The Ledger Nano S is one of the best-known crypto hardware wallets, having sold more than 1 million units worldwide. With support for more than 1,000 cryptocurrencies, it hopes to be the safe place to store all your coins.
But it hasn’t all been clean sailing. Online forums are full of problems and issues that people have had setting up and using their Ledger Nano S. There have even been claims of lost coins due to purported bugs in the device.
Is the Ledger Nano S the right hardware wallet for you? We took a detailed look at the setup process and what it’s like to use the wallet. And we found that while the wallet is indeed easy to use—setting it up takes more than a little intuition.
First I downloaded the Ledger Live software to my laptop, via the address…