Securing Your Crypto: Ledger Nano X Setup and Tutorial

30 giu 2023 2 min di lettura
Securing Your Crypto: Ledger Nano X Setup and Tutorial
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The Ledger Nano X is a hardware wallet that allows you to securely store your cryptocurrency assets. It is hailed as one of the most reliable and secure solutions for managing your cryptocurrency holdings. In this tutorial, we will walk through the process of setting up a Ledger Nano X and getting it ready to use.


  1. A Ledger Nano X device
  2. A computer with USB ports
  3. The Ledger Live app installed on your computer
  4. A USB cable for connecting the Ledger Nano X to your computer
  5. An internet connection

Step 1: Initial Setup

Before you begin, make sure that your Ledger Nano X is charged and turned on. Connect the device to your computer using the USB cable.

If this is your first time setting up the Ledger Nano X, you will need to initialize it. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Ledger Live app on your computer.
  2. Click on "Get Started" and choose "Initialize as new device".

Step 2: Choose PIN Code

Next, you will be asked to set up a PIN code for your Ledger Nano X. Follow these steps:

  1. On the Ledger Nano X device, use the buttons to navigate and select a number.
  2. Repeat this process until you have chosen a 4- to 8-digit PIN code.
  3. Confirm the PIN code on the device.

Step 3: Write Down Recovery Phrase

The recovery phrase is a crucial component of your Ledger Nano X setup. It is used to restore your wallet in case the device is lost, stolen, or damaged. Follow these steps to generate and write down your recovery phrase:

  1. On the Ledger Nano X device, go to "Settings" and select "Security".
  2. Choose "Recovery phrase" and follow the instructions on the device.
  3. Write down the recovery phrase on the provided recovery sheet.
  4. Store the recovery sheet in a safe place, away from prying eyes.

Step 4: Confirm Recovery Phrase

Once you have written down the recovery phrase, you will need to confirm it on the Ledger Nano X device. This is to ensure that you have correctly recorded the recovery phrase. Follow these steps:

  1. On the device, select "Recovery phrase" and enter the words of your recovery phrase in the order they were shown.
  2. Confirm the recovery phrase on the device.

Step 5: Install Applications

To manage different cryptocurrencies on your Ledger Nano X, you need to install the corresponding applications. Follow these steps to install an application:

  1. In the Ledger Live app, click on "Manager" in the sidebar.
  2. Connect your Ledger Nano X device to the computer if it is not already connected.
  3. Click on "Install" next to the application you want to install.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the application on your Ledger Nano X.

Step 6: Verify Application

After installing an application, it is important to verify its authenticity on the device. Follow these steps to verify an application:

  1. On the device, select the installed application from the app list.
  2. Verify that the application ID matches the one shown in the Ledger Live app. If they match, proceed.
  3. Confirm the application verification on the device.

Step 7: Get Started

With your Ledger Nano X successfully set up, you are now ready to use it to manage your cryptocurrency assets. Explore the Ledger Live app to view your portfolio, send/receive cryptocurrencies, and perform other operations as needed.

Make sure to keep your Ledger Nano X device and recovery phrase in a secure location to prevent unauthorized access to your funds.


The Ledger Nano X is a reliable and secure hardware wallet for managing your cryptocurrency assets. By following the steps outlined in this tutorial, you can set up your Ledger Nano X and start using it to securely store and manage your cryptocurrencies.

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