In this article, we will show you a step by step instruction on how to successfully create and activate your Gemini 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 Gemini account and nagivate to API Settings page

Log in to your Gemini account at, and select "Account" from the drop-down menu in the upper right. Click on "API Settings" 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

Click on "Create a new key" and verify this operation via email confirmation link sent by Gemini to your inbox.

Step 3: Receive your Gemini API key and add it to Bitsgap

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 Trading as shown below. When you are ready, copy API Key and API Secret somewhere safe. Please, make sure to "Confirm" your new API key, otherwise it will be inactive. Log in to your Bitsgap account and proceed to "My Exchanges" page where you need to find Gemini 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: Fund Management 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 Gemini API key to Bitsgap and you are ready to discover limitless possibilities in cryptocurrency trading!

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