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How to Connect Your Poloniex Exchange Account with Altrady

To get started with a seamless trading experience on Altrady, you need to connect your cryptocurrency exchange with our platform. In this guide, we have illustrated 14 easy steps to help you connect your 'Poloniex exchange' account with 'Altrady' via API.

The daily trading volume on Poloniex exceeds $150 million and the exchange boasts more than 100k active users worldwide 💡

Let's Begin

Step-1: Enter Poloniex URL in your browser and log in to your account.

Step-2: After signing in, click on the Settings from the navigation bar, and hit the API keys option.

Step-3: A new window shall appear where you will see the message - "API ACCESS IS DISABLED". To activate the API, hit on Enable API button.

Step-4: You will receive an email from Poloniex on your email to confirm the action of enabling API keys. After clicking on the link provided in the email, you will be redirected back to Poloniex where you will see the confirmation message- "API ACCESS IS ENABLED".

As a security measure, the confirmation link will expire in 15 minutes 🕑

Step-5: Hit the Create New Key button to get started with generating the API.

Step-6: A pop-up message would appear on your screen that will ask you to check the confirmation message received in your mail. Hit the OK button and click on the link sent to your mail.

As a security measure, the confirmation link will expire in 15 minutes 🕑

Step-7: You will be redirected back to Poloniex where you will see a message appearing on the screen - "API ACCESS IS ENABLED" because the API Key, as well as Secret Key, shall be generated at this step. Copy these two codes and visit Altrady website.

Step-8: Login to your Altrady account and click on the Settings icon appearing on the left-hand side of the interface.
Select the Exchange API Key option from the left sidebar.
Click +Add API key.

Step-9: A new pop-up will appear on your screen for creating the API Key.
Select Poloniex from the exchange dropdown menu
Give your API key a label.
Enter your Poloniex API key and Secret key generated at Step-7.
Add extra API keys
Poloniex now applies strict Rate Limits. For Altrady to work around those, you need to add at least one more API key, connected to the first one.
Click +Add extra Key

Step-10: Generate another API key (Steps 3 to 5 above).
In Altrady, copy and paste the second API key and Secret as before. Then click "Save".

If you are running more than one bot on the same account, you will definitely need at least one extra key. If you still experience rate limit errors try adding more keys.
If the issue continues with multiple keys, a separate account will be needed for each bot.

Poloniex needs at least one "extra" API key to avoid rate limit errors

Step -11: Click on the Add button.

Step-12: You have successfully connected your Poloniex exchange account with Altrady.
You can edit the details anytime by selecting the edit icon.
Use this if you need to add extra keys to your existing Poloniex Key.

If your balances haven't yet updated from the exchange, find out how to quickly update them:

Now you can start leveraging the extensive features that Altrady has to offer.
If you have questions, please feel free to chat with our customer support service.

Updated on: 16/06/2022

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