In this world of technology, getting into the trap of fabricated apps is very easy now. Even after being a long-term user of Ledger wallet, you may be forced to leap into the fake version of Ledger Live app. Sounds horrible right?
To keep yourself away from such a destructive thing and experience, we strongly recommend you to verify the ledger live installation pack.
How you can do the verification on your own will be the topic of today's talk. Let’s begin!
Nevertheless the process is a bit lengthy thus hectic, you will find our guideline to be easier and comprehensible. The entire method is divided into small chunks for your ease.
Here it goes!
Step 1: Visit the official website of HashTab and from there download and then install the HashTab app on your computer or laptop or smartphone. The app is available in a free version, so nothing to be hesitant about.
Step 2: From the device on which you just installed the app successfully, open the Ledger website. Scroll up and down gradually to locate the Download Ledger Live option. As you identify it, download the Windows installation pack.
Step 3: On the screen of your device there must be an icon of the installation package. By right-clicking on it, select the Properties option.
As you click on that particular option, a new window of Ledger Live properties comes on the screen.
Step 4: Open File Hashes and take the mouse cursor to the white space. Right-click on the mouse and a number of options appear. From the options choose Settings and instantly another window of Hash Tab Settings appears on the screen.
Step 5: On the newly appeared screen, there are options with check marks, aren’t there? Well, what we want you to do now is to uncheck the options leaving a specific one named SHA-512.
Hit the OK button and the value of SHA-512 hash pops up.
Step 6: In this step, you are required to visit the Ledger Live Download Signature page. Did you enter the page? Well, scroll over the page as long as you don’t identify the section of Ledger Live Binaries.
The section shows a windows hash to you. Got it? Then, simply copy that.
Step 7: Can you remember the Ledger Live Properties window? Revisit that page and paste the copied thing in the box of Hash Comparison.
As soon as you paste, a checkmark must appear on the screen if the Ledger Live isn’t a fake one.
If you have any other question in mind regarding Ledger Live, here follows a series of questions and answers for you:
Ans. No, unfortunately, Ledger Live app doesn’t support this specific token
Ans.Unless and until you use the fabricated one, your currency is as safe as it is a bank vault.
Ans. It is actually not a wallet directly, rather it is an interface app for Ledger wallets to ease the users utilization of the real wallets.
Ans. Yes, you can in a roundabout way that we never recommend. However, in case you insist, there are tutorial videos on YouTube.
Ans. The process takes not more than 5 minutes.
To conclude, your crypto currency is your own hard-toiled assets whose protection is at your hands. Ledger wallet alone can’t secure the maximum guard for it as long as you don’t cooperate. Therefore, you should always do all the recommended things even if that is boring and time-killing.