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This guide will walk you through creating a new API key in OKX and inputting the details into Gainium's exchange page, enabling seamless integration for enhanced trading experiences.

Step 1: Create a New API Key in OKX

1.1 Login to Your OKX Account

  • Visit OKX and log in to your account. You'll need to create an account if you don’t have one.

1.2 Access API Management

  • Once logged in, navigate to the 'Account' section in the top right corner.
  • Click on 'API' or find the API management section in the account settings.


1.3 Create a New API Key

  • Click ‘Create API’ or a similar button to start the process.

1.4 Set API Key Permissions

  • You’ll be asked to name your API key. Choose a name that you’ll easily recognize, like ‘Gainium’.
  • Select “Linking third-party apps” and find “Grainium” on the app name dropdown.
  • Choose your passphrase.
  • Select the permissions for the API key. For trading on Gainium, ensure that ‘Trade’ permissions are enabled.
  • Confirm.


1.5 Complete Security Verification

  • You may be required to complete a series of security verifications such as 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication).


1.6 Note Your API Key and Secret

  • Once created, you’ll see an API Key and a Secret Key. Note these down securely; the Secret Key will not be shown again.

Step 2: Input API Details into Gainium's Exchange Page

2.1 Log in to Your Gainium Account

2.2 Access the Exchange Integration Page

  • Navigate to the ‘Exchanges’ section within your Gainium dashboard.
  • Select the option to add a new exchange or find OKX in the list of exchanges.


2.3 Enter API Key Details

  • In the provided fields, enter the API Key and Secret Key you obtained from OKX.
  • Ensure the details are entered correctly to avoid connection issues.

2.4 Save and Test the Connection

  • Save your settings and test the connection to ensure that Gainium can successfully communicate with OKX.
  • If there are any issues, double-check the API key details and permissions.
  • Note that in order to trade futures, the account should be unified.

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