In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your HitBTC 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 HitBTC account and navigate to Account settings page
Log in to your HitBTC account at https://hitbtc.com/, and proceed to your account settings in the upper right. Click on "API keys" tab 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: Create new API Key
Once on API keys page, please click "New API key" and verify this operation via email confirmation link sent by HitBTC to your inbox. In the next step we will configure permissions of your new API Key.
Step 3: Configure and receive your HitBTC API Key
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 Order Book, History, Trading Balance, Place & Cancel orders, and receive get Payment Information as shown below.. When you are ready, copy API and Secret somewhere safe. Log in to your Bitsgap account and proceed to "My Exchanges" page where you need to find HitBTC 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: Withdraw permission should be DISABLED. Otherwise, for security reasons, we will not connect it to your Bitsgap account.
Well done! Now you have successfully created and added your HitBTC API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!
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