NOTE: This instruction is also valid for creating API keys on FTX.US and connecting it to 3Commas👍

To be able to trade on FTX using API keys, the user has to pass at least level 1 KYC verification!

Creating keys for the main account.

There are 2 ways of connecting the main account to 3Commas - easy and usual. Here are the video tutorials explaining how to connect FTX to 3Commas in both ways.

Video 1. Easy way to connect the exchange to 3Commas.

Video 2. Usual way to connect FTX to 3Commas.

Here are the same instructions that you can read:

Log in to your account at FTX

Follow the link https://ftx.com/external-program-api-keys

In the "External Program" drop-down list, select "3Commas"

Click on the button “Create API Key”

Copy the API key and API Secret from the modal window that will appear after clicking on the “Create API Key” button

To connect the exchange using the created API keys please use the instructions from this article:

Connect an exchange using an API key


📌 If you only trade on FTX Futures or FTX Spot, then one of the accounts can be deleted. Please head to this article to learn more about how to edit/delete the FTX Futures account.


Creating keys for sub-accounts.

Here is the short video tutorial about how to create an FTX sub account, create API keys for it and connect them to 3Commas:

Log in to your account at https://ftx.com/

Click on your account name in the upper right corner

In the drop-down menu click on “Subaccounts

In the open modal window, select the sub-account you need to connect to 3Commas

If you do not have a sub-account, then you can create it by clicking on the "Manage Subaccounts" button:

To create a subaccount please click on "CREATE SUBACCOUNT". In the open modal window, give the name to your subaccount and click on "CREATE SUBACCOUNT"

On the next page choose this subaccount and you can transfer part of your funds to this sub-account

Keep the subaccount chosen and follow the link https://ftx.com/external-program-api-keys if you want to connect it to 3Commas.

The rest is just like the instructions above:

Follow the link https://ftx.com/external-program-api-keys

Make sure the subaccount is chosen:

In the "External Program" drop-down list, select "3Commas"

Click on the button “Create API Key”

Copy the API key and API Secret from the modal window that will appear after clicking on the “Create API Key” button

To connect the exchange using the created API keys please use the instructions from this article:

Connect an exchange using an API key.

IMPORTANT - make sure to precisely copy the name of your subaccount and paste it into the appropriate field:

📌 If you only trade on FTX Futures or FTX Spot, then one of the accounts can be deleted. Please head to this article to learn more about how to edit/delete the FTX Futures account.

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