Use the Manager

Use the Manager in the Ledger Live application to install and uninstall apps on your Ledger device, or to update the device firmware.

Storage capacity

  • Ledger devices have limited storage. The number of installable apps depends on which apps you choose.
  • Bitcoin dependent apps require the Bitcoin app to be installed. Find the list at the bottom of this article.   

Open the Manager

  1. Click Manager in the left panel.
  2. Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  3. Press the right button to allow the Manager on your device.
Install an app
  1. Search for the app to install in the App catalog. 
  2. Click the Install button of the app.
    • An installation window appears.
    • Your device will display Processing... 
    • The app installation is confirmed.

  If the app could not be installed, either free up storage space by uninstalling some apps or install the Bitcoin app first to install a Bitcoin dependent app.

Uninstall an app
  1. Search for the app to uninstall in the App catalog. 
  2. Click the Trash button of the app.
    • An uninstallation window appears.
    • The uninstallation is confirmed.

  To uninstall the Bitcoin app, make sure all Bitcoin dependent apps are uninstalled first.

Update the device firmware

A notification button will appear if a firmware update is available for your device.
Note: To update a Ledger Blue, please use the legacy Ledger Manager and the update guide. 

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  1. Click on Update.
  2. Click Continue once you've read the release notes.
  3. Your device will now display: update firmware, the version number and the Identifier.
    • Check that the first and last 4 characters of the Identifier shown in Ledger Live are the same as those on your Ledger device.

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    • Press the right button on your device to install the firmware.
    • Enter your PIN code to confirm.
  4. Disconnect the USB cable when your device displays MCU firmware is outdated.
  5. Press the left button on your device and hold it while you reconnect the USB cable.
  6. Release the button once Bootloader is displayed. Wait until the confirmation window appears: Firmware updated.
  7. Re-install apps on your device. 

 

  Dependent apps   Independent apps
Install the Bitcoin app for:
Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Private, Bitcoin testnet, Dash, Digibyte, Dogecoin, Hcash, Komodo, Litecoin, PivX, Peercoin, PosW, Qtum, Stealth, Stratis, Vertcoin, Viacoin, Zcash, ZenCash
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