How to create and set up API key

Connect your account to Bitsgap

Updated over a week ago

In this article, we will show you how to create, configure, and connect your 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

Log in to your account or create a new one.

2. Go to the API Keys page

Click on your profile icon (top-right corner) and navigate to the "Profile" page.

On the left-hand side, you will see the "Sub-accounts and APIs" tab. Click on it and go to the "API Management" page.

3. Create an API key

Click the [Create API Key] button to create a new API key.

4. Match API key permissions

Then edit your permissions as in the example below. These permissions will allow us to read your history and current balance and execute trades on your exchange account.

Here is the list of required permissions:

  • IP permissions - Later

  • API key Type - API v4 Key

  • Account Type - Classic Account

  • Permissions - Spot/Margin Trade, Read and Write

After setting all the permissions, you will need to confirm and agree with all the points. Once done, proceed by clicking [I Accept].

5. Insert a security code

Fill out your 2FA code and Fund Password to complete the security verification.

6. Copy your API key and Secret key

Now your 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.

Log in to your Bitsgap account and go to the My Exchanges page, where you can find an option to connect your account. Click [Add Exchange].

8. Select exchange from the list

From the pop-up window, you need to select This will open a window where you can add your API key and Secret key, then click [Connect].

9. Connection check

If everything is done correctly, you will see added to the list of your connected exchanges with the Connected status and the trading balance available on your account.

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