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Ledger is a popular hardware wallet manufacturer.

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Transferred coin from Ledger Live to Sparrow

I transferred my bitcoins from Ledger Live Wallet to Cold Card. When I launch Sparrow, it shows the spent amount from ledger live and the coins received to their respective addresses. Is it expected ...
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Segwit Taproot xPub switchup

I'm hoping someone can help me out here. I added a new wallet to my BTCPayServer, but I did not add "-[taproot]" to the end of the xPub. I assume that it then was perceived as a Segwit ...
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is it possible to recover my exodus wallet, from a backup file?

I have a one year old back-up (exodus.zip). When extracted from ZIP and placed that folder in AppData/Roaming/ now it asks for passwords which I don't remember anymore. Inside the 'exodus.wallet' ...
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Is a smart card more than an non-updatable/inacessible and tamper resistant software?

This question is asked in light of the latest Ledger Recover debacle, and an earlier question. I'm trying to understand whether devices such as smart cards or YubiKeys are anything more than than a ...
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Is there any HW wallet that works with Electrum without the need for installing anything?

Ledger Nano S Plus needs to you download Ledger Live and install the Bitcoin application in order to be able to open it with Electrum. Is there any HW wallet that can be opened with Electrum directly, ...
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What is the controversy with Ledger's new recovery service?

There has been a lot of controversy recently over Ledger's new recovery service which will shard your seed out to third parties for storage. What is the controversy? This question was posed by ...
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Bitcoin core wallet shows a wrong balance

after downloading and running bitcoin core v24.0.1 I connected to Sparrow wallet which in turn was connected to a Ledger hard wallet. Here is the problem: after bitcoin core did the rescanning the ...
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Adding a legacy address to an existing Electrum wallet

Using ledger nano s I created several addresses - native segwit, taproot, legacy, etc. I sent to one of them a small amount and it shows up. I later re-created the wallet using the BIP39 phrase in ...
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How to generate a legacy-compatible address using Ledger Live?

I'm trying to withdraw funds from Bittrex to my Ledger device, but it seems they do not accept native Segwit addresses. Is it possible to generate a legacy-compatible address (for instance a P2SH-...
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Ledger Live:Risks with private keys by downloading any other app except BTC

If quantum computers will be able to crack private keys via public addresses with BTC,it's defence is double hashed addresses but not eth for example... would that mean that any other chains with ...
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Do taproot addresses use a new private key in Ledger Live?

Are all Bitcoin receiving addresses in Ledger Live for like legacy, segwit and taproot? Are they the hashed public address or the public address? I know for segwit that ledger generates new addresses ...
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How to retrieve total BTC held in Ledger wallet

I'm new to Ledger. As a software engineer, I'd like to write my own app (for my own personal use) that is sort of like a more basic version of Ledger Live. I want to show my balances on my own private ...
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How to Generate P2SH Address from XPUB Ledger

I'm trying to Generate unused receiving Addresses for a Segwit P2SH wallet in my Ledger. I tried https://pypi.org/project/bitcoinlib/ but without success, the addresses weren't right. This is from my ...
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Hardware wallet how do I generate device master fingerprint?

How do I generate Master fingerprint from the ledger wallet? Below is showing 43457466, how do I get to this value? I'm trying to generate the same fingerprint in Javascript. I'm using this package ...
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Is passphrase (the 25th word) using open source algorithms? Can I recover the passphrase on any hardware wallets?

Many hardware wallets provide the passphrase function that allows you to protect your assets even if your 24 seed phrases are compromised. But I worry that the different companies use different ...
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How to Properly Use a Hardware Wallet and Recover My Coins if I Forget it Somwhere?

A noob in the bitcoin world, and trying to get in by diversifying some of my assets into bitcoin. My apologies if the question sounds too ignorant or basic. I was just watching this video for ...
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Ledger BTC wallets

I have made 3 transactions of BTC to my Ledger Nano S device using Ledger Live. For each of these 3 transactions new receiving address was created for transfer. Ledger claims that this is done because ...
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Are hardware wallet seeds cross compatible over all brands and even software wallets?

I had a discussion today and I'm really confused. What I though is happening with each hardware wallet is this: Seed (BIP39) 1 --> HW Wallet (ledger) --> chip1 + seed = private key 1 Seed (...
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Same seed on multiple hardware wallets

Let's say I have two Ledger hardware wallets. Can I use the same seed phrase on both simultaneously and be able to work with my crypto on either whenever I want having access to the same accounts?
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Does Ledger Nano S Have an xPub or a zPub for Bitcoin wallets?

{ "xpub": "tpub-big-long-key-that-starts-with-tpub", "index": 1, "freshAddressPath": "84'/1'/1'/0/0", "id": "libcore:1:...
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"Do not buy hardware wallet from a 3rd party seller" security tip, does it apply if authorized in the official website?

"Do not buy hardware wallet from a 3rd party seller" It's a well-known security guideline for newbies. I wonder though, does it apply for 3rd party sellers that are listed on the official ...
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Are transactions from two separate bitcoin accounts on Ledger Nano S independent of each other?

John Doe creates two separate bitcoin accounts on a ledger nano s and funds the accounts from two separate sources. The first funding source is a known terrorist organization and the second funding ...
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How to do RBF using the Ledger Nano / Ledger Live

Would anyone here please be able to tell me how to do RBF using the ledger nano- I can see the transaction has been stuck for about 12 hours now. The TX is ...
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Can private keys be physically extracted from a Ledger hardware wallet?

The Ledger company says that their chips are super safe so that even if some electronic engineers get your Ledger wallet, they cannot get your private key. But is that true? For example, if I stole ...
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Understanding how initializing the Ledger Bitcoin hardware wallet works

One can find the Ledger Bitcoin source code here: https://github.com/LedgerHQ/app-bitcoin I am trying to understand how a Ledger app account is initialized or restored. Can someone point me to another ...
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Would a hardware wallet be hacked in this case

Bought a hardware wallet (Ledger nano s) recently, they claim that they are safe since it is a cold wallet. Online wallets (such as Crypto.com) are not safe as they are constantly online and hackers ...
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Ledger Nano Mnemonic Generation and Questions

From the ledger documentaion we have The device generates a sequence of 256 random bits using the true random number generator (TRNG) built into the device’s Secure Element. The first 8 bits of the ...
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createPaymentTransactionNew with Bech32 address

How to properly call createPaymentTransactionNew using @ledgerhq/hw-app-bt to spend utxos from a bech32 transaction? This is the code I'm using to call it, having previously defined inputs and purpose,...
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Understanding Nano Ledger S concept + Full Node

Nano Ledger S is often referred to as a cold storage hardware wallet. If my understanding is correct, this device is kind of like a little transaction signing machine to be used in conjunction with ...
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Ledger Nano S - Do you use the same key to send & receive Bitcoin?

I have a just bought a Ledger Nano S and have put my Bitcoin onto it using one of the keys it generated. It actually generated 19 of them so I used the first one. My question is, if I want to load ...
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Coinbase & Hardware wallet relationship

Aside from learning about all of bitcoin just for fun (mathematician with spare time), I currently own some bitcoin IOU's via Robinhood, but I would like to actually own my bitcoin (my keys, my coins! ...
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How can I replace-by-fee an unconfirmed transaction sent from my Ledger Nano?

Would anyone here please be able to tell me how to do RBF using the Ledger Nano—I can see the transaction was RBF and has been stuck for about 24 hours now. The TX is ...
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Incorrect Network

I was hoping someone could help with a transaction please. I sent BTC to my binance account via my ledger. I think I used BTC segwit to send but sent it to the BTC address on binance- I was not aware ...
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Ledger: is the private key tied to the device or the wallet?

Context: I have a Nano S since before, with one recovery phrase and a wallet with some minor BTC on it. Bought a Nano X, set up with a new phrase, and a new wallet, and put some coins in that. Then I ...
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If hardware wallet provider disappears, can I still manage my coins?

I don't fully understand how hardware wallets work, there are two major brands, I will not name them. I see they give you a seed and you can restore from that seed, but... I understand these wallets ...
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Ledger Nano X stuck in loop before being initialized

So I just unboxed my Nano X direct from Ledger. I started the device and it said download Ledger Live. So it set it down to go look for my phone. The thing was, I had trouble finding my phone and ...
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Can a Ledger Nano X hold multiple Bitcoin Wallets?

From my reading of Ledger Nano X, it can hold multiple types of currency, for instance, Bitcoin and Ethereum. Can it hold two or more separate Bitcoin wallets with different balances?
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Warning Newbie: How does a Ledger hold multiple currencies?

So you startup your ledger, copy down your 24 words, and you now have a public and private key. (I think). Now you add the BitCoin App to your Ledger and you can add BTC to your "hardware wallet" ...
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Share the same private key on two ledger devices

I have 2 ledger device. Let's suppose one for me and one for my wife. We want to share the same bitcoin account. Is it a good practice to setup the first ledger and then restore the keywords on the ...
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Multiple private keys on ledger devices

I have read Ledger devices can handle multiple "applications". I suppose an application means a cryptocurrency (btc, eth, etc.). Is there a private key for each application or is it a single private ...
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How are UTXOs handled in Ledger Live?

Take this Bitcoin transaction: https://www.blockchain.com/en/btc/tx/bad181b4bf50342e5226982ac5031d8b9ce670053d3b5c7502b0ff349a5f2838 In my Ledger Live, I can see that 0.3881168 BTC left the wallet: ...
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How to see the entire history of my Ledger wallet?

I followed the instructions from this Reddit post on how to find my xpub address and tapped the wrench icon button and then "Detailed logs" in Ledger Live. The problem is that this xpub value works ...
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Ledger 8 pin number how hard in terms of entropy is it to guess?

ledger has a max. 8 number pin for unlocking it as far I know. I am very interested, can someone say if (given any method/resources) it is in any scenario (except luck) possible to guess this 8 ...
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Is it possible to brute force the Secure Element of Ledger Nano S?

Only things I could find about this subject always tell that Ledger has a secure element like SIM cards and credit cards have. Also something about another OS running near the main application. But ...
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Wallet validation methods (centralized, SPV, etc.) - please clarify for Ledger and in general

1) ledger: https://bitcoin.org/en/wallets/hardware/ledgernanos/ Variable validation - Payment validation features are provided by the software wallet you use with this device. 2) wasabi: https://...
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What is the threat model of a Bitcoin HSM / Hardware Wallet?

There are many devices available which purport to allow for the secure storage of Bitcoin in adversarial environments, such as compromised computers or potentially untrusted host devices such as ...
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What hierarchical deterministic derivation path is used for FIDO authentication on a Ledger Nano S?

What hierarchical deterministic derivation path is used for FIDO authentication on a Ledger Nano S? Does it ask for a different key each time or is it always the same key? If I connect to Google for ...
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24 Word Mnemonic Seed Phrase for Ledger Nano S usable on Trezor?

Can I use my 24 word mnemonic backup seed phrase that created on my Ledger Nano S on other devices that use a 24 word seed phrase? An example would be the Trezor hardware wallet.
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Buying and selling Bitcoin on a hardware wallet and not sending to an exchange

How can I buy and sell my Bitcoin from a Trezor or Ledger hardware wallet, without sending Bitcoin to an exchange? For example, are there any hardware wallets that allow you to keep your Bitcoins on a ...
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BIP39 Path in Ledger Nano S

On a Ledger Nano S, you are given a BIP39 24 word mnemonic. What is the path to the address used? Is it m/44'/144'/0'/0/0 ? Say for example I use the address generated by the Ledger Nano S to store ...
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