How to configure HitBTC API

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HitBTC is one of the top digital currency exchanges with a daily trading volume of around 500 million USD. It offers over 1000 trading instruments with high traction.

In order to connect your HitBTC account to TabTrader you’ll need to link your API keys in the Accounts section. 

If you already have a set of API keys, this article explains how to add your API account to TabTrader.

The following article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on creating API keys on HitBTC.  

How to create API keys

Log in to your HitBTC account on the website.

Once you're logged in, click on the Settings in the upper right corner.

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HitBTC: Settings

Select the "API keys" tab on the Settings page.

On the "API keys" page, click the "New API key" button.

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HitBTC: API keys

Once your API keys have been generated, copy and save the API and Secret keys.
The API keys will appear in the list below.

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HitBTC: API created

By default the newly generated API doesn't have trading permissions.
Click the edit button in the "Actions" column in the API keys list.

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HitBTC: Permissions

Select "Order book, History, Trading balance" and "Place/cancel orders" to allow your API to place orders and access your account data.

Do not enable “Withdrawal” permission.

Set IP address restrictions for your API key to limit access to specific IP addresses.

If you don’t have a static IP address, you shouldn’t enable this option.

Press "Save" to confirm the action.

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HitBTC: API keys list

After confirmation the permissions will be displayed in the Access Rights of your API in the list.

Now you’re ready to add these keys into TabTrader. 

Keep your API keys safe and never share them with anyone.

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