Manage multiple Bitcoin accounts

The Ledger Wallet Bitcoin application offers you the ability to create and manage as many accounts as needed. An account is a collection of Bitcoin (or altcoin) addresses and has its own balance.

You can manage only one account on Ledger Wallet Ethereum and Ledger Wallet XRP a.k.a Ripple, as they are not HD (Hierarchical Deterministic) wallet.

 

HOW TO CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT

  1. In the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin application unlocked, as you are on the main account overview,
  2. Click on "+ Add a new account" on the top right corner, under the balance



  3. A popup window opens
  4. You can type a name which will be the title of your account, and select a colour to customize it



  5. Click on ADD
  6. Now you have a new account beside your main account.

 

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR ACCOUNTS

  1. By clicking on the account name from the "Account" tab, you will get access to your receiving addressese and all details and operations.

  2. You can manage a new account exactly the same way as the main account of the Ledger Wallet Bitcoin.
  3. To switch from an account to another one, click on "Accounts" on the left top corner of the application.

 

HOW TO DELETE AN ACCOUNT

  1. Note that you can delete an account only if it has never been used, if it has never received any funds.
  2. Select the account you want to delete by clicking on its title
  3. Click on "ACCOUNT SETTINGS" at the top left corner, under the balance



  4. Click on "DELETE" at the left bottom of the window. If "DELETE" doesn't display, it means that your account has already been used and can only be hidden.


HOW TO HIDE AN ACCOUNT

  1. You can hide temporarily an account, empty or not, it won't be deleted for ever
  2. Select the account you want to hide by clicking on its title
  3. Click on "ACCOUNT SETTINGS" at the top left corner, under the balance



  4. Click on "HIDE" at the left bottom of the window




HOW TO SHOW A HIDDEN ACCOUNT

  1. If you have once hidden an account, go to the "Accounts" tab 
  2. Click on "+ Add an account" at the top right corner, under the balance
  3. Click on "SHOW" beside the account you want to display

    If you have an hidden wallet, attached to a passphrase, see this tutorial.
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