This allows Ledger Nano S and Ledger Blue users to view their balances by scanning a Live QR code presented on the Ledger Live desktop version. Currently featured only in consultation mode, where the app primarily serves Nano X holders (those with older Nano S or Ledger Blue can only check balance information at present) the company assures full functionality will roll out to all users at a later date. But in the case of Nano S, which does not have Bluetooth, they would have to use an Android phone to communicate with their wallet.
Ledger Nano X Now Able To Connect To Android And iOS Through New Mobile App
The Ledger Nano X will be able to connect to both Android and iOS smartphones using Bluetooth. With Ledger Live, users will be able to connect to their smartphones without the need of a cable, the connection will be established through pairing which enables a secure connection.
The Ledger Live smartphone app is compatible on iOS 9+ or Android Lollipop (5 and above) operating systems or higher. The app enables customers to check the value of their crypto assets at any time and anywhere.
“ As the security of your crypto assets are of utmost importance to us, we paid great attention to the security of the Bluetooth communication,” they stated.
Ledger’s app shares some similarities with competitor offerings such as Trezor’s Bridge, which the company rolled out across its wallet family last year. Trezor is currently more geared to desktop use, with its Trezor Manager having only limited functionality by comparison.The mobile push comes as hardware wallets increase in popularity among discerning cryptocurrency investors who are wary of the security dangers of hot wallets.
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