In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your Bitstamp 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 Bitstamp account and navigate to API Access page

Log in to your Bitstamp account at, and select "API Access" from the Security tab on the left side of your screen.

Step 2: Configure permissions and confirm API key generation

Once on API Access page, please click (1) "New API Key". 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. It is necessary to have a correct API key configuration before you try to connect it to your Bitsgap account. Please select all checkboxes (2) as shows below to allow Bitsgap to read trading data from your account and place orders. When you are finished, click (3) the "Generate Key" button.

Important: Withdraw permission should be DISABLED. Otherwise, for security reasons, we will not connect it to your Bitsgap account.

Step 3: Activate your Bitstamp API key and add it to Bitsgap

One last step is to activate your API key, you will be asked to confirm it via email link. Now your Bitstamp API keys are activated 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 Bitstamp and enter your API key and Secret Key in specified fields. More details in How to connect your exchange account to Bitsgap via API?

Important: Please, make sure to Activate your key before trying to connect it to Bitsgap.

Well done! Now you have successfully created and added your Bitstamp API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!

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