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Connecting Binance to Tealstreet

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Binance users are required to complete KYC before creating new trading API keys.

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To Trade using your Binance account on Tealstreet, users must setup a Dual API key. Please review the Dual API section for more informaiton.

  1. First, make sure you are logged into your Binance account.

  2. Second, log into your Tealstreet account.

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Its a good idea to keep both Tealstreet and Binance tabs open.

  1. Once you have successfully logged into Tealstreet, navigate to the header titled ‘API Keys’

  2. Click the blue button titled ‘New API Key’

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  1. Choose Binance from the dropdown menu.

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  1. Now you are ready to generate the API Keys within your Binance Account. Head on over to the Binance tab and:
  • Click on the User Icon.
  • Select API Management from the dropdown menu.

API-Dropdown

  1. Now you are ready to create the APIs you will need to Trade using Tealstreet. First we will start with the "Trading" API Key.

Trading API

On the Create API page:

  • Choose a name for your API Key. It can be helpful to choose a name like Trading-Tealstreet to distinguish between the Trade and Read APIs. You will only see this name on the Binance website.
  • Click on the Create API Button to start the key creation process.

API-Create

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You can get to this page directly by navigating to this link

  • Once you have created the API Key on Binance, you need to click the yellow button titled ‘Edit Restrictions.

API-Restrictions

  • Now you are ready to choose the settings of your Trading API Key pair.

API-Detailed

1. Select the ‘Enable Futures’ option. Do not enable any other permissions.
2. Copy the list of IP Addresses from Tealstreet and then paste them into the ‘Restrict access to trusted IPs only’ field on the edit permissions window of Binance. Ensure all IP addresses are correct or your accounts will not connect.

API-Whitelist

3. ‘API Key’ - This is the key that will be pasted it into the Key field on Tealstreet.
4. ‘Secret Key’ - This is the secret that will be pasted it into the Secret field on Tealstreet.
5. Click ‘Save’
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After editing Key permissions, the dropdown arrow at the top right will minimize the editable fields. Once you minimize this area, you will no longer see your API secret.

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Never share your API Keys with anyone.

  1. Once you have created the API Key on Binance’s website, you are ready to fill out the information on Tealstreet’s API KEYS page.

Trade-Tealstreet

1. Ensure you have selected ‘Binance’ in the Exchange dropdown menu.

2. Consider using the Tealstreet referral link to help support Tealstreet development.

3. Choose a name for this API connection. You will see the name on an API dropdown list on the trading page of the Tealstreet terminal. This is helpful for traders who utilize multiple accounts and/or sub accounts per exchange and want to distinguish between them.

4. Choose your Encryption Password. Remember to save this somewhere!

5. Paste the Trade API Key provided by Binance here.

6. Paste the Trade API Secret provided by Binance here.

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Do NOT press confirm yet, we need to create a Read-Only API key.

  1. Now you are ready to create the 'Read-Only' API key. Head on over to the Binance tab and:
  • Click on the User Icon.
  • Select API Management from the dropdown menu.

API-Dropdown

Read-Only API

On the Create API page:

  • Choose a name for your API Key. It can be helpful to choose a name like Read-Only-Tealstreet to distinguish between the Trade and Read APIs. You will only see this name on the Binance website.
  • Click on the Create API Button to start the key creation process.

API-Create

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You can get to this page directly by navigating to this link

  • Once you have created the API Key on Binance, you need to click the yellow button titled ‘Edit Restrictions.

API-Restrictions

  • Now you are ready to choose the settings of your Read-Only API Key pair.

API-Detailed

1. Ensure that only "Reading" is selected
2. Ensure "Unrestricted" is selected.
3. ‘API Key’ - This is the key that will be pasted it into the Key field on Tealstreet.
4. ‘Secret Key’ - This is the secret that will be pasted it into the Secret field on Tealstreet.
5. Click ‘Save’
  1. Once you have created the API Key on Binance’s website, you are ready to fill out the information on Tealstreet’s API KEYS page.

Trade-Tealstreet

  1. Once you have all the information filled out including both API keys. Press Create.
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Be sure to double check you do not confuse API Key and API Secret. Connecting your Binance exchange account to Tealstreet will not work if these fields are not inputted correctly.

  1. If all the details are correct, you will have successfully linked your Binance account to Tealstreet. Navigate to the ‘Trade’ page of Tealstreet and select the Binance account from the dropdown menu. If properly linked, you will see your balance/collateral appear in the Margin window of Tealstreet.