Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Install the Bitcoin Cash app on your Ledger device to manage BCH with Ledger Live. The Bitcoin Cash app is developed and supported by Ledger and works on the Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue devices.

Before you start

  • Ledger Live is ready to use.
  • The latest firmware is installed on your Ledger device.
  • The Bitcoin app is installed, since Bitcoin Cash requires it.


Install the Bitcoin Cash app

  1. Open the Manager in Ledger Live.
  2. Connect and unlock your device.
  3. If asked, allow the manager on your device.
  4. Find Bitcoin Cash in the app catalog.
  5. Click the Install button of the app.
    • An installation window appears.
    • Your device will display Processing... 
    • The app installation is confirmed.

Next steps

  CashAddr address format

Ledger does not support the CashAddr address format yet. To send BCH from your Ledger device to an address in CashAddr format, you can use this converter tool or use ElectronCash.
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