This post was written by Neil on Jan 29, 2023
My setup was a Nano X and Mac.
The steps below will help you to:
A) Connect your Ledger Nano device with MetaMask;
B) Send your Flare tokens to your Bifrost wallet;
C) Wrap and delegate FLR using the FTSO AU App and approve confirmations on your MetaMask and Ledger Nano.
1./ Plug in your Ledger Nano device via the USB port.
2./ Update Ledger Live to latest version.
3./ Update firmware on Ledger Nano to latest version.
4./ Go to Ledger Live ‘Manager’ tab and re-install latest Eth app.
5./ In Ledger go to Accounts and + Add Account and search for and select Flare.
5./ Install / Update MetaMask on Chrome and create / sign-in to your account.
6./ Remember to store and create a backup of your MetaMask seed phrase.
7./ In MetaMask, go to Settings > Advanced and Enable ‘Use Ledger Live’.
8./ Add a Custom RPC in MetaMask to connect to Flare network using the steps here.
Enable The MetaMask To Nano X Bridge
1./ In Ledger Live, go to Accounts > Flare and click ‘Receive’ and go through the process of launching the Eth app on device and confirming the Flare receive address on your Nano device.
2./ Copy the Flare receive address for future reference. This should also be your Flare claim Eth address. If it’s not, add another Flare account, if possible.
3./ This preps up your Ledger device to connect with MetaMask web socket bridge.
4./ In MetaMask, use right top corner icon dropdown to ‘Connect Hardware Wallet’.
5./ Select ‘Ledger’ device and click connect.
6./ Enable popup prompts on Chrome to launch ‘Ledger Live’ application/URL.
7./ Confirm on Ledger Live to enable Web API / socket connection.
8./ Post successful connection, Ledger Live will show a ‘Disconnect’ button on a popup.
9./ Leave the Ledger Live app open in this state and let’s jump to accessing and verifying your Flare tokens.
Access Flare Tokens on MetaMask
1./ MetaMask will show a bunch of Nano Ledger Eth addresses to connect to.
2./ Select the Eth Receive address we noted in a prior step above. Generally it should be the first entry. If you do not see your address, use the dropdown to select Legacy / MyEtherWallet (MEW).
3./ Select the ‘Flare’ RPC network and viola your airdrop FLR token balance will appear.
Sending Flare tokens To Bifrost Wallet
1./ Install Bifrost Wallet (if not already installed) on your phone and go through the setup process.
2./ Remember to store and create a backup of your seed phrase.
3./ After verifying your FLR token balance you can use the Send button in MetaMask to send to your Bifrost FLR Receive address.
4./ Before sending keep the Flare app on your Ledger device open.
5./ Send the desired amount and confirm on Ledger as required. It’s always advisable (and much less stressful) to send a test transaction.
6./ One the FLR tokens appear in your Bifrost wallet, you can wrap and delegate to a data provider.
1./ I used the FTSO AU App to wrap and delegate without sending Flare from MetaMask to my Bifrost wallet.
2./ An additional step here is to go to settings on your Ledger Device ETH app and enable Blind Signing, see reference to Ledger Support below.
3./ After connecting to MetaMask, wrap and delegate your tokens in our App, making sure to approve all transactions on your Ledger device.
Easy and secure!
If you’re new to Flare Networks and you might find our Getting Started index of posts and pages useful.