Setting up Cryptowatch
Extensibility and Community
API

Onboarding

When you create a Cryptowatch account, we help you get started with the Onboarding checklist to walk you through the many features on Cryptowatch.

Create a Cryptowatch account to view your aggregated portfolio and trade from the terminal.

The Onboarding guide, contained within the utility belt on the right-hand side of the page.

When you create a new account, Cryptowatch welcomes you with an Onboarding checklist that covers many of its most important features. Completed tasks receive a green checkmark.

The Onboarding checklist includes the following:

Account Setup

Task

Description

How to Complete

Create Account

Unlock new features, including trading and alerting, with a Cryptowatch account.

Successfully create a Cryptowatch account.

Set your phone number

Receive price/volume and personal order fill alerts on your mobile device.

Input your mobile phone number under the Account menu of your account settings.

Set up your billing details

Add a credit card to make sure your account remains active.

Input your billing details under the Subscription menu of your account settings.

Set up Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA

Protect your account by setting up multi-factor authentication. We support TOTP (Google Authenticator), and FIDO U2F (Yubikeys).

Setup MFA for your account under the Security menu of your account settings.

Learn How to Use Cryptowatch

Task

Task Description

How to Complete

Create a price alert

Get notified as soon as the market hits a specific price level.

Create a price alert on any market on Cryptowatch.

Task Prerequisite: Set your phone number

Connect to your exchange accounts

Connect your Cryptowatch account to your exchange accounts via API keys to use our powerful all-in-one trading interface and portfolio tool.

Generate and import API key(s) into your Cryptowatch account under the Exchange Keys menu of your account settings.

Task Prerequisite: Set up Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA

Place an Order

Learn how to use our trading interface by placing an order.

Place an order on any market on Cryptowatch.

Task Prerequisites:

  • Set up Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA

  • Connect to your exchange accounts

View your Portfolio

Keep track of your crypto net worth in real-time across 12 supported exchanges.

View your crypto holdings in Portfolio view.

Task Prerequisites:

  • Set up Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA

  • Connect to your exchange accounts

Create a custom color scheme

Customize background, text, and chart colors to your preferences.

Create a custom theme for your Cryptowatch account.

Say hello to the trollbox

Introduce yourself in the site-wide trollbox and chat with fellow traders!

Send a message in the trollbox.

Task Prerequisite: Set up your billing details

Execute a CLI command

Try out the Command Line Interface (CLI), which you can use to get things done faster across the site.

Execute a CLI command.

Build a spreadsheet with Cryptofinance

Cryptofinance brings crypto market data in to Google Sheets. Use it to build custom portfolios, algorithms, and indicators.

Install the Cryptofinance plugin in to a Google Sheet, and generate and import your Cryptowatch API key, achievable under the API Access menu of your account settings.

Advanced Features

Task

Task Description

How to Complete

Connect to the WebSocket API

Connect to the Cryptowatch WebSocket API to stream market data.

Connect to the Cryptowatch WebSocket API by generating a Cryptowatch API key, achievable under the API Access menu of your account settings.

Set up a zap on Zapier

Use any Zapier trigger and action to programmatically place an order through any of the supported trading exchanges on Cryptowatch.

Setup any Zapier trigger by generating a Cryptowatch API key, achievable under the API Access menu of your account settings.

You can access the Onboarding checklist anytime by clicking the icon located on the top right of any page, or via the Account menu of your account settings.