Technical description of the platform

Use Ledger Nano Devices with Waves Enterprise Client


Ledger Nano is a hardware wallet for storing digital assets. Ledger Nano uses an offline (cold storage) method of private key generation, so it is considered one of the most reliable ways to store digital assets and many cryptocurrency users choose it. Below are the settings required to use Ledger Nano with the Waves Enterprise Client. The Waves Enterprise Client allows you to transfer tokens using the Ledger Nano device.


  1. You’ve initialized your Ledger Nano device.


    Waves Enterprise supports Ledger Nano S, Ledger Nano S+ and Ledger Nano X models.

  2. The latest firmware is installed.

  3. Ledger Live is ready to use.

  4. Google Chrome or Firefox browsers are installed.

Install Waves Enterprise App on Ledger Device

  1. Open the Manager in Ledger Live.

  2. Connect and unlock your Ledger Nano device.

  1. If asked, allow the Manager on your device by pressing the right button.

  1. In the Ledger Live catalog, find Waves Enterprise app and click Install.


The Waves Enterprise application requires about 40 kB to install. The exact size of the application is specified in the Ledger Live catalog.

The installation window will appear and your Ledger Nano device will display Processing...; then the app installation will be finished.

Open Waves Enterprise App on Your Ledger Nano Device

  1. Once the Waves Enterprise application is installed, use the left or right button to find it on the dashboard.

  2. Press both left and right buttons simultaneously to launch the app.

    Launching the app

Use Ledger Nano Device with Waves Enterprise App

  1. Make sure your Ledger Nano Device is connected, unlocked, other cryptocurrency apps are not running and not intercepting the connection between Ledger Nano and Waves Enterprise app.

  2. Open Waves Enterprise Client in Google Chrome or Firefox browser.

  3. Log in to your account and click the left button in the top menu to select or add address.

Adding address
  1. Click Add address.

  2. Then select Add address from ledger.

    Adding address from Ledger
  3. On the next page enter account index (address id) or range of indexes then click the Submit button.

    Adding address id
  4. Select the address you need, name it and use as the current address.

Transferring tokens

At the moment, only transfer transactions are supported.

To transfer tokens:

  1. In the Waves Enterprise Client, open the Tokens tab and click Transfer token.

    Transferring tokens
  2. On the next page enter the recipient’s address, amount of tokens and the transfer description.

    Tokens transfer parameters
  3. Verify data on you Ledger and sign the transaction.

    Signing a transaction


If you open the Waves Enterprise Client on a new machine or in a new browser, you have to validate it on the Ledger.

If you need help setting up work with Ledger Nano, contact us.

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