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Practice Trading in 3Commas without risking your funds!

You don't need to invest anything as Paper Trading is a simulation where you get a virtual deposit for trading purposes:

  • Learn how to trade without risking real funds, you can create Bots and SmartTrades up to a total of 100 orders is supported!

  • Practice with the 3Commas features

  • Practice your trading skills and test new trading strategies

  • Experiment using TradingView custom bot messages or develop your own Apps with the 3Commas Developer API!

Get a similar experience to real trading*...

Paper Trading replicates actual price movements. The price moves the same way as on a real exchange and in real-time. Paper Trading price movements are duplicated from real trading prices on the Binance.com Spot market!

BTC has good news and is rocketing to the moon?

ETH has terrible news and is bleeding hard?

It will be the same for Paper Trading.

Paper Trading still requires funds to buy or sell, but you get them the easy way: press a button, and you'll have $10000 deposited to your Paper Trading account!

Sadly, it's impossible to transfer profits made with the Paper Trading account to your real exchange account, but you can reset your losses as many times as you want to.

You can master technical analysis with Paper Trading, and your skills will become stronger when trading your real account.

3Commas features work the same way for both Paper and real trading, but the Paper Trading account is isolated from your real accounts, so if you play with Smart Trade on the paper trading account, you won't notice any change in your account balances after switching back to live trading. 

...*But there's no trading volume simulation

Paper trading doesn't simulate liquidity, so unlike real trading, there is no order book simulation and no partial fills. High liquidity pairs like BTC/USDT work well, even without the liquidity simulation. The difference is noticeable only on low liquidity pairs where there are fewer traders and thinner order books.

Differences between Paper Trading and real trading:

  • Orders fill when the price hits their level regardless of size.  0.1 BTC will have no difference from 10 BTC, but it feels different time on real trading. 

  • Market orders fill like there is always someone to buy & sell at the best possible price. On real trading, a market order might fill at the much worse price if there is no liquidity on the exchange order book.  

  • All trailing features in 3Commas rely on market orders, which means on Paper Trading, they will always have the best possible result.


Q: What exchange does Paper Trading use (represents) for trading pairs and chart data?
A:Binance.com Spot markets

Q: Is it be possible to add more than one Paper Trading account?
A: No. 

Q: Is there a limit on the maximum amount of trades I can create on Paper Trading?

A: Yes, in order to ensure the Paper Trading system runs smoothly and efficiently for all users, the maximum amount of orders your Bots or SmarTrades can make in total is 100.

Q: Does paper trading simulate fees?
A: Yes, 0.1% per order. 

Q: What is the starting balance for the paper trading account?
A: You get the following balances:

  • 10000 USDT

  • 300 BNB

  • 50 ETH

  • 1 BTC

Q: Can I remove funds from the Paper Trading account?
A: No.

Q: Is Paper Trading a paid feature?
A: Yes, you should have one of the paid subscriptions to use Paper Trading. Please note that Paper Trading will match the subscription you have active, so if you have a Starter plan, then you can create unlimited SmartTrades on Paper Trading, but only 1 DCA or Grid Bot.

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