How to connect your Ledger Nano S to MetaMask

Tiaan Wolmarans
Dec 16, 2018 · 7 min read

What you need:

Connect your Ledger to your computer

connect your ledger and type in your PIN

Select the Ethereum Application

navigate to the ethereum app and open it

Make sure contract data is turned on

scroll down to the settings option
press down both buttons on contract data
press down both buttons to select yes

Open MetaMask

click on the metamask fox
click on the avatar

Connect MetaMask to your Ledger

select hardware wallet
select Ledger and click on connect
select ledger live if your ledger has been updated to the latest firmware and you use ledger live, or select legacy if it has not been updated in some time

You are connected!

your ledger is connected to metamask

Showing your token balances

click on add token
choose custom token if the token you are looking for is not yet searchable
paste the copied address into the token address field
the token and any balance you have is displayed


your tokens have been added

Final thoughts…

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade