Add new account

You can add a new account for each crypto asset supported by the Ledger Live application.

Before you begin

  • Check on your device that the correct crypto asset app is installed.
    Example: to add a new Bitcoin account, make sure that the Bitcoin app is installed. 
  • Make sure that you do not already have a new, unused account. You can only add a new account if all existing accounts of a specific crypto asset have had at least one operation.


  1. Type or click the drop-down list to choose the crypto asset of the account to add.
  2. Click Next.
  3. Connect and unlock your device, open the app of the selected crypto asset.
    Note: For Windows users, this step might take a few moments.
  4. Click Next. Ledger Live will check in the blockchain if your Ledger device manages any existing accounts. These are then displayed.
  5. In the Add new account section, set a check-mark next to the new account. Choose a name if you want to.
  6. Click Add account(s).


You've successfully added a new account. On the left panel, click on the account you added to view its details. Check the following articles to learn how to:

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