How do I add a Bitstamp exchange account?

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Adding a Bitstamp account

  1. Log into your Bitstamp account and copy your Customer ID.
  2. Click on the Security menu.
  3. Under Security, click on API Access.
  4. Generate a new API Key by selecting only the Account balance permission, and clicking "Generate Key".
  5. You must activate the API key; once copying your Key and Secret to the "Add new Exchange" form, click on "Activate" to activate the key.
  6. You will receive a confirmation e-mail from Bitstamp; click on this link to complete the key activation.
  7. Your API key will now be activated. Finally, click "Add Account" on the completed "Add new Exchange" form.

Is it safe to provide CryptFolio a Bitstamp API key?

  • You need to make sure that the API key only has the Account balance permission. This should mean that the API key can only be used to retrieve account status, and it should not be possible to perform trades or withdraw funds using that key.
  • Your Bitstamp keys and secrets will never be displayed on the CryptFolio site, even if you have logged in.
  • Through the Bitstamp interface you can deactivate or delete an API key at any time by clicking Deactivate or Delete.