Open your web browser and go to ledger.com/start. On the Ledger Start page, you will find a link to download Ledger Live. Download and install this software on your computer. Ledger Live is
It seems there might be some confusion. As of my last knowledge update in January 2022, the correct URL for setting up a Ledger hardware wallet is ledger.com/start. This is the official Ledger website where you can find the necessary information and resources to set up your Ledger device.
Here's a step-by-step guide to help you get started with your Ledger wallet:
Purchase Ledger Device:
Buy a Ledger hardware wallet from the official Ledger website or an authorized reseller.
On the Ledger Start page, you'll find instructions to download Ledger Live. This is the official software you'll use to manage your Ledger device.
Install Ledger Live:
Download and install Ledger Live on your computer. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
Connect Your Ledger Device:
Connect your Ledger hardware wallet to your computer using the provided USB cable.
Follow On-Screen Instructions:
Launch Ledger Live and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your device. This includes creating a PIN code and generating a recovery phrase (24-word seed).
Write Down the Recovery Phrase:
Write down the recovery phrase on the provided recovery sheet. This phrase is essential for recovering your funds in case your Ledger device is lost or damaged.
Confirm the setup process on both your Ledger device and Ledger Live.
Install Apps for Cryptocurrencies:
Use Ledger Live to install apps for the specific cryptocurrencies you want to manage on your Ledger device. Each cryptocurrency typically has its dedicated app.
Add accounts for the cryptocurrencies you want to track and manage within Ledger Live.
When making transactions, Ledger Live will prompt you to confirm the details on your Ledger device, ensuring an additional layer of security.
Always ensure that you are using the official Ledger website and Ledger Live software for all interactions with your hardware wallet. If you encounter any issues or have questions during the setup process, refer to the official documentation on the Ledger website or contact Ledger support for assistance.