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Before we start, first two notes: The Ledger Monero App is available for both the Ledger Nano S and the Ledger Nano X. If you are using Windows or Mac OS X and run active AV (AntiVirus) software, the AV software will likely quarantine the binaries (i.e. the .zip file (Windows) or .tar.bz2 file (Mac OS X)) you download from the downloads page of the ...


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Windows We first have to ensure that we're sufficiently prepared. This entails the following: This guide assumes you have already initialized your Ledger wallet and thus generated a 24 word mnemonic seed. You need to run / use CLI v0.17.1.9, which can be found here or on the downloads page of the official website. You need to install the Ledger Monero app....


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Currently, there are not any hardware wallets with Monero compatibility. Ledger and Trezor have both expressed interest in adding Monero support but nothing is forthcoming, at least that is public knowledge.


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Ledger say Monero is on their roadmap in their FAQ http://support.ledgerwallet.com/knowledge_base/topics/general-ledger-nano-s-faq


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The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure that we're sufficiently prepared. This entails the following: This guide assumes you have already initialized your Ledger wallet and thus generated a 24 word ...


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PLEASE NOTE!!!!!! With the launch of the official 0.13 Beryllium Bullet CLI and GUI wallets, the following guide is now redundant. You should be able to set up the Ledger Nano S without the need to complete this guide. Part 1 - Check if you have Smart Card Services installed. Open a Finder window. Then press CMD + SHIFT + G. Paste the following into the ...


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A bit late to the party, but here is the Monero entry in Ledger's roadmap: https://trello.com/c/wsK0myEm/52-monero-support Apparently (if you follow the last reddit link) a first alpha release is planned for September. No info regarding a stable release yet though.


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I've noticed some confusion lately on how to restore one's Ledger Monero wallet. I have therefore written this guide. In case you have also lost (access to) your Ledger device, you first have to restore the 24 word Ledger mnemonic seed in another Ledger device. Restoring / recreating a Ledger Monero wallet is fortunately fairly trivial thereafter. GUI: ...


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dEBRUYNE's guide is comprehensive but for Windows 7 users you may run into an error along the lines of: failed to generate new wallet: Fail SCard API : (-2146435026) 0x8010002E Device=0, hCard=0, hContext=14771806782070194176 The problem: You need to update your Drivers and it's not easy to see this issue. This is a compilation of the solutions I found ...


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I had some initial issues/errors getting Monero GUI v0.14.0.0 working with the Monero app on a Ledger Nano S, specifically creating a new hardware wallet on the Nano S. Started with errors that suggested USB issues ("failed to generate new wallet: Wrong Device Status : SW=6e00 (EXPECT=9000, MASK=ffff)") as I was seeing a 'Nano S' item/entry in Device Manager ...


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The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure that we're sufficiently prepared. This entails the following: This guide assumes you have already initialized your Ledger wallet and thus generated a 24 word ...


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The GUI is now able to directly generate a Ledger Monero wallet. Thus, please see this Q&A: How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the GUI (monero-wallet-gui)? We first have to ensure that we're sufficiently prepared. This entails the following: This guide assumes you have already initialized your Ledger wallet and thus generated a 24 word ...


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The list of English words available to create a bitcoin seed is not the same as the list of English words available to create a monero seed. For example, the first few words of the former are "abandon ability able about" whereas the first few words of the latter are "abbey abducts ability ablaze". Monero only considers the first three letters of each seed ...


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This bug is caused by the GUI wallet, if used in conjunction with Ledger Monero App v1.1.3 (or lower), not being able to properly decode the amount. Fortunately, however, the following fix can be used to resolve your issue: In case you are using the GUI: Exit the GUI (make sure you are using GUI v0.14.1.0). Make sure your Ledger Monero app is upgraded to ...


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How much more entropy does a 9 digit pin (Trezor) offer compared to a 4 digit pin (Ledger Nano S)? Given entropy per symbol (0-9) is 3.322 source you get 13.328 for 4 digits and 29.898 for 9 digits. Thus you get 16.57 more bits of entropy with a 9 digit pin than a 4 digit pin. With regards to all your other sub questions, the products are constantly ...


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The short answer is Yes, but until Monero wallet hardware support is out of alpha testing and is supported by two or more wallets consistently the answer to this question is a work-in-progress. For example BIP 39/44 technology can be used to seed the synthesis of 25 Electrum Words, see Example 10 that uses a shortened m/44'/128'/0' path that works with 12, ...


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Adding a small guide for Manjaro Linux users here (and possibly other Arch-based systems as well) as the process is a bit different than how it is explained in: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-monero/blob/master/doc/user/bolos-app-monero.pdf specifically part 3.2.1. The guide tells you to install the following packages: "pcsc-tools" "pcscd" and "...


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I have Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Monero but now there's no more space. So, well, it's 3 at least.


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Adding a small guide for Manjaro Linux users here (and possibly other Arch-based systems as well) as the process is a bit different than how it is explained in: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/blue-app-monero/blob/master/doc/user/bolos-app-monero.pdf specifically part 3.2.1. The guide tells you to install the following packages: "pcsc-tools" "pcscd" and "...


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It seems a problem related to Windows USB controller, you can try using the Hardware and Devices troubleshooter to fix the problem. It checks for common issues and makes sure that any new device or hardware attached to your computer was installed correctly. Also, if you are using your Ledger connected to a USB 3.0 port, you can try to use it in USB 2.0 port,...


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When you restore a wallet from seed, you scan the blockchain to attempt to decrypt the destination of each transaction, to see if any of those transactions were destined for you. This process will discover which amounts of Monero (a.k.a. outputs) are owned by your wallet. If you know you had not received any funds prior to a certain date, you can save time ...


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This URL provides two independent means for mapping 12, 18, or 24 BIP 39 seed words used to configure Ledger devices to Monero Electrum seed words (25 seed words) that enable other traditional Monero wallets to gain access to your funds.


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With the wallet open, changing the wallet restore height in the GUI's Settings section under the Info tab will cause the chain to be re-scanned from the block height specified.


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Note: Entering your seed on your computer can potentially expose it to malware if your computer is compromised. First step is to download Git for Windows. Go to gitforwindows.org and use the Download button. Install it with default settings. Next step is to install Python 3. Go to python.org and download the latest Python 3 Windows x86-64 executable ...


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You can restore a wallet by either using the keys, .keys file, the password or the 25-word mnemonic seed. You can learn more about reading these answers: How can I recover a wallet using the mnemonic seed? or Restoring Wallet from Keys file.


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Wow, I'm dumb. If anyone else out there is having this problem (Switching between Monero Wallets) Want to unlock a different Wallet? Follow these steps: Open Monero GUI Click cancel instead of entering password. Choose Language Click "Open a wallet from file" File Explorer window opens (Windows) Choose the Destination where keys are saved (Default: ...


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Let us first answer your main question, namely: Why do I have to export the private view key every time I use my Ledger? The private view key, if exported to the client (i.e. the Monero software), is stored in RAM until, if I recall correctly, the session ends. A session ending can be defined as the user closing the CLI/GUI with the Ledger Monero wallet, ...


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The Ledger wallet device does not have the ability to scan the entire blockchain, as it's small and limited in computation and memory. Instead, it authorizes the computer/smartphone it's connected to to act as a proxy and process the blockchain and send the relevant information on new transactions to the device. Without the view key the proxy would not know ...


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Your image shows the blockchain is fully synced and up-to-date but the wallet is scanning the blockchain to find any transactions destined for your wallet. If your wallet is saved on the same external drive, and has been scanned, opening the same wallet on another machine will not try to scan from block 1, it will scan from the last scanned height.


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The predominant reason for a properly working Ledger & Monero setup to stop working is that the USB cable is either broken or slightly damaged (and therefore unable to function properly). Fortunately, this particular issue is easily resolved by buying a new USB cable. Alternatively, it could be that the USB port is not functioning properly anymore. You ...


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