Install and use Zcash (ZEC)

Before you start 

Verify you have:



Install the Ledger Bitcoin Wallet

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Go to the Ledger Bitcoin Wallet within the chrome web store.
  3. Click on the blue Add to Chrome button. 

The Ledger Bitcoin Wallet is now installed.

 

Install the Zcash application

  1. Launch the Ledger Manager.
  2. Connect and unlock your device using your PIN code. 
  3. Find Zcash in the list on the APPLICATIONS tab.
  4. Click on the green arrow button.
  5. Press the right button on your device when asked: Allow Ledger Manager? 
  6. Verify that the application is correctly installed on your device by viewing its icon on the dashboard. 

Note: Check the solutions in this article if the device displays Unable to install application.

 

Use Zcash

  1. Connect and unlock your device with your PIN code.
  2. On a Ledger Blue only: Open the Zcash app and set Browser support to No within the settings of the app.
  3. Launch the Ledger Bitcoin Wallet on your computer. The wallet will open after synchronization.

Note: Zcash works through the Ledger Bitcoin Wallet since the Zcash project shares much of its source code with Bitcoin, e.g. it can be called an altcoin.

 

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