Install and use Nimiq (NIM)

Before you start 

  • Check the Nimiq documentation for more information about setting up your Ledger Nano S device with Nimiq safe.
  • Verify you have:
    a Ledger Nano S;
    Windows 7+, macOS 10.8+ or Linux.
    - a USB port. Use an adapter for USB-C ports.
    - Google Chrome / Chromium installed.

 

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Install the Nimiq application

  1. Launch the Ledger Manager.
  2. Connect and unlock your device using your PIN code. 
  3. Find Nimiq 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 Nimiq

  1. Connect and unlock your device with your PIN code.
  2. Open the Nimiq app and set Browser support to Yes within the settings of the app.
  3. Launch the Nimiq safe in your browser.
  4. Click on the plus (+) icon under Accounts to add an account.
  5. Choose Import Ledger Account.
  6. Connect and unlock your Ledger device using your PIN code.
  7. Follow the instructions to set up a Nimiq account with your Ledger device.

 

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