The League of Traders guide on how to issue an API key through Bitmex for desktop.

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  1. Log in to your Bitmex account and click on the profile icon to reveal a drop-down menu. Select "API Keys".

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  2. Select the following permissions:

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  1. Copy the “ID” and “API Secret”, store this information somewhere safe.

    Note: The ****secret key will not appear again, so please be mindful. You could permanently lose access to your API key if you lose these codes.

Connecting your API key to League of Traders

Once you have successfully created your API key, connect it to your League of Traders account.

  1. Go to the League of Traders website and select “API” from your profile toolbar.

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  1. On the API page, click “Connect an exchange” to link a new API key.

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  1. Select Bitmex from the available exchanges.

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