Connecting your Kraken account

A step-by-step guide for connecting your Kraken account to Recap

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Written by Daniel Howitt
Updated over a week ago

Recap supports direct integration with Kraken via read-only APIs. Once connected, Recap will retrieve all of your transaction history and set up a real-time connection to your account. 

Step 1 - Create your API Keys in Kraken

  1. Login to Kraken as you normally would then click your profile icon (top right) then click API.

  • Click Add Key to generate a new API key.

    2. Configure the API key, selecting the following permissions:

    • Query Funds

    • Query Open Orders & Trades

    • Query Closed Orders & Trades

    • Query Ledger Entries

    • Export Data.

      Ensure the Key expiration, Query start date/time and Query end date/time are all "Off". Click the Generate Key button.

You may be prompted for Authorization, if so, enter your 2FA code.

Step 2 - Connect your Kraken Account in Recap

  1. In Accounts, click the Add Account button, then select Exchange API, then Kraken.

  2. Give your account a name.

  3. Enter the API Key and API Private Key that you created in Step 1 and click Next.

  4. Your Kraken account card will be created and your data will start to be fetched. Please allow some time for us to retrieve the data - if you have a very large account history, this could take up to 5 minutes.

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