Before you start, please make sure you complete your Binance account verification. Binance allows API key creation only for accounts that have completed their Basic and Intermediate Verification. If you haven't completed both of your account's Basic and Intermediate verification procedures, kindly go back to Binance and complete it. You can follow this link to learn how to verify your account. Once your account is verified, you will be able to complete the steps.

The following are the necessary steps to create an API key on the Binance exchange that can be used for trading using coins-futures (COIN-M and USD-M pairs). (If you are looking for a guide on Spot trading please follow this link.)

  1. Enter the API Management section

  2. Click the Create API button

  3. Security verification

  4. API permissions

Step 1 - Enter the API Management section

Step 2 - Click the Create API button

Proceed to provide a name for the API in the input box and click on the Create API button. Depending on if you already have other APIs created, the input box and the button might appear in different parts of the screen.

If it is your first time creating an API Key, the screen will look like this:

If you have already created API keys in the past, the screen will look like this:

Step 3 - Security verification

After clicking the Create API button, a modal should pop up which will require you to insert an Email-verification code and your Google verification code.

For the Email verification code to be sent to you, you will need to click the Send Code button as displayed below.

Step 4 - API permissions

Your API is now created. Before providing the API information to Cornix, you will need to make sure that the API restrictions match the image below. Specifically, make sure that the API permissions include:

  • Enable Reading

  • Enable Futures

In addition, make sure that the Unrestricted option is selected in the IP access restrictions section.

If you would like to learn how to insert the API keys to Cornix, you can follow the links below:

Via Telegram Bot - link
Via Web - link

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