In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your Bitfinex API Key. If you follow this guide correctly, you will be able to connect your exchange account to Bitsgap.
Note: Bitsgap has no access to your funds, and it belongs to your exchange wallet. We will NOT accept any API Key with withdrawal permission enabled.
Step 1: Log in to your Bitfinex account and navigate to API page
Log in to your Bitfinex account at https://www.bitfinex.com/, and select "API" from the drop-down menu in the upper right corner of your screen.
Now navigate to "Create New Key" option where you will be able to configure your API key permissions. Please be aware that some steps might be changed over time, so carefully follow instructions provided by an exchange. It may require you to set up 2FA in advance, or unlock this option via email.
Step 2: Configure permissions and confirm API key generation
It is necessary to have a correct API key configuration before you try to connect it to your Bitsgap account. Please make sure that your permissions allow to Read and Write information as shown below. When you are ready, assign any label name you want and click the "Generate API key" button.
Important: Withdraw permission should be DISABLED. Otherwise, for security reasons, we will not connect it to your Bitsgap account.
One last step is to confirm your API Key generation. Please visit your email account you have used for Bitfinex registration and search for an email where you need to click the "Create API KEY" button. This will lead you to the final page where you will be able to see your API key and API key secret which we are going to use on Bitgap to connect your Bitfinex account.
Step 3: Receive your Bitfinex API key and add it to Bitsgap
Now your Bitfinex API keys are created and ready to be connected to Bitsgap! Copy them and store somewhere safe for a moment. Log in to your Bitsgap account and proceed to "My Exchanges" page where you need to find Bitfinex and enter your API key and API key secret in specified fields. More details in How to connect your exchange account to Bitsgap via API?
Well done! Now you have successfully created and added your Bitfinex API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!
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