This is how to secure an EOS account with a ledger Hardware wallet using

1. First, if you have a brand new ledger, set it up and download the Ledger Live desktop application.

2. Set up connect your ledger to your computer and access the ledger live application.

-> go to manager, update your firmware if needed and search for the EOS application

–> Install it

3. Once it’s successfully installed go to and try to login with your ledgeryou’ll be unable to log in but you’ll be provided with three public keys that you can link to new or existing EOS accounts. “Copy them down”

4. In go to the wallet tab then click on create account.

5. Paste one of the public keys in the “Public EOS Key” field.

 6. Under “Account Name”, you’ll now need to create a 12 character account name. (letters A to Z and numbers 1-5)

 7. Payment, you have two options to pay for the account, send EOS directly from any wallet or exchange or pay through a supported wallet.

 Once the transaction is successful you can now log into and create transactions on using your ledger wallet hardware wallet.

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Location: Toronto, Canada

Prior to founding the first EOS community in Toronto and co-founding EOS Nation, Daniel spent a decade in the financial technology industry working several diverse roles. His extensive experience in customer service, sales, sales coaching, agent training, digital marketing, digital process management (lean green belt), and product management (certified scrum master, certified product owner) eventually lead him to consulting for a blockchain dev shop.

Daniel earned a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in 2009 and worked as a chase producer intern at Global TV.

Daniel lives by the principles of Truth, Love, and Freedom.