Get ProfitTrailer running in few simple steps!


Create an account at one of the supported exchanges:

  • Binance 0.2% Fees (Lower fees if you buy BNB to pays fees as you get a discount on fees)
  • Bittrex 0.25% Fees
  • Poloniex 0.25% Fees
  • Bitmex Varies according to position (Caution: Bitmex compatibility is still being tested)
  • Kucoin 0.1% Fees
  • Huobi 0.2% Fees
  • Create and verify your account and set up 2FA protection.
  • Go to settings / API keys.
  • Create an API key with all options enabled, except “withdraw”. The key will also have a SECRET key with it.
    • You can label it “default”, but the name does not matter.
    • IMPORTANT: Make a copies of your secret key now as it will likely be hidden permanently.
  • The API Key and secret will need to be entered into your application.properties file when you get to step 5.

NOTE: As of version 2.3.0 , the Trading API and secret are optional and not required.

API Creation Instruction Slideshows:



Note: If you bought a subscription with VPS from us, please skip directly to step #4


Once you ProfitTrailer License arrives via email head to Discord and talk to PT Assistant.

  • Type !addkey and follow the directions to activate your public default key.

An in depth guide is available here: PT Assistant


While talking to PT Assistant, validate your license to get access to the support channels. This is only required one time, even for multiple bots.


If you bought ProfitTrailer VPS, Any other VPS or install ProfitTrailer entirely on your own there are just a few key parameters that must be configured before you can run the bot. See the guides below for platform specific instructions.


  • instructions.txt
  • Last modified: 3 weeks ago
  • by armchairguru