API (Application Programming interface) is a set of protocol or tools for setting up access to remote software application. API can help in integration of your own applications to CEX.IO functions (such as trading bots). The tutorial below will illustrate step by step initiation of an API protocol which can be used buy our users for their purposes.
The procedure can be divided into 2 main steps:
- Generating API Key
- Activation of API Key
1. Generating API Key
For initiating this procedure please follow the steps below:
- Go to profile settings https://cex.io/trade/profile#/api
- Select key permissions that you need
- Press the "Generate Key" button
2. Activation of API Key
Activation of key is required in order to make the API source provides information as per the required functions.
Given below are the following steps to activate the required key:
- Save your Secret Key
- Press "Activate" button
- Pass 2FA