FAQ: Unable to Connect Hardware Wallet on MyCrypto

Sample Error Message: "Your Ledger is currently in use with another application. Please wait, or close other wallet applications before trying again."

Please try the following. This solves 99% of problems.

  • Restart your computer (Do not be lazy. Restart it FIRST).
  • Use Google Chrome or the MyCrypto Desktop App.
  • Make sure you don't have any other apps that connect to your Ledger open (e.g. the Ledger Bitcoin Chrome app, Mist, etc.)
  • Make sure you have browser support turned ON. (This option is on the Ledger Nano S itself in Settings, this setting ensures that the Ledger is able to connect to the web browser)
  • Make sure you have contract data turned ON for MyCrypto.com or OFF for the desktop app. (This option is also on the Ledger Nano S itself in Settings)
  • That you are confirming any transactions via your Ledger.
  • Try a different USB cable




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