Learn about the ways to deposit from your hardware wallet.
It is a wise move to use a hardware wallet to protect your funds, so naturally, StakeWise protocol supports connection with Ledger. There are 2 options available:
Import Ledger address into the MetaMask extension and connect with MetaMask ("MetaMask" option in the Connect Wallet list)
Connect with Ledger directly ("Ledger" option in the Connect Wallet list)
Read on to learn about the advantages of each approach and the steps to take to connect to StakeWise.
If you prefer a video walkthrough, scroll down to the bottom of this page, where you can find one.
Import Ledger address into MetaMask and connect via the extension
In our opinion, this approach is more convenient because it does not sacrifice the security of funds stored on the hardware wallet, yet offers a simpler connection process and a more accurate estimate of gas cost.
Before you proceed, make sure your Ledger firmware is updated to the latest version.