How do I set up a Ledger hardware wallet?
Setting up a Ledger hardware wallet is done in 4 simple steps.
- Download Ledger Live to begin the setup process. This is also where cryptocurrencies will later be managed.
- Select PIN code write down the recovery seed – the 24-word recovery seed is the only backup of the private key. Never give it to anyone else!
- Installing applications on the hardware wallet via Ledger Live, for example the Bitcoin application.
- Adding an account to manage cryptocurrencies.
The complete setup process for all models is clearly explained with videos here: Ledger Getting Started.