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API keys

In order to trade on Binance, you need an account and need to create an API key.

For the Binance API key, “Enable Trading” must be selected.

How to create Binance API keys?

1 - Log into your account at, then select Account.

Important tip

You must enable 2FA in your Binance account to create the API key. How to enable 2FA?

2 - Click on API Setting. binance1

3 - Enter a key name and click on Create New Key.


4 - Enter your 2FA code. Once you pass the authentication, Binance will send a confirmation mail to your registered email inbox. Please click “Confirm create” to make the confirmation for the new API creation.


5 - Now you have created an API key. Please note that to trade on Binance using hummingbot, Enable Trading must be selected.


Make sure you store your Secret Key somewhere secure, and do not share it with anyone. Your Secret Key will only be displayed once at the time when you create the API.


If you lose your Secret Key, you can delete the API and create a new one.

Minimum order sizes

See this page for the minimum order size per trading pair.