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How to recover BTC sent on BCH split address

If you sent by mistakes bitcoins (BTC) to a Bitcoin Cash blockchain (BCH) split address, please follow this guide to recover them:

  1. Make sure you are updated to the latest Ledger Wallet Bitcoin Chrome app (v1.8.5+)
  2. Launch the Bitcoin app on the Nano S (not the Bitcoin Cash app)
  3. Click on "Show advanced options" on the Bitcoin chain selector
  4. You will see appearing a link "BTC recovery tool" in the section below the checkbox you just checked
  5. Click on the link and click on "RECOVER BTC"
  6. This will synchronise the Bitcoin blockchain on your split addresses; you should see your BTC balance there
  7. Click on SEND, paste the address of your BTC account, click MAX and SEND