In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your Cex.io 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 Cex.io account and navigate to Profile settings page
Log in to your Cex.io account at https://cex.io/, and select "Profile" from the drop-down menu in the upper right corner of your screen.
Now proceed to "API" tab 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 Account balance, open orders, place order, and cancel order as shown below. When you are ready, click the "Generate Key" button.
Important: If you want to whitelist Bitsgap IP to your API Key, please visit this article for more information.
Step 3: Activate your Cex.io 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 Cex.io 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 Cex.io and enter your API key, Secret Key and user id 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 Cex.io API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!
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