In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your Bittrex 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 Bittrex account and navigate to API Keys page
Log in to your Bittrex account at https://international.bittrex.com/, and select Settings from the menu in the upper right. Click on "API Keys" and proceed to the next step. 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 2FA in advance, or unlock this option via email.
Step 2: Configure permissions and confirm API key generation
Once on API Keys page, please click (1) "Add new 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 permissions (2) as shows below to allow Bitsgap to read trading data from your account and place orders. When you are finished, click (3) the "Save" button.
Important: Withdraw permission should be DISABLED. Otherwise, for security reasons, we will not connect it to your Bitsgap account.
Step 3: Receive your Bittrex API ket and add it to Bitsgap
Now your Bittrex 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 Bittrex 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 Bittrex API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!
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