The Quick Scan widget of Altrady helps you find markets with a sudden change (drop or rise) in the asset price.
Receive notifications about profitable opportunities so that you can strategize your trading game accordingly.

The Quick Scanner was updated in March 2022.

The Quick Scanner backend now has a full websocket implementation.
- Old Quick Scanner only updated every 10-15 seconds. The new quick scanner uses a push mechanism.
Essential Plan:
- 5 seconds push interval (2-3x faster than previous quick scanner)
- minimum percentage change: 2% (was always 2%)
- max rules: 20
Premium Plan:
- 1 second push interval (10-15x faster than previous quick scanner)
- minimum percentage change: 0.1% (was 2%)
- max rules: 50



In this documentation, you will understand how to:

Activate the Quick Scan widget
Setup quick scanner notifications
Activate/deactivate a quick scanner preset
Edit quick scanner preset
Delete quick scanner preset
View quick scanner item notifications

Troubleshooting
No Results from Quick Scan
Quick Scan Notifications but no Sound

How to activate the Quick Scan widget

To activate the Quick Scan widget, navigate to the trading terminal of Altrady, hit the Widgets button, and tick the Quick Scan option.







There is no fixed position of the widgets as they can be populated and dragged anywhere on the interface based on the available space and the number of widgets already activated.

The widgets of Altrady can be dragged anywhere on the interface and can be organized by the users to their liking. For more information click here.

How to set up the Quick Scan notifications

Step - 1: Navigate to the Quick Scan notifications and click on the Quick Scan filter button.



Step - 2: The dialogue box of Quick Scan filter settings shall pop up.



Step - 3: Enter the desired filter name in the Filter name field.



Step - 4: Select the suitable timeframe (in minutes) for generating the notifications.
If 30m is used and the percentage drop or rise happens in a shorter timeframe, you will still be alerted.
And you will get a signal multiple times if the current price is still down or up from the previous high or low. Once every minute per market



Step - 5: Select the desired notification sound for the Rise, Drop, and Fat Finger. To enable the desktop notifications, you can check the Desktop notification option as well. To test the notification sound selected, you can hit the play button.



For the Rise



For the Drop



For the Fat Finger



Fat Finger: The Fat Finger notification of the Quick Scan widget enables you to trap additional earning opportunities by purchasing the cryptocurrencies at low prices. When the traders dump a large amount, then it leads to a drop in the price. But this price drop is quickly recovered to normal when it is just a market order.

However in the case of a fat finger, the dump is done with a limit order and hence, the opportunity to purchase at a lower price is created automatically for you. For example, if you are successful to trap a 15% Fat Finger trade, then you can expect a quick 10% profit or even more in just a matter of seconds.

Step - 6: Add a rule to the Quick Scan widget by clicking on the + Add rule button.



Step - 7: After clicking on the + Add rule button, you will have to fill-up the 4 details in the field to complete adding the rule.

Detail - 1: Exchange (Under exchange field, select the exchange you want to find the markets on)



Detail - 2: Market (Under market field, enter the market or currencies you want to receive the alerts for)

The comma-separated matcher can be used to add multiple markets. For example - /BTC, /USD, /ETH



Detail - 3: 24-hour volume (Enter the minimum 24-hour trading volume amount either in BTC or USD for which the alert should be generated. It will help you to remove the low-volume markets).



Detail - 4: Alert percentage thresholds (Set the alert percentage thresholds for the Rise, Drop, and Fat Finger).



You can disable each of the alert types if you don't need them.

You have successfully created your first rule in the Quick Scan. To create another rule, hit the + Add rule button once again.

Step - 8: Exclude markets from the scanner by market name, currency, or minimum price.

For this purpose, you can enter the market or currency name in the Exclude Markets field or enter the minimum price in the Minimum price field.

The minimum price field helps the trader to avoid barcode charts (low sat pairs) that are hard to trade.

For Exclude Markets, markets can be separated by commas.
They will be matched against the full market name which is in the following format: exchangeCode:base/quote, e.g. KUCN:ADA/USDT

The asterisk ("*") can be used as a wildcard.

Examples:
Exclude the Binance leveraged tokens: *UP/USDT,*DOWN/USDT
or the Kucoin leveraged tokens: *3S/USDT, *3L/USDT
If you have more than one exchange in your exchange list, and wish to exclude a market from one exchange but not another, you can also include the exchange code: e.g. BINA:ADA/BTC
If you have included more than one quote currency and wish to exclude all ADA markets: ADA/*, or just ADA/



Step - 9: At last, hit the Save button to save your preset.



How to activate/deactivate a quick scanner preset

It is easy to activate or deactivate the quick scan preset but a precondition must be fulfilled -

The presets already exists in the Quick Scan widget

Step - 1: Navigate to the Quick Scan widget and click on the dropdown appearing alongside the Quick Scan Filter button. Select your saved preset from the dropdown menu to activate the same.



Step - 2: Navigate to the Quick Scan widget and click on the dropdown appearing alongside the Quick Scan Filter button. Select the Off from the dropdown menu deactivate the filter preset. You will no longer receive the notifications as a result of this action.



How to edit a quick scanner preset

It is easy to edit the quick scan preset but a precondition must be fulfilled -

The presets already exists in the Quick Scan widget

Step - 1: Navigate to the Quick Scan widget and select your saved preset from the dropdown you wish to edit. After that, hit the Quick Scan Filter button to start editing.



Step - 2: The Quick Scan Filter Settings dialogue box will pop up. To edit the name of the preset, hit the pencil button, enter the new name, and then hit the save button.





Step - 3: You can also change and edit other settings as well like:

Timeframe
Rise sound
Drop sound
Fat Finger sound
Excluded markets



Step - 4: You can also click on the Add rule button to add more rules.



Step - 5: Once you are done with completing the edits, then hit the Save button and the preset shall be updated accordingly.

How to delete a quick scanner preset

It is easy to delete the quick scan preset but a precondition must be fulfilled -

The presets already exists in the Quick Scan widget

Step - 1: Navigate to the Quick Scan widget and select your saved preset from the dropdown you wish to delete. After that, hit the Quick Scan Filter button.



Step - 2: The Quick Scan Filter Settings dialogue box will pop up. To delete the preset, hit the delete button, and then a warning box shall pop on the top of your window to confirm the delete action. Hit the Ok button to delete the quick scanner preset. Close the Quick Scan Filter Settings dialogue box without saving anything.









How to view a quick scanner item notifications

It is easy to view the quick scanner item notification but a precondition must be fulfilled -



For every quick scan item, you will be able to observe 5 metrics -

The market name
24-hour volume in USD or BTC
Chart preview
The drop or rise percentage
When the drop or rise happened



Clicking on any alert will update the Market Depth chart for the same market accordingly. You can navigate to the Market Depth chart and confirm the same.

Apart from viewing your alerts and presets, you can do a lot of other things. Right-click on any of the quick scan item to:

Open market (Select this option to replace the current selected market)
Open in a new tab (Select this option to add a new market tab)
Exclude market (Selecting this option to exclude the corresponding market from the Quick Scan Filter Settings). Make sure to open the Quick Scan Filter Settings and verify if the market is added under the 'Exclude markets' field.
Copy market name (Select this option to copy the corresponding market to the clipboard)
Add to watchlist (Selecting this option to add the corresponding market to the watchlist)
Set color tag (Select this option to add a color tag to the corresponding market)



Note that the volume for Quick Scan Notifications is configured under Settings>Global Notification Settings

Troubleshooting

No Results from Quick Scan

Follow these steps to get your Quick Scanner going again.

Restart the Quick Scan by selecting OFF from the Filter Dropdown menu.
Then select your filter again.



If you are using the the Desktop App, make sure you have the most recent version at Settings>Check for Updates

Force Reload the App using Shift + Ctrl + R or Shift + CMD + R

If your settings are restrictive (e.g. short time frame and large percentages), test that your notifications work by creating a filter with less restrictive settings,
e.g. 30m time frame, 2% rise/drop percentages, and more exchanges.

To test the Quick Scan try less restrictive settings and more exchanges.

Reboot your device.

Quick Scan Notifications but no Sound

Please see our documentation on Mastering Alerts (sounds) on Altrady

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