicking receive, you will see a popup window te the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin App displaying a bitcoin address. This is the bitcoin address you will use to send bitcoin to your Ledger Nano S. Copy the displayed bitcoin address.
Visit Withdrawal Pagina. For this example, wij will withdraw bitcoin from the Gemini exchange to the Ledger Nano S. Choose “Transfer Funds” ->, “Withdraw from Exchange” ->, “BTC” to navigate to the bitcoin withdrawal pagina on Gemini. Other bitcoin exchanges will have withdrawal pages similar to Gemini’s.
Paste Bitcoin Address. Next, pack ter the bitcoin address that you previously copied into your exchange withdrawal pagina. Ter Gemini, for example, just paste the bitcoin address into the section for “Destination Address.” Always double-check that the address you pasted into your exchange is the same spil the address listed on the receive pagina ter the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin app.
Choose Amount & Send. Ultimately, choose the amount you want to transfer to the Ledger Nano S and proceed with the transfer. Ter Gemini, for example, just kasstuk the button “Review Withdrawal” to confirm the details of your transfer and come in your Gemini two creador authentication code to finish the transaction.
Congratulations! You just sent bitcoin from your exchange to the Ledger Nano S. Your pending transactions, ended transactions, and bitcoin recuento are viewable te the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin App te Google Chrome. Depending on the status of the bitcoin network, it may take time for the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin App to reflect the transaction. You can also transfer other cryptocurrencies supported by the Ledger Nano S from a cryptocurrency exchange to your device following a similar process to the one described here.