The Ledger Nano S and The Ledger Bue manage Ripple (XRP) token. It works on Windows (7+), Mac (10.8+), Linux. It requires one USB port to plug your Ledger Nano S or your Blue. it doesn't work on Android and iOS.
The Nano and the HW.1 don't support Ripple.
To create and launch your Ripple wallet:
If you have a Nano S, first make sure you run 1.3.1 firmware. To know if you need to update, open the Settings on the Nano S itself, and go to Settings > Device > Firmware. Follow these steps if you need to upgrade. The Blue doesn’t require any specific firmware.
1. install the Ledger Wallet Ripple application on your computer
2. install the Ripple application on your device via the Ledger Manager
3. Once these apps are installed, to open your Ripple account, just:
This application is an account manager, where you can send and receive Ripple transactions and check your balance.
The only way to open it is to connect your Nano S or Blue, make your PIN code and launch the Ripple app on your device. Without the device, the app won't launch.
For each sending transaction, your application will ask you to verify it on your device: your device will display the amount, recipient address and gas rate you will have to manually sign by confirming everything is alright on the device.
In Ripple protocol, to create a new account you need to initialize it with a funding of at least 20 XRP. An account under 20 XRP is considered as not exiting. Thus, your balance must always be at minimum 20 XRP and you are not allowed to make transactions that would result in your balance going under this limit.
When an update is available your desktop application will display a message to download and install the last release.