Have you got a new Ledger Nano S wallet to secure your crypto currencies offline and don’t know how to access the device? Then, the following write up is obviously for you as it vividly shows you the correct and secure way of getting the access. Here we go!
Before you jump to the initialization of the device, it is advisable to make sure that your laptop or desktop features the following:
Follow the steps given below consecutively to make the initialization a success:
First of all, connect the Nano S device to the computer using a USB cable. Make sure that you are using the supplied cable, not any random one.
Some instructions should appear on the screen of the offline wallet in case the connection is proper. You may read the instructions if you want, it’s not mandatory though. To proceed, you need to press both right and left buttons at a time.
As you proceed and the next screen appears, a question should pop up “Configure as new device?” As you see it, press the right button (that is just above the validation icon) of the wallet.
Before you start setting the code, consider the following things rigorously:
If the initialization of your Ledger wallet is a success then “Choose a PIN” will automatically appear on the screen of the wallet. To give your consent, you need to press both right and left buttons simultaneously.
Once you are successful in forming the PIN code and confirming it, a series of 24 unique words will be displayed on the screen.
These are the words, which form the heart of the security of your crypto currency. As soon as none can reach these words, your currencies are stored securely.
Again, to recover your lost Ledger Nano S, you will be in need of these 24 words.
Considering the beggar descriptive importance of the recovery phrase, here follow a number of instructions for you that you must obey for your own sake:
Here comes the end to all the processes required to get access to your Ledger Nano S.
Ans. Yes, you can obviously. The entire process though is time-consuming yet that is for your assets’ security.
Ans. Using a micro b USB you can connect your offline wallet to any Android phone.
Ans. Making the use of the PIN code and the 24 recovery words, you can get access to your old account via a new Nano S device.
Ans. With a dual chip architecture, cryptographic attestation, BOLOS operating system, the device is enormously safe.
In the end, we must say that getting access to Ledger Nano S is not an easy job at all. This requires your patience, time and attention. But, there is nothing to take it negatively because the process is laid out to ensure the maximum security of your offline assets.