How to Send and Receive Thunder Tokens with MyEtherWallet and Ledger Nano

Peter Abilla
Apr 3 · 4 min read

We want Thunder Token to be accessible in as many ways as possible. We understand that people have their favorite or preferred crypto wallets, so today we want to show you how you can send and receive Thunder Tokens with MyEtherWallet and Ledger Nano.

MyEtherWallet is a free and easy-to-use client-side interface that allows you to interact with your crypto-assets. This article will discuss three ways to access your Thunder Tokens:

  1. Ledger
  2. Keystore
  3. Private Key

Using Ledger with MyEtherWallet

Step 1

First unlock your ledger device, then go to www.myetherwallt.com and click “Access My Wallet”

Step 2

Choose Hardware

Step 3

Select “Ledger”, then click “Choose a Hardware”

Step 4

From the dropdown menu, Click “Add Custom Path”

Step 5^

Name this new path (eg Thunder Ledger), and enter the following in the Path field:

Step 5^^

The above Path is for accessing Ethereum Addresses that hold Thunder Tokens.

If you are using Thunder Token derived addresses (eg the TT App in Ledger), then you must enter this path instead:

Then click “Add Custom Path”:

Step 6

From the HD Derivation Path dropdown, your new path should now be listed. Select it, then choose which account to interact with.

Step 7

Once the Wallet is open, Click “Change” under the Network section (top right) to confirm the Network Connection

Step 8

Scroll down and Select “ThunderCore”. The “ThunderCore” text is selectable:


Your MyEtherWallet Keystore File

You must first have created MEW account and saved the UTC file to your computer. To access it once again:

Step 1

Go to www.myetherwallet.com and click “Access My Wallet”

Step 2

Click “Software”

Step 3

Select “Keystore File”, then click “Continue”. A dialog will open to your internal system’s files. Navigate to the folder containing your UTC file and open it.

Step 4

Enter the password you used to create the My Ether Wallet originally:

Step 5

Once the Wallet is open, Click “Change” under the Network section (top right) to confirm the Network Connection

Step 6

Scroll down and Select “ThunderCore”. The “ThunderCore” text is selectable:


Your Private Key

In order to use your private key, you must first save it. Once you have created a My Ether Wallet for the first time, click the “Print” icon that is located just below the wallet Address:

A dialog will pop up displaying your wallet information, including your private key.

When accessing this wallet in the future, you only need to:

  1. Go to www.myetherwallet.com
  2. Click “Access My Wallet”
  3. Click “Software”
  4. Select “Private Key”
  5. Enter the Private Key that you saved, then click “Continue
  6. Once the Wallet is open, Click “Change” under the Network section (top right) to confirm the Network Connection
  7. Scroll down and Select “ThunderCore”. The “ThunderCore” text is selectable:

ThunderCore

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Peter Abilla

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Hardest worker in the room and a constant work in progress. Oasis Labs. University of Chicago, BYU.

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