In this article, we will show you how to create, configure, and connect your Bybit API key to the Bitsgap platform.
Bitsgap is a trading platform that allows you to work with numerous cryptocurrency exchanges from a unified interface with access to additional tools that are not available on the exchange.
All trading operations are created and processed by using an exchange API key which is unique for every user. An API key is a safe and reliable way to use a platform because it does not give access to your personal data and prevents any funds management (withdrawals & deposits).
1. Log in to Bybit
Log in to your Bybit account or create a new one.
2. Go to the API Keys page
From your account settings (top-right corner) navigate to the API page.
3. Label your API key and match API key permissions
Click the [Create API] button to create a new API key.
❗ Please note that you will need to choose the name of the 3rd party application, Bitsgap in this case. Make sure it's correct, otherwise, the keys will not be connected.
Edit your permissions as in the example below. These permissions will allow us to read your history, current balance and execute trades on your exchange account. Here is the list of required permissions:
Orders - off
Positions - off
Block Trade - off
Trade - on
Account transfer - off
Subaccount transfer - off
When you are ready, please click [Submit].
4. Insert all the codes for the Security Verification
Fill out your 2FA code, then click the [Confirm] button.
5. Copy your API key and Secret key
Now your Bybit trading key is successfully created and ready to be connected to our platform! Please, copy your API key and Secret key somewhere safe before you add them to Bitsgap. Once you click Understood, you will not see your API keys anymore.
6. Go to Bitsgap > My Exchanges
Log in to your Bitsgap account and go to the My Exchanges page, where you can find an option to connect your Bybit account. Click [Add Exchange].
7. Select the Bybit exchange from the list
From the pop-up window, you need to select Bybit. This will open a window where you can add your API keys for the Bybit exchange.
8. Enter your API key and Secret key
Paste your Bybit API key and Secret key, then click [Connect]. Now your Bybit account has been successfully connected and you are all set!
Want to know more about what you can do on Bitsgap? Check our other article - What is Bitsgap?