Connect a Centralized Exchange
How to connect a centralized crypto currency exchange to your UpBots account for trading, Algo bots and portfolio tracking.
Adding an API key to UpBots is generally the same for the exchanges we currently support with the exception that it's also possible to add sub accounts if you are using FTX. Just make sure when creating the API key to disable transfers/withdrawing and IP white listing also can be turned off when you create the API on the exchange account. If you want to use Algo bots then you will need to make sure "allow trading" or "allow spot trading" is turned on for the API key.
In the written and video tutorials below we will be creating and adding an FTX API key to UpBots.
UpBots Currently supports Portfolio tracking on FTX, Binance, BitMEX, Huobi, Kucoin and OKex, as well as, Algo bots for FTX, Binance and Kucoin and finally manual trading on Binance and Kucoin. We are continually developing and adding more support for centralized exchanges, so expect more updates soon!
When using Binance please be aware that Binance API keys are only valid for trading for 90 days. After this time you will need to login to your Binance account and once again update the setting "enable spot and margin trading" should you wish to continue trading on Binance via UpBots. This is especially important for Algo Bots to prevent any issues when the spot and margin trading permission is reset every 90 days.

Connecting a crypto exchange to UpBots

  • Step 1 Sign into your UpBots account. Then click on theAdd new portfolio button under the portfolio section.
  • Step 2 Now you'll need to retrieve the API keys for your wallet on the chosen exchange. If you haven't set up an account yet click Open an account now and go to step 3. If you already have an account on an exchange then proceed to step 4.
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  • Step 3 Head to FTX or any of our other supported exchanges (Binance, BitMEX, Huobi, etc) and set up an account. Locate your wallet's API key and secret as its located in your chosen exchange.
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  • Step 4 Locate your wallet's API Key and Secret through your exchange. Fill out all the request data for your exchange and hit Connect
  • Step 5 Once your wallet has successfully been added you'll be redirected to the Portfolio Monitoring (CEXs) page. You'll immediately see this section display data insights on the owned crypto in this account
That is all! Now your wallet and exchange has been linked to UpBots. You can add as many CEX accounts as you wish using this method.