Tron(TRX), short for “Tronix”, despite being one of the most controversial coins in 2018, is one of the most hyped up coins on most cryptocurrency communities due to their various partnerships. If you hold some Tron(TRX), or any other cryptocurrency in general, always make sure that your funds are always secure so you have your funds ready and secure for the next bull run. Here’s a guide on how to store your TRX using the Ledger Nano S or Ledger Nano X.
What you’re going to need:
- A Ledger device(Nano S/Nano X)
- A USB cable
- a computer
- Ledger Live(preferably updated to the latest version)
Don’t have any Tron(TRX) yet? You can exchange your BTC or ETH for TRX on the Binance exchange.
Adding the Tron app on your Ledger device
- Open up Ledger Live, and make sure it’s software version is up to date.
- Head over to the Manager section on the left side bar, and search on “Tron”, then click on Install.
Not enough storage? READ: Ledger Nano S: “Not Enough Storage Left”?or purchase a Ledger Nano X for more storage space.
Creating an Tron account
To create an Tron wallet on your Ledger device, we first need to create an “account” for you to be able to have access to your wallet’s Tron address.
- Head over to TronScan.org
NOTE: Make sure you’re visiting the correct and legitimate website: tronscan.org
- Open the Tron app on your Ledger device
- Hover your cursor on SIGN IN, then click on LEDGER
- Click on the green Sign In button
- You can now copy the address shown, and deposit your TRX and ERC10 tokens from your exchange wallet or other wallets in general.
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