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Upgrading to Bybit's Unified Trading Account


Altrady is supports UTA Spot (no margin) and Futures (USDT-perps only)

For now, existing non-UTA accounts still work.
Bybit will eventually swap all accounts to UTA
It's one-way: once the account has been converted to UTA it cannot be changed back.
It is possible to upgrade your main account or subaccount to UTA without the other accounts being affected. Each UserID is upgraded separately.
Although UTA for Spot supports margin trading, Altrady does not support margin trading for Bybit and it must be turned off on the UTA (see below).
If margin trading is left enabled and a margined order is placed on the exchange: the order will often not be editable in Altrady; wallet balances can be negative or incorrect; and margin fees are not shown.

To set up UTA and connect it to Altrady:

Upgrade the whole account (main account) or a subaccount in Bybit

Turn off Spot Margin trading in Bybit

If you are converting from a Classic account to a UTA account, Create a new API key in Bybit and replace the current one in Altrady. Edit your existing key so that your trading history will be kept
Keys for bybit UTA accounts have to be made separately. This means if you want to trade spot and futures at the same time, you need a spot key for bybit, and then you need a futures key for bybit

Click Add API key.
Then select System Generated for the API Key type.

Choose Altrady as the Third Party application and use these permissions for the new API key in Bybit
By using the Third Party application option, Altrady's IP whitelist is automatically made available for your API key.

Spot account permissions
API permissions for Spot account

Futures account permissions
API permissions for Futures account

If you already have an API key in Altrady, edit your existing Trading Account to update the API key. Otherwise, click +Add API key blue button at the top of the page

To add a new key, select Bybit or Bybit Futures as the exchange.
Add a meaningful label.
For adding or editing:
For the API key type, select Unified Trading
Enter the new API key and Secret

Refresh/sync balances for the account on the Portfolio page or in the Trading widget

If you can see your account balance yet, sync the balance in the Portfolio

After Syncing


Trade as for usual Spot trading. UTA makes no difference as Margin trading is turned off.
Bybit Futures for UTA accounts is available, simply enable

Further information from Bybit:
Unified Trading Account Help
UTA Trading Rules
Seven Key Benefits of UTA

Updated on: 02/02/2024

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