Step by Step Guide
Watch the step-by-step video here:
Ledger Nano S setup guide
You can also follow the step-by-step guide on the manufacturer's website.
Please ensure you download and follow any guidelines directly from the manufacturer's website.
There are a lot of scams and fake apps in the marketplace - so ensure you go directly to the source.
Please only ever purchase a device that is brand new from a trusted, licensed provider to avoid receiving devices that may have been tampered with.
You can purchase two types of Ledger devices through the only licensed provider in South Africa:
Private Key Management
Write down your private key (24 words) on a piece of paper and store this securely in a DIFFERENT physical location to the hardware wallet.
The reason for this is because if the location where you keep your hardware wallet burns down, is destroyed by a fire/flood or robbed, you can always restore your wallet from your private key. If they are stored in the same location and both destroyed, your Bitcoin will be lost forever.
metal plate. This cannot be destroyed by fire.
Create a Bitcoin wallet and submit this address to Bitvice as your receiving Bitcoin address. We will transfer your purchased coins to this address.