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How to Connect Your Ledger Account to Solflare Wallet
How to Connect Your Ledger Account to Solflare Wallet
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Written by Jakov
Updated over a week ago

This guide provides detailed step-by-step instructions on how to connect a funded Ledger account to your Solflare wallet. By following these instructions, users can securely manage all their Solana (SOL) tokens using the advanced security features offered by Ledger hardware wallets.

Prerequisites: Before proceeding with the steps outlined in this guide, ensure the following prerequisites are met:

  1. You have a Ledger hardware wallet set up with the Solana application installed.

  2. Your Ledger device is connected to your computer via USB.

  3. You have a SOL balance on at least one account in your Ledger wallet.

Step-by-Step Guide:

Step 1: Connect your Ledger device to your computer via USB.

  • Enter your PIN code on the Ledger device and select the Solana application.

Step 2: Open Solflare’s website and select "Access Web Wallet" or "Access."

Step 3: Select "Continue with Ledger" on the Solflare website.

Step 4: Open the Solana app on your Ledger device and click "Continue" when ready.

Step 5: Your browser will prompt you to connect to Solflare.com. Select your Ledger device and click "Connect."

Step 6: Set a passcode for your wallet on Solflare. The platform will begin fetching accounts from your Ledger device.

Step 7: Select a derivation path with SOL in it and click "Continue." This will import your Ledger-controlled account within the Solflare UI.

Step 8: Enable Blind signing on your Ledger device for interacting with SPL tokens and smart contracts. (Solana app - Settings - Allow blind signing - YES)

Step 9: After enabling blind signing, you’re all set! You’ve successfully connected your Ledger account to the Solflare wallet.

Important Notes:

  • It is recommended to transfer your assets from any mnemonic-based account to the newly created Ledger-controlled account for enhanced security.

  • Blind signing is an advanced feature required for using Solana. Be cautious when enabling or disabling it and stay updated with firmware and app updates.

  • Remember to disable blind signing after use to maintain optimal security.

Congratulations! You have successfully connected your Ledger hardware wallet to your Solflare wallet, enabling secure management of your SOL tokens.

By providing this comprehensive guide, users can confidently navigate the process of connecting their Ledger account to Solflare wallet and enjoy the benefits of enhanced security and control over their assets.

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