How do I create an API key for Coinbase Pro?

Oct 10, 2019
To create an API key unique to your trading account:
  1. Select the Menu in the top-right corner of the Coinbase Pro dashboard on the website. Managing API keys is not currently supported on the Coinbase Pro mobile app.
  2. Select the API link from the menu, or access the Settings Page directly.
  3. Under Profile Information in the API Settings tab, click the + NEW API KEY button at the top right corner.
  4. Select your profile and appropriate permissions, create a passphrase, and then enter in your Two Factor Authentication code. 
  5. Finally, click the Create API Key button at the bottom to make a unique key. The new API key and secret will be displayed on the API Settings page.
Please note that the API Secret will be only be shown once, so remember to record your Secret in a secure location. If you lose your API Secret, we will not be able to retrieve it. 

For more information about working with our APIs, please see our API documentation here.

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