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Install Leather From a Source

Getting Started

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Leather has not been available in the Firefox store since November 2023. This means that Firefox users will need to install the Leather extension with the wallet’s source code if they want to access the Leather app.


Chrome, Brave, and Edge users also have the option of installing the Leather extension from a source should they prefer to do so by following these steps:

How to Install Leather from a Source for Chrome, Brave, and Edge


  1. Visit the Leather extension Github repository and look for the “Releases” section in the column on the right


  2. Download the leather-chromium .zip file that corresponds to the latest release


  3. Go to: chrome://extensions

  4. Toggle on "Developer mode"

  5. Click on "Load unpacked" located under the “Extensions” heading on the top left of the page


  6. Select the new directory that was unpacked from the .zip file to follow the remaining extension installation steps


How to Install Leather from a Source for Firefox


  1. Visit the Leather extension Github repository and look for the “Releases” section in the column on the right




  2. Download the leather-firefox .zip file that corresponds to the latest release




  3. Open your Firefox browser and go to about:debugging

  4. Click on "This Firefox"

  5. Click on "Load Temporary Add-on…"




  6. Open the new directory that was unpacked from the .zip file and select “manifest.json”

  7. Follow the remaining extension installation steps


Note: Unlike installations from the Chrome Web Store, installing Leather from the source code does not allow the app to automatically update to newer versions. You will need to reinstall the extension using the steps outlined above when newer releases become available.

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This article was updated on 23/4/24

This article was updated on 23/4/24