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Ledger Setup

A Ledger Device is a hardware wallet that is considered one of the most secure ways to store your digital assets. Ledger uses an offline, or cold storage, method of generating private keys, making it a preferred method for many crypto users. This guide will help you connect your Ledger device to a Casper account using the block explorer to send and receive CSPR tokens.

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You can also find these instructions at the official Ledger support site here.

Before you begin

  1. You have initialized your Ledger Nano S/X.
  2. You have installed the latest firmware on your Ledger Nano S/X.
  3. Ledger Live is ready to use.
  4. You have installed a Chromium-based browser such as Chrome or Brave.

Install the Casper app on the Ledger device

  1. Open the Manager in Ledger Live.
  2. Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  3. If asked, allow the manager on your device by pressing the right button.
  4. Find Casper in the app catalog.
  5. Click the Install button of the app.
  6. An installation window appears.
  7. Your device will display "Processing..."
  8. The app installation is confirmed.

Use Ledger with a Block Explorer

Sign in

You can now use the Ledger device with the block explorer. Follow these steps:

  1. Connect and unlock your Ledger device.
  2. Open the Casper app on your Ledger device.
  3. Go to
  4. Click on the Connect button in the Ledger section.
  5. Click on the Connect to Ledger wallet button.
  6. Select an account you want to use.
  7. Now, your Ledger device is connected to the block explorer.

View account details

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the account in the upper-right corner of the page.
  1. Click on the View account button.
  1. You are presented with a page displaying details about your account.

View account balance

You can check your account's main purse balance using the block explorer:

  1. Follow the steps described in the "View account details" section above.
  2. On the Liquid Account Balance row, you will see the latest purse balance.

Receive tokens

To receive tokens, you need to provide the sender with the public key of your account. To find it:

  1. Open the account details page (see the "View account details" section).
  2. Copy the public key found on the Public Key row.
  3. Alternatively, click on the drop-down menu on your account address.
  1. Click on the Copy public key button.
  2. Share the public key with the sender.

Send tokens

  1. Go to
  2. Sign in with your Ledger device.
  3. Click on Wallet and then Transfer CSPR.
  1. Fill in the details for the transfer.
  1. Click on the Next button.
  2. On the next page, click Confirm and transfer.
  1. On the Sign transaction page, click on the Sign with Ledger button.
  1. Your Ledger hardware wallet will present you with transfer details. Verify the transfer details (txn hash, chain ID, source account, fee, target, and amount).

Verify the transaction on your Ledger device

Press the right button on your Ledger Device to review the transaction details (Amount and Address) until you see "Approve".

  1. Verify the txn hash - make sure it matches the value displayed on

The txn hash value continues on a second screen.

  1. The next page displays transaction type - for CSPR transfers, that will be Token transfer.
  1. Verify the chain ID, which identifies the network on which you want to send the transaction.
  1. Verify the account, which is the public key of the account that initiated the transaction.

The account value continues on a second screen.

  1. Verify the fee. For CSPR token transfers, that value should be constant and equal to 10 000 motes = 0.00001 CSPR.
  1. Verify target - NOTE this IS NOT a public key of the recipient but the hash of that key. Compare the public key with the value in the block explorer which shows you two fields for the recipient public key and target.

The target value continues on a second screen.

  1. Verify the amount you want to transfer.
  1. If you approve the transaction, click both buttons on the Ledger device.

After approving the transaction with your Ledger hardware wallet, the block explorer will display a "Transfer completed" page.


You can now check your account to see a list of all the completed transfers.