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Updated! New Bybit API v5 and Unified Margin Account: how to create API keys
Updated! New Bybit API v5 and Unified Margin Account: how to create API keys
Learn how to create API keys for new Bybit API v5 and Unified Margin Account and connect it to your 3Commas account!
Updated over a week ago

🚨IMPORTANT UPDATE from March, 22, 2023!🚨

Bybit has released an updated API v5 that includes the Unified Trading Account (UTA), a type of account that combines spot, futures, and options accounts into one. It is an upgrade from the previously introduced Unified Margin Account or UMA.

That means that temporarily you cannot connect Bybit account in a usual way, even if you did not yet move to UMA or UTA type of account as it is not yet supported on 3Commas.

But not to worry, it is still possible to connect Bybit to 3Commas!

Here is what you need to do.

1. Go to

Log in or create a new account at

2. Go to the Subaccount page

Click on the account icon, then click on the Subaccount button:

3. Click on the Create Subaccount button

4. Choose Standart Subaccount

5. Create a unique name and click on the Confirm button

6. After the 2FA verification click on the API Management button

7. Click on the Create New Key button

8. Click on the Connect to Third-Party Applications and choose 3Commas

9. Tick Orders and Positions for Contract and Trade for SPOT and click Submit

10. Pass 2FA verification and you will get the API keys

Save them somewhere safe to avoid exposure and click on the Understood button.

Remember, the API Secret will be shown only once!

11. Go back to the Subaccounts page and click on the Transfer Asset button

To connect the exchange correctly you need to transfer the funds first.

12. Complete the transfer

Choose where from and where to transfer the assets. Choose between Spot and Derivatives only. Then choose the Coin, the Amount and then click on Submit:

13. You are done! Now you can connect the exchange using your API keys with the help of this article:
Connect an exchange using an API key

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