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How to delete API keys from an exchange and how to delete an exchange from 3Commas
How to delete API keys from an exchange and how to delete an exchange from 3Commas

Learn how to make sure the old API keys are deleted and your trading is protect and safe.

Updated over a week ago

Very, very important note!

After you delete the API keys on an exchange side, the SmartTrades and DCA bots' trades will be in Suspended status for 7 days, during this time you can create new API keys and update the connection to resume the trades. Otherwise, you will have to pick them up and recreate them manually.
Here are the articles that will help you with that:

If you are OK with that or have another reason, here are the instructions on deleting API keys on an exchange!

  1. Log in to your exchange account.

    It can be Binance, Kucoin, OKX, or any other.

  2. Go to the API management page of this exchange.

    The complete list of exchanges and their API management pages can be found in the articles of this collection:

  3. Find the API keys that you want to delete and click on the Delete button, which may look like the following:

That's it! You have deleted API keys on your exchange!

How to delete API connection from 3Commas?

Very, very important note!

If you delete the exchange from 3Commas, you will lose ALL your DCA bots, SmartTrades, trading history, and statistics! Please think thoroughly before you delete the exchange!

  1. Cancel or close all the trades and bots - SmartTrades, DCA bot's trades, GRID bots, Smart Bots, etc.

  2. Go to the My Portfolio page and find the exchange you want to delete

  3. Click on the three dots menu and choose Delete

  4. Confirm the deletion

  5. If you have not deleted all active trades or bots, you will see this error

    Go back to step 1. and make sure to delete all active trades and bots.

  6. And you are done! Congratulations!

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